Expert Profile

Prof. Adam Daniel Rotfeld
Position(s) Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland

Professor Adam Daniel Rotfeld is an Associate Fellow within the Global Fellowship Initiative of the GCSP. Professor Adam Daniel Rotfeld is Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland (2015). In 1990-2002 Director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI); member of the UN SG’s Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters in 2006-2011 (chaired the ABDM in 2008) and the NATO Group of Experts (Wisemen Group) on a new Strategic Concept of Alliance (2009-2010); Co-Chairman of the Polish-Russian Group on Difficult Matters (2008-2015). and member of the OSCE Panel of Eminent Persons on European Security as a Common Project (2015).

Dealt with the theory and practice of international security and human rights, conflict solution, arms control and disarmament.

Member of European Council of Foreign Relations (ECFR), the European Leadership Network (ELN), Aspen Ministers Forum (AMF) and some other national and international boards, committees and scientific councils. Lectured at the universities of Austria, China, Finland, Germany, Japan, Netherland, Russia, Sweden, Switzerland, U.S. and other countries.

Published more than 20 monographs and about 450 articles and studies.


Recent books:

Poland in Uncertain World (2006); Where is the World Heading? (2008); NATO 2020: Assured Security – Dynamic Engagement (2010); In Shadow (2012); White Spots – Black Spots. Difficult Matters in Polish-Russian Relations 1918-2008 (Eds. Adam D. Rotfeld and Anatoly W. Torkunov; University of Pittsburgh Press 2015).