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On 3rd April 2019, Military Technology University (Warsaw, Poland) organised workshop under the title: “Judgement: managing the cognitive factor to improve the accuracy of technology foresight”, within the project PYTHIA. The PYTHIA project aims to devise an innovative methodology for strategic technology foresight, able to deliver frequent “predictions” on technology-related matters. At the workshop, Paweł...
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The Belsat, Belarusian Television, as part of the new ‘The territory of the Truth’ season, invited key experts to a debate on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of NATO enlargement and the 70th anniversary of the Alliance’s formation. The programme is led by well-known journalists Vitaly Portnikov (Ukraine) and Kalinkina (Belarus).Experts from the four...
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Hostile rhetoric as a cover-up for an attempt to negotiate: Belarus’ and Poland’s top brass are establishing contacts while Lukashenka are publicly slamming the western neighbours. Will Minsk and Warsaw help defuse the tension between Moscow and Washington? This is an important stage in Poland and Belarus relations. Its goal is de-escalating and explaining all...
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The Polish Institute of International Affairs and the German Marshall Fund of the United States, with the support of the NATO Public Diplomacy Division organised a conference on the 70th anniversary of the NATO foundation and its historical enlargement in 1999. The conference “Delivering on the Promise of Europe Whole, Free and at Peace: NATO...
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Poland is strengthening its defence potential with the support of the United States. The decision to build Fort Trump has not yet been made, but Poland has already purchased HIMARS missile artillery systems. President Lukashenko does not remain passive to the actions undertaken by Warsaw and declares that the actions of Poles will be met...
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The Polish government is proposing $2 bn. to encourage the US government to locate a permanent military base in Poland – according to a document that has just been disclosed. The content of the document handed to the US side was disclosed by the journalists of the Onet.pl portal. According to the Polish Ministry of...
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On the 28th November 2017, the Polish Institute of International Affairs and the Norwegian Insitute of International Affairs organised expert roundtable under the title: Nordic-Baltic Security in Times of Uncertainty: The Defence-Energy Nexus. The organised roundtable was a part of a PISM-NUPI research project, supported by the Bilateral Cooperation Fund of the Ministry of Economic Development, Norway Grants/EEA Grants....
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NATO Satellite Launch Space
Above the Moon: NATO Space Policy Policy Brief No. 1/2017 Outer space has been an important area of competition between the United States and the Soviet Union since the Cold War. In the bipolar world, space security was an element of strategic balance, shaping American and Soviet national security policies of the US and the...
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The Rīga Conference is an annual meeting of regional and international experts in foreign policy and defence, academics, journalists, and business representatives, promoting the discussion and assessment of issues affecting the transatlantic community. Convening in the Latvian capital since 2006, the conference has become a recognized annual tradition in the region. At this year’s conference,...
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The EDA and the European Commission recently announced an Information Day on the Preparatory Action on Defence Research (PADR).  A representative of the IFIS took part in the workshops preparing to participate in the PADR programme. The PADR has the objective to test the added-value of the EU budget supporting defence research, in view of...
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