Polish Institute of International Affairs is pleased to present the Report „Towards a smarter V4”, prepared within the research project “Defence Austerity: a New Paradigm for Defence and Security Cooperation in the Visegrad Region (DAV4)”.
The report is a long-awaited product of the work of Visegrad countries Expert Group, in which PISM was represented by director Marcin Zaborowski and research fellowsMarcin Terlikowski and Gareth Chappell (by March 2012 r.). The editor of the document is Tomàš Valàšek (Center for European Reform/Slovak Atlantic Commission). The aim of the report is to analyze prospects of improved defence collaboration among the Visegrad Group. The document sets forth principles, which should govern the cooperation of the V4, and proposes some specific areas for collaboration.