News from the Prague Institute of International Relations (IIR)



IIR1The Vision for Europe Award is the annually bestowed award for distinguished personalities who have, in the course of their lives, devoted substantial energies to the establishment and development of European ideals such as strengthening peaceful cooperation among European nations, developing a fair institutional arrangement of European integration, making European integration more accessible to European publics, and overcoming prejudices and misconceptions related to the integration process.


The awarding ceremony is part of the annual Prague European Summit, and it is accompanied by the European Vision speech, which is delivered by the awardee.

IIR2Mr. Lubomír Zaorálek, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and Dr. Petr Kratochvíl, Director, Institute of International Relations Prague had the honor to give this award to Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wessels, Professor & Jean-Monnet-Chair at University of Cologne and Chairman of the TEPSA Board.

More information can be found here.