Rafał Sadowski joined OSW in 2001. He has been working as a policy analyst for the Department for Ukraine, Belarus and the Baltic States in 2001-2007 and as a head of the Central-European Department in 2007-2009. In 2010-2011 he was the head of the Eastern Partnership Department and the editor-in-chief of the EaPCommunity website (www.easternpartnership.org).
He received his M.A. in the Centre for East European Studies of Warsaw University. He also studied a cultural anthropology in the Institute of Ethnology and Cultural Anthropology of Warsaw University.
English, Russian, French (intermediate), Belarussian (passive).
EU-Eastern European and Southern Caucasus states relations, European Neighborhood Policy and Eastern Partnership
internal situation and foreign policies of Eastern European states
political situation in Central and South-Eastern Europe
internal situation and foreign policy of Belarus
cross-border cooperation in Eastern Europe
Turkish foreign policy
co-author with Szymon Ananicz, Central Europe Facing ‘Eastern Europe’: Symphony or Cacophony?, in Zlatko Sabic &Petr Drulak eds., Regional and International Relations of Central Europe, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
W cieniu Łukaszenki. Opozycja na Białorusi, Wolność i Solidarność, no 4/2012, Europejskie Centrum Solidarności. [In the shadow of Lukashenka. Opposition in Belarus, Freedom & Solidarity magazine, no 4/2012, European Solidarity Centre. only in Polish]
The future of the ENPI: towards separate financial instruments for the Union for the Mediterranean and the Eastern Partnership?, Eastern Partnership Review series, Estonian Centre for Eastern Partnership, Tallinn, 2011.
‘The Eastern Partnership: Two Years Later’, Russkij vopros, no 2011/2, http://www.russkiivopros.com, 2011.
‘The Czech Republic and Poland in the Eastern Partnership – Approaches and Perspectives for Cooperation’, The Czech Republic and Poland in contemporary international politics: partners or rivals?, Prague, 2010.
‘Belarus Between the European Union and Russia: the Polish Perspective’, Belarus: External Pressure, Internal Change, Frankfurt am Main, 2009.
The Western Balkans and the European Integration, Perspectives and Implications, editor, Warsaw, 2008.
Advocate for the status quo? Turkish policy towards the Black Sea region – its form and background [in:] Turkey after the start of negotiations with the European Union – foreign relations and the domestic situation. Part II (Warsaw, 2008);
Belarus 2006 (Warsaw, 2007);
Cold alliance - Turkish-American political relations after 2003, Warsaw, 2007.
Belarus – the EU’s unknown neighbour, co-author, Warsaw, 2005.
Similarities and Differences of Instruments and Policies of the Council of Europe and the European Union in the Field of Transfrontier Co-Operation, Council of Europe, Strasbourg, 2005.
Cross-border Co-operation at the new Eastern Border of the European Union, Warsaw, 2004.
‘Eastern Europe region and the European Neighbourhood Policy of the EU’, Brzezinski Scholars Programme Conference Papers, Warsaw, 2004.
‘The EU policy toward Belarus’, Eastern Policy of the Enlarged European Union, (Bratislava, 2003.
‘Białoruś’, Nowa Europa. Raport z Transformacji, Warsaw, 2002.