Coordinator of trainees and volunteers

Casimir Pulaski Foundation (CPF) is looking for a perfectly organized person who, as a Coordinator of trainees and volunteers will be responsible for the overall recruitment and organization of work for unpaid staff. Casimir Pulaski Foundation is a leading Polish think tank specializing in foreign policy and international security. The main area of ​​the Foundation’s activity is to provide analyzes describing and explaining international events, identifying trends in the international environment and containing implementable recommendations and solutions for government decision-makers and the private sector. Casimir Pulaski Foundation is the organizer of the Warsaw Security Forum – annual conference which is a platform for dialogue on international security policy between the […]

Warsaw Security Forum Democracy Network – new regional pro-democracy initiative

On Tuesday, Dec 7, the Casimir Pulaski Foundation launched its new initiative. The Warsaw Security Forum Democracy Network will be a platform for Central and Eastern European civil society and expert organizations to discuss and develop joint projects. The WSF Democracy Network is designed to support Casimir Pulaski Foundation’s partners to reach out and inform a broader audience of policy-makers, opinion-shapers, scholars and community leaders about the importance of upholding democratic principles in security policy – particularly in times of security crisis. Prof. Katarzyna Pisarska – the initiator of the Network says: We are aware that the fight for democracy is closely linked with the current political events and civil […]

Warsaw Security Forum 2021 in numbers

Almost 1900 participants from 93 countries, 167 Speakers, 20 main-stage formats and 18 roundtables… these are some numbers describing the Warsaw Security Forum 2021. Between October 5-6, Warsaw hosted most prominent heads of states, military representatives and experts in the fields of foreign policy, security and defence, becoming once again the capital of European Security and Freedom. The eighth edition of Warsaw Security Forum focused on fundamental challenges to be addressed by the NATO, the European Union and Eastern Partnership as well as both organizations’ member states. The scope of topics encompassed international relations and cooperation between states as well as security issues putting pressure on security in cyber, energy […]

Welcome new WIIS Poland Secretary General!

The Women In International Security (WIIS) Poland Steering Committee is pleased to announce that it has named Prof. Aleksandra Gasztold as its new Secretary General effective December 1, 2021! Outgoing Secretary-General, Patrycja Kubiak, will remain engaged with the organization as its active member responsible for peace-related projects. On November 8, 2021, five out of six members of the WIIS Poland Steering Committee and Zbigniew Pisarski (Chairman, Casimir Pulaski Foundation) met to appoint the new Secretary General, and discuss future projects planned for 2022. The online gathering started with short welcoming remarks delivered by Katarzyna Pisarska, Co-Chair of the Warsaw Security Forum, and a short overview of 2020/2021 activities presented by WIIS members – Kornela Oblińska and Anna Dombek. The Women In International […]

PULASKI POLICY PAPER: R. Johnson – Putin, Lukashenko and Lessons Learned From Zapad-2021

Pulaski Policy Paper no 10, 2021, November 04, 2021 Russia has conducted Zapad-2021, the latest instalment of its quadrennial joint military exercises with the Republic of Belarus. They lasted from the 10th until the 16th of September 2021. A large part of the exercise took place on the territory of Belarus, requiring a significant number of Russian military units to be transported into the former Soviet republic, where they carried out the various manoeuvres that the Zapad-2021 set of operational objectives required from them. Most of what was seen in the news reporting and in the video coverage of the Zapad exercise, was the, “hot phase” of the entire week-long […]

REPORT: The V4 towards a new NATO Strategic Concept and the EU Strategic Compass

Dear Readers, We, the representatives of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation, the Antall József Knowledge Centre, EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy and  the Slovak Security Policy Institute; have the privilege of presenting to you a special report, wtitten by sixteen   senior defence experts and entitled “The V4 towards a new NATO Strategic Concept and the EU Strategic Compass”. The document is a summaryof  a broader project entitled: “Returning to the roots of the Visegrad cooperation – coordinating V4 strategy towards NATO Strategic Concept and European defence autonomy” that is supported by the International Visegrad Fund. The project is aimed at supporting the coordination of the V4 group’s stance on works over […]

Alexey Navalny – 2021 Knight of Freedom awardee

Every year the Casimir Pulaski Foundation is presenting The Knight of Freedom award to individuals who have made significant contributions to the promotion of democracy, freedom, and equality worldwide.

Strategic Compass and the EU-NATO relations in the field of security and defence

Announcement – The final Webinar of “The V4 towards NATO Strategic Concept and Strategic Compass” grant will take place on the 9th of September at 12:00 CEST We have the pleasure to inform you that the final in a series of four webinars devoted to discussing the common position of V4 countries towards the most pressing issues within NATO, will take place on the 9th of September. The discussion panel will be entitled: “Strategic Compass and the EU-NATO relations in the field of security and defence,” and will begin at 12:00 CEST. The seminar is a part of a broader project entitled: "The V4 towards NATO Strategic Concept and Strategic […]

JOINT STATEMENT BY REPRESENTATIVES OF THE CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS ON THE CALL TO STOP THE NORD STREAM 2 PIPELINE

9 August 2021 – Nord Stream 2 (NS2) is a dangerous and shortsighted decision which preferences the economic interests of a few minority stakeholders over long-term transatlantic security and stability. This unnecessary pipeline sows’ discord in Europe, consolidates Russia’s stranglehold on Europe’s energy supply, and undermines collective efforts to counter Russian aggression. NS2 is economically unnecessary and environmentally destructive. Natural gas demand is projected to decline in Europe, building a new pipeline when excess capacity to import Russian gas already exists makes little sense. The building of the pipeline on sensitive seabed alongside the import of gas from Gazprom, which has a concerning and consistent track record of large methane […]

Strategic adaptation to new challenges

Announcement – The 3rd Webinar of “The V4 towards NATO Strategic Concept and Strategic Compass” grant will take place on the 24th of August at 12:00 CEST We have the pleasure to inform you that the third in a series of four webinars devoted to discussing the common position of V4 countries towards the most pressing issues within NATO, will take place on the 24th of August. The discussion panel will be entitled: “Strategic adaptation to new challenges,” and will begin at 12:00 CEST. The seminar is a part of the project entitled: "The V4 towards NATO Strategic Concept and Strategic Compass," initiated by Casimir Pulaski Foundation, The Antall József […]

The vision of the V4 countries on the role of NATO (core tasks and principles)

Announcement – The 2nd Webinar of “The V4 towards NATO Strategic Concept and Strategic Compass” grant will take place on the 29th of July at 12:00 CEST We have the pleasure to inform you that the second in a series of four webinars devoted to discussing the common position of V4 countries towards the most pressing issues within NATO, will take place on the 29th of July. The discussion panel will be entitled: “The vision of the V4 countries on the role of NATO (core tasks and principles),” and will begin at 12:00 CEST. The seminar is a part of the project entitled: "The V4 towards NATO Strategic Concept and […]

The evolution of the international security environment and most important future threats and challenges for NATO from the V4 perspective

Announcement – The 1st Webinar of “The V4 towards NATO Strategic Concept and Strategic Compass” grant will take place on the 15th of July at 12:00 CEST We have the pleasure to inform you that the first of four webinars devoted to discussing the common position of V4 countries towards the most pressing issues within NATO, will take place on the 15th of July. The discussion panel will be entitled: “The evolution of international security environment and most important future threats and challenges for NATO from the V4 perspective,” and will begin at 12:00 CEST. The seminar is a part of the project entitled: "The V4 towards NATO Strategic Concept […]