News, opinions & media
Poland’s plan challenging Russian gas dominance

Poland’s plan challenging Russian gas dominance

Poland will no longer need Russian gas supplies delivered by the Yamal pipeline from October 2022, due to the start of North Sea gas supplies through the new Baltic Pipe. The Yamal natural gas contract, signed in September 1996 between the Polish gas company PGNiG and the Russian energy giant Gazprom, expires on December 31th, 2022 and will not be renewed, since gas will be imported from Norway from the 1st of October, becoming more independent of the whims of the Kremlin.

Hungary elections 2022- Warsaw Institute discussion panel

Hungary elections 2022- Warsaw Institute discussion panel

On January 17, a panel discussion was held, the theme of which was the upcoming parliamentary elections in Hungary. The discussion was attended by: Sándor Gallai, MCC School Head of Social Sciences and History, András Hajdú, political scientist and PhD student at Corvinus University in Budapest.

U.S.-Russia Talks – Defusing a Tension on Ukraine? Warsaw Institute discussion panel

U.S.-Russia Talks – Defusing a Tension on Ukraine? Warsaw Institute discussion panel

On Wednesday, January 12, the Warsaw Institute organized a discussion panel concerning the assessment of Monday’s negotiations between representatives of the US diplomacy and their counterparts on the side of the Russian Federation. The topic of the talks in Geneva was the issue of Ukraine’s security. For months, nearly 100,000 Russian soldiers have been stationed on the Russian-Ukrainian border.

USA before negotiations with Russia in Geneva

USA before negotiations with Russia in Geneva

Negotiations between the United States and the Russian Federation begin in Geneva on Monday, January 10. The topic of talks between representatives of both countries is the security of Ukraine and the entire region of Eastern Europe.

Western Balkans Summit 2021

Western Balkans Summit 2021

On December 4, 2021, the Western Balkans Summit 2021 was organized by New Direction, the Warsaw Institute had the pleasure to patronize the event. Western Balkans Summit 2021 was organized in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria.

Report from the Eastern Borderlands

Report from the Eastern Borderlands

As the cold steppe winter is getting closer and closer Europe is facing a new humanitarian challenge and not as the result of the new wave of the covid-19 pandemic, but because of a huge migration crisis.

REPORT NIEPODLEGŁA

REPORT NIEPODLEGŁA

In the period April – September, the Warsaw Institute had the honor to perform the public task “The Young Sovran – 100th anniversary of Poland’s independence.” The project was co-financed by the Multiannual Program “Niepodległa” (“Sovereign”) for 2017-2022.

As part of the task, the Warsaw Institute conducted four expert meetings, which took the form of discussions, debates, and lectures. The following events were organized.

What does the new German Chancellor mean for Poland?

What does the new German Chancellor mean for Poland?

On October 5, 2021, Liliana Śmiech, Director of the Analysis in the Warsaw Institute met with the Polish Ambassador to Germany, Prof. dr hab. Andrzej Przyłębski. The conversation concerned the aftermath of this year’s elections in Germany.

Defence24Day x SOFAST Conference

Defence24Day x SOFAST Conference

On June 29 and 30, 2021, the Defence24Day x SOFAST conference was held, the media partner of which was the Warsaw Institute. Among the invited speakers there were, among others Mariusz Błaszczak Polish Minister of National Defense, Paweł Soloch Head of the National Security Bureau, Wojciech Skurkiewicz Secretary of State in the Ministry of National Defense and the Polish Ambassador to NATO Headquarters Tomasz Szatkowski.

Event Summary: Poland after regaining independence – three partitioners – one country. Differences and similarities between particular partitions

Event Summary: Poland after regaining independence – three partitioners – one country. Differences and similarities between particular partitions

On September 28, 2021, a debate took place with the participation of Karol Wołek – president of the Casimir the Great, the Association of Kazimierz Wielki, the Main Board of the Union of National Soldiers of the Armed Forces and the Amor Patriae Foundation, Artur Krzeszowiak – communication strategy specialist and expert at the Warsaw Institute, and Tomasz Kijewski, a graduate of, among others, international relations at the University of Lodz (scholarship at the Center for Transatlantic Studies in Maastricht, the Netherlands) and the National Security Study Program (PASS) at the European Center for Security Studies General Marshall (Garmisch-Partenkirchen / Washington DC).

Event Summary: An unwinnable war? Taliban Afghanistan as assessed by a local journalist

Event Summary: An unwinnable war? Taliban Afghanistan as assessed by a local journalist

The risk of a civil war in Afghanistan (like in Syria) and over 7 million new refugees are a real danger, as Ahmad Farid Danesh Akrami suggested in an interview with Tomasz Kijewski, president of the Warsaw Institute. A long-term plan to move away from Western forces allowed the Taliban to build an appropriate marketing narrative and strengthen public support for the group, said Ahmad Farid Danesh Akrami.

Top