| WSF 2018 NEWS ARCHIVE |

BREAKOUT SESSION: NATO Defence and Deterrence – what comes next for the Eastern Flank?

November 13th, 2018|Comments Off on BREAKOUT SESSION: NATO Defence and Deterrence – what comes next for the Eastern Flank?

The breakout session “NATO Defence and Deterrence - what comes next for the Eastern Flank?” focused on issues broadly related to the Alliance's Eastern Flank and the most crucial decisions made during the 2018 [...]

BREAKOUT SESSION: Upgrading democracy – what can we learn from populism?

November 13th, 2018|Comments Off on BREAKOUT SESSION: Upgrading democracy – what can we learn from populism?

The breakout session “Upgrading democracy – what can we learn from populism?” was devoted to analyzing the roots of populism in Western democracies and answering the question of how can we reform our systems [...]

PLENARY SESSION: Celebrating 100 Years of Independence in Central Europe – A Look at the Past, Perspectives for the Future

November 13th, 2018|Comments Off on PLENARY SESSION: Celebrating 100 Years of Independence in Central Europe – A Look at the Past, Perspectives for the Future

With a number of Central and Eastern European countries celebrating their centennial anniversary of gaining or regaining independence, the plenary session focused on decrypting how can the painful lessons of the past, better prepare [...]

REMARKS ON THE FUTURE: Thomas Silberhorn – Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Defence of Germany

November 13th, 2018|Comments Off on REMARKS ON THE FUTURE: Thomas Silberhorn – Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Defence of Germany

After the panel on 100 years of independence in Europe, Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of Defence of Germany, took the stage to give his remarks on the future of [...]

CONVERSATION WITH SPECIAL GUESTS: The NATO Brussels Summit – What Have we Learned about the State of the Alliance?

November 13th, 2018|Comments Off on CONVERSATION WITH SPECIAL GUESTS: The NATO Brussels Summit – What Have we Learned about the State of the Alliance?

The Conversation was a special debate between the former Commanding General of the US Army Europe LTG (retired) Ben Hodges and NATO Secretary General (2009-2014) Anders Fogh Rasmussen, moderated by Ali Aslan, Presenter at [...]

WELCOME REMARKS: Paweł Soloch – Head of the National Security Bureau of Poland

November 13th, 2018|Comments Off on WELCOME REMARKS: Paweł Soloch – Head of the National Security Bureau of Poland

The second opening speech was delivered by the Head of the National Security Bureau of Poland, Mr. Paweł Soloch. Among the most prominent challenges facing Europe today, Minister Soloch mentioned Russia's aggressive actions and [...]

WELCOME REMARKS: Zbigniew Pisarski – President of the Board of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation

November 13th, 2018|Comments Off on WELCOME REMARKS: Zbigniew Pisarski – President of the Board of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation

Warsaw Security Forum 2018 was officially opened by the President of the Board of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation Zbigniew Pisarski. In his speech Pisarski welcomed all ministers, ambassadors, military officials, partners and experts and [...]

MINISTERIAL SESSION: Security in Europe – Fault Lines in the East

November 13th, 2018|Comments Off on MINISTERIAL SESSION: Security in Europe – Fault Lines in the East

Following the opening remarks, WSF2018 hosted a Ministerial Session entitled “Security in Europe - Fault Lines in the East“ with the participation of the Jacek Czaputowicz, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland, David Zalkaliani, [...]

The New York Times: “Retired US General Says War With China Likely in 15 Years”

November 6th, 2018|Comments Off on The New York Times: “Retired US General Says War With China Likely in 15 Years”

The former commander of the U.S. Army in Europe warned Wednesday that it's very likely the United States will be at war with China in 15 years. Retired Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges said that European [...]

European defense programs, NATO adaptation to the Russian threat and balance sheet of U.S. Allies – new reports presented at Warsaw Security Forum 2018

November 6th, 2018|Comments Off on European defense programs, NATO adaptation to the Russian threat and balance sheet of U.S. Allies – new reports presented at Warsaw Security Forum 2018

At the Warsaw Security Forum 2018 the Casimir Pulaski Foundation presented three new reports: „European offensive in defense sphere – EDF, PESCO and CARD”, „From Newport to Brussels – NATO adaptation to the Russian threat” [...]

Deadline extended! – New Security Leaders 2018

August 27th, 2018|Comments Off on Deadline extended! – New Security Leaders 2018

New Security Leaders application deadline has been extended until 7 September 2018. More information at: https://warsawsecurityforum.org/nsl-program/

Konrad Szymański has confirmed his participation as a speaker during WSF2018

July 24th, 2018|Comments Off on Konrad Szymański has confirmed his participation as a speaker during WSF2018

We are glad to announce that Konrad Szymański, Secretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, has confirmed his participation as a speaker during WSF2018.

We’re delighted to announce Ms Merle Maigre, Director at NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, will be a speaker at WSF2018!

July 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on We’re delighted to announce Ms Merle Maigre, Director at NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, will be a speaker at WSF2018!

We're delighted to announce that Ms Merle Maigre, Director at NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence, will be a speaker at WSF2018.

Application process for the New Security Leaders Programme is open until 31st of August

July 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Application process for the New Security Leaders Programme is open until 31st of August

Apply now! Use the opportunity to become a participant of the New Security Leaders Programme which will advance your leadership skills and knowledge in foreign policy, security, and defense fields. The application deadline is set [...]

It’s time to apply for volunteership during WSF2018!

July 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on It’s time to apply for volunteership during WSF2018!

Be a volunteer during Warsaw Security Forum 2018! If you are interested in international relations and security issues, participation in WSF2018 will increase your professional skills. During the event, you will: provide assistance to high-level [...]

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius will be a speaker at WSF for the 4th consecutive year

July 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius will be a speaker at WSF for the 4th consecutive year

Delighted to present Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, Linas Linkevičius, who will be a speaker at WSF2018. Minister Linkevičius will take part in the Warsaw Security Forum for the 4th consecutive year.

Become a WSF2018 volunteer!

July 23rd, 2018|Comments Off on Become a WSF2018 volunteer!

Are you interested in international security issues? Become a WSF2018 volunteer! Meet top politicians and security experts as well as increase your professional skills within Warsaw Security Forum 2018. Apply here: https://warsawsecurityforum.org/wsf-volunteer-registration/