Roundtable on “Central European Security: The Problem of Reassurance“, 17 September 2015, Institute of International Relations Prague, International Visegrad Fund
The roundtable discussed current security context of Central Europe with a view to the crucial problem of reassurance. The speakers (Jan Ruzicka, Lecturer in Security Studies, Department of International Politics, Aberystwyth University, Jiří Schneider, Senior Fellow and Director of Special Projects, Prague Security Studies Institute and Michal Kořan, Deputy Director, Institute of International Relations Prague) analysed the sources of insecurity and efforts to deal with them.
Conference on “Past and present-day lustration: similarities, differences, applicable standards”, 7 September 2015, the Institute of International Relations Prague, the Venice Commission, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic,
The IIR co-organized an expert conference on lustration on 7 September 2015. The main focus of the conference has been on the challenges posed by the second wave of lustration that started in the middle of the past decade. Among the speakers were for example Veronika Bílková, Research Fellow at the Institute of International Relations Prague and current member of the Venice Commission; Anna Dolidze, Georgian Deputy Defence Minister; Serhiy Holovaty, advisor to the President of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine; Hanna Suchocka, former Polish Prime Minister and current member of the Venice Commission and Kateřina Šimáčková, judge of the Constitutional Court.