The 12th European Economic Congress, and the European Start-up Days, planned to be held on 18-20 May in Katowice, southern Poland, have been postponed until September 2-3, 2020, due the coronavirus epidemic threat, the congress organisers PTWP Group said on Thursday.
Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki declared on Tuesday that the entire state effort, financial means and attention were focused on coronavirus preventive measures. He added that, if it occurred, the aim would be to limit its scope and combat it.
President Andrzej Duda in Katowice, southern Poland, on Saturday, took part in the signing of a letter of intent between the the city’s local government representatives and the Mines Restructuring Company for the construction of a technology and gaming hub.
Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki attended a meeting on Wednesday in Katowice, southern Poland, of the parliamentary group for the Silesian province, and said the government wants to cooperate with all local entities and trade unions to pursue a strong Silesia.
To coordinate their efforts, the women volunteers set up the Animal Rescue Collective Guild Craft Poland on Facebook which now has over 1,000 members. To date they have sent over 300kg of pouches and blankets to help the orphaned animals.
The 11th World Urban Forum (WUF) will be held in 2022 in the southern Polish city of Katowice, for the first time in Central Europe, Minister of Funds and Regional Policy Malgorzata Jarosinska-Jedynak has said.
The south-Polish Katowice Special Economic Zone has already attracted 11 new projects this year whose total value is PLN 500 mln (EUR 117 mln), the zone's CEO, Janusz Michalek, told PAP on Wednesday.
PM Mateusz Morawiecki on Monday in Katowice, southern Poland, commemorated the 38th anniversary of the December 1981 Wujek massacre, in which communist riot police killed nine protesting miners in the city's Wujek coal mine.
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be held in Katowice, southern Poland, in 2020. The nomination was announced during the closing ceremony of the14th edition of the event held in Berlin, the Digital Affairs Ministry has announced.
According to a ranking by fDi Magazine (part of the Financial Times group), the Katowice (southern Poland) and Lodz (central Poland) Special Economic Zones are among the world's most attractive, placing second and eighth respectively in fDi's ranking for 2019.