Campus – the Future of Poland is not only created by exceptional participants, but also partners who provide us with significant support in the organization of our event. Thanks to last year’s cooperation, it was possible to conduct trainings or make professional video clips by the participants, while partnering with the largest independent production studio in Poland. It is also thanks to the partners that the Campus stood out with its content of a very high quality. In the upcoming edition, we would also like to establish cooperation with many renowned partners who will help us create an even better event than last year. If you want to join the group of partners, write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following organizations have confirmed their participation in Campus – the Future of Poland 2023:
Open Society Foundations
The Open Society Foundations, founded by George Soros, are the world’s largest private funder of independent groups working for justice, democratic governance, and human rights. They provide thousands of grants every year through a network of national and regional foundations and offices, funding a vast array of projects — many of them now shaped by the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bloomberg Philanthropies works to ensure better, longer lives for the greatest number of people by focusing on five key areas: the arts, education, the environment, government innovation, and public health. Bloomberg Philanthropies works to improve the lives of millions of people in more than 941 cities and 173 countries. Bloomberg Philanthropies’ unique approach to saving and improving lives around the world is grounded in Mike Bloomberg’s experience as founder of a global technology and media company and as three-term mayor of one of the world’s largest cities.
Economic Freedom Foundation
The goal of the Economic Freedom Foundation is to strive for Poland to be a country where society enjoys a high level of economic freedom and other individual freedoms. The mission of the Foundation is to engage in the most valuable initiatives for economic freedom and to create a space for cooperation and integration of free market supporters.
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung
Foundation supporting peace, freedom and justice on a national and international scale through educational activities. They work to protect liberal democracy and the social market economy.
Warmia and Masuria
Warmia and Masuria is a unique place not only because of the beauty of landscapes, but also because of attractive investment areas, qualified staff, and local government authorities friendly to innovation and business. Here you will find your work-life balance, discover or develop your passions, stimulate creativity, and appreciate the proximity of nature and healthy food, which we have plenty of.
City of Olsztyn
Olsztyn is known as the “GARDEN OF NATURE”. It is a compact city that tempts with its tourist offer during all four seasons of the year. The capital of Warmia and Mazury, attracting with its unique nature – a dozen lakes within the city limits and the city forest, the largest city park in Europe. Let yourself be inspired by this place – like Nicolaus Copernicus, who made his important discoveries here. VISIT OLSZTYN!
The Górnośląsko-Zagłębiowska Metropolis is the first metropolis in Poland, located in the central part of the Silesian Voivodeship. The implementation of statutory tasks began on January 1, 2018. It brings together 41 cities and communes with a total area of 2.5 thousand square kilometres with 2.3 million inhabitants. In the area of the Metropolis, there are 250,000 companies and enterprises, producing about 8 percent of Poland’s GDP.
The Evens Foundation is a European public benefit foundation that works to increase youth participation in democracy, improve youth mental well-being, and defend against authoritarianism.
Orange Polska is a leading provider of telecommunications services. It has the largest infrastructure in Poland, thanks to which it offers services in the latest technologies, including gigabit fiber internet, 4G LTE and 5G. The company runs its own research and development activity and has a cybersecurity centre that is unique on the Polish telecommunications market. Orange Polska is involved in socially important issues; it educates about the wise use of technology, digitally supports civil society, and its institutions.
ATM System is a leader in the provision of television and film services on the Polish market, with state-of-the-art technological, hardware and logistics facilities as well as qualified technical and implementation support.
Non-profit organization that publishes an online journal, runs a publishing house and engages in international projects. Their actions support social changes for the benefit of people and other species.
Independent think-tank established by the Res Publica Foundation. The leading Central European platform for debate and analysis of the future political development of Europe and transatlantic relations.
Res Publica Foundation
Issuing two titles: “Res Publica Nowa” and “Visegrad Insight” and organizing conferences and debates, the foundation leads to the improvement of culture and the level of public debate.
The main goals of the Foundation are education and civic education, comprehensive support and promotion of the values of liberal democracy, as well as restoring the cultural heritage of liberalism in Central and Eastern Europe.
Youth Inspirations Association
Youth Inspirations Association is an academic hub connecting universities, commercial entities and public institutions. It organizes parties, celebrations and events related to student life.
The Jagiellonian Club is a republican and non-party association that tries to influence politics in the spirit of concern for the common good. They are famous for the publication of in-depth studies and analyzes on politics, economy, history and culture.
The first knowledge platform in Poland for business, politics and diplomacy leaders. Polityka Insight was founded in 2013 within the capital group of the Polityka publishing house.
An association of Polish professionals working in international organizations such as the institutions of the European Union, UN, NATO, EFTA and OECD. The organization operates in Brussels, Luxembourg and Warsaw.
The foundation turns digital challenges into opportunities for Polish economy. We position Poland as a leading centre of digital innovation in the world, promoting international and cross-industry initiatives, joining forces, combining topics, and creating a network of contacts and relations.
Aspen Institute Central Europe
The Aspen Institute Central Europe is an independent platform where representatives from politics, business and public institutions as well as personalities from the arts, sports and science meet. With the participation of figures from various disciplines, we organize public conferences, seminars, workshops and professional discussions.
Institute of Social Safety
Institute of Social Safety (IBS) is Poland’s leading organisation which addresses safety in today’s society. The foundation was established by a group of the leading experts and trainers in the country which specialise in antiterrorist education and crisis management. Our team includes Ex-service officers of the Military Unit GROM who have participated in international missions and anti-terrorist operations, former police officers, Internal Security Agency officers (ABW), as well as former Ministry of Internal Affairs officials. The IBS experts were responsible for ensuring safety and security during the UEFA Euro 2012 Championship in Poland and Ukraine. The Institute of Social Safety (IBS) offers comprehensive training and consultancy in the areas of providing security, preventing, and countering radicalisation. In schools, local governments, corporations and companies, the Police, and other law-enforcement agencies, as well as to personnel responsible for safety in football stadiums. Within our scope of activities, we contribute to ensuring more safety and security in our neighbourhoods and helping our children learn within a secure schooling environment.
Our mission is to reflect, build awareness and educate for security and resilience in the face of new threats. We engage people managing security in central and local government institutions, non-governmental and economic organisations, experts, practitioners and decision makers in the public debate. We create conditions for establishing cooperation based on conclusions from crisis situations, risk analysis, legislative review and the changing international environment. We present experience in the field of corporate security, combating economic fraud, digital security and the use of new technologies, providing services for national security and defense in regulated sectors.
Warsaw Security Forum
The Warsaw Security Forum is one of the leading European security conferences devoted to transatlantic cooperation and focused on elaborating shared responses to common challenges, with an emphasis on the security of Central and Eastern Europe. Organised since 2014, the Warsaw Security Forum gathers annually over 1500 highest representatives of governments, international organisations, industry, think-tanks and civil society coming from over 90 countries.
Club Alpbach Poland
Club Alpbach Poland supports the participation of talented young people from Poland in the European Forum Alpbach (EFA) and connects them with the Forum Alpbach Network (FAN). Integrating the community of former and future EFA scholarship holders, the Club serves as a platform for regional debate on the most pressing European challenges and their implications for democracy in Poland. Club Alpbach Poland cooperates with local and international partners, organises thematic events and funding for scholarships. The Club strengthens the European voice in Poland with the overall aim of more democracy and resilience.
European Democracy Youth Network
We are concerned citizens. We live in European countries with totalitarian histories – from Tallinn to Tirana, from Prague to Baku. We are civic activists, political leaders and journalists, and we share the commitment and willpower to defend the freedoms our parents fought for. We refrain from the policies of hate and division to unite our societies against authoritarian revisionism.
For many years, we have been observing the scale of the growing economic crime and abuses affecting Polish companies with great concern. This made us aware not only of the weakness of the system, but also of the low effectiveness of ad hoc actions which, while absorbing huge resources, do not significantly reduce the scale of the problem. Activities within the platform, which will eventually adopt the framework of the association, will be aimed at identifying, combating and preventing economic crime, taking into account the specificity of individual industries. We are convinced that cooperation and exchange of experience are the only way and effective alternative to conventional forms of action.
Self-Governments for Poland
The date of establishing the Association “Self-Governments for Poland” was not accidental, August 31, 2020 in Gdańsk, on the 40th anniversary of the signing of the August Agreements. After all, the idea of self-government was one of the most important slogans of August. We set ourselves an ambitious task of creating a kind of platform for dialogue and exchange of experiences for local government officials, regardless of the level and size of their local community. Meeting with a wide range of local government officials on various forums, we feel a great need for communication in our environment. Education, environmental protection, finance, the political position of local government in Poland – these topics are common to us, regardless of whether we represent a small rural commune or a voivodeship agglomeration. We want to reach wherever there is a chance to signal issues important to us and our residents.
Forum for Dialogue
Forum for Dialogue is the oldest Polish non-profit dedicated to fostering Polish/Jewish dialogue. We identify and connect people from Poland and abroad for whom Jewish history and heritage matter. We bring together people committed to writing a new chapter in Polish/Jewish history. We call this community the Forum for Dialogue Network.
SEXED.PL is more than a foundation. We are a multimedia platform that provides young people, parents and adults with comprehensive, age-appropriate education in the field of human rights, gender equality, relationships, reproduction. We inform about the risks associated with sex life, presenting sex and sexuality in a positive way, emphasizing values such as mutual respect, inclusivity, equality, empathy and responsibility.
Janusz Korczak Institute of Children's Rights
Janusz Korczak Institute of Children’s Rights is a Polish non-governmental organization (NGO) that focuses on advocating for and protecting the rights of children. The institute is named after Janusz Korczak, a renowned Polish-Jewish educator, pediatrician, and children’s author who was a pioneer in promoting children’s rights and welfare. The main goal of the Janusz Korczak Institute of Children’s Rights is to raise awareness about children’s rights and contribute to the overall well-being and development of children. The institute engages in various activities such as research, organizing conferences, seminars, workshops, and public education campaigns related to children’s rights issues.
We support children and youth in acquiring the competences of the future. With us, they shape healthy digital habits, learn the basics of online safety, programming, artificial intelligence, 3D printing, and implement creative ideas using digital resources. We also support teachers and parents in development, and Orange employees join our activities as volunteers.
Fighting the social exclusion of stoma patients is the main task of the “STOMAlife. Discover the stoma”. Its goal is to break the taboo associated with the stoma and to educate patients and the public about the facts and myths related to this condition.
Love Does Not Exclude Association
Love Does Not Exclude Association (Stowarzyszenie Miłość Nie Wyklucza) is a national non-governmental organization committed to introducing marriage equality in Poland. Our goal is to ensure the right to marry for all, regardless of their sexual orientation and gender identity.
We want a world without barriers, where people with disabilities are active and have a chance to realise their plans and ambitions. We want to change the perception of disability by society and people with disabilities themselves.
Help.NGO is an international non-governmental organization specializing in crisis response, preparedness, risk mitigation, and prevention. Registered as a non-profit organization in the European Union and holding a 501c3 equivalency designation with operations around the world, Help.NGO applies state-of-the-art technology solutions and substantive knowledge to national and international disaster response mechanisms before, during, and after emergencies.
Our civic initiative is based on the ideas of the New European Bauhaus (NEB) and our own concept of the Innovation Manor®. This means that through our work we want to motivate different audiences to care more about historic buildings. We do everything we can to prove that monuments can be climate-friendly, can be places of innovation, collaboration, inspiration, education and much more!
Our mission is to build a future in which humanity lives in harmony with nature. After all, we are fully dependent on the state of our environment. In Poland, we focus on those areas that are the most valuable and need our help the most. We operate where we can make a real difference.
Centre for Civic Education Development
The Centre for Civic Education Development (CREO) Association is a non-governmental organisation established in 2004 by a group of well-coordinated and passionate people who are close to the idea of volunteering. From the beginning, our team has been characterised by creativity and a huge amount of social energy. We are open and tolerant in our actions. We believe that nothing is impossible, only some things are harder to achieve.
Green Economy Institute
We work for changes that will help to stop the climate disaster, maintain the competitiveness of the economy and deepen European integration. We believe in the sense of joint action, democracy and we see the need for changes dictated by the fight against the climate disaster.
Institute of Public Finance
Instytut Finansów Publicznych (Institute of Public Finance, IFP) is a watch dog think-tank operating for the public benefit, an expert and analytical centre that represents the interests of society and citizens and actively participates in the public debate. It is an independent and non-partisan non-governmental organization which aims to: monitoring the condition and transparency of public finances, fact-checking, and counteracting populism in public life, as well as supporting democracy, the rule of law and civil society.
Era of New Women Foundation
Era of New Women is a rapidly developing social movement in Poland. Since November 2018, it has united Polish women into a strong structure of support and development groups. The mission of the Era of New Women is to inspire women towards personal and professional transformation, aimed at building self-worth, acceptance, lasting relationships, financial independence, and a sense of happiness.
Śląska Organizacja Turystyczna
The Silesian Tourist Organization is one of 16 regional tourist organizations in Poland. The main goal of the Silesian Tourist Organization is to create an attractive image of the Silesian Voivodeship in Poland and abroad, helping increase the number of tourists visiting the region. The broadly understood tourist promotion of the Silesian Voivodeship as a region characterized by a very diverse natural and cultural landscape takes place on the Internet, in the press, and during promotional campaigns.
The School for Leaders
Our mission is to support the development of civil society through training and support of leaders who perform their activities within the public sphere in NGOs, local government institutions and political parties. The participants of our programmes are the people of different political and social backgrounds. After over 20 years of activity, our Alumni are members of the European and Polish Parliament, of the government, and of many local governments. They also run hundreds of organizations and social initiatives in over 40 countries all across the world.
Polish Smog Alert
Polish Smog Alert is a social movement that brings together people fighting for the improvement of air quality in Poland – a country with the dirtiest air in the EU. The idea was born in Krakow, where strong social pressure allowed for introducing a ban on solid fuel heating (coal and wood). The successes of the first initiative inspired citizens from other towns and cities to initiate their activism. Today we act in most large Polish cities and also in many smaller towns, and our movement gather over 50 clean air grassroots. Not only do we initiate important changes, but we also influence their shape. The result is a series of anti-smog regulations introduced at various levels. Successes improve the situation, but we are still far from resolving the problem.