Katarzyna Pełczyńska-Nałęcz, director
phone: |+48| 22 536 02 53
Antonina Michałowska (maternity leave)
Krzysztof Mrozek
phone: |+48| 22 536 02 08


  • Poland’s approach to Russia. Radicalism without policy [PDF 1,2 MB]

  • Rule of law in the EU beyond political divisions. Budgetary sanctions and a new programme for citizens, Katarzyna Pełczyńska-Nałęcz  [PDF 156KB]

  • Is there any alternative/complementary legal basis to justify the adoption of a more ambitious “Rights and Values Programme” (RVP)? Prof. Laurent Pech and Dr Joelle Grogan (2018)
    [PDF 72KB]

  • Reset and continuation. The PiS government’s policy towards Belarus, Krzysztof Mrozek (2018) [PDF 142KB]

  • Opinion on the proposal of the European Commission’ Regulation on the Rights and Values programme (2018) [PDF 203KB]

  • Where the law ends, Piotr Buras, Gerald Knaus (2018) [PDF 758 KB]

  • Report: In a clinch - The European policy of the PiS government, Adam Balcer, Piotr Buras, Grzegorz Gromadzki, Eugeniusz Smolar (2017) [PDF 320 KB]
  • Policy memo: A normative crisis: the need to protect democratic values in Europe, Katarzyna Pełczyńska-Nałęcz [PDF 289 KB]
  • Report : The Minsk (dis)agreement and Europe's security order, Katarzyna Pełczyńska-Nałęcz, Piotr Buras [PDF 170 KB]

  • Policy paper: Prepare for a new Europe, Piotr Buras [PDF 150 KB]

  • Policy paper: A farewell to Giedroyc, Katarzyna Pełczyńska-Nałęcz [PDF 107 KB]

  • Report: Polish views of the EU: the illusion of consensus, Adam Balcer, Piotr Buras, Grzegorz Gromadzki, Eugeniusz Smolar [PDF 215 KB]
  • Report: How do you avoid others talking over your head? Poland’s approach to Russia at a time of confrontation, Katarzyna Pełczyńska-Nałęcz [PDF 166 KB]

  • Report: Change in Poland, but what change? [PDF 163 KB]

  • Pedestrian border crossings: Diagnosis, arguments and recommendations, 2015, policy brief, which contains analysis and recommendations for improvements on Polish borders with Russia, Belarus and Ukraine. [PDF 455 KB]
  • Eastern Partnership Revisited. Associated Countries in Focus, 2015, is an analysis of current and future relations of the European Union with three countries, which in 2014 signed Association Agreements and DCFTA: Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Publication was prepared as a part of a common project of the Batory Foundation and Warsaw's office of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation.  [PDF 654 KB]
  • Moldova’s success story. The visa-free regime with the EU one year on, (2015), Jakub Benedyczak, Leonid Litra, Krzysztof Mrozek [PDF 240 KB]

  • Ukraine: towards visa-free regime (№ 1, 2015). February edition of the policy brief on Ukraine’s progress on its path to visa-free regime with the European Union prepared in the context of the Eastern Partnership Summit (21-22nd of May 2015). [PDF 675 KB].
  • Georgia: towards visa-free regime (№ 1, 2015). February edition of the policy brief on Georgia’s progress on its path to visa-free regime with the European Union prepared in the context of the Eastern Partnership Summit (21-22nd of May 2015). [PDF 675 KB].
  • It's Georgia's time (2014). A policy brief prepared in cooperation with Open Society Georgia Foundation, analyzing progress made by Georgia in visa liberalisation with the Eu and containing recommendations. [PDF 300 KB]
  • A second chance for Ukraine, Iryna Sushko, Jakub Benedyczak (2014). The assessment of the current stage of EU-Ukraine visa relations and recommendations for future steps in this areaIn English [PDF 174 KB], in Ukrainian [PDF 174 KB].
  • Assessment of the Envisaged Reform of EU Visa Rules, Dr. Marek Pokrzycki (2014). [PDF 171KB]
  • A European on the Road, Dennis Wojda, Joanna Sanecka ( 2012), in English [PDF 5,94 MB], in Polish [PDF 5,94 MB], in Urainian [PDF 5,94 MB] the animated story that is veryfing the range of obstacles connected with traveling between Europe and its Eastern neighbours in relation to visa applications.
  • The Eastern Partnership and the Danish EU Presidency: Caught between Realism and Disillusion, Peter Munk Jensen, Danish Institute for International Studies (March 2012) [PDF 169 KB] analyses the presence of the Eastern Partnership initiative in Danish Foreign Policy.
  • The Current Stage of the EU-Armenia Visa Dialogue, Armen Grigoryan (2012) [PDF 169 KB] - analysis and recommendations on liberalisation of the EU visa policy towards Armenia.
  • Local border traffic agreement for the Kaliningrad region: a success story of the Polish presidency and a trust-building exercise for Poland and Russia (2011 December) – Joanna Fomina, Open Europe program, provides an analysis of the consequences of signing the Agreement on local border traffic between Poland and Russia in the broader context of the visa liberalisation process between the EU and its Eastern neighbours. [PDF 107 KB]
  • Supporting developmentof the Eastern Partnership countries: should we offer more?, (2011), Paweł Bagiński, Open Europe program.The author of the paper, provides an analysis of the European Union development assistance for the Eastern Partnership countries in the broader context of the political, economic and social situation in the EU and in those countries. He also describes the place of the EU Eastern neighbours in the international development cooperation. The paper contains also conclusions related to the coherence and effectiveness of the EU development policy towards EaP countries.[PDF 138 KB]

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