Poland plans to speed up immigration procedures for the Polish diaspora in Kazakhstan, a presidential aide said on Tuesday.
Organized by the National Institute of Remembrance (IPN), the project, titled ‘Trails of Hope; the Odyssey of Freedom’, was originally undertaken to mark the 80th anniversary of the beginning of the operation that saw both civilians and soldiers evacuated from the USSR as part of the so-called Anders Army.
The United States is committed to Poland's security, US president Joe Biden wrote in a letter to the New York-based Polish and Slavic Centre on Thursday.
Poland’s foreign minister has sacked the government plenipotentiary for contacts with the Jewish diaspora following his criticism of the government in a press interview.
Polish diaspora organisations from Monday can join a competition for projects, as organised by the Prime Minister's Office, with a total of PLN 50 mln (EUR 11.2 mln) earmarked for the purpose, the government commissioner for the Polish diaspora has announced.
In their ongoing project “Waiting for the Snow”, cousins Katarzyna and Marianne Wasowska offer an intimate portrait of Poles who emigrated to Brazil and Argentina, where there is also a sizeable diaspora.
On the occasion of the Day of Polish Diaspora and Poles Abroad, falling on May 2, Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz spoke about the importance of national unity amongst Polish communities around the world, in a video statement posted on the foreign ministry's website.
President Andrzej Duda on Monday in Warsaw met with youth of Polish origin from the East. Adressing his guests in the Presidential Palace, Duda said they were Poland's ambassadors in their respective communities.
Polish President Andrzej Duda on Thursday told a congress of the Polish diaspora that with the support of Poles living abroad, there will be built a Poland "of your dreams and ours."
President Andrzej Duda appealed on Saturday at a meeting with representatives of the Polish diaspora in the US to "be together and support Poland," to make Americans feel that the Polish community "has great political power."