Poland’s Policy towards the Arctic: Key Areas and Priority Actions

Michał Łuszczuk, Piotr Graczyk, Adam Maciej Stepien, Malgorzata Smieszek

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Given the multidimensional transformation taking place in the Arctic, it is timely to redefine and develop Poland’s engagement in the region. Although Poland has neither vital nor direct political and economic interests in the Arctic, the state’s multi-faceted involvement in international cooperation in that region may improve national security as well as enhance Poland’s international standing, especially in the EU, European and transatlantic dimensions. A clearly defined and comprehensive Arctic policy should be the foundation for further Polish engagement in the region. How this policy should look may be determined on the basis of the previous achievements, current potential, and identification of key rationales and of the areas for future activities.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWarszawa
PublisherPolish Institute for International Affairs
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - May 2015
MoEC publication typeD4 Published development or research report or study

Publication series

SeriesPISM Policy Papers
Number11 (113)


  • Arctic
  • Poland
  • policy

Field of science

  • International political science


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