Centre for International Relations, Poland (project’s leader)
The Centre for International Relations is an independent, nonpartisan think tank, an influential forum for foreign policy analysis and debate, involving leading politicians, diplomats, civil servants, local government officials, businessmen, journalists, students and representatives of other NGOs. CIR’s mission is to be actively involved in projects related to present challenges to regional security – information war, hybrid war and cyber security being one of them. The Centre’s activities to date have emphasized issues relating to NATO and international security, cyber security, different aspects of European integration, transatlantic relations, a broadly defined Eastern policy, migration, climate and energy, as well as advancing democracy in the region and worldwide. CIR has cooperated with the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of National Defence, the Ministry of Economics, the Ministry for the Environment, NATO, the European Commission, International Visegrad Fund, National Endowment for Democracy, and numerous regional think tanks. Since 2009, the Centre has been annually ranked among the top think tanks in Central and Eastern Europe in the University of Pennsylvania’s research The Leading Public Policy Research Organizations in the World.