window.dataLayer = window.dataLayer || []; function gtag(){dataLayer.push(arguments);} gtag('js', new Date()); gtag('config', 'G-YTZD4KZ66M');

25th Anniversary of Poland’s membership in NATO: International Conference

  • Published: March 14, 2024

Providing Security, Responding to Challenges

25th Anniversary of Poland’s membership in NATO

 

The Casimir Pulaski Foundation, the organizer of the Warsaw Security Forum, and the Delegation of the Sejm and Senate of the Republic of Poland to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, in cooperation with NATO, are organizing a celebration of the 25th anniversary of Poland’s accession to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. The event is scheduled to take place on March 18th, 2024, in Warsaw.

The conference will be attended by the Minister of Defence of Poland – Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz, the President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly – Michał Szczerba,the Head of the National Security Bureau to the President of Poland – Minister Jacek Siewiera, Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy Boris Ruge, Prime Ministers of Poland in years 1996-1997 and 1997-2001 – Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz and Jerzy Buzek.

During the conference, we will have the pleasure of presenting excerpts from the documentary „NATO: Article V” by TVN Warner Bros. Discovery. The event will be broadcast by TVN24 GO.

 

 

AGENDA

10:00-10:30 CONFERENCE OPENING

Welcome Remarks:

  • Katarzyna Pisarska – Chair of the Warsaw Security Forum, Casimir Pulaski Foundation
  • Michał Szczerba – President of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Member of Parliament, Poland

Host of the event: Marcin Bużański

10:20-10:30 HIGH LEVEL CONVERSATION

  • Władysław Kosiniak-Kamysz – Minister of National Defense of Poland

Moderator: Prof. Katarzyna Pisarska – Chairwoman of the Warsaw Security Forum, Casimir Pulaski Foundation

10:30-11:00 HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE

The political consensus as the foundation of Poland’s security policy

  • Jerzy Buzek – Member of the European Parliament, Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland (1997–2001 )
  • Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz, Member of the European Parliament, Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland (1996–1997)

Moderator: Prof. Katarzyna Pisarska – Chairwoman of the Warsaw Security Forum, Casimir Pulaski Foundation

11:00-11:45 HIGH-LEVEL CONVERSATION

NATO 25-years after Enlarging to the East: State of Play

  • Władysław Teofil Bartoszewski – Secretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland
  • Boris Ruge – Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy, NATO
  • Jacek Siewiera – Head of the National Security Bureau, Chancellery of the President, Poland
  • Paweł Zalewski – Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence of Poland

Moderation: Monika Tomasik, TVN24 Anchor

12:15-13:00 PANEL DISCUSSION

The Role of Poland in NATO: Past and Future of the Alliance

  • Gen. Wiesław Kukuła – Chief of the General Staff of the Polish Armed Forces
  • Michał Szczerba – Chairperson of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, Member of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland
  • Justyna Gotkowska – Deputy Director, Centre for Eastern Studies

Moderacja: Dr Tomasz Smura, Board Member, Program Director, Casimir Pulaski Foundation

13:00-13:45 PANEL DISCUSSION

Understanding NATO’s Challenges of the Future

Introduction: Marta Poślad – Director, CEE & Transatlantic Public Policy, Google

  • Florence Gaub – Director, Research Division of NATO Defence College
  • Maj. Gen. Karol Molenda – Commander, Polish Cyber Command
  • Christopher Porter – Head of International Security Cooperation, Google Cloud

Moderation: Izabela Albrycht – Director of the Cybersecurity Center, AGH University

13:45-14:15 CLOSING CONVERSATION

Defending Every Inch of Civil Society

  • Mark Brzezinski – US Ambassador to Poland
  • Katarzyna Kieli – President & Managing Director, TVN Warner Bros. Discovery, Poland

Moderation: Piotr Kraśko, TVN24 Anchor

14:15 CONFERENCE CLOSING

Closing Remarks

*Participation in the event is by special invitation only. Conference will however be available to watch live on TVN24 GO.

 

LATEST NEWS

LATEST NEWS

NATO Summit side-event: WSF closed door dinner

July 10th, 2024|News|

On July 9th, 2024, the Warsaw Security Forum held an official side-event to the NATO Summit in Washington D.C -  a high-level dinner entitled. “Programming for the Upcoming Challenges: Vision for NATO & Transatlantic Security 2024 & Beyond.”

Go to Top