News from AMO

We would like to cordially invite you to the international conferenceEnlargement: A Closed Chapter of EU History?”, which will take place on Tuesday, June 21, from17:00 in Prague (Anglo-American University in Prague, Letenská 5). The debate about the future of the EU enlargement policy will be preceded by a presentation of the research paper by Konrad Niklewicz from the Warsaw-based Civic Institute. The event is organized in cooperation with the Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung, Willfried Martens Centre for European Studies. The conference will be held in English. Please confirm your attendance by filling out this form.

Why are we afraid of migration? This is the topic of the public debate which we are organizing on Monday, June 20, between 18:30 and 20:00 in Liberec (Cinema Varšava, Frýdlantská 285/16). Migration crisis and the perception of refugees in the society will be discussed by Eva Kočárková (People in Need), Věra Roubalová(psychotherapist), Ibrahim Sulejman (photographer of Syrian origin) and Zora Hesová (AMO) in the debate moderated by Květa Vinklátová (town councilor and publisher). The event is kindly supported by the Heinrich Böll Stiftung Prague and the Czech Development Agency. Should you be interested in attending, please fill out the form.

On July 1, Poland will assume the presidency in the Visegrad Group. What can be expected from the Polish government headed by the national-conservative Law and Justice (PiS) party? Ideological roots of the current Polish Central European thinking as well as concrete sectoral initiatives which will be prioritized by the PiS government are examined by Vít Dostál in his policy paper. The text was released thanks to the kind support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic within the Czech-Polish Forum.

In the course of this year’s primaries, the question of democracy and fairness of the current US electoral system was brought to the fore. The deepening divide within the Democratic and Republican Parties is commented on by Jakub El-Ahmadieh on our blog.

315 delegates, 56 guests, 6 participating countries – that was the XXIst season of the Prague Student Summit, our greatest educational project. The whole final report can be found here. Have a look at the photos from the five preparatory meetings, accompanying events as well as the final conference.