Deputy Chief of Mission and Polish Officials Honor Victims of September 11, 2001 Terrorist Attacks

On September 11 in Warsaw, Deputy Chief of Mission B. Bix Aliu attended a solemn commemoration honoring the victims of the terrorist attacks that took place in New York, Pennsylvania, and Virginia 19 years ago on Tuesday, September 11, 2001.  The combined attacks by the terrorist group al-Qaeda killed 2,996 people, injured over 6,000 individuals, and ... Read More»

Embassy Supports Seminar for Polish Teachers on Human Rights and the Holocaust

On September 7, 2020, the Embassy’s Cultural Affairs Officer Dan Hastings virtually welcomed the 40 Polish educators competitively selected to attend the eight-week online course “Teaching about the Holocaust and Human Rights through Art.” The seminar is the third edition of annual training organized by the New York-based The Olga Lengyel Institute for Holocaust Studies and Human ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens: Absentee Voting Week is September 27-October 4

Absentee Voting Week is September 27-October 4 Be an active voter by taking the necessary steps to vote in the 2020 U.S. elections and participating in Absentee Voting Week!  In some states, voter registration and ballot request deadlines for the November 2020 election are as early as October 5th. Whether you are a first–time voter ... Read More»

Learn about Current Restrictions on Entry to the United States for Visa and ESTA Holders

Presidential Proclamation – Frequently Asked Questions (updated August 26 2020) 1. What visa categories are impacted by the March 11, 2020 Presidential Proclamation ( P.P. 9993 ) and June 22, 2020 Presidential Proclamation ( P.P. 10052 )?  Presidential Proclamation 9993 bans entry to the United States of persons present in the Schengen Area (including Poland).  Presidential Proclamation 10052 imposes certain ... Read More»

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo and Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz at a Press Availability

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo and Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz at a Press Availability REMARKS MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE JACEK CZAPUTOWICZ, POLISH FOREIGN MINISTER PALACE ON THE ISLE WARSAW, POLAND AUGUST 15, 2020 MODERATOR: (Via interpreter) Ladies and gentlemen, very warm welcome to the press conference. Minister Jacek Czaputowicz, Minister of Foreign Affairs of ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda

Office of the Spokesperson READOUT August 15, 2020   Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Polish President Andrzej Duda in Warsaw, Poland.  Secretary Pompeo and President Duda discussed the strong U.S.-Poland bilateral relationship and plans for future cooperation, including to promote regional military security, international ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Polish Prime Minister Morawiecki

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson READOUT August 15, 2020  Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting with Polish Prime Minister Morawiecki    The below is attributable to Spokesperson Morgan Ortagus:    Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki in Warsaw, Poland, where he is honoring the centennial of the Battle of Warsaw.  Secretary Pompeo and Prime Minister Morawiecki discussed areas ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo Travels to Poland for Consultations with Valued Ally and Partner

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson FACT SHEET August 15, 2020 SECRETARY POMPEO TRAVELS TO POLAND FOR CONSULTATIONS WITH VALUED ALLY AND PARTNER “Thirty years after the Iron Curtain came down, today Poland is one of the United States’ best friends on the European continent…” – Secretary Pompeo, February 12, 2019 Secretary Pompeo ... Read More»

U.S.-Poland Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE August 15, 2020   FACT SHEET U.S.-Poland Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement “Our alliance cannot be at full strength without robust contributions from all allies. President Trump is grateful for Poland’s leadership in contributing its fair share to our common defense.” – U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, February 12, 2019 At ... Read More»

Travel Advisory: Poland – Level 3: Reconsider Travel (August 6, 2020)

Travel Advisory: Poland – Level 3: Reconsider Travel (August 6, 2020) Reconsider travel to Poland due to COVID-19. Read the Department of State’s  COVID-19 page  before you plan any international travel. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a Level 3 Travel Health Notice for Poland due to COVID-19. Poland has lifted stay at home orders, and resumed some transportation options and business operations. ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to the Czech Republic, Slovenia, Austria, and Poland

PRESS STATEMENT CALE BROWN, DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 6, 2020 Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Prague and Pilsen, Czech Republic; Ljubljana, Slovenia; Vienna, Austria; and Warsaw, Poland August 11 to August 15. While in Pilsen, Secretary Pompeo will join Foreign Minister Petricek to commemorate the liberation of Western Czechoslovakia by the U.S. ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – August 6, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will no longer send weekly updates, but will continue to send updates as new information becomes available to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions. August 6, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and ... Read More»

V Corps Headquarters (Forward) Location Announced

U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs Office Phone: 0611-143-537-0005 | DSN: (314) 537-0005 www.eur.army.mil | USArmyEurope.MediaDesk@mail.mil Aug. 4, 2020 WIESBADEN, Germany – Today the U.S. Army Chief of Staff announced the V Corps Headquarters (Forward) would be located in Poland. Gen. James McConville was on hand to promote Maj. Gen. John Kolasheski, V Corps commanding general, ... Read More»

Secretary of Defense Statement on Completion of the U.S.-Poland Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement Negotiations

By Department of Defense 3 August 2020 The United States and Poland have completed negotiations on the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), building on our existing security cooperation and cementing our long-standing defense partnership. The EDCA reflects the shared vision outlined in the Joint Declarations signed by Presidents Donald J. Trump and Andrzej Duda in ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – July 30, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send weekly updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions. July 30, 2020  Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions  New Updates:  On July 30, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed 45,031 cases of COVID-19 in Poland. The Ministry also reported a total of 1,709 related ... Read More»

Fact Sheet: Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act of 2017

Why does the United States care about property restitution?      The United States’ concerns about restitution are related to fairness and equality for all victims, regardless of citizenship, religion, or ethnic background.    We believe it is important to settle the issue of World War II-era property restitution.  The Polish government’s leadership in resolving these challenges, which have ... Read More»

JUST ACT REPORT – POLAND

JUST ACT REPORT – POLAND       World War II began in Europe with the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany on September 1, 1939.  Between 1939 and mid-1941, Nazi Germany occupied western Poland, while the Soviet Union, by agreement with Nazi Germany, occupied eastern Poland.  In June 1941, Germany invaded the Soviet Union, bringing all of Poland under Nazi ... Read More»

Release of the JUST Act Report

29 July 2020 Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State On July 29, the Department of State released a report to Congress pursuant to the Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act of 2017, which was adopted by Congress with broad, bipartisan support and signed into law by President Trump in May 2018. The JUST Act ... Read More»

Celebrating the 231st Anniversary of the U.S. Department of State

27 July 2020 Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Today, the U.S. Department of State celebrates its 231st anniversary as the nation’s first executive agency. This milestone is an opportunity to reflect on the essential role of U.S. diplomacy in advancing the interests, security, and economic prosperity of the American people. I commend the State ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – July 23, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send weekly updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions. July 23, 2020  Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions  New Updates:  On July 23, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed 41,580 cases of COVID-19 in Poland. The Ministry also reported a total of 1,651 related deaths.  For ... Read More»

Draw your Comic Space Odyssey!

This summer, NASA will launch the Mars Rover Perseverance to explore Mars for possible future human habitation.  What do you think it would be like to live on Mars or another planet?  What is out there in other galaxies?  Look at the stars and tell us your space story! In celebration of NASA’s Mars 2020 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – July 15, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send weekly updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions. July 15, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions New Updates:  On July 15, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed ... Read More»

Remarks by the Honorable Ryan D. McCarthy, Secretary of the Army, at Poland’s Ministry of Defense

THE HONORABLE RYAN D. MCCARTHY Secretary of the Army Poland Statement 14 July Opening Remarks Opening Minister Blaszczak thank you for welcoming me during these unprecedented times. Despite our ongoing challenges, we must remain focused on the defense of our Nations across several fronts. The United States and Poland have a long-standing and enduring defense ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – July 9, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send weekly updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions. July 9, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions New Updates:  On July 9, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed ... Read More»

Presidential Message on the 244th Anniversary of the Adoption of the Declaration of Independence

Office of the Press Secretary July 4, 2020 On this day in 1776, the Second Continental Congress adopted the United States Declaration of Independence in what is now known as Independence Hall in Philadelphia.  In taking this historic step, the Congress proclaimed “these United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent ... Read More»

Independence Day Message from U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Poland Georgette Mosbacher

Independence Day Message  from  U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Poland Georgette Mosbacher July 4, 2020  To my fellow Americans and to our Polish friends and allies – please join me in wishing a Happy 244th Birthday to the United States of America! Independence Day is a time when our nation comes together to celebrate the freedom and liberties we ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Warsaw (July 3, 2020)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Warsaw (July 3, 2020) Location: U.S. Embassy, Aleje Ujazdowskie 29/31, Warsaw Event: A demonstration organized by employees of the Orlen and Anwil companies is planned to pass in front of the U.S. Embassy’s main entrance (Aleje Ujazdowskie 29/31) on Saturday, July 4, between 11:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. Approximately ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – July 1, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send weekly updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions. July 1, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions New Updates:  On July 1, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed ... Read More»

Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland in Joint Press Conference

Office of the Press Secretary June 24, 2020 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AND PRESIDENT DUDA OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND IN JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE Rose Garden   PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Well, thank you very much, everyone.  Please.  Thank you.  Beautiful day in the Rose Garden.  And I want to thank everybody for being here with us.  ... Read More»

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with President Andrzej Duda of the Republic of Poland

Office of the Press Secretary June 24, 2020 Today, President Donald J. Trump welcomed President Andrzej Duda of the Republic of Poland to the White House.  President Trump and President Duda discussed progress on defeating the coronavirus pandemic and reopening the United States and Poland, as well as boosting global economies.  President Trump thanked President ... Read More»

Joint Statement by President Donald J. Trump and President Andrzej Duda

Office of the Press Secretary June 24, 2020 The United States and Poland have a centuries-old friendship and partnership based on shared values and interests, strong people-to-people ties, and mutual respect.  Today we reaffirm the values that both our nations hold dear, especially democracy, the rule of law, individual liberties and freedoms, and free, fair, ... Read More»

President Donald J. Trump Is Strengthening Our Nation’s Enduring Partnership With Poland

Office of the Press Secretary June 24, 2020   PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS STRENGTHENING OUR NATION’S ENDURING PARTNERSHIP WITH POLAND “America loves Poland, and America loves the Polish people.” – President Donald J. Trump   EXPANDING OUR PARTNERSHIP: President Donald J. Trump is working to further strengthen the longstanding partnership between the United States and ... Read More»

Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland Before Bilateral Meeting

Office of the Press Secretary June 24, 2020 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AND PRESIDENT DUDA OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND BEFORE BILATERAL MEETING Oval Office (excerpt) 2:30 P.M. EDT PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Thank you very much.  It’s an honor to have President Duda, a friend.  We’ve had many discussions, and we work very well with Poland.  ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 24, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send weekly updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. June 24, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and ... Read More»

Presidential Proclamation

Office of the Press Secretary June 22, 2020   SUSPENSION OF ENTRY OF IMMIGRANTS AND NONIMMIGRANTS WHO PRESENT A RISK TO THE UNITED STATES LABOR MARKET DURING THE ECONOMIC RECOVERY FOLLOWING THE 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION     The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has significantly ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 23, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. June 23, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 22, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. June 22, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Presidential Message on Juneteenth, 2020

Office of the Press Secretary June 19, 2020 The First Lady and I send our warmest greetings to those celebrating Juneteenth this year. On this day 155 years ago, African Americans in Texas first heard the righteous and long-overdue words of General Order Number 3:  “All slaves are free.”  These words confirmed for still-enslaved people ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 19, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. June 19, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens: Voting in the 2020 U.S. Elections

Update: As of June 19, U.S. Embassy Warsaw’s diplomatic pouch has resumed outgoing deliveries.  U.S. citizens may now use the diplomatic pouch to return ballots and other voting materials to the United States.  Please note, however, that due to COVID-19 restrictions, there are significant delays in pouch deliveries.  Please see below for more information. Registering ... Read More»

Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of His Excellency Andrzej Duda, President of the Republic of Poland

Office of the Press Secretary June 17, 2020 President Donald J. Trump will welcome President Andrzej Duda of the Republic of Poland to the White House on June 24, 2020.  The visit comes at a critical time for both the United States and Poland, as we reopen our countries after months of battling the coronavirus ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 17, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send weekly updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. June 17, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 16, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. June 16, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 15, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. June 15, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Presidential Message on the 245th Birthday of the United States Army

Office of the Press Secretary June 14, 2020 On this day in 1775, the Second Continental Congress established the Continental Army to fight for our Nation’s independence.  In the 245 years since, the United States Army has helped defend our freedom all over the world and has made countless contributions to our Nation’s security and ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 14, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at  ACSWarsaw@state.gov . June 14, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 13, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at  ACSWarsaw@state.gov . June 13, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 12, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov.    June 12, 2020    Location: Poland   Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions    New Updates:  On June 12, the ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 11, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov.    June 11, 2020    Location: Poland   Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions    New Updates:  On June 11, the ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 10, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov.  June 10, 2020     Location: Poland    Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 9, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. June 9, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 8, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. June 8, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 7, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. June 7, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 6, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. June 6, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 5, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. June 5, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Fulfilling the President’s Generous Commitment to Provide Critical Medical Supplies Across the Globe

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO June 4, 2020 Fulfilling the President’s Generous Commitment to Provide Critical Medical Supplies Across the Globe The United States has been the largest contributor to global health security and humanitarian assistance for more than a half century, saving lives all over ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 4, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. June 4, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Statement by Georgette Mosbacher, U.S. Ambassador to Poland

June 4, 2020 Last week we witnessed the shocking death of George Floyd in Minnesota. As President Trump stated, “The death of George Floyd was a grave tragedy and should never have happened. It has filled Americans all over the country with horror, anger, and grief.” I join all of those who have expressed condolences to his family.  The scenes unfolding ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 3, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. June 3, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 2, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. June 2, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Atlantic Resolve Mission Command Transfers to New Unit

June 2, 2020 POZNAN, Poland – The 1st Cavalry Division Forward assumed command of the U.S. Army’s Atlantic Resolve mission June 1. In a transfer of authority ceremony, 1st Infantry Division Forward relinquished authority for the mission command element of Atlantic Resolve to 1CD FWD. The TOA ceremony is a longstanding Army tradition that signifies ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – June 1, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send updates to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. June 1, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 29, 2020 The United States continues to lead in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, illustrated by recent announcements of new foreign assistance that are made possible through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. Government’s action. The American people have given more than $11 billion that will benefit the global COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 29, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a weekly update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 29, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 28, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 28, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 27, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 27, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 26, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 26, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 25, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 25, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 24, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov.    May 24, 2020    Location: Poland   Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions    New Updates:  On May 24, the ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 23, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov.    May 23, 2020    Location: Poland   Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions    New Updates:  On May 23, the ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 22, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 22, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Proclamation on Honoring the Victims of the Novel Coronavirus Pandemic

21 May 20202 HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION   Our Nation mourns for every life lost to the coronavirus pandemic, and we share in the suffering of all those who endured pain and illness from the outbreak. Through our grief, America ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 21, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov.  May 21, 2020  Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions  New Updates: On May 21, the Polish Ministry of Health ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 20, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 20, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

UPDATE: The United States Continues to Lead the Global Response to COVID-19

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson FACT SHEET Through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. Government’s action, the United States continues to demonstrate global leadership in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The American people have given more than $10 billion that will benefit the global COVID-19 response, and we continue to ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 19, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 19, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 18, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 18, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 17, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 17, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 16, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 16, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 15, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 15, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 14, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 14, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 13, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 13, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Embassy and American Councils Hold Virtual Mentoring for Young Participants of U.S. Exchange Programs

On Thursday, May 7, the U.S. Embassy Warsaw and the Polish office of the American Councils for International Education virtually launched a mentoring workshop for 16 young participants of U.S. government-sponsored educational exchange and civic education programs that will run from May to October, 2020.  Called the FLEX Alumni Mentoring Program, after the U.S. Department ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 12, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 12, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 11, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov . May 11, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Europe Day

05/09/2020 Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State On behalf of the Government of the United States and the American people, I congratulate the citizens of the European Union as you celebrate Europe Day. For nearly three-quarters of a century, the enduring bonds of shared history, democratic values, and a commitment to peace and prosperity have formed ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 10, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 10, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 9, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 9, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Presidential Message on the 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe Day

Office of the Press Secretary May 8, 2020 Seventy-five years ago today, the last remnants of the Nazi regime unconditionally surrendered to the Allied Powers, marking the end of World War II in Europe.  Today, we celebrate the forces of freedom who defeated tyranny and emerged victorious in that monumental struggle.  We pay tribute to ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 8, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 8, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Joint Statement on the 75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson MEDIA NOTE May 7, 2020 Joint Statement on the 75th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War The following is a joint statement by the U. S. Secretary of State and the Foreign Ministers of Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, and ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 7, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 7, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance Builds Upon U.S. Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response

05/06/2020 Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State As we work together to defeat the coronavirus at home, the United States stands with our global partners in their time of need, as we always have. A healthier world means a healthier United States. For more than a half century, the United States has been the largest ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 6, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 6, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

 Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 5, 2020  

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 5, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 4, 2020 

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 4, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Update: The United States is Continuing to Lead the Response to COVID-19

FACT SHEET May 1, 2020 Update: The United States is Continuing to Lead the Response to COVID-19 Through the American people’s generosity and the U.S. government’s action, the United States continues to demonstrate global leadership in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Months into fighting this pandemic at home and abroad, the United States remains ... Read More»

World Press Freedom Day

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE MAY 2, 2020 On World Press Freedom Day, recognized around the world on May 3, we highlight the critical role of independent media in facilitating the open exchange of information and ideas so vital to free, prosperous, and secure democratic societies. This year, as the world faces ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 3, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 3, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Poland Constitution Day

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson May 2, 2020 STATEMENT BY SECRETARY OF STATE MICHAEL R. POMPEO Poland Constitution Day On behalf of the people of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Poland on your Constitution Day. Poland’s Constitution of May 3, 1791 remains a powerful symbol of the ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 2, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 2, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – May 1, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. May 1, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 30, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 30, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 29, 2020 

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 29, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 28, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 28, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 27, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 27, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 26, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 26, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 25, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov.    April 25, 2020     Location: Poland    Event:  Message to U.S. citizens ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 24, 2020 

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 24, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

50th Anniversary of Earth Day

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 22, 2020 Today, the United States observes the 50th anniversary of the first Earth Day.  The United States is proud of its record as a world leader in promoting clean water and air, conserving natural resources, and protecting nature while driving economic growth and fostering resilience ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 23, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 23, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

The United States Continues Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response

The United States Continues Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response with More Than $270 Million in Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance 04/22/2020 Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State For more than a half century, the United States has been the largest contributor to global health security and humanitarian assistance.  Through the American people’s generosity and under ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 22, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 22, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 21, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 21, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Proclamation on Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust, 2020

17 April 2020 Our Nation’s annual observance of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, calls on all Americans to pause and reflect on the horrific atrocities committed by the Nazi regime against minority groups and other “undesirables” in the years leading up to and during World War II.  Among those murdered in the Holocaust were 6 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 20, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 20, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 19, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 19, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Ambassador Mosbacher Honors the Heroism of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

To commemorate the 77th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising that occurred on April 19, 1943, Ambassador Mosbacher expressed solidarity with the “Daffodils” social and educational campaign being conducted online this year by the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews. Reflecting on this solemn moment from her home, Ambassador Mosbacher ... Read More»

Readout of President Trump Call with President of Poland

18 April 2020 Today, President Donald J. Trump spoke with President Andrzej Duda of Poland. President Trump and President Duda discussed the latest developments on and efforts to fight the coronavirus pandemic. President Trump thanked President Duda for committing to send supplies and Polish doctors to Chicago to assist in America’s fight against the virus. ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 18, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 18, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 17, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 17, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 16, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 16, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 15, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 15, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 14, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov . April 14, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Senate Resolution on the 80th Anniversary of the Katyn Massacre

APRIL 13, 2020 RISCH, MENENDEZ, DURBIN MARK 80TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE KATYN MASSACRE WITH SENATE RESOLUTION BOISE, Idaho – U.S. Senators Jim Risch (R-Idaho), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and co-chair of the U.S. Senate Poland Caucus, Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), today ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions  – April 13, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov.  April 13, 2020     Location: Poland    Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 12, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov.  April 12, 2020     Location: Poland    Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 11, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov.  April 11, 2020   Location: Poland  Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 10, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov .April 10, 2020 Location: PolandEvent:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions – April 9, 2020

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 9, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 ... Read More»

Continuing U.S. Leadership in the Global COVID-19 Response through Additional U.S. Foreign Assistance

STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO April 8, 2020 Thanks to the unmatched generosity of the American people and the efforts of the U.S. government, the United States has continued to lead the world’s public health and humanitarian response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We are building on that leadership, with another $225 million in health, ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please email us at ACSWarsaw@state.gov. April 8, 2020   Location: Poland    Event:  Message to U.S. citizens – Update ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please contact us at one of the email addresses below. April 7, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please contact us at one of the email addresses below. April 6, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please contact us at one of the email addresses below.   April 5, 2020   Location: Poland   Event:  ... Read More»

Message to U.S. citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions

U.S. Embassy Warsaw will send a daily update to ensure all U.S citizens in the Warsaw Consular District have the latest information about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and local conditions.  If different or additional information would be useful, please contact us at one of the email addresses below.   April 4, 2020   Location: Poland   Event:  ... Read More»

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (April 3, 2020) 

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (April 3, 2020)     Location:  Poland    Event:  The April 4 LOT Polish Airlines flight is the last flight out of Poland to the United States.  U.S. citizens who wish to return to the United States should immediately email WarsawUSCitizen@state.gov for instructions on how to arrange a flight unless they are prepared ... Read More»

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (April 2, 2020)  

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (April 2, 2020)   Location:  Poland     Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with hundreds of thousands of reported cases worldwide.   This alert provides information on how to book tickets on the last flight from ... Read More»

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (April 1, 2020) 

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (April 1, 2020)  Location:  Poland   Event:   There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with hundreds of thousands of reported cases worldwide.  This alert provides information on how to book tickets on the last two flights from ... Read More»

FACT SHEET: The U.S. Role in International Organizations’ Response to COVID-19

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson FACT SHEET March 31, 2020 The U.S. Role in International Organizations’ Response to COVID-19 “Whenever you see high quality, effective COVID-19 aid being delivered around the world by UN humanitarian and relief agencies, what you are seeing is the generosity of the American people and those who ... Read More»

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 31, 2020)

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 31, 2020) Location: Poland Event: There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with hundreds of thousands of reported cases worldwide. This alert provides additional information regarding additional restrictions on movement and activities ... Read More»

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 30, 2020) 

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 30, 2020)  Location:  Poland Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with hundreds of thousands of reported cases worldwide.  This alert adds information about what steps to take if you are feeling ill and ... Read More»

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 29, 2020)

Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with hundreds of thousands of reported cases worldwide.  This alert updates information on the availability of LOT Polish Airlines charter flights to the United States. On March 19, the State Department advised U.S. citizens to avoid all international ... Read More»

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 28, 2020)

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 28, 2020) Location:  Poland Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with hundreds of thousands of reported cases worldwide.  This alert updates information on boarding and meal information for travelers on LOT charter flights. ... Read More»

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 27, 2020)

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 27, 2020) Location:  Poland Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with hundreds of thousands of reported cases worldwide. This alert updates information on available charter flights to the United States, and adds a special ... Read More»

U.S. Foreign Assistance in Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

PRESS STATEMENT MICHAEL R. POMPEO, SECRETARY OF STATE MARCH 26, 2020 The U.S. government has rapidly mobilized unprecedented resources to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, both at home and abroad.  Today, I am pleased to announce that the United States has made available nearly $274 million in emergency health and humanitarian funding. Along with the ... Read More»

NOTICE for U.S. Citizen Travelers

STEP: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program Subscribe to get up-to-date safety and security information and help us reach you in an emergency abroad. U.S. Citizens Travelers: Please enroll in  step.state.gov  to receive alerts & ensure you can be located in an emergency. U. S. Citizens in an Emergency: In Case of Emergency: Call 1-888-407-4747 (U.S./Canada); +1-202-501-4444 (overseas); or contact the nearest ... Read More»

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 26, 2020)

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 26, 2020)   Location:  Poland   Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with hundreds of thousands of reported cases worldwide. This message includes instructions on how to book flights to travel back to the ... Read More»

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 25, 2020)

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 25, 2020) Location:  Poland Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19).  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with hundreds of thousands of reported cases worldwide. This message includes instructions on how to book flights to travel back to the United States ... Read More»

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 24, 2020)

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens, U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 24, 2020) Location:  Poland Event:  On March 19, the State Department advised U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  The State Department is advising U.S. citizens  travelling or residing outside the United States to arrange for immediate return to ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 23, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 23, 2020) Location:  Poland Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with hundreds of thousands of reported cases worldwide. UPDATED FLIGHT BOOKING PROCEDURE: The U.S. Mission to Poland is assisting LOT Polish Airlines with ... Read More»

Global Level 4 Health Advisory – Do Not Travel (20 March, 2020)

The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the global impact of COVID-19.  In countries where commercial departure options remain available, U.S. citizens who live in the United States should arrange for immediate return to the United States, unless they are prepared to remain abroad for an indefinite period.  ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 19, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 19, 2020) Location:  Poland Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 180,000 reported cases worldwide. UPDATED FLIGHT BOOKING PROCEDURE: The U.S. Mission to Poland is assisting LOT with ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 18, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 18, 2020) Location:  Poland Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 180,000 reported cases worldwide. UPDATE: The U.S. Mission to Poland has confirmed availability of seats on charter ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 17, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 17, 2020) Location:  Poland Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 180,000 reported cases worldwide. On March 13, the Government of Poland announced that restrictions on international border crossings will be implemented ... Read More»

Exercise Defender-Europe 20

Mar 16, 2020 In response to the current outbreak of the COVID-19 virus and recent guidance by the Secretary of Defense, we have modified exercise Defender-Europe 20 in size and scope. As of March 13, all movement of personnel and equipment from the United States to Europe has ceased. The health, safety and readiness of ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 13, 2020)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 13, 2020) Location:  Poland Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 137,000 reported cases worldwide. On March 13, the Government of Poland announced that restrictions on international border crossings will be ... Read More»

Temporary Pause of International Exchange Programs Due to COVID-19

MARCH 12, 2020 The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) will temporarily pause all ECA-funded programs that involve travel to and from countries with heightened U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Alert Level 2 (Practice Enhanced Precautions) and Warning Level 3 (Avoid Nonessential Travel) or heightened State Department COVID-19 related Travel Advisory Levels 3 (Reconsider ... Read More»

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 11, 2020)

Health Alert: U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (March 11, 2020) Location: Poland Event:  There is an ongoing outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) first identified in Wuhan, China.  The global public health threat posed by COVID-19 is high, with more than 114,000 reported cases worldwide.  On March 11, the Polish Ministry of Health announced 27 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Poland, ... Read More»

Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Certain Additional Persons Who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus

March 11, 2020   SUSPENSION OF ENTRY AS IMMIGRANTS AND NONIMMIGRANTS OF CERTAIN ADDITIONAL PERSONS WHO POSE A RISK OF TRANSMITTING 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On January 31, 2020, I issued Proclamation 9984 (Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons ... Read More»

Ambassador Receives Award for Advancing Holocaust Memory

On March 3 at Carnegie Hall in New York City, Ambassador Mosbacher received the Champion of Advancing Holocaust Memory award from the World Values Network at its 8th Annual Jewish Awards Gala.  Other awardees included U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, boxing legend Evander Holyfield, investor and philanthropist Robert Smith, and television host, author, and ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires Aliu Speaks at 9th Annual Vital Voices Global Mentoring Walk

On Sunday, March 8 in Warsaw’s stunning Royal Łazienki Park, Chargé d’Affaires B. Bix Aliu addressed over 200 female mentors and mentees taking part in the 9th Annual Global Mentoring Walk organized by the Polish chapter of the U.S.-based Vital Voices organization.  The walk, which began at Royal Łazienki Park’s Royal Theater, was the idea ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Celebrates Winners of I Know America 2020

On February 28, Chargé D’Affaires Bix Aliu hosted a lunch to congratulate the 28 finalists of “I Know America,” a competition for high school students organized by the Rural Development Foundation in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw and the American Studies Center of the University of Warsaw.  First prize in the contest is ... Read More»

Embassy Launches 3rd Edition of High School Mentorship Program

On February 21, the U.S. Embassy and the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission kicked off the 3rd edition of the “EducationUSA Mentoring Program” for 20 Polish high school students planning to study at American universities. The finalists were selected out of almost 100 applicants from across Poland. Over the next 10 months, each of the selected students ... Read More»

The Embassy Welcomes a New Member of the Board of the Fulbright Commission

The Embassy is pleased to announce that on January 10, 2020 Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher appointed Mr. Angelo J. Pressello to the Board of Directors of the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission.  Currently CEO and owner of Directpl, a global IT services company, Mr. Pressello’s strong business background will be a great asset as the Fulbright Commission expands ... Read More»

Meet American Soldiers And Find Out More About Defender-Europe 20 Exercise!

DEFENDER-Europe 20 is the largest deployment of U.S.-based forces to Europe for an exercise in more than 25 years. It focuses on operational and strategic readiness. Strategic readiness includes the ability of the U.S. military to dynamically project force and set the theater by mobilizing and deploying forces, sustaining them in a crisis and redeploying ... Read More»

Crimea is Ukraine

02/26/2020 Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State February 27 will mark the sixth anniversary of Russia’s attempted annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, and the United States reaffirms: Crimea is Ukraine. As underscored in our July 2018 Crimea Declaration, the United States does not and will not ever recognize Russia’s claims of sovereignty over the peninsula. ... Read More»

COVID-19 Information

  Last updated: 09/21/20 Enroll in STEP to receive urgent updates: https://step.state.gov/   The Department of State advises U.S. citizens to reconsider travel to Poland due to COVID-19. Please see the  Department of State website  for more information. Country-Specific Information: On September 21, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed 79,988 cases of COVID-19 in Poland since the Pandemic began. The ... Read More»

Ambassador Mosbacher Recognizes Two Winners of 2019 AEIF Competition

On February 20 at her residence in Warsaw, Ambassador Mosbacher hosted the two Polish winners of the U.S. Department of State’s highly contested Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) competition.   This fund holds an annual competition for active U.S. Government exchange program alumni from around the world who propose innovative projects that address important U.S. foreign ... Read More»

Embassy Participates in Children’s Rights Conference Sponsored by Warsaw’s Akademeia High School Students

On February 7, Cultural Affairs Officer Dan Hastings took part in the Children’s Rights Conference organized by the motivated students at Warsaw’s Akademeia High School.  Receiving the official patronage of UNICEF Poland, the conference honored the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child by the UN General Assembly ... Read More»

President Donald J. Trump is Rebuilding Our Military And Protecting America’s Interests Abroad

February 4, 2020 PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS REBUILDING OUR MILITARY AND PROTECTING AMERICA’S INTERESTS ABROAD “We desire peace, cooperation, and mutual gain with all.  But I will never fail to defend America’s interests.” – President Donald J. Trump   REBUILDING AMERICAN STRENGTH: President Trump is investing in the resources our military needs to keep ... Read More»

Proclamation on Suspension of Entry as Immigrants and Nonimmigrants of Persons who Pose a Risk of Transmitting 2019 Novel Coronavirus

January 31, 2020 SUSPENSION OF ENTRY AS IMMIGRANTS AND NONIMMIGRANTS OF PERSONS WHO POSE A RISK OF TRANSMITTING 2019 NOVEL CORONAVIRUS AND OTHER APPROPRIATE MEASURES TO ADDRESS THIS RISK – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The United States has confirmed cases of individuals ... Read More»

Sale of F-35 Aircraft to Poland

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson Statement by MORGAN ORTAGUS, SPOKESPERSON January 31, 2020   The United States welcomes the Polish government’s decision to purchase 32 F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft worth $4.6 billion under the Foreign Military Sales program overseen by the U.S. Department of State.  We commend President Duda, ... Read More»

Poland’s Purchase of F-35 Fighters

Poland’s Purchase of Fifth-Generation Multi-Role F-35 Fighters FACT SHEET  On January 31, 2020, Poland signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance to purchase 32 F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Conventional Take Off and Landing (CTOL) Aircraft produced by Lockheed Martin, and 33 Pratt & Whitney F-135 Engines. The supersonic, multi-role F-35 represents a quantum leap in ... Read More»

Embassy Officers Attend Samuel Willenberg “Image of Treblinka” Exhibit Sponsored by IPN

On January 28, Public Affairs Counselor Frank Finver and Cultural Affairs Officer Dan Hastings attended the opening of the sculpture exhibit “The Image of Treblinka in The Eyes of Samuel Willenberg” organized by the Institute of National Memory (IPN) to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day.  The sculptures were the work of Samuel Willenberg, an inmate ... Read More»

Defender-Europe 20 Exercise

Over the last several years, the U.S. military has concentrated on – and made great strides toward – building the tactical readiness of service members and units. Now it is time to focus on operational and strategic readiness. Strategic readiness includes the ability of the U.S. military to dynamically project force and set the theater ... Read More»

Charge d’Affaires Meets Visiting Delegation from U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

On January 24 in Warsaw, Charge d’Affaires B. Bix Aliu was the guest of honor at a dinner with a delegation from the Washington, DC-based U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum (USHMM). The group of guests included, among others, USHMM Director Sara Bloomfield, USHMM’s Director of Programs Sarah Ogilvie, and Holocaust survivor and former Auschwitz-Birkenau internee Irene ... Read More»

Deputy Chief of Mission Lays Wreath to Commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On January 27 in Warsaw, Deputy Chief of Mission B. Bix Aliu participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Warsaw Ghetto Heroes Monument in Warsaw to commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day.  It was on this day, 75 years ago, that the German Nazi extermination camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated by Soviet forces in 1945. The ... Read More»

Global Competition for the 2020 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund is Now Open!

The Embassy of the United States in Poland is pleased to announce the opening of a competition for past participants (“alumni”) of U.S. government-funded and U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to submit applications for the U.S. Department of State’s 2020 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2020).   Alumni can submit proposals requesting funding from $5,000 up to ... Read More»

Statement of Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin on the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz

January 27, 2020 “Today, I was honored to represent President Trump as I led the United States Delegation attending the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz on this International Holocaust Remembrance Day. I was proud to deliver the President’s Proclamation marking this solemn day to President Andrej Duda, and I want to thank him, ... Read More»

Additional U.S. Contribution to Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation

January 27, 2020 STATEMENT BY SECRETARY MICHAEL R. POMPEO Additional U.S. Contribution to Auschwitz-Birkenau Foundation   To honor Holocaust victims, to preserve the Auschwitz and Birkenau Memorial and Museum so future generations never forget, and to further efforts to combat contemporary forms of anti-Semitism, the Department of State, working with Congress, intends to contribute an ... Read More»

Presidential Message on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, 2020

January 27, 2020 On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, we remember the millions of precious souls who perished as a result of the horrific crimes perpetrated by the Nazi regime.  We also reaffirm our steadfast commitment to confronting the vile poison of anti-Semitism wherever and whenever it arises. This year’s annual observance of International Holocaust Remembrance ... Read More»

Proclamation on National Day of Remembrance of the 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz, 2020

January 24, 2020 NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE LIBERATION OF AUSCHWITZ, 2020   – – – – – – –   BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA   A PROCLAMATION        On the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, we remember the 6 million Jews who ... Read More»

Charge d’Affaires Bix Aliu Participates in Press Freedom Conference in Gdańsk

On January 22 in Gdańsk, Charge d’Affaires Aliu spoke at the Press Freedom Conference organized by the Ringier Axel Springer media group at the European Solidarity Center and supported by the U.S. Embassy. The Press Freedom Conference is an annual international event to support journalists’ independence and to secure freedom of speech as a foundation ... Read More»

Pelosi, Bipartisan Congressional Delegation Conclude Poland Visit to Mark 75 Years Since Liberation of Auschwitz

January 21, 2020 Krakow, Poland – Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a bipartisan Congressional delegation concluded a visit to Poland to mark 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.  Today, the delegation toured Auschwitz-Birkenau, visited the Jewish Community Center of Krakow and paid respects to victims and survivors at the Krakow Ghetto Wall.  The delegation will ... Read More»

Pelosi Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation to Poland and Israel for Commemoration of 75 Years Since Liberation of Auschwitz

Pelosi Leads Bipartisan Congressional Delegation to Poland and Israel for Commemoration of 75 Years Since Liberation of Auschwitz   January 20, 2020                                                      Contact: Speaker’s Press Office, 202-226-7616 Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi is leading a bipartisan Congressional Delegation to Poland and Israel to commemorate 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz.  The delegation will ... Read More»

Proclamation on Religious Freedom Day, 2020

January 15, 2020 From its opening pages, the story of America has been rooted in the truth that all men and women are endowed with the right to follow their conscience, worship freely, and live in accordance with their convictions.  On Religious Freedom Day, we honor the foundational link between freedom and faith in our country ... Read More»

Secretary Michael R. Pompeo Policy Discussion with Stanford Students on: “The Restoration of Deterrence: The Iranian Example”

SPEECH January 13, 2020 Secretary Michael R. Pompeo Policy Discussion with Stanford Students on: “The Restoration of Deterrence: The Iranian Example” January 13, 2020 The Hoover Institution at Stanford University Palo Alto, California MR GILLIGAN:  This is all pretty elaborate, isn’t it?  (Laughter.)  Well, good morning.  My name is Tom Gilligan.  I am the director ... Read More»

Intensified Sanctions on Iran

01/10/2020 Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Today, the United States is taking a series of actions in response to Iran’s attacks against U.S. forces and interests, and to deprive the Iranian regime of revenue to conduct its violent foreign policy.  We will continue to hold individuals and entities accountable for supporting the Iranian regime’s ... Read More»

Deputy Chief of Mission Celebrates Civil Society in Poland

DCM Bix Aliu spoke at the International Institute of Civil Society’s (MISO) annual event, which honors individuals and organizations that work together to foster civil society in Poland.  DCM Aliu talked about the vital role an engaged civil society plays in safeguarding rights and advocating for the interests of citizens.  Founded by IVLP alumnus Mateusz ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw

Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions There is heightened tension in the Middle East that may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as needed. Actions to Take:  Keep a low profile. Be aware of your surroundings. Stay alert in locations ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Warsaw – December 30, 2019

Registering to Vote and submitting a ballot is fast, easy, and can be done from anywhere in the world! Start by confirming your voter registration with your state.  Some states require absentee voters to register annually so you may need to re-register.  Go to FVAP.gov to connect to your state’s voter portal to register to vote, ... Read More»

Fact Sheet on U.S. Opposition to Nord Stream 2

27 December 2019 Bureau of Energy Resources On December 20, 2019, President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2020, including Section 7503(d), also known as the Protecting Europe’s Energy Security Act (PEESA) of 2019. Related parties must ensure that vessels involved in Nord Stream 2 “immediately cease construction-related activity” in ... Read More»

The Results of My America Summer Work Travel Photo Contest 2019

We are pleased to announce the winner and finalists of the 2019 edition of the My America photo contest for participants of the Summer Work Travel program. All photos can be seen HERE : Winner – Maciej Kuc for photo “Forrest Gump(ers)” The other finalists include the following photos (names as given by participants) and their authors (in ... Read More»

Inclusive Dance Group Inspires Polish Audiences and Challenges Stereotypes

Tampa-based REVolutions Dance Company brought its artistry to four cities in Poland this week, performing and teaching classes in Krakow, Bytom, Warsaw and Radom.  Founded in 2005, REVolutions is an integrated company that brings together dancers with and without disabilities to raise awareness of the artistic contributions of people with disabilities through performance and education.  ... Read More»

International Human Rights Day

10 December 2019 Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State In 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) to identify common rights and freedoms for all people in all nations. An American, former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, chaired the UN Human Rights Commission that drafted this landmark document. Chairwoman ... Read More»

Presidential Proclamation on Human Rights Day, Bill of Rights Day, and Human Rights Week, 2019

December 9, 2019 Nearly two and a half centuries ago, American colonists broke free of a tyrannical monarchy and rose from the shadow of oppression, creating a new Republic predicated on liberty and the rule of law.  Innate to the identity of this new Nation was a revolutionary commitment to the preservation of individual rights.  ... Read More»

Presidential Proclamation on National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, 2019

December 6, 2019 National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, 2019 – – – – – – – By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation   Seventy-eight years ago today, the course of our Nation’s history was forever altered by the surprise attack at Pearl Harbor on Oahu, Hawaii.  On National Pearl Harbor ... Read More»

European Union Identifies Risks to 5G Networks

12/04/2019 Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson On December 3, the European Union (EU) Council identified serious risks posed to 5G telecommunications networks if they are built using untrusted vendors. We welcome this acknowledgement and urge our European partners and allies to ensure only trusted vendors participate in any part of their future 5G networks. The set ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw 2 December 2019

Location: Poland, countrywide Event:  During the holiday season, heightened security measures in Poland remain in place due to ongoing threats posed by transnational terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by violent extremist ideology throughout Europe.  Violent extremists continue to focus on locations such as Christmas holiday markets, shopping malls, airports, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, transportation ... Read More»

Deputy Chief of Mission and Polish Partners Celebrate 60th Anniversary of Fulbright Program in Poland

On November 29 at the Sofitel Warsaw Victoria Hotel, the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission held a sparkling gala to conclude its yearlong commemorations of the 60th anniversary of Fulbright Program in Poland.  Deputy Chief of Mission B. Bix Aliu represented the U.S. Embassy at the event.  Both he and Dr. Anna Budzanowska, the Director General of ... Read More»

On the New EU Leadership Assumption of Office

12/01/2019 Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State We congratulate European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, High Representative Josep Borrell, the new College of European Commissioners, and European Council President Charles Michel as they assume office. The United States looks forward to working with this new leadership team, along with the European Parliament, its President ... Read More»

Cultural Affairs Officer Encourages Wroclaw Law Students to Consider Diplomacy as Career

On November 29, the American Center Warsaw hosted first and second year law students from the University of Wroclaw in southwestern Poland as part of the U.S. Embassy’s ongoing Meet America initiative.  Cultural Attaché Dan Hastings greeted the students and spoke to them about the career of diplomacy, encouraging them to consider applying their legal ... Read More»

U.S. Fulbright Grantees to Inspire Polish Teenagers to Study in America

On America’s Thanksgiving holiday, the Embassy welcomed to Warsaw thirteen new U.S. Fulbright grantees who have volunteered to join the U.S. Embassy’s special EducationUSA Mentoring Program.  Launched in 2016 by the Embassy and the Warsaw-based Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission, the program pairs American and Polish alumni of American universities with competitively selected Polish teenagers who are ... Read More»

Presidential Proclamation on World AIDS Day, 2019

November 27, 2019 WORLD AIDS DAY, 2019 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Our Nation unites on World AIDS Day to show support for people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS).  We also pause to solemnly remember those worldwide who have lost their lives to ... Read More»

On International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

25 November 2019 Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State In observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25, and the accompanying 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, the United States is proud to reaffirm its commitment to defending the rights of women and girls around the world ... Read More»

Embassy Supports Premiere of “Letter from Warsaw” Musical

Letter from Warsaw, a musical co-authored by the renowned American trumpeter, jazzman and composer Gary Guthman, and the Polish playwright Doman Nowakowski premiered to a sold-out audience on November 24 at the Basen Artystyczny of the Warsaw Chamber Opera.  The musical featured original scores expertly composed and flawlessly performed by Guthman’s orchestra and the main ... Read More»

CBP Modernizes the Electronic System for Travel Authorization Website

New features offer users added convenience and security  WASHINGTON — On November 23, U.S. Customs and Border Protection introduced new features to the Electronic Travel System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) website, the portal through which prospective Visa Waiver Program travelers can apply to travel to the United States. “This update to the ESTA website is ... Read More»

Embassy Attends State Archives’ Centennial Celebration Devoted to Ignacy Jan Paderewski

On November 18 at Warsaw’s historic Bristol Hotel, Cultural Attaché Dan Hastings spoke at the opening of a three day international celebration devoted to the life and achievements of the Polish patriot, superstar pianist, and international statesman Jan Ignacy Paderewski.  The touching celebration, entitled “The King of Pianists in the World of Politics” – was ... Read More»

Embassy Supports International Conference on Polish-Jewish Heritage and Challenges of Memory and Education

On November 14 at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, Counselor for Public Affairs Frank Finver addressed 300 Polish teachers and educators at the opening of the international conference “Polish-Jewish Heritage of the Republic of Poland: Challenges of Memory and Education” organized by the POLIN Museum and co-sponsored by the ... Read More»

Embassy Supports Youth Leaders from Poland, Baltics, Caucasus, and Romania

On November 15 in downtown Warsaw, Cultural Attaché Dan Hastings spoke at the Central Europe FLEXability workshop attended by approximately 60 teenagers from Poland, Romania, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Armenia and Georgia who were in Poland for three days to learn skills in Digital Storytelling.  The workshop was organized by the Washington, DC-based American Councils for ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Warsaw – November 18, 2019

Message for U.S. Citizens – U.S. Embassy Warsaw – November 18, 2019 This message contains important information regarding Social Security numbers (SSNs) and U.S. passport application procedures. All applicants who have an SSN must provide the SSN on their U.S. passport application, including renewal applications.  Applicants are advised to check their correct SSN before arriving ... Read More»

Ambassador Mosbacher Hosts Tribute to Post-WWII Ambassador to Poland Arthur Bliss Lane at Historic Polonia Palace Hotel

On November 14, Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher hosted a tribute to her predecessor Arthur Bliss Lane, the first U.S. Ambassador to Poland after World War II, and accepted posthumously the Commander’s Cross with Star of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland on his behalf, presented by Minister Krzysztof Szczerski representing President Andrzej Duda.  ... Read More»

Presidential Message on the 244th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps

November 10, 2019 As Commander in Chief, I send my best wishes to the United States Marine Corps on its 244th birthday. Since 1775, Marines have been known for always being faithful in their duty to defend our country and Constitution and for striking fear in the hearts of America’s adversaries.  From their inception at ... Read More»

Presidential Proclamation on Veterans Day, 2019

November 7, 2019 Veterans Day, 2019 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation   On November 11, Americans commemorate the service, sacrifice, and immeasurable contributions of our Nation’s veterans who have proudly worn our country’s uniform to defend and preserve our precious liberty.  As we celebrate Veterans Day, we pause to ... Read More»

Presidential Message on the National Day for the Victims of Communism, 2019

7 November 2019 On this National Day for the Victims of Communism, we remember the more than 100 million people who have died as a result of communist oppression.  Today, we renew our commitment to helping secure for all people a future of peace and prosperity founded on the core tenets of democracy—liberty, justice, and ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw – November 8, 2019

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw – November 8, 2019  Location: Warsaw, Krakow, and other large cities in Poland  Event: Several large public events will take place on November 11, 2019, in conjunction with Polish Independence Day.  In the past, there have been reported incidents of violence.  Expect heavy traffic congestion as well as road closures and parking ... Read More»

Poland’s Inclusion in the Visa Waiver Program

Beginning from November 11th, 2019, Polish citizens will be able to travel to the United States for business and tourism under the U.S. Visa Waiver Program without visas, upon obtaining an approval from the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) online. Visa-free travelers must have passports with embedded computer chips, and must obtain an ESTA, ... Read More»

Acting Secretary McAleenan Announces Designation of Poland into the Visa Waiver Program

WASHINGTON- Today, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin K. McAleenan, in coordination with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, designated Poland into the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) . Starting November 11, 2019, citizens of Poland will be able to apply to travel to the United States for tourism or business purposes for up to 90 days without obtaining a U.S. visa. ... Read More»

Embassy Sends Local Leaders on Professional Exchange to the United States

On November 4 at the Warsaw-based Polish-American Freedom Foundation, Cultural Affairs and Deputy Cultural Affairs Officers Dan Hastings and Elizabeth Blumenthal met with eight local leaders from throughout Poland to learn about their recent professional exchange in the United States.  The local leaders were part of a ten-person delegation that the U.S. Embassy sent on ... Read More»

City Game “Poles and Americans – 100 Years Together” in Katowice

On October 19th, the U.S. Consulate General in Krakow in cooperation with the American Corner at Silesian University organized “City Game” in Katowice, a scavenger hunt style event.  The competitive event highlighted the strength of U.S.-Polish relations. Over 70 participants turned out on Saturday for a team building activity where players had to find hidden ... Read More»

Embassy Welcomes Los Angeles World Affairs Council to Poland

On October 22, Deputy Chief of Mission B. Bix Aliu hosted a visiting delegation from the Los Angeles World Affairs Council to the Embassy for a discussion on U.S.-Polish relations.  The delegation is visiting major cities in Central and Eastern Europe to gain a better understanding of the modern history, politics and cultural changes throughout ... Read More»

Warsaw Process Working Group on Maritime and Aviation Security

10/18/2019 Office of the Spokesperson On October 21-22, the United States, Bahrain, and Poland will co-host the Warsaw Ministerial’s Maritime and Aviation Security Working Group, in Manama, Bahrain, fulfilling a commitment made at the Ministerial to Advance Peace and Security in the Middle East in February 2019 in Warsaw, Poland. The United States is committed ... Read More»

Lauren Talese and a Novel Idea Wow Audiences in Poland with Jazz and Soul

With their grand finale in the stunning Branicki Palace in Białystok, the American jazz and soul group Laurin Talese and a Novel Idea completed their five day tour of eastern Poland on October 7.  The tour was sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s  American Music Abroad  program under the auspices of the  Association of American Voices .  The magnificent artists — composed of the ... Read More»

Embassy Supports International Masters and Robots Conference in Poland

For the third year in a row, the U.S. Embassy supported the global Masters & Robots conference that took place in Warsaw from October 7-9, 2019.  Organized by the Warsaw-based Digital University that operates the Polish chapter of the Silicon Valley’s Singularity University think tank, the global event focused on the advent of new technologies ... Read More»

Ambassador Mosbacher Hosts Breakfast for the Board of Trustees of the Kosciuszko Foundation

On October 17, Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher hosted at her residence in Warsaw a breakfast in honor of the President and members of the Board of Trustees of the Kosciuszko Foundation visiting Warsaw to hold their annual board meeting.  The meeting was the first occasion for the Ambassador to meet this larger group of trustees who ... Read More»

Apply to the EducationUSA Advisory Program!

Do you dream of studying in the USA?  Would you like someone more experienced to guide you through the application process?  Then please apply to take part in the EducationUSA Mentoring Program of the U.S. Embassy and U.S.-Polish Fulbright Commission to obtain support from professional education advisors and Polish and American alumni of U.S. universities! ... Read More»

Presidential Message on the 244th Birthday of the United States Navy

Office of the Press Secretary October 13, 2019 On the 244th birthday of the United States Navy, I send greetings to the sailors currently serving and those who have served our Nation with honor, courage, and commitment in times of war and peace, at home and around the world. The Continental Congress created America’s first ... Read More»

Statement from President Donald J. Trump Regarding Turkey’s Actions in Northeast Syria

Office of the Press Secretary October 14, 2019 I will soon be issuing an Executive Order authorizing the imposition of sanctions against current and former officials of the Government of Turkey and any persons contributing to Turkey’s destabilizing actions in northeast Syria.  Likewise, the steel tariffs will be increased back up to 50 percent, the ... Read More»

Presidential Proclamation on General Pulaski Memorial Day, 2019

October 10, 2019 General Pulaski Memorial Day, 2019 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation On General Pulaski Memorial Day, we remember Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski, the great Polish hero who fought and died in America’s noble pursuit of freedom during the Revolutionary War.  We honor his bravery and unwavering commitment to ... Read More»

Hacking Anti-Semitism

With support from a U.S. Embassy grant, the Israeli embassy organized a 48-hour hackathon aimed at developing apps to counter anti-Semitism and other kinds of hate speech.  Digital University and the Tikkunology Foundation implemented the project at the Polin Museum where 30 entrepreneurs, programmers and designers from Israel, Germany and Poland worked together in multi-national ... Read More»

Embassy Supports Geek Girls Carrots to Advance Girls and Women in STEM Fields

On September 30, Cultural Attaché Dan Hastings participated in #Hiddennomore – Advance Women in STEM across the Borders that was held on the premises of Warsaw’s state-of-the-art Polish Vodka Museum in the Praga Koneser Center.  The event was organized by Małgorzata Ratajska-Gradin, the President of Geek Girls Carrots, a global grassroots organization founded in Poland ... Read More»

Now Open! The Must-See DC Comics Exhibition “Dawn of the Superheroes” in Łódź

The iconic DC Comics Dawn of the Superheroes exhibition brought to Poland by the Embassy’s wonderful partner EC1 Łódź – City of Culture was officially opened on Friday, September 27 in Łódź.  Cultural Affairs Officer Dan Hastings spoke at the opening, thanking EC1 Director Błażej Moder, Łódź Mayor Hanna Zdanowska and exhibition curator Jean Jacques ... Read More»

Embassy Supports American-Style Graduation for University of Warsaw American Studies Students

On September 28 Cultural Attaché Dan Hastings attended the exciting graduation ceremony of students who completed their undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Warsaw’s American Studies Center. It was the second time that the American Studies Center held an “American style” commencement ceremony which students themselves organized. The ceremony kicked off with the ... Read More»

Promoting American Culture at the Language Love Festival

On September 28, the Public Affairs Section took part in the Language Love Festival, an event organized by the Mindset Foundation. The event brought together peoples of various nationalities and cultures and offered a wide variety of workshops on everything from flamenco to learning foreign languages.  The festival promoted multilingualism and cross-cultural communication.  Esther Bell, ... Read More»

Presidential Message on Rosh Hashanah, 2019

Office of the Press Secretary September 29, 2019 As the High Holy Days commence, Melania and I wish those observing Rosh Hashanah a blessed and happy New Year. This sacred day marks the start of a 10-day period of both celebration and reflection. Throughout the High Holy Days, those in the Jewish community engage in prayer and repentance, which ... Read More»

Press Statement by Dr. Peter Navarro

Press Statement by Dr. Peter Navarro Director, Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy The White House 09/25/2019 Last year, when President Donald J. Trump learned that the U.S. Postal Service was being forced to heavily subsidize the importation of a flood of foreign packages – at the expense of American factories and jobs – he said ... Read More»

Deputy Chief of Mission Hosts Newly Arrived Fulbright Fellows from the United States

On September 25 at his residence in Warsaw, Deputy Chief of Mission Bix Aliu hosted 27 newly arrived Fulbright Scholars from the United States who will spend the next academic year in different cities across Poland.  In total, 43 of these U.S. scholars will teach and conduct research at Polish universities throughout the complete 2019-20 ... Read More»

Embassy to Bring American Jazz and Soul Group on Tour of Eastern Poland

The U.S. Embassy is pleased to announce it is bringing the American jazz and soul group Laurin Talese and a Novel Idea on a tour of eastern Poland from October 3-7, 2019.  Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s American Music Abroad program under the auspices of the Association of American Voices , the renowned jazz and soul singer Laurin Talese will appear for ... Read More»

Increasing Access for People with Hearing Loss

With support from the Embassy, Christine Ales spoke at the 5th annual Intermedia Conference on Audiovisual Translation in Warsaw.  Ms. Ales is a renowned expert in live subtitling and voice writing, techniques that allow people with hearing loss to participate in everything from court hearings and television shows to international conferences and proceedings at the ... Read More»

International Day of Democracy

On this International Day of Democracy, we reflect on our nation’s unwavering commitment to the unalienable rights that create the foundation of our democracy. In the United States, those rights are defined by respect for individual liberty and human dignity. A vibrant, diverse, and independent civil society is the cornerstone of ensuring these fundamental freedoms. ... Read More»

U.S. Delegation to the 2019 OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting

Ambassador James S. Gilmore III will lead the U.S. delegation to the Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), to be held in Warsaw, Poland, September 16-27, 2019.  This annual meeting will bring together hundreds of civil society representatives and government officials from North America, Europe, and ... Read More»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw – September 13, 2019

Location:  Major cities and tourist destinations throughout Poland The U.S. Embassy in Warsaw advises U.S. citizens of an increasing number of reported incidents in tourist destinations throughout Poland in which U.S. citizens are falling victim to scams involving spiked drinks and credit card overcharges. Victims report being lured in with promised discounts or benefits and ... Read More»

Embassy Supports Exhibition “Poland – Homeland of Tolerance”

On September 11 at the Polish Parliament in the heart of Warsaw, Embassy representatives attended the opening of the exhibition “Poland – Homeland of Tolerance” designed by the Global Shapers Warsaw Hub and partially sponsored by the Embassy.  The exhibition addresses the diversity of Polish society, past and present, how changes in Polish society have ... Read More»

Charge d’Affaires Aliu Honors the Heroism of the Polish Righteous at POLIN Museum

On September 8 at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, Charge d’Affaires Bix Aliu spoke at a luncheon honoring the heroism of Polish Righteous who saved Jews during the Holocaust and Nazi Germany’s occupation of Poland.  Sponsored by the New York-based Jewish Foundation for the Righteous (JFR), the luncheon honored ... Read More»

Americans in Radom Festival

On Sunday September 8, 2019, Public Affairs Counselor Frank Finver took part in the annual event “Street of Tradition. Americans in Radom”. This edition of the Street of Tradition was devoted to the 1920’s and 1930’s of Radom, organized annually by Resursa Obywatelska. It offered multiple artistic, historical, intellectual, and pop-cultural activities, which illustrated specific ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Attends Graduation of 55 Polish Fulbright Scholars

On September 6, Deputy Chief of Mission Bix Aliu and Embassy representatives attended the graduation ceremony of 55 Polish Fulbright Fellows who conducted research, studies, and teaching work during the 2018-2019 academic year in the United States.  Hosted by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education at its headquarters in the heart of Warsaw, the ... Read More»

Photos from President Donald J. Trump’s FEMA Briefing on Hurricane Dorian

30 August 2019 President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence received a briefing on hurricane Dorian, a potentially life threatening and extremely dangerous storm, from Acting Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management (FEMA) Pete Gaynor and Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Environmental Observation and Prediction Dr. Neil Jacobs yesterday.  The President was ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Supports the 16th Edition of Warsaw’s Jewish Culture Festival

On August 25 at the stunning Nożyk Synagogue in the heart of Warsaw, Cultural Affairs Officer Dan Hastings spoke at the official opening of Warsaw’s Jewish Culture Festival named after the Nobel-prize winning writer Isaac Bashevis Singer.  Singer was born near, and then grew up in Warsaw before he immigrated to the United States in ... Read More»

Presidential Proclamation on Women’s Equality Day, 2019

August 23, 2019   Women’s Equality Day, 2019 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation On Women’s Equality Day, we commemorate the 99th anniversary of the adoption of the 19th Amendment as part of the United States Constitution, which secured for women the right to vote.  This historic event was the culmination ... Read More»

International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence Based on Religion or Belief

Today, the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw marks the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Acts of Violence based on Religion or Belief.  Poland’s leadership at the UN General Assembly in New York was essential in establishing this day, which the UN designated following the unprecedented rise of violence around the world against religious communities and ... Read More»

U.S. Consulate Krakow Celebrates its 45th Anniversary via a Tram Experience

On August 9, the U.S. Consulate in Krakow organized a special celebration aboard a tram, to commemorate the 45th anniversary since the Consulate’s opening. Embellished in American flags and bunting, the “Consulate Tram” opened its doors for both Cracovians and tourists for a “hop on, hop off” experience. In support of this event, the city ... Read More»

White House Announces Visit of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump to Poland

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will travel to Poland and Denmark from August 31 to September 3, 2019. The President and the First Lady will attend commemorative ceremonies and visit memorial sites in Warsaw on September 1, 2019, on the occasion of the 80th anniversary of the beginning of World War II. The President ... Read More»

Proclamation on Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 2019

Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, 2019 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation   On the 29th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we celebrate this historic legislation, which reflects our Nation’s dedication to securing the equal rights and defending the intrinsic dignity of all men and ... Read More»

Proclamation on the 50th Anniversary Observance of the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing

July 19, 2019 50TH ANNIVERSARY OBSERVANCE OF THE APOLLO 11 LUNAR LANDING BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION   In 1961, President John F. Kennedy boldly challenged our Nation to land an American on the Moon and return him safely to Earth within that decade.  Eight years later, thanks to ... Read More»

On the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing

This week the U.S. Department of State joined the world in celebrating one of humanity’s greatest achievements: landing on the moon.  The Apollo 11 mission was not just a success for America, but for the entire global community. To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, the State Department, the Smithsonian National ... Read More»

Embassy Supports the 12th Edition of Marcin Gortat Camps for Young Basketball Players

The U.S. Embassy in Warsaw supported the 12th edition of the Marcin Gortat Camps, a series of basketball workshops for children organized by the Marcin Gortat Foundation. This year’s camps took place in Rumia, Łódź, Karpacz, and Warsaw. They consisted of workshops for children with disabilities, other basketball activities offered by the Marcin Gortat Camps, ... Read More»

Assistant Cultural Attache Scott Whitmore Welcomes FLEX Participants Who Just Returned From One Year Long Program From the U.S.

ACAO Scott Whitmore met with a group of 43 FLEX program participants who returned from the U.S. last month. Within the program, they spent one year in an American high school while living with an American family. They shared their stories and admitted that the program was a great adventure in their lives. During the ... Read More»

Deputy Chief of Mission Aliu Meets NFL Representatives

American football is developing at full speed in Poland and Dean Dalton and Jim Miller, former players and coaches of the famous American NFL, who are currently representatives of the NFL Alumni association, recently visited Poland to see firsthand this rapid development.  During their stay, they attended the Polish Bowl, Poland’s Super Bowl equivalent, in ... Read More»

Reaching the Moon: Exhibition Celebration 50th Anniversary of Moon Landing Opens in Warsaw

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, “Reaching the Moon”, an exhibition curated by the History Meeting House, will take you on a visual journey from Earth to the Moon. The photographs from NASA archives show the entire process that concluded in the landing and the exploration of the Moon. Apollo ... Read More»

U.S. Air Force aircraft deploy to the Baltics and Poland for Operation Rapid Forge

U.S. Air Force fighter and mobility aircraft deployed to bases in Poland, Lithuania and Estonia today as part of Operation Rapid Forge, a U.S. Air Forces in Europe-sponsored training event designed to enhance interoperability with NATO allies and partners, improve readiness and sharpen operational capabilities. F-35 Lightning II fighter jets, F-15E Strike Eagles, and C-130J ... Read More»

Apollo 11 Premiere Screening

Ambassador Mosbacher opened the pre-premiere screening of the amazing CNN documentary film, Apollo 11, at Kino Kultura on Wednesday, July 10 before 150 guests and members of the Embassy community.  Featuring incredible never-before-seen, enhanced footage of the Apollo 11 mission, it highlighted the moon landing as both a technological achievement and a symbol of what ... Read More»

Freedom Festival 2019: Let Freedom Rock!

The Freedom Festival, celebrating 30 years of renewed democracy in Poland, 100 years of U.S.-Polish diplomatic relations and the 243rd American Independence Day, overcame clouds and rain and drew more than 8,000 visitors on Saturday, July 6 in downtown Warsaw.  Those who stopped by the picnic enjoyed live music, interacted with U.S. military, played baseball ... Read More»

My America: 2019 Summer Work Travel Photo Contest

The U.S. Mission to Poland is excited to announce the 2019 edition of the “My America: Summer Work Travel” photo contest.  We invite Summer Work Travel participants to submit photographs that highlight their experience in America.  Photographs may focus on the natural environment, culture, people, or places in the United States, among other subjects.  The ... Read More»

U.S. Army Soldiers Participate in Powidz Days Festival

Maj. Jon Allen Mission Command Element Public Affairs Phone: +49 (0) 152-06-53-5535 jon.c.allen1.mil@mail.mil POWIDZ, Poland – Soldiers from the 286th Combat Support Sustainment Battalion will participate in the Powidz Days festival at the Powidz Cultural House from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., July 13. The Soldiers will display military vehicles and equipment for the public; and ... Read More»

American Football – U.S Embassy, Military and NFL Representatives Attend Polish Bowl

Representatives from the U.S. Embassy, the military and the NFL were on hand to watch the championship game for the 2019 League of American Football season in Poland between the Wroclaw Panthers and the Bialystok Lowlanders with the Panthers edging the Lowlanders in a competitive and exciting match in Wroclaw’s Olympic Stadium.  The NFL representatives ... Read More»

Presidential Message on the 55th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

July 2, 2019 On this day 55 years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964, outlawing discrimination based on race, religion, sex, or national origin.  Today, we celebrate this monumental legislation and recommit ourselves to the noble mission of advancing equality, justice, and freedom. The United States was ... Read More»

Top Five Russian Myths Debunked

Myth 1: NATO’s presence in the Baltic region is dangerous Fact: NATO has taken defensive and proportionate steps in response to a changed security environment. Following Russia’s aggressive actions against Ukraine, Allies requested a greater NATO presence in the region. In 2016, NATO deployed four multinational battlegroups ─ or “enhanced forward presence” ─ to Estonia, ... Read More»

Statement from the Press Secretary

July 1, 2019 The Iranian regime took action today to increase its uranium enrichment.  It was a mistake under the Iran nuclear deal to allow Iran to enrich uranium at any level.  There is little doubt that even before the deal’s existence, Iran was violating its terms.  We must restore the longstanding nonproliferation standard of ... Read More»

“The Importance of Poland’s Navy to the Baltics” by Vice Adm. Andrew Lewis, Commander, U.S. 2nd Fleet

As the commander of the newly established U.S. 2nd Fleet, I am honored to have led the 47th iteration of the annual Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) exercise.  I want to thank Poland, our steadfast ally, for being one of our hosts during the exercise. BALTOPS 2019 was an opportunity to work together and build on our ... Read More»

Remarks by President Trump at G20 Leaders’ Special Event on the Digital Economy

June 28, 2019   REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AT G20 LEADERS’ SPECIAL EVENT ON THE DIGITAL ECONOMY International Exhibition Center Osaka, Japan   PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Well, thank you very much, Prime Minister Abe.  It’s an honor to join you and so many distinguished world leaders for this Special Session on the Digital Economy. American success ... Read More»

Embassy Participates in The TOLI Seminar for Educators on Holocaust Education and Human Rights

On June 25 in Warsaw, Cultural Affairs Officer Dan Hastings helped kick off the second edition of The Olga Lengyel Institute (TOLI) seminar that provides training to educators around the world on Holocaust education and human rights.  Based in New York, the TOLI institute was established to educate students in the United States, Europe, and ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Supports Women’s Entrepreneurship Through Ethical Fashion Hackathon

On Thursday, June 26 at the Brain Embassy co-working space in Warsaw, the U.S. Embassy’s Environment, Science, Technology, and Health Officer Alison Behling gave opening remarks at the inauguration of the “Make the Change in Fashion –  Ethical Fashion Hackathon” organized by the Siec Przesiebiorczych Kobiet (the Network of Women Entrepreneurs).   “Make the Change ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy and Consulate Representatives Pay Respects at Re-consecration of Tarnow Cemetery

Embassy Counselor for Public Affairs Frank Finver and Cultural Affairs Specialist Beata Milewska attended the 29th Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow and, with Consulate Political Specialist Marek Guzik, also participated in the re-consecration of the Jewish Cemetery in Tarnow. The Tarnow cemetery is one of the largest and oldest in southern Poland – dating date to 1581. Restoration ... Read More»

President Donald J. Trump Will Promote Worldwide Economic Growth and Prosperity at the G20 Summit

Office of the Press Secretary June 27, 2019 PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP WILL PROMOTE WORLDWIDE ECONOMIC GROWTH AND PROSPERITY AT THE G20 SUMMIT   “So together, let us resolve to use our power, our resources, and our voices, not just for ourselves, but for our people — to lift their burdens, to raise their hopes, ... Read More»

Meeting 2019 FLEX Program Participants

On June 26 Public Affairs Section and FLEX implementer American Councils for International Education hosted a group of high school students who are finalists of this year’s edition of FLEX program. This year 43 Polish students from cities and towns around Poland will depart to the U.S. for one academic year to learn in an ... Read More»

Civic UP Academy Kick-Off

On June 24 Public Affairs Section together with Center for Civic Education and Rural Development Foundation opened the 2nd edition of Civic UP! Academy, a 10-day civic education summer camp for 24 Polish high school students.  Participants from cities and towns across Poland, ages 15-18, learn greater awareness of the U.S. system of government and ... Read More»

International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

06/26/2019 Today is International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, marking the 32nd anniversary of the entry into force of the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. President Reagan, a strong advocate for the convention, said in 1988, at the time that the United States signed the Convention ... Read More»

U.S., Poland Sign Cyberspace Defense Cooperation Agreement

Headquarters United States European Command Media Operations Division Unit 30400, Box 1000, APO, AE 09128 Tel: +49 (0)711 680-6868/6618 E-mail: eucom.stuttgart.ecpa.mbx.duty-office@mail.mil WARSAW, Poland — In another important milestone marking the strong partnership between the U.S. and Poland, military officials from the two countries signed a cyberspace defense cooperation agreement June 26. The Arrangement on Cyberspace Defense ... Read More»

Baltic Ghost 2019 Contributes to eFP Posture

Headquarters, United States European Command Media Operations Division Unit 30400, Box 1000, APO, AE 09128 Tel: +49 (0)711 680-6868/6618 E-mail: eucom.stuttgart.ecpa.mbx.duty-office@mail.mil LEGIONOWO, Poland — U.S. European Command (USEUCOM) and Poland’s National Cyber Security Centre will host Exercise Baltic Ghost, a table-top exercise (TTX) supporting enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) June 25-27. As part of a broader effort ... Read More»

Statement on Iranian Disinformation

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo, Secretary of State Washington, DC June 22, 2019 Iran’s leaders know the truth is a dangerous thing. It is important to correct the record. First, President Trump did not pass a message through Oman calling for talks with Iran. We have made our position abundantly clear. We are willing to ... Read More»

President Donald J. Trump is Imposing Sanctions on the Supreme Leader of Iran and the Worst Elements of the Iranian Regime

June 24, 2019   PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS IMPOSING SANCTIONS ON THE SUPREME LEADER OF IRAN AND THE WORST ELEMENTS OF THE IRANIAN REGIME   “We call on the regime to abandon its nuclear ambitions, change its destructive behavior, respect the rights of its people, and return in good faith to the negotiating table.” ... Read More»

Remarks by President Trump at Signing of Executive Order on Iran Sanctions

June 24, 2019 Oval Office REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AT SIGNING OF EXECUTIVE ORDER ON IRAN SANCTIONS THE PRESIDENT:  Okay, thank you very much.  In a few moments, I’ll be signing an executive order imposing hard-hitting sanctions on the Supreme Leader of Iran and the Office of the Supreme Leader of Iran, and many others. ... Read More»

Polish-American Collaborations in Public Health: Tobacco Control and Clean Air

Capitalizing on the presence of international health experts who came  to the Calisia World Conference on Family Health, the U.S. Embassy Warsaw hosted an all-day conference at the American Center Warsaw “Polish-American Collaborations in Public Health: Tobacco Control and Clean Air” on June 11.  The conference brought together NGO representatives, scientific and medical experts, and ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires Aliu Hosts Son of former U.S. Ambassador Anthony Drexel Biddle at Embassy

On June 20, Chargé d’Affaires Aliu hosted Anthony Drexel Biddle III, son of former U.S. Ambassador to Poland Anthony Drexel Biddle Jr., for a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw.  Ambassador Biddle served as U.S. Ambassador to Poland from 1937-1943, fleeing Poland after the invasion of Nazi Germany in 1940 to continue representing the ... Read More»

Deputy Chief of Mission Bix Aliu Gives Remarks at the Batory High School Graduation

On June 19, as part of the Batory High School’s end-of-year celebrations, Deputy Chief of Mission Bix Aliu spoke to students at one of the oldest and most prestigious high schools in Warsaw highlighting the longstanding relations between Poland and the United States and the fact that  “It is the people-to-people connection that has provided ... Read More»

Can’t-Miss Exhibit at History Meeting House: “Americans in Poland 1919-1947”

On June 18 in Warsaw, the History Meeting House (Dom Spotkan z Historia) opened the captivating exhibit “Americans in Poland 1919-1947” that vividly documents the contributions of an eclectic mix of unassuming Americans – officials, volunteers, and unsung heroes – who lived and served in Poland during the interwar period, World War II, and its ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy and Prawie Kino Partner in The Screening of Marilyn Monroe’s Some Like it Hot

On June 14, Warsaw University’s Prawie Kino (Almost Cinema) student film club celebrated the fifth anniversary of its popular outdoor film showing program with a Polish and international film series that debuted with the iconic romantic comedy Some Like it Hot (released by United Artists in March, 1959). Held on a lovely Warsaw evening in ... Read More»

University of Gdansk Hosts PIASA Conference

On June 15-16 the University of Gdansk welcomed 259 lecturers from the U.S., Poland Canada, Great Britain, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands and France, who participated in the Seventh World Congress on Polish Studies organized jointly by the Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America (PIASA) and the Institute of History of the University of ... Read More»

Don’t Miss the Return of the Memphis in Poland Festival (June 21-30)!

The Memphis in Poland Festival — www.memphisinpoland.org – makes its culturally delicious and musically powerful return to Poland later this month, from June 21-30 in three different Polish cities.  Debuting in 2015 as part of an international cultural festival that honored Polish culture in Memphis, Tennessee, the current iteration of the Memphis in Poland Festival debuted ... Read More»

President Andrzej Duda’s Visit to the U.S., June 2019

Official documents:   Joint Declaration on Defense Cooperation Regarding United States Force Posture in the Republic of Poland (12 June 2019) Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland at the Polish-American Reception (12 June 2019) FACT SHEET: President Donald J. Trump is Furthering America’s Enduring Partnership with Poland (12 June 2019) Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland Before Bilateral Meeting (12 June 2019) Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland in Joint Press Conference (12 June 2019) U.S Department of Defense on the Visit Read More»

Leading U.S. Cybersecurity Expert Speaks at In Focus. Polish-American Speaker Series

Cybersecurity is recognized as one of the most serious challenges of the modern world.  In order to deepen knowledge of existing risks and possible solutions, on June 12 in Warsaw the U.S. Embassy, Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA) and American Center Warsaw organized the panel discussion Cybersecurity in the Midst of Global Challenges.  The ... Read More»

Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland at the Polish-American Reception

June 12, 2019 East Room Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland at the Polish-American Reception PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Well, thank you very much.  Melania and I would like to just welcome you all to the White House, a very special place.  One of the great homes and houses anywhere in ... Read More»

FACT SHEET: President Donald J. Trump is Furthering America’s Enduring Partnership with Poland

June 12, 2019 PRESIDENT DONALD J. TRUMP IS FURTHERING AMERICA’S ENDURING PARTNERSHIP WITH POLAND   “Poland has chosen its place among the free and independent nations of the world and as a loyal ally and strategic partner of the United States.” – President Donald J. Trump   ESSENTIAL ALLIANCE AND FRIENDSHIP: Poland is an essential ... Read More»

Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland Before Bilateral Meeting

June 12, 2019 Oval Office   PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Thank you very much.  We have the very great privilege of having the President of Poland with us and his very powerful and lovely wife.  Thank you very much.  It’s great to be with you again. And we are celebrating a lot of different things.  The purchase ... Read More»

Joint Declaration on Defense Cooperation Regarding United States Force Posture in the Republic of Poland

June 12, 2019 Washington Joint Declaration on Defense Cooperation Regarding United States Force Posture in the Republic of Poland   The United States of America (the United States) and the Republic of Poland (Poland) share a history of friendship based on common efforts, shared values, and mutual respect.  We have fought shoulder-to-shoulder around the globe, ... Read More»

Remarks by President Trump and President Duda of the Republic of Poland in Joint Press Conference

June 12, 2019 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AND PRESIDENT DUDA OF THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND IN JOINT PRESS CONFERENCE Rose Garden PRESIDENT TRUMP:  Thank you very much.  Please.  Today, Melania and I are honored to welcome President Duda and Mrs. Kornhauser-Duda of Poland back to the White House.  They’ve become friends.  We last hosted them ... Read More»

President Donald J. Trump is Supporting Women’s Political Empowerment Through Increased Participation in Global Security Processes

June 11, 2019 “By investing in women around the world, we’re investing in families, we’re investing in prosperity, and we’re investing in peace.” – President Donald J. Trump PROMOTING PEACE AND SECURITY BY EMPOWERING WOMEN: President Donald J. Trump has released a strategy to enhance women’s leadership in efforts to prevent conflict, stem terrorism, and ... Read More»

FLEX Alumni Mentoring Program a Success

U.S. Embassy Warsaw and American Councils Poland celebrated the successful FLEX Alumni Mentoring Program on June 7 at the American Center Warsaw. FLEX mentees presented their community service projects designed in cooperation with their mentors and supported by a small grant from the U.S. government. The students’ projects were not only well developed and implemented ... Read More»

DCM Bix Aliu Hosts U.S. University Students from President Duda’s Presidential Internship Program

On June 10 at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, new Deputy Chief of Mission Bix Aliu hosted a visit by 20 American university business and engineering students participating in the Presidential Internship Program (PIP) sponsored by the Chancellery of Poland’s President Andrzej Duda.  The third edition of PIP was co-supported with funding from the Polish ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Attends Graduation of 35 U.S. Fulbright Scholars in Poland

On June 7, Deputy Chief of Mission Eric Green and Embassy personnel attended the graduation ceremony for 35 U.S. Fulbright fellows who are concluding their work and research in Poland.  Hosted by the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission in the majestic Lubomirski Palace, the ceremony honored the work, research, and studies performed by the 2018-19 cohort of ... Read More»

U.S. Air Force EC-130H Compass Call Arrives in Poland for Training

7 June, 2019 A U.S. Air Force EC-130H Compass Call, Airmen and support equipment have arrived at Krzesiny Air Base, Poland, to participate in training with other U.S. aircraft and the Polish air force as part of an on-going series of military engagements. During this rotation, U.S. and Polish air forces will conduct training focused ... Read More»

Remarks by President Trump on the 75th Commemoration of D-Day | Colleville-sur-Mer, France

REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP ON THE 75TH COMMEMORATION OF D-DAY Normandy American Cemetery Colleville-sur-Mer, France June 6, 2019 THE PRESIDENT:  President Macron, Mrs. Macron, and the people of France; to the First Lady of the United States and members of the United States Congress; to distinguished guests, veterans, and my fellow Americans: We are gathered ... Read More»

Proclamation on National Day of Remembrance of the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

June 6, 2019 NATIONAL DAY OF REMEMBRANCE OF THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On June 6, 1944, D-Day, more than 130,000 American and Allied troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, France, and thousands more parachuted in behind enemy lines, on a mission to retake ... Read More»

Supporting Polish Innovation Through Collaboration

To promote innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities at the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) in The Hague, the Embassy joined forces with the Dutch Embassy to support a “Road to GES” Poland event on May 23. “Boosting Polish Startups at the Global Scale,” an official Road to GES event, brought together former Polish GES participants to ... Read More»

Proclamation on National Ocean Month, 2019

May 31, 2019 NATIONAL OCEAN MONTH, 2019 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION The ocean supports millions of American jobs across numerous industries, including commercial fishing, recreation and tourism, international trade, shipping, ports, energy, and other maritime commerce.  During National Ocean Month, we recognize the importance of the ocean to ... Read More»

Proclamation on African American Music Appreciation Month, 2019

May 31, 2019   AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC APPRECIATION MONTH, 2019 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Throughout American history, African American music has reflected our Nation’s challenges and triumphs and has always enriched our Nation’s culture.  During African American Music Appreciation Month, we pay tribute to the talented and inspiring ... Read More»

Proclamation on Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Virginia Beach, Virginia

June 1, 2019   HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE TRAGEDY IN VIRGINIA BEACH, VIRGINIA BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION   Our Nation grieves with those affected by the tragic shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia.  Americans unite in praying for God to comfort the injured and heal ... Read More»

Presidential Message in Commemoration of the 40th Anniversary of Pope John Paul II’s First Pilgrimage to Poland

Office of the Press Secretary June 2, 2019 On this day, we commemorate the 40th anniversary of St. Pope John Paul II’s historic celebration of the Mass on June 2, 1979, in Warsaw, the opening of a nine-day visit to Poland that changed the course of history.  As we remember the long struggle of the ... Read More»

U.S. Embassy Warsaw and the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Co-Host Symposium on “The Centennial of Polish-American Diplomatic Relations”

On May 30 at the Klub Bankowca in Warsaw, the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw and the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs co-hosted a symposium on “The Centennial of Polish-American Diplomatic Relations.”  The German Marshall Fund also helped with arrangements. The symposium was one of three major events organized by the U.S. Embassy to highlight US-Polish ... Read More»

Ambassador Hosts Reception and Concert in Honor of The Centennial of U.S.-Polish Relations

On May 30 at her residence in Warsaw, Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher hosted an evening reception and concert in honor of “The Centennial of Polish-American Diplomatic Relations” that also celebrated the 30th anniversary of restored democracy in Poland.  The event marked the latest in the U.S. Embassy’s yearlong series of diplomatic and cultural events commemorating the ... Read More»

Ambassador Mosbacher Attends Poland’s “Stagecoach” Country Music Awards

On May 25 at the OKO Auditorium in Ochota, Warsaw, Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher and the Embassy’s Cultural Affairs Officer Dan Hastings were guests of honor at the 19th edition of Dyliżanse (“Stagecoach”), Poland’s Country & Western Music Awards sponsored by the Country & Folk Foundation.  This was the first time that a U.S. Ambassador participated ... Read More»

Ambassador Mosbacher Hosts Reception to Honor Newest Cohort of Kosciuszko Foundation Fellows

On May 16, Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher hosted a reception at her residence in Warsaw to honor the newest 38 Polish fellows selected by the New York-based Kosciuszko Foundation to conduct research in the United States during the 2019-20 academic year. Together with Marek Skulimowski, the President and Executive Director of the Kosciuszko Foundation, Ambassador Mosbacher personally ... Read More»

Transfer of Authority for NATO Enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Poland

Primary Contact: 1LT Kealy Moriarty Ph#: +49 17 2189 1096 Email: Kealy.a.moriarty2.mil@mail.mil May 13, 2019 BEMOWO PISKIE, Poland— Pennsylvania Army National Guard’s 3rd Squadron, 278th Armored Cavalry Regiment is set to replace the outgoing unit, 2nd Squadron, 278th ACR in support of NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence Battle (eFP) Group Poland during the transfer of authority ... Read More»

Statement from the Press Secretary on the Visit of His Excellency Andrzej Duda, President of the Republic of Poland

Office of the Press Secretary May 15, 2019 President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will welcome President Andrzej Duda and Mrs. Agata Kornhauser-Duda of the Republic of Poland to the White House on June 12, 2019.  The visit will reaffirm the longstanding historical and cultural ties between the United States and Poland, ... Read More»

Ambassador Mosbacher and Mayor of Warsaw Unveil Plaque of President Woodrow Wilson

On Wednesday, May 15, Ambassador Mosbacher and Mayor of Warsaw Rafał Trzaskowski officially unveiled a new plaque in honor of Woodrow Wilson, America’s 28th president, on Wilson Square in Warsaw’s northern district of Żoliborz.  The U.S. Embassy presented the plaque to the city of Warsaw on January 8, 2018 to honor the centennial of the ... Read More»

Joint Statement by U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Rood and Polish Deputy Minister of National Defence Szatkowski

May 10, 2019 U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy John C. Rood and Polish Deputy Minister of National Defence Tomasz Szatkowski provide the following joint statement at the conclusion of their May 10 meeting at the Pentagon: U.S. Under Secretary of Defense for Policy John C. Rood and Polish Deputy Minister of National Defence ... Read More»

On the Occasion of Europe Day

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 8, 2019 In honor of Europe Day, I offer my best wishes to the citizens of the European Union on behalf of all Americans. The United States and the European Union have a strong and enduring partnership born out of shared history, values, and ... Read More»

On the Occasion of Ramadan

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 5, 2019 On behalf of the U.S. Department of State, I extend best wishes to Muslim communities at home and abroad for a blessed Ramadan. For many Muslims, this month is an occasion to focus on spiritual rejuvenation, kindness and resilience, compassion for those ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks: World Press Freedom Day

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC May 3, 2019 On World Press Freedom Day, we reaffirm our commitment to protecting safety and freedom for members of the press. A free and independent media is indispensable to a vibrant, functioning democracy. Despite some progress, journalists around the world continue to be persecuted, ... Read More»

Dr. Kevin A. Hassett, Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, visit at SGH Warsaw School of Economics

“Poland and Free Markets, Lessons for The World” Dr. Kevin A. Hassett, Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, visit at SGH Warsaw School of Economics SGH Warsaw School of Economics will host a discussion with Dr. Kevin A. Hassett, Chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, in Warsaw, Poland on ... Read More»

Presidential Proclamation on Jewish American Heritage Month, 2019

Office of the Press Secretary April 30, 2019 JEWISH AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH, 2019 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION   As we observe Jewish American Heritage Month, our Nation celebrates nearly 4,000 years of Jewish history and honors the numerous contributions of Jewish ... Read More»

Joint Release of the Co-chairs of the US Delegation to the March of the Living

On May 2 in Krakow, Poland, eight U.S. government officials will come together to lead, for the first time ever, an official delegation to the annual March of the Living at the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps.  The three co-chairs of this delegation are U.S. Ambassadors to Poland, Georgette Mosbacher; to Israel David Friedman; and to Germany ... Read More»

Remarks by President Trump on the Shooting at a Synagogue in California

Office of the Press Secretary April 27, 2019 South Lawn   REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP BEFORE MARINE ONE DEPARTURE (excerpt) Q    Any reaction to (inaudible)? THE PRESIDENT:  I do.  My deepest sympathies go to the people that were affected — the families, their loved ones — by the, obviously — it looks, right now, based ... Read More»

Proclamation on Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust, 2019

Office of the Press Secretary April 26, 2019 DAYS OF REMEMBRANCE OF VICTIMS OF THE HOLOCAUST, 2019 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION On Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, and during this week of solemn remembrance, we honor the six million Jewish men, women, and children who were brutally murdered ... Read More»

Memorial Tree for Michael Gilmor (1995-2018), the Fulbright Program grantee in Poland

On April 25, 2019, the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy and Lomza State University of Applied Sciences organized a tree-planting ceremony in memory of Michael S. Gilmor (1995-2018), Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in Poland (2017-18). Michael passed away unexpectedly of aortic aneurism at his home in Huntington, New York on August ... Read More»

Ambassador Mosbacher Attends Social Wolves Gala

Addressing the 2,700 high school finalists of the Social Wolves project, Ambassador Mosbacher congratulated the students for their achievement and success while encouraging them to “keep moving forward and keep achieving because you are all the next generation of leaders in Poland”.  Citing her own experience of overcoming challenges, Ambassador Mosbacher motivated the students to ... Read More»

Ukrainian Presidential Elections

Press Statement Morgan Ortagus Department Spokesperson Washington, DC April 22, 2019 The United States congratulates President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskyy on his victory in the Ukrainian presidential elections. We also congratulate the Ukrainian people on holding elections that reflect Ukraine’s vibrant democracy five years after the 2014 Revolution of Dignity and after five years of unrelenting Russian ... Read More»

Embassy Commemorates 76th Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

In commemoration of the 76th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on April 19, 1943, Ambassador Mosbacher attended official commemorations organized by the Jewish Association for Culture and Social Affairs and the Warsaw Ghetto Museum and laid a wreath at the Warsaw Ghetto Heroes Monument in downtown Warsaw.  Earlier in the day, ... Read More»

Eben Schwartz, Marine Debris Program Manager of California Coastal Commission Visits Poland

April 8-11, Eben Schwartz, Marine Debris Program Manager of California Coastal Commission, spoke with Polish audiences in Warsaw, Gdańsk and Gdynia as part of the U.S. Speaker Program celebrating upcoming Earth Day. Mr. Schwartz met with Polish NGOs, local activists, students and faculty as well as city government representatives to discuss sources and impact of ... Read More»

American Olympic Medalist Jimmy Pedro is the Star of this Year’s Olympic Camp in Luboń – 17-19 April

The Judo Academy Sports Club from Poznań is the organizer of the Brother Olympic Camp, an annual event for judo players of junior and senior groups. The event gathers judo competitors from all over Poland, children and adults, as well as coaching staff, for trainings conducted by the Olympic medalist. This year’s edition of the ... Read More»

USSTRATCOM, Poland Space Agency Sign Agreement to Share Space Services, Data

United States Strategic Command Office of Public Affairs 901 SAC Boulevard, Suite 1A1 Offutt Air Force Base, NE 68113-6020 Commercial: +1-402-294-4130 Fax: +1-294-4892 DSN: 312-271-4130 OFFUTT AIR FORCE BASE, Neb. – United States Strategic Command and the Polish Space Agency signed an agreement for space situational awareness (SSA) services and data at the 35th Space ... Read More»

Second In Focus. Polish American Speaker Series Event Features Eben Schwartz, Marine Debris Program Manager of California Coastal Commission.

April 8 hosted the second event within the Embassy In Focus. Polish American Speaker Series at the American Center Warsaw. The event featured Eben Schwartz, Marine Program Manager of the California Coastal Commission as the expert who talked to the invited audience about sources and impact of plastic pollution and marine debris, the Commission’s Clean ... Read More»

Joint Statement on Syria

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 5, 2019 The text of the following statement was released today by UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, and U.S. Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo. Begin Text: Two years on from the horrific chemical weapons attacks that took place in ... Read More»

NATO 70th Anniversary

Video Transcription: Over the past 70 years NATO Allies have prospered, experiencing greater economic stability, security and peace internationally. April 4, 2019, marks the 70th anniversary of the signing of the North Atlantic Treaty and the creation of NATO. The Alliance is united in its defense of democracy, individual liberty and the rule of law. ... Read More»

American Center Warsaw and Embassy Host Action Diplomacy Student Club

On April 3 Steven Bremner, a diplomat from the Embassy’s political section, met with a group of 20 students from Action Diplomacy – a university student club organized by the Foreign Affairs Club at the Warsaw School of Economics.  The students discussed a variety of topics including the U.S. and Polish bilateral relationship, U.S. economic ... Read More»

Remarks at the Meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Foreign Ministers’ Session 1

Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC April 4, 2019 SECRETARY GENERAL STOLTENBERG: Good morning. Seventy years ago today, NATO’s founding treaty was signed in this great city, and I would start by thanking Secretary Pompeo for hosting us all today to mark the 70th anniversary of our great alliance. And by that, ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks at the Reception to Celebrate NATO’s 70th Anniversary

Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium Washington, DC April 3, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO: (Applause.) Well, good evening, everyone. Welcome to all the foreign ministers here. Seventy years is really huge. It’s a big milestone for NATO, and I’m looking forward to celebrating tonight and getting some important work done tomorrow. I ... Read More»

Participants of EducationUSA Advisory Program Apply to U.S. Universities

On April 1 in Warsaw, the U.S. Embassy and the Polish-U.S Fulbright Commission celebrated with Polish high school students who recently completed a year of intensive preparations to apply for university studies in the United States, a process that greatly differs from university admission processes in Europe. With the support of the EducationUSA Advisory Program, ... Read More»

Fulbright Board Honors the Service of Departing Polish and U.S. Members

On March 29 in Warsaw, the Executive Director, staff, and members of the Board of Directors of the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission honored the service of two departing members, Polish board member Professor Marek Wierzbowski from Warsaw University’s School of Law and American board member Judith Gliniecki, the General Counsel of CEE Equity Partners.  Both distinguished ... Read More»

In Focus – Polish American Speaker Series Launches at American Center Warsaw

Ambassador Mosbacher gave opening remarks at the launch of our expert speaker series, In Focus, which brings together key Polish and U.S. influencers, alumni, contacts and young leaders at our American Center Warsaw to discuss topics of importance to our bilateral relationship.  Marking Women’s History Month, the topic of our kickoff event was Women’s Empowerment, ... Read More»

U.S. Airmen Aid Polish Citizen While Deployed for Exercise

Airman 1st Class Shanice Williams-Jones 48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England- At approximately 6:45 a.m., U.S. Air Force Airmen assisted a Polish citizen whose van had flipped outside Powidz Air Base, Poland, March 28. Two Airmen from the 48th Logistics Readiness Squadron and five Airmen from the 48th Maintenance Group, who ... Read More»

Department of State Budget Request for FY 2020

Testimony Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Opening Statement Before the House Appropriations Committee, Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Washington, DC March 27, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you. Chairwoman Lowey, thank you, and I will absolutely summarize. Chairwoman Lowey, Ranking Member Rogers, thank you. Distinguished members of subcommittee, thank you for being ... Read More»

Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Office of the Press Secretary 26 March 2019 President Donald J. Trump will welcome Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to the White House on April 2, 2019.  In honor of the 70th anniversary of NATO, the President and the Secretary General will underscore the importance of the Alliance as ... Read More»

Alumni Association Celebrates 100 Years of U.S.-Polish Relations

As part of the ongoing celebrations for the 100th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations by Poland and the USA, Polish Alumni Association organized a seminar on The Development of IT Technology over the past 100 years. Organized by Polish Alumni Association members, Marek Mendel from “TARCZA” Educational Association of Byczyna, Piotr Koziol from ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks at the AIPAC Policy Conference

Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington, DC March 25, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO: (Applause.) Thank you. Thank you so much. Thank you, everyone. It is truly wonderful to be here tonight.I want to thank AIPAC President Mort Fridman, Board Chair Lillian Pincus, and your CEO Howard Kohr for inviting ... Read More»

U.S. Air Force F-15Es Deploy to Poland for Flying Exercise

48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs Email: 48fw.pa@us.af.mil March 25, 2019 RAF LAKENHEATH, England — U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles, aircrew and support personnel from RAF Lakenheath, England, deployed to Powidz Air Base, Poland, to participate in exercise Rapid Panther, Mar. 25. The flying exercise demonstrates the 48th Fighter Wing’s ability to forward deploy rapidly with ... Read More»

Embassy Attends Opening of IPN’s “It’s Deeds That Make The Man” Exhibit in Warsaw

On March 21 in Warsaw, Cultural Attaché Dan Hastings attended the exhibit “It Is Deeds That Make The Man – Poles Who Helped Jews during The Holocaust in The Eastern Borderlands of The Second Polish Republic” opened by the Institute of National Memory (IPN).  IPN President Jarosław Szarek officially launched the exhibit that features photos ... Read More»

U.S. Air Force B-52s Train with NATO JTACS in Lithuania and Poland

U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortresses conducted flights from RAF Fairford, England, to Lithuania and Poland on March 20, 2019, to conduct interoperability training with NATO Enhanced Forward Presence units. B-52s conducted training with NATO Joint Terminal Attack Controllers attached to the multinational battalion battle group in Lithuania, as well as Battle Group Poland. In Lithuania, ... Read More»

Armored Unit Deploys to Europe, Draws Prepositioned Stocks as Part of Dynamic Force Employment

U.S. Army Europe Public Affairs Office Phone: 0611-143-537-0005 | DSN: (314) 537-0005 www.eur.army.mil | USArmyEurope.MediaDesk@mail.mil March 19, 2019 WIESBADEN, Germany — At the direction of the Secretary of Defense, the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, deployed to Europe to exercise the U.S. Army’s ability to rapidly alert, recall and deploy under emergency conditions. This Dynamic ... Read More»

Transatlantic Community Imposes Sanctions on Russia

Press Statement Robert Palladino Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC March 15, 2019 Today, the United States, EU, and Canada took coordinated action in response to Russia’s continued aggression against Ukraine by imposing sanctions on individuals who orchestrated the unjustified November 25 attack on three Ukrainian naval vessels near the Kerch Strait. Additionally, the United States imposed ... Read More»

U.S. Air Force B-52s Deploy to Europe

A Bomber Task Force deployment of B-52 Stratofortress aircraft, Airmen and support equipment from the 2nd Bomb Wing, Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana, have arrived in the U.S. European Command area of operations for a deployment to conduct theater integration and flying training. The aircraft will operate out of RAF Fairford, England. The deployment of ... Read More»

Readout of Vice President Mike Pence’s Call with Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters of New Zealand

Office of the Vice President March 16, 2019 Vice President Pence spoke yesterday with Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters of New Zealand. Vice President Pence expressed his condolences on behalf of the American people for the despicable terror attacks at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. The Vice President also affirmed the President’s solidarity with ... Read More»

Embassy Participates Vital Voices Women’s Mentoring Walk

On March 9 in Warsaw’s stunning Lazienki Park, Deputy Chief of Mission Eric Green addressed over 200 participants at the start of Vital Voices Poland’s 8th Annual Mentoring Walk.  Vital Voices Director Ela Raczkowska and her colleague Marta Byczkowska matched 100 young women mentees with 100 experienced women from business, civil society, government and academia ... Read More»

Embassy Pays Respects to Heroism of Emanuel Ringelblum, the Wolski and Wysocki Families

On March 7 in the Ochota district of Warsaw, Cultural Attaché Dan Hastings attended 75th anniversary commemorations to honor the heroism of Emanuel Ringelblum and the Wolski and Wysocki families.  The event was organized by the Jewish Historical Institute and attended by Jarosław Sellin, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, the ... Read More»

Human Rights Report 2018

The United States was founded on the premise that all persons “are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.” Our Constitution secures these unalienable rights by proclaiming in the First Amendment that “Congress shall make no law respecting ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks on the Release of the 2018 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Press Briefing Room Washington, DC March 13, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning, everyone. Since America’s founding, the concept of individual rights has been woven into the national fabric. As my friend and scholar Mary Ann Glendon has written, it has given weak members of our society, quote, “an ... Read More»

Harnessing the United States’ Energy Abundance to Strengthen U.S. National Security

By DipNote Bloggers on March 13, 2019 On March 12, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo delivered the keynote address at CERAWeek’s “Reshaping the Energy Future” conference in Houston, Texas, which was attended by business leaders and foreign dignitaries from around the world. In his remarks, the Secretary addressed how America’s energy revolution strengthens national  security  in an ... Read More»

Keynote Address at CERAWeek

Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel Houston, Texas March 12, 2019 SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you, Dan. Thank you all for joining me. I see you standing in the back. It’s like church, there’s empty pews in the front if you want to come up and grab a seat. I do think ... Read More»

In Focus. Polish-American Speaker Series

As 2019 marks the 100th anniversary of U.S. –Polish diplomatic relations, the U.S. Embassy Warsaw and American Center Warsaw invite you to In Focus: Polish –American Speaker Series, a monthly discussion of important topics for U.S.-Polish relations.  The aim of this initiative is to connect engaging Polish and American experts with an audience consisting of ... Read More»

Fact Sheets: State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development FY 2020 Budget Request

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 11, 2019 The President’s FY 2020 budget request proposes $40 billion for the State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The FY 2020 budget request provides the necessary resources to protect United States citizens, increase American prosperity by utilizing foreign assistance to create the ... Read More»

Celebrating 100 Years of U.S.-Polish Diplomatic Relations: Alumni Association Organizes Debate on Democracy in the United States

Alumni Association together with the Department of Regional Strategic Studies of the Cardinal Wyszyński University of Warsaw and the U.S. Embassy, Warsaw organized a presentation for the university’s students about democracy in the United States. Prof. David F. Forte and Prof. Zbigniew Lewicki spoke at the event hosted by Vice President of Alumni Association Prof. ... Read More»

Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302

Press Statement Robert Palladino Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC March 10, 2019 The U.S. Department of State extends our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed in the tragic crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302. We can confirm that at least eight U.S. citizens were among the victims. Our embassies in Addis Ababa and ... Read More»

Civilan Affairs Team Particpates in 274th Birthday Anniversary Celebration for Gen. Casimir Pulaski

U.S. Civil Affairs Soldiers Sergeant First Class Joshua Harkema and Sergeant First Class Devon Debaney represented the United States at the 274th birthday anniversary of Casimir Pulaski at the Pulaski Museum in Warka, Poland. The event highlighted Casimir Pulaski, known as the father of the American Cavalry and his role in the American Revolutionary War. ... Read More»

Presidential Message on International Women’s Day, 2019

Office of the Press Secretary March 8, 2019 International Women’s Day, 2019 On International Women’s Day, we honor women worldwide for their vital role in shaping and strengthening our communities, families, governments, and businesses.  We celebrate their vision, leadership, and courage, and we reaffirm our commitment to promoting equal opportunity for women everywhere. Through the ... Read More»

Ambassador Mosbacher and Polish Partners Celebrate 60th Anniversary of Fulbright Program in Poland

On March 7 in Warsaw, Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher spoke at the kick-off event of a yearlong celebration by the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission to honor the 60th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Poland.  The Ambassador hailed the Fulbright Program in Poland for “immeasurably enriching the people-to-people relations” between Poland and the United States, thanking the ... Read More»

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo at the International Women of Courage (IWOC) Awards Ceremony

Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Dean Acheson Auditorium Washington, DC March 7, 2019 MS PRYOR: Good morning. Welcome to the Department of State. We are honored and delighted that you have joined us today for the 13th annual Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Awards. This award has recognized more than 120 ... Read More»

March is Women’s History Month!

Women’s History Month is a great opportunity to celebrate women who broke the glass ceiling during their lifetimes and made a path for the women followed them. We—the current and next generation of female and male leaders–thank them for their persistence and courage, and most importantly, for empowering younger generations that that women can do ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires Eric Green Opens 3rd Edition of Young Leaders Conference

Chargé d’Affaires, Eric Green, gave opening remarks at the 3rd edition of the Young Leaders Conference on March 2 atop the Warsaw Spire in downtown Warsaw.  With the conference theme of “100 Years of U.S.-Polish Diplomatic Relations, Chargé d’Affaires Green addressed an audience of 150 young students from high schools and universities across Poland underscoring ... Read More»

State Department Launches the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs

Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 6, 2019 Today, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) launched the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE), a new initiative supporting women entrepreneurs around the world. The Academy, in support of the White House-led Women’s Global Development and Prosperity Initiative, will equip women ... Read More»

Merger of U.S. Embassy Jerusalem and U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem

Press Statement Robert Palladino Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC March 3, 2019   On March 4, 2019, U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem will merge into U.S. Embassy Jerusalem to form a single diplomatic mission. This step follows Secretary Pompeo’s October 18, 2018 announcement that the two missions and teams would be combined. There will be complete continuity of ... Read More»

Women’s History Month

March 1, 2019 Women’s History Month, 2019 – – – – – – – By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation During Women’s History Month, we celebrate the countless women whose courage and resolve have contributed to the character and success of our Nation and the entire world.  The equal opportunity of ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks: Crimea is Ukraine

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC February 27, 2019 Five years ago, Russia’s occupation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula fueled an escalation of Russian aggression. Russia attempted to upend the international order, undermined basic human freedoms, and weakened our common security. The world has not forgotten the cynical lies Russia employed to ... Read More»

Boris Nemtsov

Press Statement Robert Palladino Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC February 26, 2019 Four years ago, former Russian Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov, a leading figure in Russia’s democratic movement, was gunned down outside the walls of the Kremlin. Although five men were convicted for carrying out his assassination, the United States continues to call on Russian authorities ... Read More»

World Wildlife Day 2019

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 27, 2019 The United Nations established March 3 as World Wildlife Day to raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. This year will mark the sixth anniversary of World Wildlife Day, and for the first time will highlight marine species and the unique threats ... Read More»

Ambassador Mosbacher Meets with Board Members of Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission

On February 26, Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher hosted a breakfast in honor of the Executive Director and ten members of the Board of Directors of the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission. The meeting was the first occasion for the Ambassador in her capacity as the United States’ Honorary Chairman of the bilateral commission to meet the distinguished group ... Read More»

Presidential Proclamation on National African American History Month, 2019

31 January 2019 In the year 1619, a Dutch trading ship sailed into the Chesapeake Bay and dropped anchor at Point Comfort, Virginia.  The vessel’s arrival marked the beginning of the unscrupulous slave trade in the American colonies.  It was from this immoral origin—and through inhuman conditions, discrimination, and prolonged hardship—that emerged the vibrant culture, ... Read More»

Poland Commits to Purchase of High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS)

The United States welcomes Poland’s decision to move forward with its acquisition of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS). Signing a Letter of Offer and Acceptance on February 13 was the culmination of successful negotiations between our two countries.  This decision greatly increases the potential for cooperation between U.S. and Polish land forces.  Poland’s ... Read More»

Honoring Warsaw Uprising Veteran Col. Klimczak

On February 15, the U.S. Embassy honored Colonel Kazimierz Klimczak, the oldest living 1944 Warsaw Uprising veteran who celebrated his 105th birthday, by bestowing him with a Congressional flag that flew above the US Capitol building. The flag was donated at the request of the Honorable Senator Mark Warner (D-VA). Colonel Klimczak fought in 1939 ... Read More»

Remarks by Vice President Pence at the Warsaw Ministerial Working Luncheon

REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT PENCE AT THE WARSAW MINISTERIAL WORKING LUNCHEON   PGE National Stadium Warsaw, Poland February 14, 2019 THE VICE PRESIDENT:   Prime Minister Morawiecki, Prime Minister Netanyahu, Secretary Pompeo, Your Excellencies: It’s an honor to join you for this first-ever “Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East,” and ... Read More»

Fulbright Ambassadors Program Launched to Celebrate 60th Anniversary of Fulbright in Poland

On February 12, Cultural Attaché Dan Hastings met with the nine talented alumni of the Fulbright Program in Poland recently selected to serve as the first-ever Fulbright Ambassadors of the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission.  The program is a new initiative of the Commission, which is headquartered in Warsaw, to honor the 60th anniversary of the Fulbright ... Read More»

Co-chairs’ Statement on the Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 14, 2019 On February 13-14, 2019, Foreign Ministers and representatives of 62 states met in Warsaw, Poland, at a conference organized jointly by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland and Secretary of State of the United States, to work toward a more secure and stable ... Read More»

Remarks by Vice President Pence to U.S. and Polish Armed Forces of the 1st Airlift Base

  REMARKS BY VICE PRESIDENT PENCE TO U.S. AND POLISH ARMED FORCES OF THE 33RD AIR BASE Warsaw Frederic Chopin Airport Warsaw, Poland February 13 , 2019 VICE PRESIDENT PENCE:  President Duda, Madam First Lady, Minister Błaszczak, and to all the members of the Armed Forces of Poland, all the members of the Armed Forces ... Read More»

Remarks with Polish Foreign Minister Czaputowicz to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East

Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Warsaw, Poland February 14, 2019 FOREIGN MINISTER CZAPUTOWICZ: Prime ministers, ministers, ladies and gentlemen, I am honored to welcome you at the Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East. The right time has come now to give a new impetus to the ... Read More»

Remarks by Vice President Pence and Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel Before Bilateral Meeting

POLIN Museum of the History of the Polish Jews Warsaw, Poland 14 February 2019 VICE PRESIDENT PENCE:  Mr. Prime Minister, thank you for the opportunity to meet with you.  Israel is our cherished ally.  And I bring greetings from your friend, the President of the United States, who is grateful for your leadership, grateful for ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Yemeni Foreign Minister Khaled Al Yamani

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 14, 2019 The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo met today with Yemeni Foreign Minister Khaled Al Yamani in Warsaw on the margins of the Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East. The ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Meeting With Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl

Readout Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 14, 2019 The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:‎ Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met with Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl today in Warsaw on the margins of the Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East. They discussed the importance ... Read More»

Yemen Quad Meeting in Warsaw

Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 14, 2019 The text of the following statement was released by the Foreign Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. The Foreign Ministers of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Remarks: Remarks at Bemowo Piskie Training Area

Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Bemowo Piskie Training Area Orzysz, Poland February 13, 2019 It’s truly an honor to be here alongside Foreign Minister Czaputowicz, Deputy Minister Lipinski, and the members of the NATO battle group, and my thanks also to Lieutenant Colonel Hebel for hosting us. It fills me with great pride ... Read More»

Remarks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Remarks Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Warsaw, Poland February 14, 2019 PRIME MINISTER NETANYAHU: I want to thank Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Vice President Mike Pence and the Trump administration for putting together an extraordinary conference. As you can see, Mr. Secretary, yesterday was a historical turning point. In a room of ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Interview with Jan Mikruta of Polsat

Interview Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Sheraton Hotel Warsaw, Poland February 13, 2019 QUESTION: Secretary Pompeo, thank you very much for your time. Sir, how important Warsaw Mideast summit is for American-Polish relationship? Does it change a lot? SECRETARY POMPEO: First of all, Jan, thank you for having me on. I appreciate it. Look, ... Read More»

FACT SHEET: The Ministerial to Promote a Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 13, 2019 Tackling the Region’s Most Challenging Problems There is no shortage of challenges in the Middle East. From weapons proliferation and humanitarian crises, to terrorism and energy security, these issues and others pose serious threats to stability in the region and to security around the ... Read More»

Op-Ed by Secretary of State Pompeo and Foreign Minister Czaputowicz

By Jacek Czaputowicz and Michael R. Pompeo February 12, 2019 Solidarity is once again popular in Poland — though not in the way you might think. The concept that gave a name to the anti-communist movement in the 1980s now characterizes the strong partnership between Poland and the United States. And solidarity is what we ... Read More»

Remarks by Vice President Pence and President Duda of Poland in Joint Press Statement, Warsaw, Poland

Belvedere Palace Warsaw, Poland 13 February 2019 PRESIDENT DUDA:  Your Excellency, most distinguished Mr. Vice President of the United States, Mike Pence; distinguished Minister of National Defense; esteemed Mrs. Pence, the Second Lady of the United States; all distinguished guests led by the Ambassador of the United States to Poland; ladies and gentlemen: I am ... Read More»

Secretary’s Remarks: Press Availability With Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz

Press Availability Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Palace on the Island Warsaw, Poland February 12, 2019 MODERATOR: (Via interpreter) Welcome, ladies and gentlemen, at the joint press conference of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, Professor Jacek Czaputowicz, and Secretary of State of the United States of America Mr. Mike ... Read More»

Accreditation for the media for a meeting of the Second Lady of the United States Karen Pence with patients of the children’s hospital in Warsaw

The Second Lady of the United States of America, Mrs. Karen Pence, will meet with patients of the Dziecięcy Szpital Kliniczny of the Uniwersyteckie Centrum Kliniczne, Warszawski Uniwersytet Medyczny during the visit of the Vice President of the United States of America, Mike Pence, to Poland, February 13-15.  Media are invited for a photo-op and taped ... Read More»

FACT SHEET: Secretary Pompeo’s Visit to Poland: Honoring Shared History and Building for Our Future

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson February 12, 2019 FACT SHEET   SECRETARY POMPEO’S VISIT TO POLAND: HONORING SHARED HISTORY AND BUILDING FOR OUR FUTURE For decades, United States stood with Poles who were fighting for their political, economic, religious, and other human rights, just as we stand together today, as Allies. Thirty ... Read More»

Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Belgium, and Iceland

STATEMENT BY ROBERT PALLADINO, DEPUTY SPOKESPERSON February 7, 2019 Secretary Pompeo’s Travel to Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, Belgium, and Iceland Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo will travel to Budapest, Bratislava, Warsaw, Brussels, and Reykjavik February 11–15. On February 11, he will arrive in Budapest, Hungary, where he will meet with Prime Minister Orban, Foreign Minister ... Read More»

Joint Statement on Syria

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 6, 2019 We, the Foreign Ministers and representatives of Egypt, France, Germany, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America, met today in Washington to continue our work in support of the UN’s efforts to achieve a political solution to the conflict ... Read More»

Counterterrorism: Statement by Ministers of the Global Coalition To Defeat ISIS/DAESH

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC February 6, 2019   The text of the following statement was released by the Ministers of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS/DAESH. Begin Text: We, the Ministers, Secretaries General, and Heads of Delegations of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, met in Washington today at the invitation ... Read More»

Media invited to Atlantic Resolve ceremony

ZAGAN, Poland – The 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, will transfer authority with 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, during a ceremony Feb. 12, 1:30 p.m., at the Zagan Cultural Palace. The ceremony officially recognizes the beginning of the fourth iteration of an armored brigade combat team in support of ... Read More»

Recognition of Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s Interim President by Several European Countries

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC February 4, 2019   We welcome the decision today by Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom to recognize Juan Guaido as the Interim President of Venezuela. We are also heartened ... Read More»

Europe and Eurasia: U.S. Intent To Withdraw from the INF Treaty February 2, 2019

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC February 2, 2019 On December 4, 2018, the United States announced that the Russian Federation is in material breach of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, an assessment shared by all NATO Allies. The United States also provided notice that unless Russia returned to full ... Read More»

Statement from the President Regarding the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty

Office of the Press Secretary February 1, 2019 Statement from the President Regarding the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty For far too long, Russia has violated the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty with impunity, covertly developing and fielding a prohibited missile system that poses a direct threat to our allies and troops abroad.  Tomorrow, the ... Read More»

STATEMENT BY AMBASSADOR MOSBACHER

STATEMENT BY AMBASSADOR MOSBACHER  ON THE 100TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS BETWEEN THE REPUBLIC OF POLAND AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA In January 1919, the Republic of Poland and the United States of America established diplomatic relations.  The first U.S. envoy to Poland, Hugh Gibson, presented his credentials to the newly ... Read More»

“100 Photos for 100 Years” Contest on Twitter and Instagram

People, history, culture, sport, cuisine… or perhaps something totally different? Show us what best captures Polish-American relations to you and take part in our “100 Photos for 100 Years” contest on Twitter and Instagram for a chance to win prizes. The Embassy of the United States of America in Warsaw and the Embassy of the ... Read More»

Presidential Message on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Office of the Press Secretary January 27, 2019 Presidential Message on International Holocaust Remembrance Day On April 27, 1945, a young soldier of the 12th Armored Division of the United States Army wrote these astonishing words to his wife in the United States: “Although I may never talk about what I have witnessed today.  I ... Read More»

The U.S. Government is Commencing a Partial Shutdown

The U.S. Government is commencing a partial shutdown due to a lapse in appropriations. The U.S. Embassy in Warsaw, U.S. Consulate General in Krakow, and U.S. Consular Agency in Poznan will continue providing services to U.S. Citizens during the shutdown. For now we expect to also continue providing visa and other consular services in Poland. ... Read More»

Rząd Stanów Zjednoczonych częściowo zawiesił działania instytucji rządowych

Rząd Stanów Zjednoczonych częściowo zawiesił działania instytucji rządowych z powodu wygaśnięcia środków budżetowych. Ambasada Stanów Zjednoczonych w Warszawie oraz Konsulat Generalny w Krakowie, jak również Agencja Konsularna w Poznaniu będą kontynuowały obsługę obywateli amerykańskich. Przewidujemy, że usługi wizowe i konsularne również będą kontynuowane. Jeżeli sytuacja ulegnie zmianie skontaktujemy się bezpośrednio z osobami starającymi się o ... Read More»

Ambassador Mosbacher Hosts Pre-Screening of Hollywood Blockbuster “Green Book”

On December 18 at Warsaw’s renowned Muranów Cinema, Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher hosted a pre-screening of Green Book, an Oscar contending film starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen based on the courageous and adventurous tour of African-American concert pianist Dr. Donald Shirley and his Italian-American driver of Midwestern and southern America in the 1960’s.  The pre-screening ... Read More»

Joint Statement by Secretary of State Pompeo and Secretary of Homeland Security Nielsen: Chinese Actors Compromise Global Managed Service Providers

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC December 20, 2018 Since at least 2014, Chinese cyber actors associated with the Chinese Ministry of State Security have hacked multiple U.S. and global managed service and cloud providers. These Chinese actors used this access to compromise the networks of the providers’ clients, including global companies located ... Read More»

Sanctions Announcement on Russia

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC December 19, 2018 Today, the Departments of State and the Treasury took joint action against Russia’s continued and blatant disregard for international norms. Specifically, the State Department added 12 individuals and entities to the List of Specified Persons (LSP) pursuant to Section 231 of the Countering America’s ... Read More»

Deputy Secretary Sullivan Travels to Bratislava, Vienna, Sofia, Sarajevo, Skopje, and Warsaw

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC December 11, 2018 Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan will travel to Bratislava, Vienna, Sofia, Sarajevo, Skopje, and Warsaw from December 12-20. On December 12 in Bratislava, Slovakia, Deputy Secretary Sullivan will underscore the importance of U.S.-Slovak bilateral relations and urge senior Slovak officials to use ... Read More»

Outcome of the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC December 15, 2018 The United States participated in COP24 to protect U.S. interests, advance a level playing field for U.S. business, and promote the U.S. balanced approach to economic growth, energy security, and environmental protection. Judith Garber, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Oceans and ... Read More»

EU Resolve in Holding Russia Accountable

Press Statement Robert Palladino Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC December 15, 2018 The United States welcomes recent steps by the EU and its Member States to hold Russia accountable for its aggression against Ukraine. The European Parliament’s December 12 resolution reiterates the importance of Ukraine’s role in the European energy supply network and condemns the construction of ... Read More»

Krakow: Students Compete in Zoom in on America Trivia Contest

More than 80 students ‎from Krakow and surrounding areas showed off their knowledge of the United States during two recent trivia contests held on different days at the Pedagogical University in Krakow. Consulate staff and Fulbright students comprised the jury and ran the 4th annual contest. Primary School No. 1 in Bochnia beat out a dozen other junior teams on November 28th, while Senior High School No. 2 ... Read More»

The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program

Dr. Rich Baldauf, U.S. Embassy Warsaw Science Fellow from the EPA, and Izabela Misiewicz, US Embassy Warsaw, presented at a workshop for teachers who are running GLOBE programs at various schools throughout Poland.  The workshop was designed to introduce the teachers to educational resources developed by the EPA for teaching about air pollution and its ... Read More»

Vital Voices Poland Annual Christmas Breakfast

On December 12, Embassy representatives from Public Affairs Section and Economic Section attended the Vital Voices Poland Christmas Breakfast  for mentors, mentees and partners who support women empowerment, around 150 people representing business, academia, and diplomacy. Vital Voices President Elżbieta Raczkowska welcomed guests and introduced  Mrs. Jolanta Kwaśniewska, former First Lady of the Republic of Poland ... Read More»

U.S. National Statement at COP24

Remarks Judith G. Garber Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Katowice, Poland December 12, 2018 President of COP 24, Excellencies, and Distinguished Delegates; I am so pleased to be with you today. I am grateful to our gracious hosts here in Poland for their hospitality, excellent preparation, and leadership. ... Read More»

On the Attack in Strasbourg

Press Statement Robert Palladino Deputy Spokesperson Washington, DC December 12, 2018 The United States stands in solidarity with France and condemns in the strongest terms the horrific act of terror in Strasbourg. Our thoughts are with the family and loved ones of those affected and with all the people of Strasbourg. We commend the work of ... Read More»

City Game “Poles and Americans – 100 Years Together” Generates Excitement about Polish-American Shared History

On December 8th, the U.S. Consulate General in Krakow organized “Poles and Americans – 100 Years Together”, a scavenger hunt-type City Game, highlighting the centennial of U.S.-Polish relations. Over 70 participants turned out on Saturday for a team building activity where players had to find hidden places and complete designated tasks, by using a series ... Read More»

Religious Freedom Designations

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC December 11, 2018 On November 28, 2018, I designated Burma, China, Eritrea, Iran, North Korea, Pakistan, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan, as Countries of Particular Concern under the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 for having engaged in or tolerated ”systematic, ongoing, [and] egregious ... Read More»

U.S. and NATO Allies Celebrate Successful Conclusion of Anakonda-18 Exercises

On December 6, Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher attended the closing ceremonies for the Anakonda-18 (AN-18) multinational training exercise in Elblag, Poland, which also officially confirmed the successful validation of the Headquarters Multinational Division-North East (MND-NE) per the 2016 Warsaw NATO Summit.  President Andrzej Duda, Defense Minister Mariusz Blaszczak and GENCOM General Jaroslaw Mika attended on behalf of the Polish government and military. Military ... Read More»

Presidential Proclamation on Human Rights Day, Bill of Rights Day, and Human Rights Week, 2018

Office of the Press Secretary December 7, 2018 Human Rights Day, Bill of Rights Day, and Human Rights Week, 2018 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Our Nation was founded on the idea that our Creator endows each individual with certain unalienable rights. In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson ... Read More»

Russia’s Violation of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC December 4, 2018 Since 2013, the United States has raised its concerns with Russia regarding Russian development of a ground-launched cruise missile (NATO designator: SSC-8, Russian designator: 9M729) with a range capability between 500 and 5,500 kilometers on repeated occasions. These include more than 30 engagements at ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate Krakow, Poland December 7, 2018

Location:  Katowice, from Plac Wolności to the train station, passing along Sokolska, Morcinka, Korfantego, Skargi, Stawowa, and ending at Plac Szewczyka.  The march will pass directly in front of the COP24 Conference site. Event: Demonstration, the “March for Climate,” is expected to take place on December 8, 2018 with participants gathering at Plac Wolności at ... Read More»

The Results of My America Summer Work Travel Photo Contest 2018

  We are pleased to announce the winner and finalists of the 2018 edition of the My America photo contest for participants of the Summer Work Travel program. All photos can be seen HERE Winner – Bogusz Kluz “Have you ever been on Mars?” The other finalists include the following photos (names as given by participants) ... Read More»

Briefing on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF)

Special Briefing Jon M. Huntsman U.S. Ambassador to Russia Andrea L. Thompson Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security Via Teleconference December 6, 2018 MS NAUERT: Thank you. Good afternoon, everyone. Thanks so much for joining us, and welcome to the State Department on-the-record call about INF. This call will be embargoed until the end of the ... Read More»

Remarks by President Trump and Vice President Pence at a Hanukkah Celebration

Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 6, 2018 REMARKS BY PRESIDENT TRUMP AND VICE PRESIDENT PENCE AT A HANUKKAH CELEBRATION   THE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you very much.  How are you?  (Applause.)  You know our great Vice President and Karen Pence, two spectacular people.  And they wanted to be here with us ... Read More»

President George Herbert Walker Bush Condolence Book Signing

The U.S. Embassy Warsaw invites the public to sign a condolence book for the late President Herbert Walker Bush at the Piękna 14a entrance between the hours of 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM and from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Thursday, December 6 and Friday, December 7.