On December 5-6, 2023, the 10th International Scientific Conference “Security of the Republic of Poland in national and international dimensions” was held in Rynia near Warsaw. Honorary patronage of the event, which brought together more than 100 participants from at home and abroad, was assumed by the head of the National Security Bureau of the Republic of Poland and the NATO DEEP eAcademy. The conference was opened by Brigadier General Mariusz M. Fryc, PhD – Deputy Director of the Department of Armed Forces Authority of the National Security Bureau, and Piotr Gawliczek, PhD, Prof. UWM – Director of NATO DEEP eAcademy. The organizers of the conference were the following: the Department of National Security of the Academy of Military Art in Warsaw, the Institute of Security Sciences of the Faculty of Law and Social Sciences of Jan Kochanowski University in Kielce, the Department of Command and Maritime Operations of the Naval Academy in Gdynia, Military Armament Technical Institute in Zielonka, Association of Defense Communities Movement, Consortium of Uniformed Universities KONSMUND. Among the co-organizers from our country were the Polish Association for Security and foreign entities: Henri Coanda Air Force Academy of Romania; the Police Academy of the Czech Republic in Prague; the College of European and Regional Studies of the Czech Republic, National Defense University of Ukraine in Kyiv. The main objective of the conference was to project changes in the security environment, redefine the factors affecting state security in the last decade, as well as to verify the current legal and organizational solutions, and seek systemic solutions leading to an increase in the level of national and international security.
Key topics include: (1) integration of the scientific community in the face of the problems of the present and the future, (2) search for areas and topics of cooperation, (3) exchange of research experience, (4) stimulation of interdisciplinary debate on the past, the present and future complex security environment in the areas of: international, political, military, economic, socio-cultural and information security, conditioned by the changes in this environment in the last decade. During the conference, the discussion oscillated around the following areas: (1) determinants of changes in the national and international security environment in the last decade (main panel), (2) political-military dimension of national and international security, (3) changes in the economic environment and national and international security, (4) socio-cultural threats to national and international security, (5) changes in the administrative and legal area and their impact on the level of security of states, (6) regional and global security threats, (7) information security and cyber security, Particularly interesting items on the agenda include the student panel and the Oxford Debate on: “Does Poland need a 300,000-strong army?”