The breakout session “NATO Defence and Deterrence - what comes next for the Eastern Flank?” focused on issues broadly related to the Alliance's Eastern Flank and the most crucial decisions made during the 2018 NATO Brussels Summit. Panelists included: Mr. Ian Brzezinski, Resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council and Deputy Assistant Secretary of [...]
The breakout session “Upgrading democracy – what can we learn from populism?” was devoted to analyzing the roots of populism in Western democracies and answering the question of how can we reform our systems without compromising on its foundations. Director at the Centre for Russia Europe Asia Studies, Ms. Theresa Fallon, Senior Fellow at [...]
PLENARY SESSION: Celebrating 100 Years of Independence in Central Europe – A Look at the Past, Perspectives for the Future2020-05-13T16:21:30+01:00
With a number of Central and Eastern European countries celebrating their centennial anniversary of gaining or regaining independence, the plenary session focused on decrypting how can the painful lessons of the past, better prepare us for the future. The session began by opening remarks given by world-renowned historian from Oxford University: Professor Norman Davies. [...]
REMARKS ON THE FUTURE: Thomas Silberhorn – Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Defence of Germany2020-05-13T16:21:27+01:00
After the panel on 100 years of independence in Europe, Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Defence of Germany, took the stage to give his remarks on the future of Europe. He emphasized the importance of unity and a values-based approach for a stronger and more resilient European Union. [...]
CONVERSATION WITH SPECIAL GUESTS: The NATO Brussels Summit – What Have we Learned about the State of the Alliance?2020-05-13T16:21:25+01:00
The Conversation was a special debate between the former Commanding General of the US Army Europe LTG (retired) Ben Hodges and NATO Secretary General (2009-2014) Anders Fogh Rasmussen, moderated by Ali Aslan, Presenter at Deutsche Welle TV. The panel focused on the current state of NATO, with Secretary Rasmussen arguing that after the 2018 [...]
The second opening speech was delivered by the Head of the National Security Bureau of Poland, Mr. Paweł Soloch. Among the most prominent challenges facing Europe today, Minister Soloch mentioned Russia's aggressive actions and destabilizing policies in Ukraine and beyond. He also underlined that platforms such as the Warsaw Security Forum allow to strengthen [...]
Warsaw Security Forum 2018 was officially opened by the President of the Board of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation Zbigniew Pisarski. In his speech Pisarski welcomed all ministers, ambassadors, military officials, partners and experts and thanked all for a joint effort that led – 5 year ago – to creating a unique platform for discussion [...]
Following the opening remarks, WSF2018 hosted a Ministerial Session entitled “Security in Europe - Fault Lines in the East“ with the participation of the Jacek Czaputowicz, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland, David Zalkaliani, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia, Linas Linkevicius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, and Pavlo Klimkin, Minister of Foreign [...]
The former commander of the U.S. Army in Europe warned Wednesday that it's very likely the United States will be at war with China in 15 years. Retired Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges said that European allies will have to do more to ensure their own defenses in face of a resurgent Russia because America will [...]
European defense programs, NATO adaptation to the Russian threat and balance sheet of U.S. Allies – new reports presented at Warsaw Security Forum 20182020-05-13T16:21:09+01:00
At the Warsaw Security Forum 2018 the Casimir Pulaski Foundation presented three new reports: „European offensive in defense sphere – EDF, PESCO and CARD”, „From Newport to Brussels – NATO adaptation to the Russian threat” and „Balance Sheet of U.S. Allies and Implication for Alliance Policy”. All reports are available on the Pulaski Foundations websites. [...]
We are happy to present the highlights from the first day of #WSF2018!
New Security Leaders application deadline has been extended until 7 September 2018. More information at: https://warsawsecurityforum.org/nsl-program/
We are glad to announce that Konrad Szymański, Secretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, has confirmed his participation as a speaker during WSF2018.
WSF2018 will be organized under the patronage of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland2020-05-13T16:20:57+01:00
We would like to inform that WSF2018 will be organized under the patronage of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Poland.
Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Minister of Defence of Germany – speaker at WSF20182020-05-13T16:20:50+01:00
We are delighted to introduce a WSF2018 speaker Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary State Secretary, Federal Minister of Defence of the Federal Republic of Germany.
The Ministry of Investment and Economic Development of the Republic of Poland has confirmed the patronage over WSF20182020-05-13T16:20:47+01:00
We would like to announce that the Ministry of Investment and Economic Development of the Republic of Poland has confirmed the patronage over WSF2018.
We’re delighted to announce Ms Merle Maigre, Director at NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, will be a speaker at WSF2018!2020-05-13T16:20:46+01:00
We're delighted to announce that Ms Merle Maigre, Director at NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, will be a speaker at WSF2018.
Apply now! Use the opportunity to become a participant of the New Security Leaders Programme which will advance your leadership skills and knowledge in foreign policy, security, and defense fields. The application deadline is set on 31st of August. Link: https://goo.gl/yL1N2Z
WSF2018 will be held under the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland2020-05-13T16:20:38+01:00
We are delighted to announce that WSF2018 will be held under the patronage of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland.
Minister of Defence of Estonia Jüri Luik confirmed his participation in WSF2018 and will deliver a speech during Warsaw Security Forum.
Be a volunteer during Warsaw Security Forum 2018! If you are interested in international relations and security issues, participation in WSF2018 will increase your professional skills. During the event, you will: provide assistance to high-level politicians and experts get involved in the process of organizing the conference apply your communication skills while interacting with speakers [...]
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius will be a speaker at WSF for the 4th consecutive year2020-05-13T16:20:27+01:00
Delighted to present Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius, who will be a speaker at WSF2018. Minister Linkevičius will take part in the Warsaw Security Forum for the 4th consecutive year.