Almost forty auditors of the Institute for Higher National Defence Studies (IHEDN), a government-level institute placed under the authority of the Prime Minister, participated to its 71st session, which took place in March 20th to 22nd in Prague. The delegation participated to several conferences and meetings with senior representants of the Ministry of Defence, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Senate as well as certain defence industry representants. The themes for discussion were Czech Republic and its relations with France, defence policy, foreign affairs or armaments and defence economy.

In response to a request from Mr. Roland Galharague, the Ambassador of France in Prague, Tomáš Vališ the general manager of the ARQUUS representation for the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic, prepared a presentation about the ARQUUS’s activities on the local market and discussed defence issues with the auditors.