The Peace and Stabilisation Strategies Programme has been established to contribute to global policy and practice in the field of international conflict resolution. With a focus on international institutions, it aims to review actions of state and non-state actors and develop recommendations for effective stabilization and peace process support.

Main objectives of the Programme

  • Reviewing policies that address international and intrastate conflicts, and developing recommendations for the stabilization of violent conflict zones and reaching peace settlements, with particular emphasis on the role of international institutions, and interests of their members.
  • Promoting cooperation and building partnerships among institutions and experts engaged in peace and stabilization worldwide, exploring timely recommendations for comprehensive approaches to stabilizing conflicts and reaching peace settlements.
  • Promoting the engagement of Polish experts and supporting Polish activities in the area of analysis and developing innovative policies designed toward stabilization and peace process support.





Team & Experts

Tomasz Smura

Head of Research Office, Foreign Policy Programme Director, Peace and Stabilisation Programme Director

Tomasz Smura is a graduate of the Institute of International Relations at Warsaw University and is currently a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science.

Marcin Bużański


Stanisław Koziej


Head of Polish mission to Neutral Nations Supervisory Committee (NNSC) in Korea. Former Head of the National Security Bureau from 2010 to 2015.

Piotr Łukasiewicz


Polish Ambassador, Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of National Defence, Colonel of the Polish Army Forces (ret.), expert in the field of crisis management.

Czerep Jędrzej

Reserach Fellow

Researcher, analyst, publicist, and commentator of the international affairs. PhD candidate at the Institute of Political Science at the Cardinal Wyszynski University in Warsaw (UKSW)

Agata Dziewulska


Professor of security studies at the Centre for Europe at the University of Warsaw. She was an election supervisor in BiH for the OSCE and a Council of Europe expert.

Maciej Milczanowski


From 2009 university teacher and researcher, visiting Fellow in Hoover Institution of Stanford University, Member of Zimbardo-Team and head of the Center for Conflict Resolution.

Alison Hare

Programme Development Advisor

Katarzyna A. Przybyła


Specialization: International Conflicts and Security, Peace Studies, Policy and Conflict Analysis, International Organizations, American and Russian Foreign Policies, former Soviet Union International conflict and policy analyst with a strong commitment to strategic peacebuilding. She was a Fulbright Scholar in the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame, in the academic year 2014-2015. Since 2010 she has been working in the National Security Bureau of Poland, currently as a Senior Analyst in the Strategic Analysis Department, focusing on international peace and security organizations and NATO/UE-Russia relations; till 2014 she was responsible for Russia and Central Asia. In 2015 she conducted her field research and cooperated with human rights […]