05/05/2021

WEASA Opportunities #3: Priceless connections

WEASA brings together professionals from 13 countries!  Once you arrive in WEASA you have the chance to meet policy analysts, experts, advisers, civil servants, NGO professionals or journalists from the countries of the Eastern Partnership, the Western Balkans and Poland, who are eager to enhance their network. Each year we add about 50 more WEASA alumni members!    WEASA is about good connections and it is up to you […]

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29/04/2021

“Storytelling, Propaganda, and the Crisis of Western Liberalism” Workshop on May 5

The Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) is pleased to invite you to take part in a special workshop titled: “Storytelling, Propaganda, and the Crisis of Western Liberalism”, which will take place on May 5th, at 17.00 Warsaw time (CET). The workshop will be conducted by Brian Whitmore – a non-resident Senior Fellow with The Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at […]

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29/04/2021

New deadline for #WEASA2021 applications: May 15th

We are pleased to announce that we have extended the deadline for WEASA2021 until May 15th.   We encourage all those interested to register and submit your applications on time!  Click here to register and start the application process:  More information about #WEASA2021 can be found here: https://www.weasa.org/editions/weasa-2021/  For WEASA alumni – Do not forget to register to our Communication Platform and start interacting with your colleagues from all previous WEASA editions.  For the ones […]

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28/04/2021

WEASA Opportunity #2 Group Facilitation

We are pleased to announce that starting from this year WEASA will give a chance to its alumni members to take part in WEASA content facilitation.   Apart from big group sessions, we will have min groups for which we will need group facilitators and we have thought: “Who else if not our alumni members can […]

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19/04/2021

WEASA Opportunities #1: Fellowship

WEASA first started as a summer academy. Later, we added microgrants which gave participants the opportunity to network and build their own projects. Now, we have developed an ambitious new program for our alumni – introducing the WEASA Fellowship Program! The WEASA Fellowship Program is designed exclusively for WEASA alumni members to meet their professional needs and help them stay in more touch with WEASA and further improve their professionalism and networking. This is a program for talented mid-career professionals who […]

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15/04/2021

WEASA Workshop: “Humans and technology”

The Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) recently held a special online workshop titled: “Humans and technology”. The workshop was conducted by Łukasz Król – a Digital Security Specialist and the 2021 WEASA programme designer.   The workshop provided participants a basic introduction to WEASA, the themes covered during this year’s academy and discussed the role that technology […]

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08/04/2021

Recruitment open for WEASA 2021 – Apply now!

We are very pleased to announce that recruitment for the Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) 2021 edition is now open!  This year’s theme is: “Whose technology? Whose interests? Power and influence in the digital age”  WEASA is a summer offer of two-week classes addressed to experts – such as analysts, political advisors, think thank and NGO employees, civil servants, and journalists – coming from […]

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10/07/2020

WEASA day 6 – digital security

For the final day of the WEASA core sessions, participants learned all about digital security. This included an introduction to encrypted messaging, secure browsing, and overall security practices. The afternoon session included a long discussion on the ways in which we pick our digital security tools and services. What does trust mean? What questions can […]

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09/07/2020

WEASA day 5 – the fight against disinformation

On the fifth day of WEASA, participants met up with Dr Nad’a Kovalčíková, who currently works at the Alliance for Securing Democracy at the Brussels offices of the German Marshall Fund of the United States. This gave them a great chance to learn more about the fight against state-based disinformation, authoritarian interference, and the steps […]

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08/07/2020

WEASA 2020 day four: a focus on investigative journalism

On the fourth day of WEASA 2020, participants had the chance to meet with Rana Sabbagh, an experienced investigative journalist and co-founder of ARIJ. Much of the day consisted of deep conversations about the role investigative journalism plays in our modern society. Participants shared stories of investigations that had a big impact on them, and […]

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