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By engaging in the 3SI, the United States is showing the presence in the region. Łukasz Lewkowicz and Marlena Gołębiowska on the 3SI Summit in Riga

The importance of cooperation between the 3SI and Ukraine was appreciated in Riga. Also the desire to support Ukraine’s pro-European aspirations and reconstruction after the end of the war was clearly expressed – say Marlena Gołębiowska and dr Łukasz Lewkowicz who took part in the Summit. The article in Kurier Lubelski: Udostępnij

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When Putin can’t do his job, he sends an envelope. This is how the Kremlin exploits corruption and builds influence in Europe / Analysis by Piotr Oleksy for Onet

If in European countries Putin does not manage to build sympathy for Russia, then he reaches for corruption. This creates serious cracks in the European Union, which destroy the idea of pro-European and are really good for Moscow – writes our analyst Piotr Oleksy in a special text for Onet. Link to the full text: Photo thanks to courtesy of Onet.pl Udostępnij

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We are proud to say that IEŚ was a substantive partner of the 3Seas Local Government Congress 2022. In the framework of the Congress, we participated in two panels. 6 June, 10.30 a.m. / PANEL I: THREE SEAS INITIATIVE – UKRAINE – CHALLENGES OF COOPERATIONLEGAL PARTNER: PRESIDENT’S OFFICE OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLANDMODERATOR: DR. HAB. BEATA SURMACZ, DIRECTOR OF THE CENTRAL...

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Szczepan Czarnecki conducted training in Sarajevo for representatives of NGOs from Bosnia and Herzegovina

On 7-8.05.2022, in the framework of the NGOs/CSOs Skills Enhancement in the Western Balkans and Moldova project in cooperation with the think tank Strategic Analysis from Slovakia and Humanity in Action in Bosnia and Herzegovina, IEŚ analyst from the Visegrad Team Szczepan Czarnecki conducted a training for NGO representatives from Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo. The project,...

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3Seas Local Government Congress

IEŚ is a substantive partner of the 3Seas Local Government Congress 2022. In the framework of the Congress, we participate in two panels. Welcome to register and participate! 6 June, 10.30 a.m. / PANEL I: THREE SEAS INITIATIVE – UKRAINE – CHALLENGES OF COOPERATIONLEGAL PARTNER: PRESIDENT’S OFFICE OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLANDMODERATOR: DR. HAB. BEATA SURMACZ, DIRECTOR OF...

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Visit of the IEE Directorate in Bucharest / 12-14 May 2022

Representatives of the Institute of Central Europe: Director Professor Beata Surmacz, Deputy Director Professor Tomasz Stępniewski and Dr Jakub Olchowski and Dr Piotr Oleksy from the Eastern Europe Team were in Bucharest on 12-14 May 2022. During their stay in Bucharest, they held a number of talks and meetings. On 12 May, a meeting was held with Iulian Fota, State Secretary for...

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Marlena Gołębiowska at Young Researchers Night-2022 during the war

On May 18, 2022, Marlena Gołębiowska took part in the conference “Young researchers night-2022 during the war” organized by the Council of Young Scientists at the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine. She did the presentation “How to stimulate the economy by innovations: the experience from Central European countries”. The event was attended by...

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Visit of ICE Board to Bucharest /12-14 May 2022

On 12-14 May 2022, representatives of ICE were in Bucharest: Prof. Beata Surmacz, Prof. Tomasz Stępniewsk, Dr. Jakub Olchowski and Dr. Piotr Oleksy from the Eastern Europe team. During their stay in Bucharest, they held a number of talks and meetings. On 12 May, there was a meeting with Iulian Fota, State Secretary for Strategy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. On May 13, a...

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Professor Waldemar Paruch, Member of ICE Board, has passed away

On May 8, 2022, in the evening, after a long and serious illness, Professor Waldemar Paruch left us. He was a Member of ICE Board. Professor at the Institute of Political Science and Administration of Marie Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin. He was the author of about 240 scientific papers, including ca. 30 publications combining the knowledge of a political scientist and a...

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An expert debate: The Ukraine Crisis and the Middle East: Regional Dynamics, Russian Influence, and Strategic Implications / Dr Eyüp Ersoy

An expert debate: The Ukraine Crisis and the Middle East: Regional Dynamics, Russian Influence, and Strategic Implications / Dr Eyüp Ersoy Date: 18 May 2022, 13:00 Venue: Institute of Central Europe, Lublin, ul. Niecała 5 Moderator: dr Jan Muś, Institute of Central Europe in Lublin Russian invasion of Ukraine has compelled several Middle Eastern states to reassess and...

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An unscrupulous diplomat. Who is Sergei Lavrov? | Interview with Jakub

OlchowskiThe face of Russian diplomacy for 18 years. Putin’s right-hand man, an effective diplomat who learnt to communicate roughly back in the Soviet Union. Who is Sergei Lavrov, for whom he had no mercy and what do we know about him? This is what Dr Kuba Olchowski, head of the Eastern Europe Team at the Institute of International Studies, told us on Travel Without...

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Balkans – from near and far / Department of the Balkans

We invite you to watch the film Balkans – from near and far, presenting the activities of the team of the Balkan Institute of Central Europe in Lublin. This is the fourth video in a series of films promoting the activities of the IEŚ’s four teams and promoting knowledge about the Central and Eastern Europe. The picture was shot at the Institute of Central Europe. The...

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Russian attack on Ukraine – our analysis

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began on February 24, 2022, an escalation of the ongoing war since 2014. From the beginning, our experts analyze the course and causes of the conflict. Below we present the links in English version: COMMENTARIES On a regular basis we publish our opinions in a series of comments, since the beginning of the aggression all relate to the situation in...

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Our experts about the situation in Ukraine

dr Jakub Olchowski https://anchor.fm/radiownet/episodes/Dr-Jakub-Olchowski—Instytut-Europy-rodkowejAudycja-specjalna07-03-2022-r-e1fbom0 https://centrum.fm/dr-jakub-olchowski-pelna-aneksja-ukrainy-jest-nieoplacalna?fbclid=IwAR1_SvksCJmscMiOPtcDaT4-qo_lB919UAFgl-sRYRrk5r0Y7ZHg4F6aUM8...

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Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to Poland Luc Jacobs visited IES

On March 23, IEŚ held a meeting with the ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to Poland Luc Jacobs. The Institute was represented by Prof. Beata Surmacz (Head Director), Prof. Tomasz Stępniewski (Deputy Director) and dr. Jakub Olchowski (Head of the Eastern Europe Team). The conversation was about the current geopolitical situation in the region. Udostępnij

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Romania, NATO and the Black Sea’s Geopolitics – IEŚ Policy Papers 4/2021

We invite you to read the newest IES Policy Papers 4/2021: Romania, NATO and the geopolitics of the Black Sea Tomasz Stępniewski, Romania and the geopolitics of the Black SeaIulia-Sabina Joja, Romania’s role on NATO’s eastern flankTeodor Lucian Moga, Romania’s actions in the eastern neighbourhood (external views of Ukraine and Moldova) The whole publication is...

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