Past events at the Prague Institute of International Relations (IIR) – Autumn 2014

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The conference “The Prague Agenda 2014”
4-5 December 2014, IIR, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

The international conference “The Prague Agenda 2014”, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the Institute of International Relations in Prague was held on 4–5 December 2014.

The aim of this international conference, the fourth of this kind, was to further discuss the issues related to the “Prague Agenda” announced by US President Obama in April 2009. The prospects and challenges related to the 2015 NPT Review Conference as well as regional aspects of the nuclear disarmament in the Middle East and Asia were in focus. Non-proliferation, nuclear disarmament and security were among the main topics discussed. The whole world should be able to secure its space against potential nuclear threats. Europe is mostly in danger in this respect because of the increasing possibilities of Middle Eastern countries gaining nuclear materials and technology. Read more.

6th International Symposium “Czech Foreign Policy”
19-20 November 2014, IIR, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

2014 was already the sixth year in which the Institute of International Relations organized this phenomenally successful symposium on Czech Foreign Policy, traditionally held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. The history of this unique event goes back to 2009. That year’s symposium was the first time that there was a presentation of Czech foreign policy aimed at the professional and public community, and it had a slightly different, previously unseen format. The VIth International Symposium was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from the 19th to the 20th of November, 2014. Read more.

A public lecture “The Internal Balance of Power in Current Russia and the Opposition’s Chances to Reach Out to the Society”
14 October 2014, IIR, Forum 2000

Forum 2000 in cooperation with the Institute of International Relations presented a public lecture with the title “The Internal Balance of Power in Current Russia and the Opposition’s Chances to Reach Out to the Society” by Professor Andrey Zubov who is a Russian historian and political scientist, a Doctor of History, and a former Professor of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).

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