Debate: POLISH-AMERICAN BILATERAL RELATIONS AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON REGIONAL SECURITY
Ministry of Foreign Afffairs of the Republic of Lithuania
Vytautas Magnus University
Polish Institute in Vilnius
Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania
Place: Martynas Mažvydas National Library of Lithuania, Conference Hall (5 flour, Gedimino ave. 51, Vilnius)
Time: 12th November, 2019, 6 pm.
GIEDRIUS ČESNAKAS, ASSOC. PROF. (General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania);
IEVA KARPAVIČIŪTĖ, PhD (Vytautas Magnus University);
ŽYGIMANTAS PAVILIONIS, PhD (member of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania; former Ambassador of the Respublic of Lithuania to the U.S., 2010 – 2015)
TOMASZ SMURA, PhD, Director of Research Office, Foreign Policy Programme Director, The Casimir Pulaski Fundation in Warsaw;
ANDŽEJ PUKŠTO, Assoc. Prof. (Vytautas Magnus University)
Main questions of debate: How strong are Polish-American relations currently? What is their influence on security architecture of Eastern and Central-Eastern Europe including the Baltic states? Has the NATO‘s Eastern flank become stronger thanks to it? What is the current state of Eurotalantic relations today and what are the predictions for future? Can we imagine Poland as a main bridge between the US and the EU? Polish – American initiativies and European energy security.