Evening School of Foreign and Security Policy
In 2015, Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs (CENAA) launched new educational project “Evening-school of foreign and security policy”, which main goals are to educate and improve the expertise of journalists, thereby fostering the quality of journalism in Slovakia by organizing regular weekly trainings. Trainings will provide most recent information and expert opinions on crucial issues of international relations, security and defence.
Trainings were organized during 12 weeks. In training were engaged 6-7 journalists, which allowed personal approach to each of them. Project was focused on the Slovak medias such as Pravda, Projekt N, SME, TA3, Trend and RTVS.
Topics of lectures:
- Róbert Ondrejcsák – New European Security Architecture
- Alexander Duleba – Russo-Ukrainian Crisis: scenarios after 2nd Minsk Agreement
- Vladimír Bilčík – Slovak EU Presidency
- Lucia Husenicová – North and South Korea
- Peter Bátor – Ukraine, Russia and NATO
- Richard Turcsányi – China – domestic and foreign policy context
- Elemír Nečej – Balkan
- Róbert Ondrejcsák – US Foreign Policy – Pivot to Asia
- Barbora Padrtová – Arctic – New Global Security Challenge
- Tomáš Čižik – Afghanistan: Future Challenges
- Tomáš Čižik – Hybrid Warfare and Baltic States
- Róbert Ondrejcsák – Ukraine
The goal of the workshops is to engage a broad spectrum of political youth organizations and experts in discussion on the current research findings in the field of Euro-Atlantic security, extremism or militant democracy. The workshops are known for their stimulating environment that's conductive to cooperation where the participants can formulate conclusions and recommendations. The education of prospective young leaders prepared the future political representatives to be able to adress a broad range of issues in an obejctive and informed manner.