Poland-Germany: Discrepancy protocol and common interests
The recent visit of Chancellor Angela Merkel to Warsaw, as well as the disclosure of the informal, unannounced Kaczyński-Merkel “summit meeting” in the summer last year may create a new quality of relations between Berlin and Warsaw. It may but doesn’t have to. It is therefore all the more so worth attempting to show what may join us as well as what may divide us and ultimately what in no wise can be reduced to a “common denominator”.
Polish Heritage Day in UK
The Polish Embassy in London has suggested the introduction of a Polish Heritage Day to the calendar of regular events in the UK.
Poland ready to thoroughly engage in European defence policy
An interview with Konrad Szymański, Secretary of State for European Affairs at the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Polish FM at the meeting of the Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels
EU support for reforms in Ukraine, the situation in Libya, relations with Egypt and the peace process in the Middle East were among the topics of discussion during the meeting of EU foreign ministers attended by Minister Witold Waszczykowski.
Database containing Auschwitz personnel made available online
The Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) and the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum have joined forces to make available to the public a database containing information on the personnel who worked at Auschwitz concentration camp during the Second World War.
Statement from the Ambassador
Statement from Piotr Wilczek, Ambassador of Poland in Washington, DC regarding comments made by Jonathan Greenblatt, President of the Anti-Defamation League.
The Noble Dreams of Don Quixote
”This 19th-century book by Teodor Korwin-Szymanowski, with its vision of European integration, is chiefly a record of its time, containing certain ideas and concepts that were generally later developed in the next century, becoming an element of the reality we are witnessing today,” says professor Radosław Żurawski vel Grajewski of the University of Łódź in a conversation with Poland.pl. An event marking the international promotional campaign for the new Polish-French edition of Korwin-Szymanowski’s "L’Avenir économique, social et politique en Europe" ("Europe’s Future in Economic, Social, & Political Contexts") was held at the College of Europe in Bruges on 25 January.
New film aims to set record straight over German Nazi death camps
The Polish embassy in Washington has commissioned a new short film as part of efforts to stamp out the use of historically inaccurate terms like “Polish concentration camps”.
Polish FM: Foreign policy tasks for 2016 have been completed 100 percent
“All tasks that were assigned to us in the programming documents and that I presented in my annual policy address to the Sejm have been completed,” said Minister Witold Waszczykowski after a meeting with Prime Minister Beata Szydło which was held as part of the MFA’s review.
ZDF removes #GermanDeathCamps hashtags added to posts under news items
German public television station ZDF announced on Facebook that it would remove entries reading #GermanDeathCamps, #GermanNotNazi, and #GermanNotPolish that are not related to the topic of the material posted on the page. It also said that it would block the authors of these posts.
Poland’s and Lithuania’s foreign ministers meet in Warsaw
“Regional security and geopolitical issues faced by Poland and Lithuania may not be an excuse to leave our bilateral problems unresolved, and in particular issues relating to the status of Poles living in Lithuania,” emphasized Minister Witold Waszczykowski during Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Antanas Linkevičius’s visit to Warsaw.