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Sławomir Dębski

Director of the Polish Institute of International Affairs

Dr. Sławomir Dębski has been a foreign policy expert and an advisor to all Poland’s governments since 2000, a team leader, institution builder and interagency communication expert. He joined the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) in 2000 as a Russia foreign policy analyst, then he served at PISM as Eastern Europe research coordinator, head of the Research Office, deputy director and ultimately, director.  He was head of NATO Warsaw Summit Experts' Forum 2017 organisation team, combining different domestic and international stakeholders. Dr. Dębski is the Editor-in-Chief of “Polski Przegląd Dyplomatyczny” [Polish Diplomatic Review] and has led the Russian Language Quarterly “Europe” (2001–2010). He’s an author of one of the most acclaimed monographs about the Soviet-German Alliance between 1939 and 1941, with two editions in Poland, and one in Russia. He is also an editor of a few volumes of diplomatic documents, dozens of foreign policy studies and essays.
Updated: April 1, 2019