16 March 2023

“Energy security in the Tri-Central European area” – conference

“Energy security in the Tri-Central European area” – conference

Energy security, gas networks of influence in Central Europe, the importance of infrastructure in the supply of energy raw materials or the development of nuclear energy – these are just some of the topics discussed during the conference ‘Energy security in the Tri-Central Sea area’ organised by the Department of National Security of the Zamojska Academy.

The prices of automotive fuels, or gas and electricity, which we use on a daily basis, or the availability of these raw materials, affect our energy independence, the country’s economy, as well as everyone’s standard of living. Experts and lecturers from the Institute of Central Europe, the Zamojska Academy and the Maria Curie-Skłodowska University discussed in Zamość possible solutions to protect Poland and the neighbouring countries of the Tri-City area from various threats to energy security.

The conference was opened by the Rector of the Zamojska Academy, Dr Paweł Skrzydlewski, Prof. AZ. This was followed by speeches from the following speakers: Dr Łukasz Lewkowicz (Institute of Central Europe, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University): The Trilateral Initiative: idea and functioning (2016-2022), Dr Justyna Misiągiewicz (Zamojska Academy): “Energy security” as a research category of security studies, Dr Michał Paszkowski (Institute of Central Europe): The importance of infrastructure in the supply of energy resources to Central European countries, Wojciech Stachyra, MA (Maria Curie-Sklodowska University): Gas Networks of Influence in the Central European Area in a Network Perspective, Dr Damian Szacawa (Institute of Central Europe, UMCS): Energy security in the Baltic Sea basin: selected themes, Dr Justyna Marzec (ICU): Hydrogen policy in Central European countries, Maciej Skuza MA (ICU): Nuclear energy development in the countries of the Trilateral Initiative.

The conference ‘Energy Security in the Tri-Central European Area’ was held on 14 March in the auditorium of the AZ Social and Economic Institute.