Presentation “NATO: 1949-1999-2019. 20 years of Poland in the seventy-years Alliance” in Prague

This year we celebrate 20th anniversary of Poland and the Czech Republic joining the North Atlantic Alliance. To honore this event, the Institute for Eastern Studies together with the Czech partner: CEVRO Institute, invites you to a debate about role of Poland and the Czech Republic in NATO, which will take place on November 21th at 5pm in Prague.

The project was created thanks to the financial support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland as part of the Public Diplomacy 2019 competition.

The introductory speech and presentation of the project will be given by: Dorota Kafara, Regional Program Manager, Institute for Eastern Studies.

The discussion will be attended by:


Alexandr Vondra, an eminent Czech politician, geographer and diplomat, in the years 2006–2007 the minister of foreign affairs, deputy prime minister from 2007 to 2009, in the years 2010–2012 minister of defense, member of the European Parliament of the 9th term.


Jacek M. Raubo, Defence24, Security and Defense Expert, Poland

Brendan Donnelly, Director of the Federal Trust for Education and Research, United Kingdom

Daniel Koštoval, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Defense, Czech Republic

The meeting will promote the publication: “NATO: 1949-1999-2019. 20 years of Poland in the seventy-year Alliance “, which is available HERE