On Friday and Saturday (March 19-20, 21), the 5th final of the Safety and Defense Contest (Olimpiada Wiedzy o Bezpieczeństwie i Obronności) took place at our faculty. On March 19, participants wrote a test that appointed 12 finalists. On the next day, the aforementioned twelve took part in the Knowledge Quiz, which was led by the Dean of the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies, Daniel Przastek, Ph.D., D.Sc. Three students qualified for the final stage – Emil Kielar (the winner), Michał Okruciński and Krzysztof Sycz. Congratulations to all participants!
The guests of the event were:
Aleksandra Morzycka, Ph.D. – Press spokesman and advisor to the Commander for Communication of NATO Force Integration Unit Poland, Vice-president of KG OWoBiO
Piotr Wawrzyk, Ph.D., D.Sc. – Secretary of State for Legal and Treaty Affairs, the United Nations, Consular and Parliamentary Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Gen. dyw. Adam Joks, Ph.D. – Commander of the Joint Force Training Center NATO
Płk mgr inż. Mateusz Dadał – Deputy Chief of Staff of the Military Gendarmerie (on behalf of Brig. Gen. Tomasz Połucha – Commander-in-Chief of the Military Gendarmerie)
Płk mgr inż. Krzysztof Stańczyk – Commander of the 8th Kuyavian-Pomeranian Territorial Defense Brigade
Irena Rysińska, Ph.D., D.Sc. – chairman of the jury, the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies, University of Warsaw
Arkadiusz Stypa, M.A. -an expert in the Department of Development, Polish Armaments Group
Jacek Matuszak, M.A. – an expert in the Department of Communication and Marketing, Polish Armaments Group
The finalists were evaluated by a jury composed of:
The final of the Contest and the awards gala are available to watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jhlKuddQwyQ
The Contest was organized by the Faculty of Political Science and International Studies of the University of Warsaw in cooperation with the Main School of Fire Service and NATO Force Integration Unit Poland. The honorary patrons were:
The patron was the Social Insurance Institution, and the partner was LOT Polish Airlines.
The main persons responsible for the organization of the event were Mariusz Włodarczyk, Ph.D., and Marta Rojewska, Ph.D.