It is the victims of the December 1970 events who made it possible for Poles today to live once again in an independent and sovereign homeland," President Andrzej Duda wrote in a letter marking the 1970 tragic events in Poland's northern city of Gdynia.
Government and church officials as well as unionists and the relatives of victims on Sunday in Katowice, southern Poland, commemorated the 37th anniversary of the December 1981 killing by communist militia of nine protesting miners in the city's Wujek coal mine.
Polish President Andrzej Duda and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres started a meeting in Katowice on Friday.
Poles encouraged to light candles in memory of those killed in communist crack down.
The Gdańsk Shipyard is among 14 new monuments to history established by the president. "Poland has 105 monuments to history on its independence centenary," President Andrzej Duda said during a gala at the National Theatre in Warsaw on Monday.
President Andrzej Duda attended a World Cup speed skating event which took place at the newly-built Tomaszów Ice Arena in Tomaszów Mazowiecki, central Poland, on Sunday.
President Andrzej Duda honoured two US citizens with the Officer's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland during his visit to Washington DC, the President's Office announced on Thursday.
During his presidency George H. W. Bush pursued a policy which led to a breakthrough in Europe, and for this we owe him our thanks, President Andrzej Duda told reporters in Washington.
President Andrzej Duda has arrived in Washington where he will attend the funeral of the 41st President of the United States George H.W. Bush, head of the President's Office Krzysztof Szczerski has told PAP.
Poland is ready today to take its share of responsibility for international security, including in the sphere of climate policy, President Andrzej Duda said at the official opening of the COP24 climate summit, which started on Monday in Katowice, south Poland.