Polish Minister of Climate and COP24 President Michał Kurtyka handed over to Chile in Madrid on Monday the presidency of the UN climate summit, the position he held since the previous conference in Katowice, southern Poland, last December.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said before the beginning of the COP 25 UN Climate Change Conference in Madrid on Monday that Poland must be offered special compensation for its effort to change its energy system and reduce emissions.
Former European Council President and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk was distinguished with the Marion Doenhoff prize for international understanding and reconciliation in Hamburg, on Sunday.
Polish Climate Minister Michał Kurtyka believes that in order to implement a long-term EU climate strategy, including plans to reach climate neutrality by 2050, it is necessary to define its financial conditions and ensure social approval.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki will begin a two-day visit to Spain on Monday, where he will take part in the first day of the UN Climate Change Conference COP 25 in Madrid.
President Andrzej Duda expects a clear statement of NATO unity at the Alliance's forthcoming summit in London, the head of Duda's office Krzysztof Szczerski said on Sunday.
Polish President Andrzej Duda visited miners in Turów brown coal mine in Bogatynia, south-west Poland on Saturday, ahead of the Miners' Day, observed annually in Poland on December 4.
The confirmation of Poland's readiness to maintain the dynamics of actions in NATO was one of the subjects debated by a consultative meeting on Friday called by President Andrzej Duda ahead of the forthcoming NATO summit in London on December 3 and 4.
The man who has so far been identified only as Łukasz has been hailed a hero after grabbing the tusk from a wall in Fishmongers' Hall where he was working and running outside to confront the attacker.
President Andrzej Duda attended commemorations of Cadet Day on Friday, traditionally held on the anniversary of Poland's 1830-31 November Uprising against the Russian Empire (Nov. 29), which was triggered by Polish military cadets.