The mission of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation is to strengthen Poland’s security, actively support European integration, stability and democratic values, and foster the creation of and upholding an international order based on respect for international law, through inspiring and influencing public debate and decision-making processes.
Values central to the Casimir Pulaski Foundation are those that were also the closest to heart of it’s patron – freedom, justice, and democracy.
In it’s day to day functioning, the foundation is governed by the principles of:
Independence and non-partisanship – all projects undertaken by the Foundation serve to support the civil society and produce objective, bias-free recommendations for the decision makers.
Objectivity and impartiality – the analyses produced by the Foundation are to be free of any implicit or explicit bias, and are verified by a group of independent researchers cooperating with the Foundation. All the materials published and all the events organized by the CPF serve to better achieve the Foundation’s goals, present the objective assessments and diverse viewpoints.
Non-partisanship and strict neutrality – Casimir Pulaski Foundation is not, in any way shape or form, related to political parties. The review and assessment of decisions made by Polish policy makers on matters relevant/pertinent to the Foundation’s area of expertise are free of political or ideological bias and are based exclusively on factual, substantive analysis. The Foundation is not responsible for private views of its experts.
Dignity and openness to dialogue – the Pulaski Foundation respects all views and beliefs expressed within the limits of the law and freedom of speech. The Foundation invites individuals representing various political views and opinions to a constructive exchange of opinions, and participation in the events organized by the Foundation.
Reliability – theses formulated in publications issued by the Foundation are based on proven, open-source data. The highest quality of publications is ensured by the publishing process adopted at the Foundation, which includes assessments produced by experts and the members of the academia as well as the Foundation’s Council approval process, to which all the key publications are subjected to. The possibility of a conflict of interest is excluded in all the projects undertaken by the Foundation.
Accountability – all activities of the Foundation are directed at the implementation of statutory goals/provisions, i.e. efforts for further advancement of civil society and providing independent expertise, thus providing the public administration with implementable solutions and recommendations.
Transparency – the Casimir Pulaski Foundation operates on the basis of complete transparency of funding and activities. Both the financial statements and records of activities are available in the public domain.