Warsaw Euro-Atlantic Summer Academy (WEASA) is a now-annual summer school for mid-career professionals from the Eastern Partnership, the Western Balkans, and Poland. Moreover, a wide range of policy analysts, experts, advisers, civil servants, NGO professionals, journalists, and journalists have taken part in the academy so far.
WEASA was founded to present the political, social and economic foundations of modern democracies in the European Union and the transatlantic community and further promote the values of freedom, pluralism and peace.
Furthermore, WEASA goes in line with the Eastern Partnership initiative that aims at accelerating political association, deepening economic integration, enhancing mobility of citizens as well as strengthening sector cooperation between the European Union and the Eastern Europe.
In past years, WEASA looked at a variety of topics – from energy security to regional development. WEASA 2017 looked at how digital technology has transformed our thinking on social, political, economic, and security issues. Consequently, they have decided to focus specifically on digital affairs for the foreseeable future.