During Friday's 46th session of the UN Human Rights Council, 45 countries, including Poland, signed an appeal for the release of Russian opposition activist Alexei Navalny.
The Polish foreign minister, speaking at a UN panel discussion, urged Moscow to respect human and minority rights in Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014.
Poland has initiated talks with EU member states to push for an urgent debate in the UN Human Rights Council on the arrest of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, the deputy foreign minister said on Monday.
Nearly 100,000 Poles take part in volunteering activities, including around 90,000 committed to projects carried out by the Caritas Catholic charity and 3,000 young people involved in missionary volunteering.
Poland has always been a strong advocate of involvement in the Mediterranean region, the country’s deputy foreign minister Paweł Jabłoński said during an OSCE video conference on security in the area.
Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau said on Friday, the eve of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, that the UN's role is undisputed and the organisation has no real alternative.
Preserving biodiversity is vital for life on Earth, Polish President Andrzej Duda said at a UN summit devoted to biodiversity on Wednesday as he stressed what he called Poland's centuries-long track record in environmental protection.
Polish President Andrzej Duda took part on Wednesday in the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 75), during which he appealed for a declaration of "global solidarity" to overcome current crises in the world and supported human rights in Belarus.
Russian hoaxers Vladimir Kuznetsov and Alexei Stolyarov published the 11-minute recording of the call onto YouTube on Tuesday. The President, whose office has confirmed the recording is genuine, is the latest in a long list targeted by the duo including Boris Johnson, Elton John, Prince Harry and NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg.
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on Friday expressed concern with the Polish ruling party's draft disciplinary legislation aimed at judges, which according to the commissioner "risks further jeopardising the independence of the judiciary in Poland."