The New Security Leaders 2022 Program

  • Published: July 8, 2022

Warsaw, Poland, 8 July — The Casimir Pulaski Foundation is pleased to welcome 20 young and emerging leaders to the 9th edition of the Warsaw Security Forum (WSF) through the New Security Leaders Program (NSL).

The New Security Leaders is a leadership and mentoring programme for mid-career, high potential leaders from political and public affairs, foreign policy, defence, and security. Embedded within the Warsaw Security Forum, NSL participants work with mentors – world leaders, global thinkers, and experts – to address some of the most pressing global security challenges.

“We are delighted to welcome the 2022 Security Leaders to Warsaw and look forward to their achievements,” said Katarzyna Pisarska, Chair of the Warsaw Security Forum. “We strongly believe that these talented rising leaders are the future of security, and they represent a new generation of experts and practitioners who will contribute to the safety and stability of our world.”

Participant Bios

2022 NSL participants are citizens of Germany, Georgia, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, and the United States of America. 

Established in 2014, the Warsaw Security Forum is a leading conference in Central and Eastern Europe, devoted to issues of international security, military affairs, cyber threats, transatlantic cooperation as well as challenges and opportunities lying ahead not only for Poland but the region of Central and Eastern Europe, and beyond. The 2022 Warsaw Security Forum dates are 4-5 October, and the New Security Leaders Programme convenes from 2-6 October.

The Casimir Pulaski Foundation is a Polish, independent think-tank, which for 15 years has been creating analyses, recommendations of solutions and strategies for their implementation regarding issues of foreign policy, economics, and international security for both public and private stakeholders. Among the Foundation’s network there are over 60 experts, specializing in issues related to transatlantic relations, modern Russia, post-Soviet area and their impact on Polish and EU policies.

As organizing sponsor of the annual the Warsaw Security Forum, the Casimir Pulaski Foundation has been recognized for its contribution and support to the international community – as well as for its editorial work – most notably the flagship Pulaski Policy Papers – the Foundations was honoured with the title of “Best EU International Affairs Think-Tank” in British “Prospect” magazine’s “Think Tank Awards 2017”.

For NSL Inquiries, please contact Joshua Burgin,, +49 173 174 8162







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