Poland takes part in meeting of Warsaw Process working group

As part of the so-called Warsaw Process, a meeting of a working group on humanitarian issues and assistance to refugees took place in Brasilia with the participation of representatives from the US, Poland and Brazil, the US Department of State said on Thursday.

According to a US State Department press release, the meeting concerned the education and protection of children who were victims of conflicts in the Middle East.

Among its participants were representatives of 33 countries, as well as several international institutions and non-governmental organisations. Discussed during the talks were innovative solutions, pointing to the need to provide psychological support to children undergoing resettlement.

The United States and Poland initiated the so-called Warsaw Process in February 2019 after a Middle East conference that was organized in the Polish capital. The objective of the meetings of expert groups is to promote stability in the Middle East by implementing the principles of multilateralism, which extend regional and global cooperation, reported the State Department.

To date, several meetings of working groups have been held within the framework of the Warsaw Process, including those concerning cyber security (in Seoul), respect for human rights (in Washington) and energy security issues (in Warsaw). Meetings of groups on counter-terrorism and illegal sources of financing are planned for the beginning of March, in Marrakesh. Morocco.

The meeting of the working group in Brasilia was co-chaired by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Pawel Jablonski.