Arseny Sivitsky

Arseny Sivitsky

Guest Speaker

Co-Founder and Director of Minsk-based Center for Strategic and Foreign Policy Studies

Arseny Sivitsky is Co-Founder and Director of the Minsk-based Center for Strategic and Foreign Policy Studies, Belarusian security and foreign policy analyst, focusing on international and regional security, strategic affairs, Russia and Eurasia, etc.

He graduated with honors and has a Master’s degree in Philosophy from Belarusian State University. He is doing now his doctoral research in the field of Social Philosophy and Methodology of Science at the Institute of Philosophy, Belarusian National Academy of Science. He also works there as a research fellow at the Center for Study of Globalization, Integration and Socio-Cultural Cooperation.

He is a military officer in reserve of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus, specializing in the use of multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) and anti-tank guided missile systems (ATGM). He graduated from the Reserve Officer’s Training Corps of the Military Department of the Belarusian State University, then from the 72nd Guards Joint Training Center of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus (with honors).

As an independent foreign policy and strategy adviser, he cooperates with a range of consultancy agencies specializing in investment, political and security risks assessment, and the post-soviet space area. He has wide experience in holding briefings for political and military officials and participating in political and military simulations (wargames). He lives and works in Minsk, Belarus.

He is a participant of various educational and expert programs and events dedicated to international relations and security affairs of research and analytical institutions of the EU countries, Russia, the U.S.A., and China.