Speaking at a training range in Nowa Dęba in southeastern Poland on Tuesday, President Andrzej Duda expressed satisfaction that Polish troops will soon return to UN peace-keeping duties with a 250-person contingent to be deployed to Lebanon.
An exhibition about Rafał Lemkin, a Polish lawyer of Jewish descent and the author of the "genocide" concept and the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide, opened at the UN headquarters in New York on Wednesday.
The strengthening of int'l law as the base of relations between states, protection of civilians and support for national minorities are Poland's priorities for its presidency of the UN Security Council, FM Jacek Czaputowicz said after meeting with the diplomatic corps.
Modular Systems, which has seen revenue go from 51 million PLN in 2017 to 90 million in 2019 and a forecast of 120 million PLN in 2020, is NATO certified, on a list of recognized sellers for the Polish government and have recently held talks with the UN and other aid organizations about cooperation.
The history of the Bernese Group, a group of Polish and Jewish diplomats who forged foreign travel documents aimed at saving European Jews from Holocaust during World War II, is the theme of an exhibition which opened on Thursday in the UN seat in Geneva.
Averting threats from Russia, EU-US relations and strengthening the EU's economy will be among Poland's foreign policy priorities in 2019, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz told PAP on Monday.
Sustainable development of cities, digitally-competent employees and taxation of online companies are the key challenges that contemporary cities face, said Jose Angel Gurria, secretary of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
The reduction of carbon dioxide emissions is a global commitment, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Tuesday during the UN climate summit in Katowice (COP24).
Following the outbreak of WW II, in 1941 lawyer Rafał Lemkin managed to emigrate to the United States, but lost 49 of his relatives in the Holocaust. He became pivotal in helping set up the United Nation’s Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.
Leaders of some 50 countries, who will come to Poland to attend a UN climate summit in December, will take part in celebrations marking Poland's independence centenary, PAP was told on Wednesday by the Polish president's top aide, Krzysztof Szczerski.