Czech Republic as a Central European „Texas“?

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The Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations of the CEVRO Institute (PCTR) and LEX – the Czech Gun Rights Protection Association invite you to an International Conference called “Czech Republic as a Central European “Texas”?”. The event will take place on March 23, 2017 from 4:00 pm to 7:30 pm in the atrium of the CEVRO Institute (Jungmannova 17, Prague 1).

The Conference will be held with the participation of Milena Bačkovská, Head of the Unit for Municipal Police, Firearms and Traffic Engineering, Security Policy Dept., Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic; Stanislav Balík, the pedagogue of the CEVRO Institute and former Judge of the Czech Constitutional Court; Jan Bartošek, Senior Counsellor, Unit for municipal police, Firearms and Traffic Engineering, Security Policy Dept., Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic; Mark Heim, a Member of the Swiss group ProTell – The Society for Liberal Weapons Rights; Brig. Gen. (Ret) Shaike Horowitz, Israeli Law Enforcement professional; Jiří Hynek, President and Executive Director, Defense and Security Industry Association of the Czech Republic (DSIA); David Karásek, Chairman of the LEX – the Czech Gun Rights Protection Association, Criminologist and Journalist and Mikko Pesonen, a Finnish shooter, member of the Finnish branch of civil rights organization Firearms United and instructor of the reserve teaching safe handling of firearms.

The International Conference will be opened and moderated by the Director of PCTR Alexandr Vondra. Working languages are Czech and English. The interpretation will be provided. Due to the organizational matters, we kindly ask you to confirm your participation at the latest by March 22, 2017.

The main partners of the conference are International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) at the university IDC Herzliya, LEX – the Czech Gun Rights Protection Association and Sellier&Bellot.