Since its founding in 2015, the Three Seas Initiative has grown in importance in the region, uniting the countries of Central and Eastern Europe , and becoming the primary forum for discussion of investment opportunities and energy security. However, in the last few years it equally begun to represent the collective interests of nations that have most strongly voiced their objection to Russia’s expansionist foreign policy. The Three Seas Initiative now represents a golden opportunity to boost the economies of the region, and defend the interests of its members on the world stage.
ENERGY AND THE THREE SEAS
Energy Security in the European Union has fast become the biggest challenge facing the continent, with energy prices increasing out of control. The Three Seas Initiative was established to address these challenges – how successful has it been and what options are there in the future?
INVESTMENT AND INFRASTRUCTURE IN THE THREE SEAS
A key aspect of the Three Seas Initiative is investment in key infrastructure, from rail Baltica connecting East to West, to the Via Carpathia highway system connecting North to South. How important is 3SI investment, and where will it go next?
GEOPOLITICAL CHALLENGES IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE
Central and Eastern Europe has become the focal point of global tensions in the last few years. From the use of migrants as hybrid warfare on the Polish and Baltic border with Belarus, to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. How can the 3SI help build resilience and strengthen geopolitical cooperation in the region?