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  • Estonia joins the Three Seas Initiative Fund

    By Policy Intern Kay Minkiewicz In 2019, the Three Seas Initiative Fund (3SIF) was created to finance infrastructure projects in Central and Eastern Europe between the Baltic, Black and Adriatic seas. The fund aims to develop three sectors in the region: transport, energy and digital infrastructure. Through this development, the fund aims to offset the

  • US Secretary of State Announces Up to $1 Billion Commitment to Three Seas Initiative : American Leadership in Action

    AMERICAN LEADERSHIP IN ACTION How will this billion investment affect Eastern and Central European integration, energy security, relations with the United States and Kremlin, and potential foreign investment? On February 15, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the United States’ commitment to the Three Seas Initiative (3SI) by pledging $1 billion in American tax

  • U.S. Congress to Support Three Seas Initiative

    by Julia Benbenek How would the bipartisan resolution introduced by Representatives Kaptur and Kinzinger affect the 3SI? On October 31, 2019, Representatives Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) along with thirteen cosponsors introduced a bipartisan resolution in support of the Three Seas Initiative (3SI). The 3SI is a strategic partnership between 12 Central and

  • Ukraine Expresses Interest in Joining the Three Seas Initiative

    by Julia Benbenek How would joining the 3SI benefit Ukraine? The Three Seas Initiative (3SI) was launched in 2015 by Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Katarovic and Polish President Andrzej Duda. The project aims to facilitate interconnectivity on energy, infrastructure, and digitalization projects in Eastern and Central Europe. It is a follow-on of the 2014 “North South

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  • The NATO-Russia Founding Act

    What is the History of the Act, and How Does it Remain Relevant Today? By PAC Intern Alexander Tantum The NATO-Russia Founding Act was approved by the North Atlantic Council on May 16th, 1997. One of the primary purposes of the act was to build increased trust, cooperation, and unity between the Kremlin and the

  • In Search for Greater Good: Dealing with Kremlin Disobedience

    by Nicole Rybak Following a tumultuous relationship caused primarily by the events of World War II and subsequently the Cold War, on May 27, 1997, NATO members and the Russian Federation signed the Founding Act on Mutual Relations, Cooperation, and Security at the NATO Summit in Paris, France. This document was set to mark the

  • The NATO-Russia Founding Act: The Foundation For Euro-Atlantic Peace

    By Emma Barska The Founding Act on Mutual Relations, Cooperation and Security between NATO and the Russian Federation was adopted in 1997 to build an enduring and inclusive peace in the Euro-Atlantic region that would be fostered by a non-threatening partnership between NATO—the North Atlantic Treaty Organization—and Russia. Also abbreviated as the NATO-Russia Founding Act,

  • PAC Interns Compare and Contrast Two Positions on US Troop Withdrawal from Germany

    PAC Interns were asked to compare and contrast two positions on US troop withdrawal from Germany, one of Dr. Łucja Świątkowska-Cannon and one of Mr. Ian Brzeziński. Interns’ positions expressed in these essays are their own opinions and do not reflect PAC’s official positions. Emma Barska Marta Cichocka Kamila Magiera Nicole Rybak Alexander Tantum

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  • Reminder to all PAC National Directors

    Reminder to PAC National Directors: Please remember to comply with Treasurer Micheline Jaminska’s request that you pay your National Director Fund dues for 2020 before August 10, 2020. Those who do not pay for their dues will not be eligible to participate in important corporate governance matters that may be on the agenda for the

  • The text of H. Res. 986: Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Katyn Massacre.

    116th CONGRESS 2d Session H. RES. 986 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES May 28, 2020 Mr. Lipinski (for himself, Mrs. Walorski, Ms. Kaptur, Mr. Smith of New Jersey, and Mr. Tonko) submitted the following resolution; which was referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs RESOLUTION Commemorating the 80th anniversary of the Katyn Massacre. Whereas, on August 23, 1939, Nazi Germany and

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