The American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and politician Jesse Jackson will be the guest of honor at ceremonies marking Roma Genocide Remembrance Day, which will take place on August 2 at the former Nazi German Auschwitz II-Birkenau death camp.
You are from the best-drilled and organised formations in the world," Polish President Andrzej Duda told soldiers of the country's Representative Honour Guard of the Armed Forces during a standard-giving ceremony on Sunday.
Tuesday marked the 78th anniversary of the 1940 Katyn Forest Massacre of around 22,000 Polish army officers, policemen and members of the intelligentsia by the Soviet security agency NKVD. Most of the executions took place in the Katyn Forest in west Russia.
Opening an exhibition on the Roma people in Lodz (central Poland) on International Roma Day on Sunday, Polish Prime Ministerial aide Marek Suski read out a letter from PM Mateusz Morawiecki.
The French ambassador to Poland, Pierre Levy, awarded the Order of Arts and Letters to actor Wojciech Pszoniak, former Minister of Culture and National Heritage Malgorzata Omilanowska and art historian Piotr Skubiszewski in Warsaw, on Tuesday.