Events

On July 3rd the second edition of the Think Tank Forum was held in Poznań. This format of experts’ meetings from the Western Balkans and the EU was initiated during the Polish presidency in the Berlin process.

On June 24th OSW held a debate on Germany's policy towards the EU's Eastern Neighborhood. The guest of the Centre was a Member of the Bundestag, Dr. Nils Schmid (SPD). Dr.

On 14 June at the OSW headquarters the Centre’s experts, the representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and several Polish think-tanks met with a group of journalists from the Balkan countries.

On 13 June, prof. Thomas Poguntke, director of the Institute of German and International Law of Political Parties and Party Research, professor of political science at the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf visited the Center for Eastern Studies. The debate with OSW experts concerned the consequences of the elections to the European Parliament for the German party system.

On 4-6 June in Rzeszów was held Forum of Cities and Regions, organized by the Ministry of Investment and Economic Development.

On May 22, in Bratislava, the 5th Polish-Slovak Discussion Forum was held, organized by the ministries of foreign affairs of both countries in cooperation with the OSW and the Slovak Foreign Policy Association (SFPA). The first session was devoted to security challenges in Eastern Europe, including the role of the OSCE.

On May 14th Erhard Busek, former Vice-Chancellor of Austria, currently the President of the Danube Region and Central Europe Institute (Institut für den Donauraum und Mitteleuropa, IDM) visited the Center for Eastern Studies.

On 13th and 14th May a conference of think tanks was held in Skopje. It was organised by the Centre for Eastern Studies and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland in co-operation with the Institute for Democracy “Societas Civilis” – Skopje (IDSCS).

During the first Polish-German Economic Forum, which took place on 18th March in Berlin, the Polish minister for business and technology Jadwiga Emilewicz handed  the German minister of the economy and energy Peter Altmaier a report, prepared by Konrad Popławski from the OSW in collaboration with Roman Gurbiel from the Jagiellonian Club and  Adam Czerwiński & Łukasz Czerni