What are strategic expectations of Member States to be addressed during the forthcoming Summit in Warsaw? Which major challenges will it face? What marks the Polish position vis-a-vis NATO and EU issues? Analysis by former Polish diplomat Piotr Łukasiewicz.
Raport ukazuje powiązania między polityką zagraniczną a kwestiami bezpieczeństwa i energetyki oraz analizuje i proponuje rozwiązania w kontekście zmieniających się realiów społecznych, politycznych i ekonomicznych po obu stronach Atlantyku.
The forthcoming NATO summit gave opportunity to present and discuss the recently published report, which examines perceptions of Russia by (non)governmental experts from six neighbouring countries regarding how NATO should respond to Russian actions, with an emphasis on how nuclear issues should be addressed.
"The CIA-prison story is the most important lesson served up so far for the twenty-fifth anniversary of democratic transformation in Poland. Polish politicians have learned by heart that they may as well give up on seeking raison d'Etat justifications of political decisions going against the black letter of the Constitution. At the end of the day, the consequences of such decisions have placed a burden on future governments and generations, undermining the citizens' trust in the state, its sovereignty and allegiance to human rights' values", said Adam Bodnar for OpenDemocracy.
The whole Europe experiences outcomes of the events in Ukraine and Russia, in particular economic sanctions, while threats to national security has again become a hot topic in many countries of the region. The 10thPAUCI Eastern Policy Forum "Transatlantic Community versus Eurasia – Arising Challenges and New Opportunities", that took place on the 15th of December, was be an opportunity for a discussion between Eastern and Western partners – the representatives of politics, think tanks, academia and non-governmental organizations.
The debate on the possibilities and limits of German foreign policy cannot be divorced from the context of history. In 2014, Europe is commemorating a century of wars and revolutions. The conclusions to be drawn for our present actions are controversial, however, as can be seen currently with regard to Ukraine. This raises the question of how far policy can rely on historical experiences and the lessons that history has in store for us. We present materials from the 15th Annual Foreign Policy Conference "On the way toward greater responsibility?Lessons from a century of extremes for the future of German Foreign Policy".
In the recent years, press agencies and social media have frequently informed about social protests. What are the differences between a protest, disobedience and a revolution? Will the need and necessity to “go out into the street” survive in the digital era? The debates in Warsaw and Wrocław were held after the screening of the film "Everyday Rebellion" by The Riahi Brothers during the 11th PLANETE+ DOC FILM FESTIVAL.
The question posed has never been easy to answer and is hardly more timely. The Heinrich Böll Foundation Prague and the Association for International Affairs (AMO) jointly organised the International conference “How to deal with Iran?” and a series of side events (13 - 15 April) which discussed current developments in and around Iran.
In this anniversary year 2009 is time to look back and forward in to the future of the sixty years old (or young) organisation. How does Poland estimate its 10 years membership and the future role within the Alliance read in the articles of Polish known experts.