International Relations

young european council
December 02 2017
In October Brussels, the nest of many international and European communities, hosted two University of New York in Prague (UNYP) students, Jakub Malhocký and Daniel Frídel, for the 4th annual Young European Council (YEC). Both students are majoring in the International & Economic Relations program. UNYP takes pride in students’ extracurricular scholarship-related activities thus Jakub... Read more >
November 22 2017
The previous Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, once advised the delegates at the Young Atlanticist Summit to: “take ownership of tomorrow, strengthen capacity, widen vision as global citizens.”[1]  Model United Nations conferences give young people exactly this opportunity – to experience UN-style debates, meet with other bright individuals (who may become, or perhaps already are, the movers... Read more >
international relations
August 20 2017
More than a decade ago, Oscar Hidalgo was doing research on Czechoslovakia’s transition to democracy when he discovered the University of New York in Prague. The opportunity to study and teach in English proved to be invaluable for him, and he started teaching more and more university courses at UNYP. Now he’s the Department Chair for the International Relations program, although he still... Read more >
June 16 2017
Since the middle of the 20th century, scientists have warned that human technology and economic “progress” have been disrupting the worldwide carbon cycle, one of many fundamental processes on which life on Earth depends. Sixteen out of the first seventeen years of the 21st century have been the warmest years on record for the planet as a whole, and 2016 was the hottest ever recorded. The 2016... Read more >
January 27 2017
Not all business that courts deal with is as serious as one would think. Below are three unusual cases from England, Italy and the Czech Republic. After reading them, one is less shocked that Shakespeare once wrote: 'The first thing we do, we kill all the lawyers. “Existential Harm” Exasperated by the perennial delays of the State-owned train operator, an Italian teacher... Read more >


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