In November 2018 representatives of the Montenegrin border police paid a study visit to Poland, organised within the framework of the Visegrad initiative, the Civil Servants Mobility Program.

On 15 November, the Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW) was visited by Roman Vassilenko, the deputy minister of foreign affairs of Kazakhstan.

On 31 October, Dr. Anke Schmidt-Felzmann, an expert on Baltic and Russian Affairs at the FPRI (Foreign Policy Research Institute) and a former employee of the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI), visited the OSW. Dr.

On 28th March a conference was held in Bucharest on the subject of Polish-Romanian co-operation. The conference was organised by the Romanian think tank New Strategy Center in collaboration with the Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW) and the foundation Institute of Eastern Studies (which organises the Economic Forum in Krynica).

A Polish-Macedonian seminar Think Tank Debate for European Integration was held on 12 March 2018 in Skopje. The seminar was organised by the Macedonian European Policy Institute (EPI) in co-operation with OSW and the Polish Institute of International Affairs, and with support from the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Embassy of Poland in Skopje.

Civil servants from Serbia were on a study visit in Poland in late January/early February as part of the Visegrad Group’s initiative Civil Servants Mobility Program.

The Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW) and the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) have organised another edition of study visits for representatives of local government from Ukraine as part of the Visegrad-funded initiative ‘Civil Servants Mobility Program’.

A seminar commemorating the 20th anniversary of the apprehension of Slavko Dokmanovic by soldiers from the Polish special force unit GROM, the first operation of this kind in the former Yugoslavia, was held at OSW on 5 July.

A seminar devoted to the current issues in Russia’s trade and energy policy was held on 29 June at OSW library.