Experts - international relations

Orysia Lutsevych

Orysia Lutsevych

Deputy Director - Kyiv office, Poland-America-Ukraine Cooperation Initiative (PAUCI).  

Jiří Marek

Studies in history and political sciences at the Charles University in Prague, major in political
science-international relations. Focused on the problems of civil-military relations and security studies. Scholarship at University of Santiago de Compostela. Worked in Czech NATO Summit Task Force and in the preparations of Prague NATO Summit 2002. At the dawn of the Iraqi crisis started to work as Secretary to the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic. 

Jerzy Margański

Ambassador of Poland to Germany since 2013. Graduated from the Faculty of Philosophy and History at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow; Doctor of Humanities, Professor at Gustav-Sieerth-Akademie, Germany. Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1990. Second Secretary, subsequently First Secretary and Counsellor of the Polish Embassy in Bonn (1990-1995). Vice-Director, subsequently Director of Department of Europe-West (1995-1997). Minister Plenipotentiary at the Representation of the Polish Embassy in Berlin (1997-1999). Director of the Secretariat of the Minister (1999-2001). In the years 2001-2005 Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Switzerland. Ambassador of Poland to Austria (2008-2013).

Adam Michnik

Adam Michnik

Editor-in-Chief of Gazeta Wyborcza. Historian, "Solidarity" activist during the '80ties member of the Round Table Talks 1989. Doctorate honoris causa (The New School for Social Research in New York, the University of Minnesota, University of Michigan and Connecticut College). International awards e.g.: the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award 1986, OSCE Price on Journalism and Democracy awarded by the OSCE Assembly, 1996 and Carl Bertelsmann Prize, as a tribute for his outstanding merits during the transformation process which leads Poland into democracy and free market economy. Author of numerous books e.g. Chances of Polish Democracy, London 1984 or La Deuxième Révolution, Paris 1990. His articles were published in Der Spiegel, Le Monde, Libération, El Pais, The Washington Post and many other journals and magazins.

  

Joanna Mieszkowicz

Joanna Mieszkowicz

Graduated in Environmental Protection from the Poznan University of Life Sciences. A graduate of the XIV school of the Liders of the Civil Society (2006), graduate of the course: "Challenges of Sustainable Development” (2004). Coordinator of the project: Polish Forum of Ecological Education: “Eko Media Forum 2003”. Member of international conferences about Sustainable Development.

Gyorgy Németh

Commercial counsellor of the Embassy of the Republic of Hungary in Warsaw. Graduated in agricultural sciences from the University of Gardening and international economic relations from the University of Economics in Budapest. Between 1978 and 1990 worked for one of the biggest Hungarian foreign trade companies, for the last 6 years as Head of the company’s office in Warsaw. In 1990-1994 one of the top foreign trade managers of a leading industrial company in Hungary. From 1994 to 2002 and since 2004 commercial counsellor at the Hungarian Embassy in Warsaw. 

Metodija Papazoski

Studied at the University of St. Cyril and Methodius in Skopie, Macedonia. Graduated with a bachelor degree in International Trade. He also graduated with merits both from Bradford School of Economics, as well as from William R. Boone HS in USA with a master degree in Management and Economy. Metodija also received the Presidential Scholarship at Valencia Community College. He used to work for the leading Polish fabrics manufacturer where he was responsible for the market studies and new customer acquisition. As a PMR Consulting  team member (since 2006 to present) he has been involved in researches of the SEE markets. 

Adam Daniel Rotfeld

Adam Daniel Rotfeld

PhD dissertation on the right of self-determination of peoples in modern international law at the Jagiellonian University, Krakow (1969). Habilitation on European Security System in Statu Nascendi; in 2001 appointed Professor at the Warsaw University by the President of Poland. From July 1991 to June 2002 Director of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI); in 1992 appointed as Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairman-in-Office to elaborate the settlement of the conflict in the Trans-Dniester region of Moldova. From 2000 member of the President’s National Security Council; Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Polish government from January until October 2005. Author of numerous books, monographs and articles. 

František Ružička

František Ružička

Currently, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Slovak Republic to Poland. Graduated from the Moscow Institute for International Relations and Charles University in Prague. In 1993-1996 First Secretary in the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Washington, USA. From 1996-1999 held posts in the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs as Deputy Director in the Office of the State Secretary, Director of the Department of International Economic Cooperation, Deputy Director General, and Director of the First Territorial Department. In 1999-2003 Deputy Chief of Mission in the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Prague. In 2003-2005 Director of Department for Internal Affairs and Institutions of the EU. From October 2004 to March 2005 Director General in charge of the European Affairs Section in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  

Ivo Samson

Ivo Samson

Graduated in history from University of Brno (1981) and in political science/security policy in Germany (The University of Giessen, 1997, PhD in 1998). Teacher in several universities (Sodortern-Stockholm, Giessen-Germany, CEU-Budapest). Author of several books and numerous studies (security policy, international terrorism). Works as analyst of international relations in the Research Center of Slovak Foreign Policy Association in Bratislava, Slovakia. 

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