Statement by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on the United States Election to the Human Rights Council (HRC)

OCTOBER 14, 2021 Today, I am proud that the United States was elected to serve on the UN Human Rights Council for a three year term. I am grateful for the support of nations from around the world for our campaign, and I look forward to the United States once more being a constructive voice ... Read More»

Election of the United States to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC)

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE OCTOBER 14, 2021   Since the earliest days of this Administration, President Biden has made clear that our foreign policy would be grounded in America’s most cherished democratic values: defending freedom, championing opportunity, upholding human rights and fundamental freedoms, respecting the rule of law, and treating everyone ... Read More»

Observance of International Day of the Girl Child

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE OCTOBER 11, 2021 On International Day of the Girl Child, the United States joins the global community in recognizing an inherent truth: all girls around the world deserve to live safe, healthy, and empowered lives.  Girls are critical participants in our local and global communities, poised to ... Read More»

A Proclamation on General Pulaski Memorial Day, 2021

OCTOBER 08, 2021 On General Pulaski Memorial Day, we honor Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski, a Polish-born hero of the American Revolution, who gave his life 242 years ago in defense of our cause to establish a free and independent Nation.  Known as the “Father of the American Cavalry” for his leadership and military skills, General Pulaski’s ... Read More»

A Proclamation on Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2021

SEPTEMBER 30, 2021 Our Nation is under a constant and ever-increasing threat from malicious cyber actors.  Ransomware attacks have disrupted hospitals, schools, police departments, fuel pipelines, food suppliers, and small businesses — delaying essential services and putting the lives and livelihoods of Americans at risk.  Any disruption, corruption, or dysfunction of our vital infrastructure can have ... Read More»

Statement by President Joe Biden on Cybersecurity Awareness Month

OCTOBER 01, 2021 Cyber threats can affect every American, every business regardless of size, and every community. That’s why my administration is marshalling a whole-of-nation effort to confront cyber threats. I am committed to strengthening our cybersecurity by hardening our critical infrastructure against cyberattacks, disrupting ransomware networks, working to establish and promote clear rules of ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy, Warsaw (October 2 and 4, 2021)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy, Warsaw (October 2 and 4, 2021)  Location:  Warsaw Event:  Separate demonstrations are expected to occur in Warsaw on Saturday, October 2, 2021 and Monday, October 4, 2021. On Saturday, October 2 a political demonstration regarding opposition to Sanitary Segregation Bill #1449 is scheduled between 12PM and 3PM. Officials are expecting up ... Read More»

Charge d’Affaires Welcomes Newly Arrived Fulbright Fellows from the United States

Charge d’Affaires B. Bix Aliu hosted 30 newly arrived Fulbright Scholars from the United States who will spend the next academic year in different cities across Poland.  These U.S. scholars will teach and conduct research at Polish universities throughout the complete 2021-22 academic year.  They will be based at universities in Warszawa, Białystok, Opole, Bydgoszcz, ... Read More»

FACT SHEET: U.S.-EU Establish Common Principles to Update the Rules for the 21st Century Economy at Inaugural Trade and Technology Council Meeting

SEPTEMBER 29, 2021 Launched by President Joe Biden, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, and European Council President Charles Michel at the U.S.-EU Summit in June 2021, the Trade and Technology Council held its inaugural meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on September 29, 2021. U.S. Co-Chairs, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Secretary of Commerce Gina ... Read More»

Commemorating the International Day of Democracy

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE SEPTEMBER 14, 2021 On this International Day of Democracy, we underscore our support for democracy as we strive toward a more equitable, inclusive, and sustainable world. The United States places democracy and human rights at the center of our foreign policy; they are essential elements in achieving and ... Read More»

The 20th Anniversary of the 9/11 Attacks

On the 20th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2001, we honor the memory of those who died and we share the sorrow of those who lost friends and loved ones. We will never forget the great heroism of firefighters, rescuers and all those who risked their own lives and saved others. Our values ​​were not broken then. Today ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy, Warsaw (September 9, 2021) 

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy, Warsaw (September 9, 2021)  Location:  Downtown Warsaw Event:  Several demonstrations will occur in downtown Warsaw on September 10, 2021, beginning at approximately 10:00 a.m. until approximately 3:00 p.m.  The demonstrations are related to pay allowances in the current budget provisions. Ten groups totaling approximately 1,500 people plan to demonstrate ... Read More»

United States Condemns the Unjust Detention of Crimean Tatar Leaders

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 5, 2021 The United States strongly condemns the September 4 detention of the Deputy Chairman of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis, Nariman Dhezlal, and at least 45 other Crimean Tatars by Russian occupation authorities in Crimea.  We call on the Russian occupation authorities to release them immediately.  This is the ... Read More»

Remarks by President Biden on the End of the War in Afghanistan

AUGUST 31, 2021 THE PRESIDENT:  Last night in Kabul, the United States ended 20 years of war in Afghanistan — the longest war in American history. We completed one of the biggest airlifts in history, with more than 120,000 people evacuated to safety.  That number is more than double what most experts thought were possible.  ... Read More»

Statement by President Joe Biden on the Evacuation Mission in Kabul

AUGUST 28, 2021 This morning, I met with my national security team in Washington and my commanders in the field. We discussed the strike that U.S. forces took last night against the terrorist group ISIS-K in Afghanistan. I said we would go after the group responsible for the attack on our troops and innocent civilians ... Read More»

Joint Statement on Afghanistan Evacuation Travel Assurances

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 29, 2021 The text of the following statement was released initially by the Governments of the United States of America, Albania, Australia, Belgium, Belize, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Canada, Central African Republic, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, ... Read More»

On Today’s Terrorist Attacks in Kabul

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 26, 2021 Today’s bombings around the Kabul airport were a devastating reminder of the dangerous conditions in which our servicemembers and diplomats are operating as we conclude the United States’ 20-year military mission in Afghanistan. As the President said, the servicemembers who were killed and wounded ... Read More»

Remarks by President Biden on the Terror Attack at Hamid Karzai International Airport

AUGUST 26, 2021 THE PRESIDENT:  Been a tough day.  This evening in Kabul, as you all know, terrorists attacked — that we’ve been talking about and worried about, that the intelligence community has assessed has [was] undertaken — an attack — by a group known as ISIS-K — took the lives of American service members standing guard ... Read More»

A Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Attack in Kabul, Afghanistan

AUGUST 26, 2021 As a mark of respect for the U.S. service members and other victims killed in the terrorist attack on August 26, 2021, in Kabul, Afghanistan, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Call with NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 24, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg today. Secretary Blinken and Secretary General Stoltenberg shared their views on the August 20 NATO Foreign Ministerial and discussed the situation in Afghanistan. They welcomed Allies’ ... Read More»

Joint Statement on the Situation of Women and Girls in Afghanistan

OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 18, 2021 This statement has been co-signed by Albania, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, European Union, Honduras, Guatemala, North Macedonia, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Senegal, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America.  Begin Text: We are deeply worried about Afghan women ... Read More»

Embassy Supports Holocaust Education and Human Rights

Cultural Affairs Officer Jeanne Briganti helped kick off the fourth edition of  The Olga Lengyel Institute (TOLI)  seminar, which provides training to educators around the world on Holocaust education and human rights.  A group of 30 educators from all over Poland are participating in the seminar, which takes place in Warsaw, Oswiecim, and Krakow.  Ms. Briganti joined Ms. Oana Nestian-Sandu, ... Read More»

Update on Recent Legislative Developments in Poland

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 16, 2021 The United States reiterates our concerns about amendments to the Code of Administrative Procedure, which President Duda signed on August 14, severely restricting restitution and compensation for property wrongfully confiscated during Poland’s communist era. We deeply regret the adoption of these amendments. Further, we ... Read More»

Joint Statement on Afghanistan

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON AUGUST 15, 2021 The below reflects the list of signatory countries as of August 16. The following is the text of a joint statement on Afghanistan released by the following: Albania, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Croatia, ... Read More»

Poland’s Troubling Legislation

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE AUGUST 11, 2021 We are deeply concerned that Poland’s parliament passed legislation today severely restricting the process for Holocaust survivors and their families, as well as other Jewish and non-Jewish property owners, to obtain restitution for property wrongfully confiscated during Poland’s communist era. We urge that President ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy, Warsaw (August 11-12, 2021)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy, Warsaw (August 11-12, 2021)  Location:  Warsaw Event:  Additional demonstrations will occur in front of the Sejm on Wiejska on August 11 and 12, 2021, beginning at approximately 1100 until approximately 1900.  The demonstrations are related to opposition to any action aimed at restricting freedom of speech and media freedom ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy, Warsaw (August 10, 2021)

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy, Warsaw (August 10, 2021)  Location:  Warsaw Event:  A demonstration will occur in front of the Sejm on Wiejska on August 10, 2021, beginning at approximately 1800 until approximately 2300.  The exact number of participants is not known but could be upwards of several thousand. Traffic congestion is expected in downtown ... Read More»

Counselor Chollet’s Travel to Ukraine and Poland

MEDIA NOTE JULY 19, 2021 Counselor of the Department Derek Chollet will travel to Kyiv on July 20-21 and Warsaw on July 21-23 to reinforce the strategic value of the United States’ relationships with Ukraine and Poland.  He will continue our diplomatic conversations with Ukraine and Poland on a range of issues, including our shared ... Read More»

The Embassy’s Virtual Celebration of America’s Independence Day in 2021

You are invited!  Please join us to watch the U.S. Diplomatic Mission in Poland’s first ever virtual celebration of American’s Independence Day. Amazing surprises are waiting for you – special message from the former US Ambassadors in Poland, a magical performance by @sanahmusic, and @patriciakazadi will be the host of our joint celebration. There will be ... Read More»

Travel of Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues Cherrie Daniels to Poland

US Embassy Warsaw For Immediate Release MEDIA NOTE July 2, 2021   Travel of Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues Cherrie Daniels to Poland The Department of State’s Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues , Cherrie Daniels , will make her second official visit to Poland July 2-11. Her first visit as Envoy was in January 2020, as part of the U.S. delegation to ... Read More»

#WordsMatter

  #WordsMatter. We read carefully the comments that appear under our posts about equality for LGBTQI + people. Among them there are words full of support, but there are also comments that should have never been said. We asked a few people from the Polish LGBTQI+ environment to read comments in front of the camera ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires a.i. B. Bix Aliu’s Remarks at the Three Seas Forum of the Regions in Lublin

29 June 2021 The United States has been and continues to be a strong supporter and partner of the Three Seas Initiative. As Secretary Blinken said in one of his very first events as U.S. Secretary of State back in February, the United States is eager to work with the Three Seas countries to strengthen ... Read More»

President Biden Announces U.S. Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons

JUNE 25, 2021 WASHINGTON – Today, ahead of his remarks at the White House for Pride Month, President Joe Biden announced that he will appoint Jessica Stern to be the U.S. Special Envoy to Advance the Human Rights of LGBTQI+ Persons at the Department of State – a role critical to ensuring that U.S. diplomacy ... Read More»

Remarks by President Biden Commemorating LGBTQ+ Pride Month

JUNE 25, 2021 THE PRESIDENT:  Well, my name is Joe Biden.  I’m Jill Biden’s husband.  (Laughter.) Ashton, thank you.  You seemed awfully comfortable up here.  (Laughter and applause.)  You were awfully comfortable up here.  I don’t know.  I — I’m not sure I’ll be around, but, you know — (laughter) — if you’re here, just ... Read More»

Holding the Lukashenka Regime and Its Enablers to Account

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JUNE 21, 2021 The United States has taken action against dozens of Belarusian individuals and entities in response to last month’s forced diversion of a commercial Ryanair flight between two European Union member states and the politically motivated arrest of journalist Raman Pratasevich and Sofiya Sapega. These ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Polish Foreign Minister Rau

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON JUNE 18, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau. Secretary Blinken emphasized the strength of our Polish-American partnership to NATO and the Transatlantic community in addressing regional and global challenges. The Secretary also discussed our ... Read More»

U.S.-EU Summit Statement

15 June 2021 Towards a Renewed Transatlantic Partnership 1. The United States and the European Union represent 780 million people who share democratic values and the largest economic relationship in the world. We have a chance and a responsibility to help people make a living and keep them safe and secure, fight climate change, and ... Read More»

Readout of President Biden’s Meeting with President Andrzej Duda of Poland

14 June 2021 President Biden spoke today on the margins of the NATO Summit with President Andrzej Duda of Poland. The President reiterated his support for NATO’s strengthened defense and deterrence agenda and his resolute commitment to the defense of Allies on NATO’s eastern flank, including Poland. He discussed his plans for the upcoming summit ... Read More»

A Proclamation on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month, 2021

JUNE 01, 2021 The uprising at the Stonewall Inn in June, 1969, sparked a liberation movement — a call to action that continues to inspire us to live up to our Nation’s promise of equality, liberty, and justice for all.  Pride is a time to recall the trials the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer ... Read More»

On Pride Month

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE JUNE 1, 2021 During this year’s Pride Month, we celebrate an important message: “You are Included.” The diverse experiences, perspectives, and contributions of the State Department community make our institution stronger and advance the goals of American diplomacy. Out of many, we are one. The Department has ... Read More»

Media Freedom Coalition Statement on the Arrest of Roman Protasevich

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MAY 29, 2021 The undersigned members of the Media Freedom Coalition condemn in the strongest terms Belarus’ forced diversion and landing of a commercial aircraft and subsequent arrest of journalist Roman Protasevich. This unprecedented and shocking action constitutes a full frontal attack on media freedom and has serious implications ... Read More»

Statement by Press Secretary Psaki on the U.S. Response to Belarus’s Forced Diversion of Ryanair Flight and Continuing Attack on Fundamental Freedoms

MAY 28, 2021 Belarus’s forced diversion of a commercial Ryanair flight under false pretenses, traveling between two member states of the European Union, and the subsequent removal and arrest of Raman Pratasevich, a Belarusian journalist, are a direct affront to international norms. These events took place amid an escalating wave of repression by the Lukashenka regime ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires a.i. B. Bix Aliu’s Remarks at the American School of Warsaw Graduation Ceremony

29  May 2021 American School of Warsaw Class of 2021, you did it! There are many of us here to congratulate you – family, staff, and special guest Leslie Scanlon, the Canadian Ambassador who I hear has some celebrating to do, too. Graduates, I know you have faced obstacles.  COVID-19 has taken away many traditional high school experiences from you. But there is a silver lining – you were able to attend school in-person ... Read More»

Statement by President Joe Biden on the First Anniversary of George Floyd’s Murder

MAY 25, 2021 Today, in the Oval Office, I met with George Floyd’s family. Although it has been one year since their beloved brother and father was murdered, for the family – for any family experiencing a profound loss – the first year can still feel like they got the news a few seconds ago. ... Read More»

Statement by President Joe Biden on Diversion of Ryanair Flight and Arrest of Journalist in Belarus

MAY 24, 2021 Belarus’s forced diversion of a commercial Ryanair flight, traveling between two member states of the European Union, and subsequent removal and arrest of Raman Pratasevich, a Belarusian journalist traveling abroad, are a direct affront to international norms. The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms both the diversion of the plane ... Read More»

Diversion of Ryanair Flight to Belarus and Arrest of Journalist

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MAY 23, 2021 The United States strongly condemns the forced diversion of a flight between two EU member states and the subsequent removal and arrest of journalist Raman Pratasevich in Minsk. We demand his immediate release. This shocking act perpetrated by the Lukashenka regime endangered the lives ... Read More»

Statement by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia

MAY 17, 2021 Jill and I are proud to recognize the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia — the anniversary of the day in 1990 when the World Health Organization took the long overdue step of declassifying ‘homosexuality’ as a mental disorder. So much has changed for the LGBTQI+ community since that day — ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Statement on the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MAY 16, 2021 This year’s May 17 marks 16 years since the first International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOTB). In the intervening period, the United States has endeavored to reaffirm the human rights and fundamental freedoms of all persons, including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires a.i. B. Bix Aliu’s Remarks at the Impact’21 Spring Conference

12 May 2021 Thank you Mr. Grass, And congratulations to the Impact Foundation for organizing such a far-reaching virtual event.  I’m so glad to see the interest and support mobilized for Impact’21.  Close to 100 partners helped to make this event happen and over 250 speakers are expected. That is impressive. Mister Prime Minister, may ... Read More»

Readout of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr.’s Participation in the Bucharest Nine Virtual Summit

MAY 10, 2021 President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with NATO’s eastern flank Allies in a virtual summit of the Bucharest Nine (B9) countries hosted by Presidents Klaus Iohannis of Romania and Andrzej Duda of Poland. President Biden underscored his commitment to rebuilding alliances and strengthening Transatlantic relations. He conveyed his desire for closer ... Read More»

Official Statements and Remarks

Proclamation on the Death of General Colin Powell (White House, 18 October 2021) Election of the United States to the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) (State Department, 14 October 2021) Statement by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on the United States Election to the Human Rights Council (White House, 14 October 2021) Observance of International Day of the Girl Child (State Department, 11 October 2021) A Proclamation on General Pulaski Memorial Day, 2021 (White House, 8 October 2021) Statement by President Joe Biden on Cybersecurity Awareness Month (White House, 1 October 2021) A Proclamation on Cybersecurity Awareness Month, 2021 (White House, 30 September 2021) FACT SHEET: U.S.-EU Establish Common Principles to Update the Rules for the 21st Century Economy at Inaugural Trade and Technology Council Meeting (White House, 29 September 2021) Statement by President Biden on Yom Kippur (White House, 15 September 2021) Statement by President Joe Biden on Rosh Hashanah (White House, 5 September 2021) United States Condemns the Unjust Detention of Crimean Tatar Leaders (State Depertment, 5 September 2021) ... Read More»

Poland Constitution Day

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MAY 3, 2021 On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I congratulate the Polish people as you celebrate your Constitution Day. The friendship shared by the United States and Poland traces its origins to the late 18th century when our countries adopted our ... Read More»

A Proclamation on Jewish American Heritage Month, 2021

APRIL 30, 2021 The Jewish American experience is a story of faith, fortitude, and progress.  It is a quintessential American experience — one that is connected to key tenets of American identity, including our Nation’s commitment to freedom of religion and conscience.  This month, we honor Jewish Americans — past and present — who have ... Read More»

World Press Freedom Day

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MAY 3, 2021 Tomorrow, the United States joins the international community in celebrating World Press Freedom Day.  Information and knowledge are powerful tools, and a free and independent press is the core institution connecting publics to the information they need to advocate for themselves, make informed decisions, and ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland (April 29, 2021)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland (April 29, 2021) Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions New Updates: On April 29, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed 2,785,353 cases of COVID-19 and 67,073 related deaths since the pandemic began. This is an increase of 8,427 new cases and 541 ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires a.i. B. Bix Aliu’s Remarks at Local to Global: The Role of IP Management in Technology Transfer Virtual Zoom Meeting

26 April 2021 Thank you, Tisha, and hello current and future global players on World Intellectual Property Day.  We are honored to have so many entrepreneurs, business owners, and representatives of universities and technology transfer centers with us.  You’re here to gain a better understanding of how important modern intellectual property systems are for turning ... Read More»

A Proclamation on World Intellectual Property Day, 2021

APRIL 23, 2021 This year, on World Intellectual Property Day, we celebrate the innovators and creators who enrich our lives and create the products, services, companies, and industries of tomorrow.  We especially recognize the power of intellectual property protection in allowing our small businesses to compete, thrive, and play their important role as the heart ... Read More»

Opening Remarks at the Virtual Leaders Summit on Climate

REMARKS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE THE WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON, D.C. APRIL 22, 2021 SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Good morning.  Good afternoon.  Good evening.  We are so grateful to have all of you with us today. As President Biden and Vice President Harris have made clear, this administration intends to do more than any in U.S. ... Read More»

Poland Travel Advisory: Level 4: Do not travel, April 22, 2021

Poland Travel Advisory: Level 4: Do not travel, April 22, 2021 Do not 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 4 Travel Health Notice for Poland due to COVID-19, indicating a very high ... Read More»

Earth Day 2021

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 22, 2021 Today, the 51st Earth Day, we must work together to combat the climate crisis and restore our Earth for the benefit of everyone.  Each year, an estimated one billion people around the world mobilize for action on Earth Day, and this year, the United States joins this wave of action. This morning, ... Read More»

Revocation of the Authorization of Belarus General License 2G Due to Human Rights Violations and Abuses

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 19, 2021   The U.S. Department of State fully supports the Department of the Treasury’s announcement today on the revocation of the Belarus-related General License (GL) and implementation of a 45-day wind down of transactions. This action is a further consequence of the Belarusian authorities’ flagrant ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires Bix Aliu Honors the Heroism of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

To commemorate the 78th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising that took place on April 19, 1943, Chargé d’Affaires Bix Aliu 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 in history, Chargé d’Affaires Aliu stated ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland (April 16, 2021)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland (April 16, 2021) Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions New Updates: On April 16, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed 2,660,088 cases of COVID-19 and 61,208 related deaths since the pandemic began. This is an increase of 17,847 new cases and 595 ... Read More»

FACT SHEET: Imposing Costs for Harmful Foreign Activities by the Russian Government

APRIL 15, 2021 The Biden administration has been clear that the United States desires a relationship with Russia that is stable and predictable. We do not think that we need to continue on a negative trajectory. However, we have also been clear—publicly and privately—that we will defend our national interests and impose costs for Russian ... Read More»

Holding Russia To Account

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 15, 2021 Today, we announced actions to hold the Russian Government to account for the SolarWinds intrusion, reports of bounties on U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, and attempts to interfere in the 2020 U.S. elections. We have engaged Russian authorities to share our concerns about their actions ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires a.i. B. Bix Aliu’s Remarks at the George Marshall Center

15 April 2021 Good afternoon, Ambassador Freytag von Loringhoven, professors, distinguished guests, alumni of the George C. Marshall Center, and friends. Thank you, Mr. Ambassador, for your remarks. Throughout your distinguished diplomatic career, we’ve had many opportunities to work together. Just a few months ago you met with the U.S. Embassy in Poland to discuss ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires a.i. B. Bix Aliu’s Remarks at the Opening of Google Cloud Poland

14 April 2021 Dzień Dobry. Thank you Ms. Dziewguć and congratulations on your role as Country Manager of Google Cloud Poland. This is a monumental moment where we welcome the expansion of the commitment to the Polish people and economy by one of the most innovative companies in American tech: Google. The United States of ... Read More»

Secretary Antony J. Blinken and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg Before Their Meeting

REMARKS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE NATO HEADQUARTERS BRUSSELS, BELGIUM APRIL 14, 2021 SECRETARY GENERAL STOLTENBERG:  So, Secretary Blinken, dear Tony, welcome back to NATO.  It’s really great to see you here again. SECRETARY BLINKEN:  Thank you. SECRETARY GENERAL STOLTENBERG:  You participated in the NATO foreign ministerial meeting just last week, and the fact ... Read More»

International Roma Day

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE APRIL 7, 2021 On behalf of the Government of the United States, I extend my best wishes to Roma everywhere on International Roma Day. On April 8, we celebrate the rich culture, language, and heritage of Roma around the world, including the generations of Romani Americans who ... Read More»

Global Competition for the 2021 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 2021 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF 2021).  Alumni can submit proposals requesting funding from $10,000 up to $25,000 to ... Read More»

A Proclamation on Days of Remembrance of Victims of the Holocaust, 2021

APRIL 04, 2021 On Yom HaShoah — Holocaust Remembrance Day — we stand in solidarity with the Jewish people in America, Israel, and around the world to remember and reflect on the horrors of the Holocaust. An estimated six million Jews perished alongside millions of other innocent victims — Roma and Sinti, Slavs, disabled persons, ... Read More»

Transgender Day of Visibility

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MARCH 31, 2021 On the occasion of Transgender Day of Visibility, the United States proudly recognizes transgender and gender non-conforming persons and their continued struggle for a life of equality, security, and dignity. Across the globe, members of the transgender and gender non-conforming community are making significant strides towards advancing equality for all people. They are becoming more visible and bravely sharing their stories, providing ... Read More»

Secretary Antony J. Blinken On Release of the 2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

REMARKS TO THE PRESS ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE PRESS BRIEFING ROOM WASHINGTON, D.C. MARCH 30, 2021 MR PRICE:  Good afternoon.  Today I have the privilege of welcoming back to the press briefing room Secretary Blinken.  It’s especially a privilege today because the Secretary, as you know, is here to unveil the  2020 Human Rights Report . Secretary ... Read More»

President Biden Invites 40 World Leaders to Leaders Summit on Climate

MARCH 26, 2021 Today, President Biden invited 40 world leaders to the Leaders Summit on Climate he will host on April 22 and 23.  The virtual Leaders Summit will be live streamed for public viewing. President Biden took action his first day in office to return the United States to the Paris Agreement.  Days later, ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland (March 26, 2021)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland (March 26, 2021) Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions New Updates: On March 25, the Polish Minister of Health announced that Poland’s third COVID-19 wave continues to accelerate. On March 26, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed 2,189,966 cases of COVID-19 and ... Read More»

Urbanator Days … with Peter Burman on ZOOM (March 25)!

Zoom in to Michal Urbaniak’s latest innovation – an online version of his famous Urbanator Days. For his next gig on Thursday, March 25th at 1800 (Warsaw time), the Urbanator will host a fascinating discussion with renowned Swedish jazz – and classical music — composer and keyboardist Peter Burman. Inspired on his international musical journey ... Read More»

Joint Statement by 19 States in Support of the Establishment of the International Accountability Platform for Belarus

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 24, 2021 The text of the following statement was released by the Governments of Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Begin text: As documented in the ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken Meets with the Visegrad Group Foreign Ministers

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 23, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met today in Brussels with his counterparts from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia, which constitute the Visegrád Group (V4).  As NATO Allies and EU Member States, the V4 countries play an important role in strengthening Central Europe and the Transatlantic Alliance.  Secretary Blinken emphasized the importance ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken Travels to Belgium to Highlight the Strength of the NATO Alliance and the Transatlantic Relationship

FACT SHEET OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 22, 2021 “We continue to support the goal of a Europe whole and free and at peace. The United States is fully committed to our NATO Alliance, and I welcome Europe’s growing investment in the military capabilities that enable our shared defense.” – President Joseph R. Biden, February ... Read More»

World Water Day

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MARCH 22, 2021 Water is an invaluable resource that we rely on for nearly everything we do.  Reliable access to water underpins health, economic opportunity, and security in every country, and ensuring global access to safe and adequate water for basic needs is now more important than ever.  Climate change is already ... Read More»

Statement by President Biden on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

MARCH 21, 2021 One of the core values and beliefs that should bring us together as Americans is standing against hate and racism, even as we acknowledge that systemic racism and white supremacy are ugly poisons that have long plagued the United States. We must change the laws that enable discrimination in our country, and ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland (March 19, 2021) 

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland (March 19, 2021) Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions  New Updates:  On March 19, the Polish Minister of Health announced that Poland’s third COVID-19 wave is accelerating, and new virus cases are rising rapidly.  On March 19, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed  2,010,244 cases of COVID-19 and 48,807 related deaths since the pandemic began.  This is an ... Read More»

G7 Foreign Ministers’ Statement on Ukraine

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 18, 2021 The text of the following statement was released by the G7 foreign ministers of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of America and the High Representative of the European Union. Begin Text:  We, the G7 Foreign Ministers of Canada, France, Germany, ... Read More»

Join “EducationUSA Poland” Virtual Fair on April 15!

The U.S. Embassy cordially invites students, teachers and parents to join and view the EducationUSA Poland Virtual Fair on April 15, from 4:00-7:00pm. Representatives of 16 American colleges and universities will present their educational offers for Polish students. The fair is open to anyone interested in studying in the United States at the undergraduate level.  Viewers will have a chance to attend various thematic ... Read More»

Joint Statement: The United States and the European Union Commit to Greater Cooperation to Counter the Climate Crisis

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON MARCH 9, 2021 Today in Brussels, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry met with European Commission President Ursula Von der Leyen, Executive Vice President Frans Timmermans, and the College of Commissioners to discus efforts to raise global climate ambition heading into COP26 in Glasgow.  After their meetings, they ... Read More»

Statement by President Biden on International Women’s Day

MARCH 08, 2021 Women’s history is American history — and world history. On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the achievements, contributions, and progress of women and girls in the United States and around the globe. My Administration is committed to honoring women by investing in their opportunity, security, and wellbeing. I was proud to issue ... Read More»

World Wildlife Day

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MARCH 3, 2021 On this World Wildlife Day, we recognize the importance of the world’s forests, which are home to 80 percent of the globe’s terrestrial biodiversity and contribute to the livelihoods of over one billion people.  They also absorb nearly a third of all the planet-warming ... Read More»

Imposing Sanctions on Russia for the Poisoning and Imprisonment of Aleksey Navalny

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE MARCH 2, 2021 The United States joins the European Union in condemning and responding to the Russian Federation’s use of a chemical weapon in the attempted assassination of Russian opposition figure Aleksey Navalny in August 2020 and his subsequent imprisonment in January 2021.  We share the EU’s ... Read More»

A Proclamation on Women’s History Month, 2021

MARCH 01, 2021 Each year, Women’s History Month offers an important opportunity for us to shine a light on the extraordinary legacy of trailblazing American women and girls who have built, shaped, and improved upon our Nation. Throughout American history, women and girls have made vital contributions, often in the face of discrimination and undue ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions (February 26, 2021)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland (February 26, 2021) Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions New Updates:  On February 26, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed 1,684,788 cases of COVID-19 and 43,353 related deaths since the pandemic began.  This is an increase of 11,539 new cases and ... Read More»

Crimea is Ukraine

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 25, 2021 The United States joins Ukraine in marking the seventh anniversary of Russia’s invasion and seizure of Crimea — a brazen affront to the modern international order.  We affirm this basic truth: Crimea is Ukraine. Russia’s occupation and increasing militarization of the Crimean Peninsula have ... Read More»

Chargé d’Affaires, a.i. B. Bix Aliu’s Remarks at Media for Freedom Conference

Good afternoon.  My name is Bix Aliu.  I am the Chargé d’Affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw.  Let me start by congratulating the organizers for the third edition of this conference on Media for Freedom.  I appreciate the opportunity to speak with you today.  It’s an honor to join such distinguished participants as Vice President Vera ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Call with Polish Foreign Minister Rau

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON FEBRUARY 23, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke with Polish Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau.  Secretary Blinken emphasized the importance of Polish-American security cooperation to NATO and the Transatlantic Community and thanked the Foreign Minister for Poland’s steadfast partnership.  The Secretary also discussed our cooperation ... Read More»

Secretary Blinken’s Participation in the EU Foreign Affairs Council

READOUT OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON FEBRUARY 22, 2021 The below is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken participated virtually in today’s EU Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) at the invitation of EU High Representative Josep Borrell. Secretary Blinken highlighted the United States’ commitment to repairing, revitalizing, and raising the level of ambition in the U.S.-EU ... Read More»

Remarks by President Biden at the 2021 Virtual Munich Security Conference

FEBRUARY 19, 2021 East Room THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, Mr. Ambassador.  And it’s great to be with Angela and Emmanuel.  We just spent part of — from Washington’s perspective — the morning together.  But I want to say hello to everyone and thanks, you — at the Munich Conference for hosting this special session. For ... Read More»

The United States Officially Rejoins the Paris Agreement

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 19, 2021 On January 20, on his first day in office, President Biden signed the instrument to bring the United States back into the Paris Agreement. Per the terms of the Agreement, the United States officially becomes a Party again today. The Paris Agreement is an ... Read More»

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

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland (February 12, 2021) Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions New Updates:  On February 12, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed 1,577,036 cases of COVID-19 and 40,424 related deaths since the pandemic began.  This is an increase of 6,379 new cases ... Read More»

Readout of Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin’s Call With Polish Minister of Defence Mariusz Błaszczak

11 February 2021 Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby provided the following readout: Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III spoke by phone today with Polish Minister of Defence Mariusz Błaszczak to reinforce the importance of the longstanding U.S.-Poland strategic alliance. The Secretary and the Minister discussed a range of issues, including Poland’s commitment to defense ... Read More»

Congratulatory Message on the 30th Anniversary of the Visegrád Group (V4)

PRESS STATEMENT NED PRICE, DEPARTMENT SPOKESPERSON FEBRUARY 9, 2021 The United States congratulates the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia on 30 years of partnership in the Visegrád Group (V4) format.  As NATO Allies and EU member states, V4 countries play important roles in strengthening Central Europe and the Transatlantic Alliance.  Since its establishment in ... Read More»

Urbanator Days … with Irene Blackman on ZOOM (February 11)!

Zoom in to Michal Urbaniak’s latest innovation – an online version of his famous Urbanator Days.  For his next gig on February 11 at 1800 (Warsaw time), the Urbanator will host a fascinating discussion with the Grammy nominee and  Gold Record-awarded vocalist Irene Blackman.  The daughter of jazz-funk pioneer and legend Don Blackman (who performed ... Read More»

Statement by Secretary Antony Blinken on the Death of Secretary George Shultz

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 7, 2021 George Shultz was a legend. As Secretary of State, he helped achieve the greatest geopolitical feat of the age: a peaceful end to the Cold War. He negotiated landmark arms control agreements with the Soviet Union and, after leaving office, continued to fight for a world free of nuclear weapons. He also urged serious action on the climate crisis at a time when too few ... Read More»

Advancing the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Persons Around the World

PRESS STATEMENT ANTONY J. BLINKEN, SECRETARY OF STATE FEBRUARY 4, 2021 Today, President Biden signed a Presidential Memorandum directing all U.S. government departments and agencies engaged abroad to ensure that U.S. diplomacy and foreign assistance promote and protect the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) persons around the world. The ... Read More»

Remarks by President Biden on America’s Place in the World

FEBRUARY 04, 2021 U.S. Department of State Headquarters Harry S. Truman Building Washington, D.C. THE PRESIDENT:  Mr. Secretary, it’s great to be here with you.  And I’ve been looking forward a long time to be able to call you “Mr. Secretary.” Good afternoon, everyone.  It’s an honor to be back at the State Department under ... Read More»

A Proclamation on National Black History Month, 2021

FEBRUARY 03, 2021   This February, during Black History Month, I call on the American people to honor the history and achievements of Black Americans and to reflect on the centuries of struggle that have brought us to this time of reckoning, redemption, and hope. We have never fully lived up to the founding principles ... Read More»

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Emily Horne on National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s Call with Senior Polish Officials

February 3, 2021 National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan spoke by phone today with Pawel Soloch, Poland’s National Security Bureau Chief, and Krzysztof Szczerski, Minister of State.  Mr. Sullivan underscored the Biden Administration’s interest in strengthening the bilateral relationship, expressing gratitude for Poland’s strong cooperation with the United States on defense issues and its efforts to ... Read More»

#HistoricFirsts – Historic Appointments to the Biden Administration

President Biden’s cabinet is the most diverse cabinet in U.S. history, ensuring that it truly represents the American people. 1. Kamala Harris – first female, first African-American and first South Asian to serve as Vice President  Kamala Devi Harris makes history as the first woman of color and the first person of South Asian descent be vice president of the United States. In ... Read More»

Statement by President Joe Biden On Black History Month

FEBRUARY 01, 2021 This February, during Black History Month, I call on the American people to honor the history and achievements of Black Americans and to reflect on the centuries of struggle that have brought us to this time of reckoning, redemption, and hope. We have never fully lived up to the founding principles of ... Read More»

Urbanator Days are Back … with “Ric Jaz” Hall on ZOOM (February 2)!

Zoom in to Michal Urbaniak’s latest innovation – an online version of his famous Urbanator Days.  For his next gig on February 2 at 1800 (Warsaw time), the Urbanator will host a fascinating discussion with the jazz and blues guitarist  “Ric Jaz” Hall, one of Chicago’s best musicians who currently tours with Buddy Guy, America’s ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland (January 20, 2021)

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland (January 20, 2021) Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions New Updates: On January 20, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed 1,450,747 cases of COVID-19 and 34,141 related deaths since the pandemic began. This is an increase of 6,943 new cases ... Read More»

Urbanator Days are Back … on ZOOM!

Zoom in to Michal Urbaniak’s latest innovation – an online Zoom version of his famous Urbanator Days.  For his next gig on January 21 at 1800, the Urbanator will host a scintillating Zoom session with Lenny White, the legendary jazz great, drummer, and music producer.  White is a four-time Grammy winner who has played with all the ... Read More»

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021)

Health Alert – Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs (January 15, 2021) Location: Worldwide: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director has signed an order requiring all airline passengers traveling to the United States, including U.S. citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents (LPRs), to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 viral ... Read More»

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland (January 14, 2021)   

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy, Warsaw, Poland (January 14, 2021)  Location: Poland Event:  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on January 12, 2021, that all air passengers entering the United States, including U.S. citizens, must present documentation of a negative COVID-19 test taken within the previous three days or present documentation ... Read More»

Digital Tools for the Classroom – Workshops for the Modern Educator

U.S. Embassy Warsaw and the American Corners invite teachers to a series of five workshops: Digital Tools in Education – seminars for the modern teacher. Teacher and trainer Łukasz Gierek invites you to experience the world of modern education and new technologies. The workshops will be held in Polish and offer will offer educators new ... Read More»

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

December 18, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions New Updates:  On December 18, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed 1,182,864 cases of COVID-19 and 24,771 related deaths since the pandemic began.  This is an increase of 11,010 new cases and 426 new deaths over the previous ... Read More»

Embassy Supports WATCH DOCS Human Rights in Film Festival (Dec 4-13)

On December 4, 2020, the 20th jubilee edition of the “WATCH DOCS Human Rights in Film” festival gets underway.  The long-running festival will showcase the best international documentary movies from recent years, with a focus on human rights and the rights of marginalized communities. The U.S. Embassy is supporting the festival to help give viewers a ... Read More»

Join the Online VR Performance of The Dybbuk and Learn about Its Legacy!

The world premiere of S. Anski’s Yiddish play, The Dybbuk, took place in Warsaw’s Elizeum theatre on December 9, 1920 – exactly a century ago. Though initially inauspicious, the play became a popular success in Poland and across the globe, so much so that today it is considered one of the most renowned Jewish plays in contemporary ... Read More»

Embassy Supports International Conference on Holocaust Education

On November 26, 2020, over a thousand Polish educators attended the online international conference “Emotions and History:  How to Talk about Difficult Topics at School.”  The conference was organized by the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw as part of its continuing efforts to support education about the Holocaust.  Experts from ... Read More»

Embassy Virtually Celebrates Thanksgiving with FLEX Alumni

On November 27, Cultural Attaché Dan Hastings spoke during the Thanksgiving with FLEXers webinar, organized by an amazing group of young alumni of the U.S. Department of State’s Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program.  The purpose of the virtual gathering was to talk about Thanksgiving traditions, the importance of this day in American culture, and the culinary delights ... Read More»

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy, Warsaw (November 24, 2020) 

Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy, Warsaw (November 24, 2020)  Location:  Warsaw, Krakow, and other cities throughout Poland Event:  Ongoing mass demonstrations organized by several groups are occurring throughout Poland.  On November 25, throughout Poland, taxi drivers will demonstrate to protest being excluded from government financial assistance.  On November 28, in downtown Warsaw, an All ... Read More»

U.S. Diplomatic Mission Supports Polish-American Innovation Bridge Conference

In recognition of International Entrepreneurship Week that runs from November 16-20, the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw and U.S. Consulate General in Krakow are proudly supporting this year’s edition of the Polish-American Innovation Bridge conference (PAMI).  The PAMI conference, held online this year, is being organized by the TOP 500 Innovators Association and runs November 19-20.   Amy Steinman, ... Read More»

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens – U. S. Embassy, Warsaw (November 9, 2020)

Alert – Travel Information for U.S. Citizens – U. S. Embassy, Warsaw (November 9, 2020)  Location:  Warsaw, Poland Event:  The Independence March Association “Stowarzyszenie Marsz Niepodległości” has announced plans to hold a “motorized” march with cars and motorcycles to celebrate Polish Independence Day on November 11, at 2:00 PM, at the Dmowski Roundabout in central ... Read More»

Celebrate International Education Week — in Virtual Events in Poland and Around the World!

International Education Week (IEW) is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education that promotes programs and relationship-building that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.  Celebrated since 2000, this year  IEW  takes place November 16-20 and will be celebrated ... Read More»

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

November 5, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions New Updates:  On November 5, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed 466,679 cases of COVID-19 and 6,842 related deaths since the pandemic began.  This is an increase of 27,143 new cases and 367 new deaths over the previous ... Read More»

“Polish Americans / American Poles” Exhibition in Krakow

Celebrated in the United States since 1981, Polish American Heritage Month honors the vital contributions people of Polish descent have made to the U.S. in the arts, sciences and culture.  The U.S. Mission Poland celebrated Polish-American Heritage Month this October with several unique projects and initiatives.  In partnership with the Institute for Culture Villa Decius, the U.S. ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens: Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw – October 29, 2020

Demonstration Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw – October 29, 2020 Location: Warsaw, Krakow, and other cities in Poland Event: Ongoing mass demonstrations organized by several groups are occurring throughout Poland.  The groups intend to protest recent government changes in policy.  Demonstrations are planned for Friday, October 30, and may continue in the following days.  Expect ... Read More»

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

October 23, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions New Updates:  On October 23, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed 228,318 cases of COVID-19 and 4,172 related deaths since the pandemic began.  This is an increase of 13,632 new cases and 153 new deaths over the previous ... Read More»

IGA Fact Sheet

“This agreement marks several major milestones; not only does it strengthen Polish-American relations, but it’s an announcement to the rest of the world that America is back in the nuclear business, thanks to cutting-edge U.S. technology. Nuclear energy has never been safer, more affordable, or more flexible. We are ready to help our partners achieve ... Read More»

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

October 16, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions New Updates: On October 16, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed 157,608 cases of COVID-19 and 3,440 related deaths since the pandemic began. This an increase of 7,705 new cases and 132 new deaths over the previous day. ... Read More»

Freedom Riders with Filmmaker Stanley Nelson

America in 1961: in their fight against racial segregation, more than 400 black and white Americans boarded buses and trains traveling together through the Deep South. They risked violence, imprisonment and even their lives, just for traveling together. They were the Freedom Riders, volunteers from 40 states, mostly students, who received training in nonviolence tactics ... Read More»

Embassy Participates in Capture and Focus Conference Celebrating World Mental Health Day

In honor of World Mental Health Day on October 10, the U.S. Embassy-supported American Corner in Radom hosted the online conference Capture and Focus that addressed staying optimistic and confident in difficult times.  Conceived of by Julia Mazurek, a Polish high school student and alumna of the U.S. Department of State’s Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program, the conference ... Read More»

Letter from Warsaw Nominated for Prestigious National Music Award

In recognition of its evocative, artistic, and powerful message, the pioneering Letter from Warsaw musical on the Holocaust and Polish-Jewish relations was nominated for Poland’s prestigious Koryfeusz Muzyki Polskiej 2020 award for “Event of the Year.” Since 2011, the leaders of Poland’s music community have annually conferred Koryfeusz Muzyki Polskiej honors on the most outstanding ... Read More»

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

October 9, 2020 Location: Poland Event:  Message to U.S. Citizens – Update on COVID-19 and Related Restrictions New Updates:  On October 9, the Polish Ministry of Health confirmed 116,338 cases of COVID-19 in Poland since the pandemic began. The Ministry also reported a total of 2,919 related deaths.  This is an increase of 4,739 new ... Read More»

October is Broadway Month Here at Embassy Warsaw

Broadway isn’t just a street in New York. It’s a style. It’s an icon. And it’s a quintessential part of American culture. From traditional musicals like Oklahoma and Guys and Dolls to genre-defining shows like Rent and Hamilton, musicals have been entertaining audiences for decades. And since we can’t go to Broadway right now, we’re ... Read More»

Embassy Promotes Virtual Learning with 10 Dynamic Webinars for Polish Educators

To coincide with the beginning of Poland’s school year, the U.S. Diplomatic Mission in Poland has organized a 10-part webinar series for Polish teachers of English.  The webinars focus on current issues in English language learning, such as strategies for teaching in the times of COVID, ways to create inclusive classrooms, and how to design ... Read More»

Message for U.S. Citizens – Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By

Message for U.S. Citizens – Don’t Let the Elections Pass You By   If you plan to vote in the November 2020 election it is important to ACT NOW!  Don’t wait, return your voted ballot right away! Remember U.S. embassies and consulates are not polling places; same-day in-person voting is not available outside the United States – but you ... Read More»

Open Letter

Open Letter   Open letter of the Ambassadors of Albania, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, the Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Mexico, Montenegro, the Netherlands, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Serbia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, ... Read More»

Letter from Warsaw Musical Takes the Stage Again

Letter from Warsaw, a musical co-authored by the American musician and composer Gary Guthman, and the Polish playwright Doman Nowakowski was performed again in Warsaw on September 22 and 23 at the Palladium Theater.  It had its grand premiere in November 2019.  Officials attending the performance included James Wolfe, the U.S. Embassy’s Counselor for Public ... Read More»

Embassy Pays Homage to Polish-American Writer Józef Wittlin

On September 23, Cultural Affairs Officer Dan Hastings attended a plaque-unveiling ceremony organized by the City of Warsaw to honor the Jewish-Polish poet, essayist, and novelist Józef Wittlin.  Wittlin, who left Poland with his family right before the outbreak of World War II, and then fled France for the United States, was nominated for the 1939 Nobel Prize ... Read More»

Message to U.S. Citizens: Now is the time to send in your absentee ballots!

Now is the time to send in your absentee ballots! Absentee ballots have been sent to overseas voters.  All U.S. citizens who requested an absentee ballot and selected the fax or email delivery option should have received it by now.  Once you have received your ballot, follow the instructions provided by the elections officials for ... Read More»

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»

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»

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»

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

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 occupation.       The Nazi occupation of ... 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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

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»

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Warsaw, Poland (3 December 2018)

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

Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between USAID and the Government of Poland

Friday, November 30, 2018 Office of Press Relations Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: press@usaid.gov The United States Agency for International Development, represented by Administrator Mark Green, and the Government of the Republic of Poland, represented by the Minister-Member of the Council of Ministers, the Honorable Beata Kempa, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Monday, November 26, ... Read More»

Embassy Celebrates 100 Years Together with “Polish Fantasy” at Ateneum Theater in Warsaw

As part of the U.S. Embassy’s yearlong celebrations of 100 Lat Razem (100 Years Together) marking Poland’s rebirth 100 years ago and American support, Deputy Chief of Mission Eric Green attended the English language premiere of the play “Polish Fantasy” at the historic Ateneum Theater in downtown Warsaw on December 1.  Created especially by the ... Read More»

Hoover, Paderewski, Opole – “100 Years Together” Concert

In a celebration of the memory of President Herbert Hoover and his friendship with Ignacy Paderewski, American pianist, Neal Larrabee, performed at the Opole Philharmonic at an event organized by the U.S. Consulate in Krakow and the Alumni Association in partnership with the Opole province on December 1. The concert was part of the U.S. ... Read More»

Embassy Officials Attend Ceremony Honoring Poland’s “Righteous Among The Nations”

On November 28 at the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw, Deputy Chief of Mission Eric Green and Cultural Attaché Dan Hastings attended a ceremony that posthumously awarded “The Righteous Among The Nations” medals to Poles who risked their lives to save Jews during the Holocaust. The award ceremony was jointly ... Read More»

U.S. Delegation to the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC November 29, 2018 The 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will take place in Katowice, Poland, December 2-14, 2018. Judith Garber, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific ... Read More»

American Performers Star at International Dance Theaters Festival in Lublin

As part of the U.S. Embassy’s yearlong celebrations of 100 Lat Razem (100 Years Together) honoring Poland’s rebirth and American support 100 years ago, the Embassy supported the International Dance Theaters Festival in Lublin which brought American ballet dancers and directors to Poland from November 16-25.  Held at Lublin’s spectacular Cultural Meetings Center, the international ... Read More»

U.S. Expert Promotes Business Development and Entrepreneurship in Poland

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week activities, the U.S. Mission to Poland organized a three-city, weeklong speaker program on business development, entrepreneurship and innovation featuring Dr. Sharon Freeman, an advisor to the U.S. Secretary of Commerce and founder and CEO of GEMS of Wisdom consulting firm.  Dr. Freeman spoke on the importance of entrepreneurship as ... Read More»

Embassy Supports Nov 27-28 “Women in Tech Summit” on New Technologies in Warsaw

The U.S. Embassy is proud to support the “Women in Tech Summit” to be held at the Warsaw Expo on November 27-28.  Organized by the non-profit Perspektywy Foundation, the “Women in Tech Summit” will provide a platform for women professionals in the technology sector to share their experiences, learn about career possibilities, and inspire each ... Read More»

Economic Counselor Kicks off Global Entrepreneurship Week

Economic Counselor, John Armstrong, kicks off Global Entrepreneurship Week and International Education Week at the Polish Chamber of Commerce (KIG) yesterday.  KIG represents over 150 business organizations and yesterday held its 9th Annual Innovative Economy Congress, titled “New Dimensions of Work.”  It is no accident that solid foundations in both education and entrepreneurial skills are ... Read More»

International Education Week: A Splendid Time to Consider the Fulbright Scholarship Program!

Since its founding in 1946 by  United States Senator   J. William Fulbright , the Fulbright Program has become one of the most widely recognized and prestigious scholarships in the world.  In the history of program, 59 Fulbright fellows from around the world went on to win the Nobel Prize while 37 others became heads of state.  This year from Poland, ... Read More»

”Ameryka od Kuchni” Program

This year the U.S. Embassy’s Office of Agricultural Affairs proudly inaugurated its “Ameryka od Kuchni” program to raise awareness about U.S. foods, beverages, and ingredients among Poland’s culinary, retail, HORECA, and food processing stakeholders.  Under this program, the Office of Agricultural Affairs coordinates with U.S. food and beverage industry partners to showcase high-quality U.S. products ... Read More»

Embassy Supports Paderewski Birthday Concert at National Museum in Otwock Wielki

As part of its continuing, nationwide 100 Lat Razem (100 Years Together) initiative to honor Poland’s rebirth in 1918 and American support, the Embassy is sponsoring the Paderewski Birthday Concert to be held at 3:00 pm on November 18 at the Muzeum Wnętrz in Otwock Wielki.  Thanks to the Otwock Wielki branch of the National Museum of Warsaw, ... Read More»