Past events at the Prague Institute of International Relations (IIR) – Winter 2015/16

Prague Institute of Intl Relations

Seminar on “Euro-Atlantic Security: A Pre-Warsaw Assessment” 
29 February-1 March 2016
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prague

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, the U. S. Embassy in the Czech Republic, and the Prague Institute of International Relations conducted a seminar, “Euro-Atlantic Security: A Pre-Warsaw Assessment,” at the MFA in Prague 29 February – 1 March, 2016. Over 60 senior security officials and experts from the Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, the United Kingdom, and the United States analyzed current issues in Euro-Atlantic security, including Russia and the Ukraine conflict, ISIS and conflict in the Middle East, migration, and the upcoming NATO summit in Warsaw.  Opening speakers for the seminar were U.S. Ambassador Andrew H. Schapiro, German Ambassador Dr. Arndt Freiherr Freytag von Loringhoven, and Czech Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Jakub Kulhanek.