As part of the Three Seas Initiative Research Center project at the Institute of Political Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences (ISP PAN), the first international study visit occurred from December 6 to December 10, 2022.
The Polish participants in this visit were Agnieszka Orzelska-Stączek, PhD, prof. ISP PAN – project manager; Przemysław Żurawski vel Grajewski, PhD, prof. UŁ; Piotr Bajda, PhD, prof. UKSW; Paweł Turczyński, PhD, prof. UWr; Konrad Walczuk, PhD, prof. ASzWoj; Magdalena Bainczyk, Ph.D., prof. KAAFM; Jarosław Szymanek, Ph.D. (Center for European Policy Studies); Konrad Popławski, Ph.D. (Center for Eastern Studies); Marcin Chruściel, M.A. (Institute of New Europe); Szczepan Czarnecki, M.A. (Institute of Central Europe).
The main organiser of the visit, as well as the author of the programme’s plan, was Piotr Piotr Bajda, PhD, Prof. UKSW, with the support of Szczepan Czarnecki. The visit was organised as part of a project led by Agnieszka Orzelska-Stączek, PhD, Prof. ISP PAN.
Sample texts reflecting some conclusions of the Prague study visit:
- The Trimarium.pl portal published a text by Przemysław Żurawski vel Grajewski, PhD, prof. UŁ, The Czech Republic towards the Three Seas Initiative (in Polish), https://trimarium.pl/projekt/czechy-wobec-inicjatywy-trojmorza
- The New Europe Institute website published a text by INE CEO Marcin Chruściel Czech “awakening” towards the Trilateral Initiative – conclusions from the study visit to Prague (in Polish and English), https://ine.org.pl/czeskie-przebudzenie-wobec-inicjatywy-trojmorza-wnioski-z-wizyty-studyjnej-w-pradze-2 https://ine.org.pl/en/the-czech-awakening-towards-the-three-seas-initiative-conclusions-from-the-study-visit-to-prague
- The website of the Central Europe Institute published a text by senior analyst Szczepan Czarnecki The Czech Republic: membership in the Three Seas Initiative and relations with Poland (in Polish) https://ies.lublin.pl/komentarze/republika-czeska-uczestnictwo-w-inicjatywie-trojmorza-oraz-relacje-z-polska
- During the study tour, one of the delegation’s participants, Konrad Poplawski, PhD of the Center for Eastern Studies, was interviewed by Czech journalists interested in the Three Seas Initiative. The interview appeared on Novinky.cz in Czech: https://www.novinky.cz/clanek/domaci-je-cas-vymanit-se-z-pozice-subdodavatelu-nemecka-z-rekonstrukce-ukrajiny-muzeme-profitovat-rika-odbornik-40417482