The Three Seas Initiative Research Project 2018-2020

In the years 2018-2020, a research project on the Three Seas Initiative was directed by prof. A. Orzelska Stączek. It was conducted at the Department of Central and Eastern Europe, which is headed by prof. Wojciech Roszkowski.

Two monographs are the main result of the project.

2020: Orzelska-Stączek A.,  Ukielski P., Inicjatywa Trójmorza z perspektywy jej uczestników, ISP PAN, Warszawa 2020, see link

2019: A. Orzelska-Stączek, P. Kowal, Inicjatywa Trójmorza: geneza, cele i funkcjonowanie [The Three Seas Initiative: origins, goals and functioning] ISP PAN, Warszawa 2019

http://wydawnictwo.isppan.waw.pl/produkt/inicjatywa-trojmorza-geneza-cele-funkcjonowanie/

Parts of the book (in Polish only): https://www.academia.edu/39367833/Inicjatywa_Tr%C3%B3jmorza_geneza_cele_i_funkcjonowanie_The_Three_Seas_Initiative_origins_goals_and_functioning_

Abstract (link)

The authors of the monograph present a study of the Three Seas Initiative (TSI, 3SI): its origins,  functioning and objectives. The main research questions concern the reasons, for which the new form of cooperation was established, its international context and objectives. The objectives are analyzed on three levels: declarations, perceptions and implementation.

As stated in declarations adopted at in Dubrovnik, Warsaw and Bucharest, the Three Seas Initiative focuses on the development of infrastructure, transport, energy and digital area. Started in 2016 by Croatia and Poland, it consists of the following EU member states: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Hungary.