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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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

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

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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 …

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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, …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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

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

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Embassy Holds Forum for Polish Youth and Officially Opens the American Center Warsaw

On October 26, Ambassador Mosbacher kicked off the first ever PL+U.S. Youth Forum and officially opened the American Center Warsaw at Warsaw’s University of Technology.  Minister for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Jadwiga Emilewicz and Warsaw University of Technology’s Vice-Rector for Science Rajmund Bacewicz joined the Ambassador at these major events.  At the start of the PL+U.S. …

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Ambassador Mosbacher Highlights Digital Economy Opportunities at the Atlantic Council

On October 30, Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher delivered remarks at the Atlantic Council’s Central and Eastern Europe breakfast titled “Rise of the Digital Challengers: Digitization as the next growth engine for Central and Eastern Europe,” attended by Polish government and business leaders in the digital sector. The Ambassador noted that the digital economy is the future …

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Embassy Supports Oct 25-27 International Conference on the Righteous at POLIN Museum

On October 25, Ambassador Mosbacher addressed 200 Polish teachers at the opening of the international conference “How to talk about Righteous?  Representations in Culture, Meaning in Education” organized by the POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw and co-sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Poland.  In her opening remarks, Ambassador Mosbacher saluted …

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American Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Ambassador Mosbacher to Poland

The American Chamber of Commerce in Poland (AmCham) welcomed Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher to Poland at a reception in her honor at the Warsaw Marriott Hotel on October 16th. AmCham Chairman Tony Housh introduced the Ambassador to 150 AmCham members and guests, and presented her with her AmCham pin to inaugurate her term as Honorary Chair …

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Ambassador Mosbacher Visits the Kosciuszko Foundation in New York

On September 26 Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher visited the headquarters of the New York-based Kosciuszko Foundation, one of the oldest organizations of the Polish diaspora in the United States.  Invited by the Kosciuszko Foundation’s leadership – President Marek Skulimowski, Chairman of the Board Alex Storozynski and Vice-Chairman of the Board Andrzej Rojek – Ambassador Mosbacher learned …

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U.S. Ambassadors to Poland: From Hugh Gibson to Georgette Mosbacher – 100 Years and Beyond

Ambassador Mosbacher gave remarks on U.S.-Polish relations before 60 guests and media at residence on September 14 entitled “U.S. Ambassadors to Poland: From Hugh Gibson to Georgette Mosbacher – 100 Years and Beyond.” In her remarks, the Ambassador outlined her policy priorities, including greater economic cooperation and increased trade; energy diversification and security; and strengthening …

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Poland and the United States Celebrate Another Return of Looted Art to Its Rightful Home in Poland

On September 14 at the National Museum in Warsaw, the U.S. Embassy, the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, and Homeland Security Investigations celebrated the return to Poland of the 1628 painting “Portrait of a Lady.”  The painting was stolen by the Nazis from the National Museum in Warsaw during World War II and ended …

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Ambassador Mosbacher Visits U.S. Troops in Powidz

Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher met with U.S. and Polish soldiers in Powidz on September 12 to learn about infrastructure improvements to the airfield and future expansion.  U.S. Army Europe’s rotational deployments to Poland enhance deterrence and increase interoperability among NATO Allies.  US military presence also fulfills the United States’ 2014 and 2016 NATO Summits commitments to …

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Ambassador Mosbacher Participates in 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony in Warsaw

Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher delivered remarks during a 9/11 commemorative ceremony in Skaryszewski Park, Warsaw, organized by the District of Praga-Poludnie and co-hosted by District Mayor Tomasz Kucharski (Burmistrz Dzielnicy Praga-Południe) and Chairman of the Praga-Poludnie District Council Marcin Klus.  During her remarks, Ambassador Mosbacher read a statement by the White House commemorating the date: “The …

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Ambassador Mosbacher Visits Uprising Museum, Old Town, and Dom Spotkań z Historią

On September 7, a day after Georgette Mosbacher was credentialed by Poland’s President Andrzej Duda, the United States’ new – and 28th – Ambassador to the Republic of Poland familiarized herself more with Poland’s history and culture during a visit to the Warsaw Rising Museum, Castle Square, and Dom Spotkań z Historią.  In between these …

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Statement from the Press Secretary on the Official Visit of President Duda of Poland

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary August 28, 2018 President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will welcome President Andrzej Duda and First Lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda of Poland for their first official visit to the White House on September 18, 2018.  The visit takes place as Poland celebrates the centennial year of …

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Next Stop: America

Ambassador Jones recently met with 43 high school students who are departing to the U.S. for the 3rd edition of the FLEX (Future Leaders Exchange Program) in Poland.  Highlighting the unique opportunity these students will have while in the United States, Ambassador Jones challenged the students “to be ambassadors of Poland while in the U.S. …

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American Center Warsaw and the U.S. Embassy Celebrate July 4th in Warsaw!

On July 7, a perfect summer Saturday, the U.S. Embassy Warsaw, American Center Warsaw and Dom Spotkan z Historia (History Meeting House, DSH) jointly organized a public event in downtown Warsaw, celebrating both July 4th and the centennial of Poland regaining its independence.  The picnic took place in the historic center of Warsaw and attracted over 8,000 …

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Civic UP Academy Concludes First Edition of Civic Education and Engagement for 27 Polish Youth

Ambassador Jones closed out the first edition of the Civic UP Academy with remarks to 27 Polish high school students, FLEX alumni and NGO partners, stating “how important it is for young people like those gathered here today to help rejuvenate the close relationship between Poland and the United States and to be active members …

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100 Years Together- Ambassador Jones Gives Remarks at Batory High School Graduation

As part of the Batory High School’s end-of-year celebrations on June 22, Ambassador Jones spoke to students at one of the oldest and most prestigious high schools in Warsaw, highlighting the role the United States played in helping Poland regain independence 100 years ago.  Ambassador Jones also discussed the longstanding bilateral relationship between Poland and …

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Ambassador Jones Signs a Letter of Support Titled “Together for the Environment”

On June 21, Ambassador Jones signed a Letter of Support, titled “Together for the Environment,” for the common implementation of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and in support of UNEP/GRID Warsaw in partnership with the UN Environment Program. The director of UNEP/GRID Warsaw, Maria Andrzejewska, also attended the signing and shared updates from …

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Polish Government Honors FBI Official for Repatriation of Looted Art to Poland

On June 18 at the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage in Warsaw, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture Piotr Gliński held a ceremony honoring five  individuals who have contributed to the successful repatriation of looted Polish art stolen during World War II. Among those he honored was Assistant Legal Attaché James Brown from …

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U.S. Embassy Supports Karta Foundation’s “Peers of Independence” Project

The U.S. Embassy is proud to support the “Peers of Independence” project recently established by the Karta Foundation to honor the centennial of Poland regaining its independence in 1918.  “Peers of Independence” is a project aimed at encouraging Polish youth to learn about one of the most beautiful moments of people-to-people relations between Poland and …

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Embassy Commemorates 75th Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

In commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on April 19, 1943, Ambassador Jones attended official commemorations organized by the Government of Poland at the Warsaw Ghetto Heroes Monument.  Joining him from Washington, DC was Susan Sandler, the Department of State’s Deputy Special Envoy for Holocaust Issues.  Earlier in …

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Ambassador Jones Talks to Polish Students from Action Diplomacy Group

On April 16, Ambassador Jones met with 20 students from Action Diplomacy, a university student club organized by the Foreign Affairs Club at the Warsaw School of Economics, to discuss the role of the Embassy, the U.S. and Polish bilateral relationship and to answer questions from the students on a variety of topics including current …

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Ambassador Jones Opens the 2nd SelectUSA Conference in Warsaw

U.S. Ambassador to Poland Paul Jones opened the 2nd SelectUSA Conference in Warsaw on April 4th, 2018.  More than 90 investors already doing business in or looking at opening businesses in the United States attended this conference, which was co-organized by the U.S. Embassy Commercial Section and the Polish Agency for International Trade and Investment. …

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West Point Cadets Visit to Poland

Ambassador Paul Jones met with cadets from the U.S. Army Military Academy at West Point on March 16th as part of their week-long tour to Poland. The cadets are members of a West Point Polish club, called the “Kosciuszko Squadron,” which is an association of cadets who explore and enjoy their Polish heritage while teaching others …

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Ambassador Jones and Fulbright Director Kick off 2nd Edition of High School Mentorship Program

On March 9 in Warsaw, Ambassador Jones and Justyna Janiszewska, Executive Director of the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission, kicked off the 2nd edition of the “EducationUSA Advisory Program” for 20 Polish high school students interested in studying at American universities.  The 20 students were selected from an application field of almost 400 high school students across …

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Ambassador Jones Hosts Holiday Jazz Concert at His Residence

On December 14 Ambassador Jones ushered in the holiday season at his residence in Warsaw by hosting a festive jazz concert for distinguished guests from Poland’s cultural world.  The convivial evening began with outstanding performances by students from the Bednarska Jazz College of Poland’s Frederic Chopin State Music School accompanied by the Chicago-born Polish-American vocalist …

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American Beef Festival in Warsaw

On Monday, December 11, U.S. Ambassador Paul Jones kicked off the U.S. Meat Export Federation’s (USMEF) 2017 American Beef Festival at the Hard Rock Café in Warsaw.  USMEF, along with its local partner, Elkopol, is sponsoring the American Beef Festival in fifteen Warsaw restaurants through December 20.  Participating restaurants will develop a range of innovative recipes to showcase American beef, which …

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Ambassador Jones and Mrs. Jones Host “Masters and Robots” Conference Participants

On October 25 Ambassador Paul Jones and Mrs. Catherine Jones hosted participants of the first edition of “Masters and Robots” Conference, dedicated to exponential technology and to promoting activity that raises human evolution for the greater good. The conference is organized by Digital University Foundation and SingularityU Warsaw Chapter, the Polish branch of Singularity University. …

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Ambassador Jones Tours Lubelskie Voivodship by Bicycle

From September 29-October 1, Ambassador Jones and Embassy colleagues rode almost 150 kilometers on bicycles in the Lubelskie region of Poland.  Conducting “Dyplomacja na Rowerze” (Diplomacy on Bicycle), Ambassador Jones got to see up close the beauty of this picturesque and vibrant region and to familiarize himself with local culture and customs.  During his ride, …

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Ambassador Jones Hosts Newly Arrived Fulbright Fellows from America

On September 22 at his residence, Ambassador Jones hosted 43 newly arrived American Fulbright Scholars from America who will spend the next academic year in different cities across Poland.  He also hosted counterparts from the Polish-U.S. Fulbright Commission and Polish colleagues who host and help mentor the Fulbright scholars at various universities around the country. …

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Opening of “Tadeusz Kosciuszko – A Man of Vision” Exhibition

On the evening of September 18 in the heart of Warsaw Ambassador Jones helped officially open the innovative outdoor exhibition Tadeusz Kosciuszko – A Man of Vision.  Designed by the Museum of Polish History  and proudly supported by the US Embassy, the exhibition will be open to the public 24 hours through the end of September at the Krakowskie …

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10th Anniversary of PAFF Leaders IVLP on Demand Program Celebration at Ambassador’s Residence

At the 10th Anniversary reception for PAFF Leaders held September 18 at the Ambassador’s Residence, Ambassador Jones stated that as “the best and brightest from Poland, you participated in one of our most prestigious international exchange programs, one that is leading the way towards a better tomorrow.” Since it’s inception, the exchange program has sent …

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Ambassador Jones Visits School for Leaders for the Polish Community Abroad

On Thursday, August 24, U.S. Ambassador to Poland Paul W Jones visited School for Leaders for the Polish Community Abroad sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.  This year’s program includes 23 participants from Canada and the United States and focuses on the Polish Diaspora in North America. Once back in their home communities after …

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Rep. Royce’s Visit to Poland

U.S. Representative to the 39th district of California Ed Royce arrived in Poland for a three day visit on August 11. While on a multi-country trip, Congressman Royce met with Polish government officials, civil society leaders and United States Government officials to discuss the threats facing our European NATO allies, and stressed U.S. commitment to the …

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Senator Elizabeth Warren Visits Poland

Senator Elizabeth Warren came to Poland with a two day visit on August 8.  During her first trip to Poland, Sen. Warren visited Poznan where she met with leaders and soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division Mission Forward-Command Element and received overview of U.S Army operations across Europe. In Powidz, Senator Warren toured the facilities …

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General Mark Milley Visited Poland

Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army General Mark Milley and Deputy Commanding General of U.S. Army Europe Major General Timothy McGuire visited Poland on August 7 to strengthen Polish-American military cooperation and it’s future development. During their meetings with Polish leaders and counterparts, they discussed U.S. military presence in Poland, including the U.S. Armored Brigade Combat …

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Repatriation of Historic Painting to Poland

In a March 17 ceremony at the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage, U.S. Ambassador Paul Jones and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture and National Heritage Piotr Gliński marked the return of Lizinka Aimee Zoe de Mirbel’s miniature painting Portrait of a Lady to Poland.  Registered as an object of cultural heritage, the …

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Ambassador Jones Meets with Cadets from US Army Military Academy at West Point

Ambassador Paul Jones met with cadets from US Army Military Academy at West Point on the 17th of March. The group of cadets, is actually a West Point club, called: the “Kosciuszko Squadron” (KS).  It is is an association of West Point cadets who explore and enjoy their Polish heritage and welcome others on their journey of …

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Ambassador Jones Hosts Polish and American Fulbright Scholarship Recipients

On September 22nd, Ambassador Paul W. Jones hosted American Fulbright Scholarship recipients who will spend the next academic year in various Polish cities, as well as Polish Fulbright Alumni who just returned from the from the United States. This year, there will be more than 40 American students and professors living and working in Poland. …

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15th Anniversary of 9/11 Terrorist Attacks

On September 11 2016, Ambassador Paul Jones took part in a ceremony organized in the Skaryszewski Park in Warsaw commemorating the 15th anniversary of terrorist attacks on the United States.  The Ambassador laid a wreath at a monument in honor of the Polish victims in the attacks.  The ceremony was organized by the Praga-Południe District …

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“Operation Knightrider” – American Troops Meet Residents of Łódź

On Tuesday, February 23, 2016, from 11:00 AM to 1 PM, American Army troops from the 2nd Cavalry Regiment met with residents of Łódź at Leon Schiller’s Avenue.  Łódź residents were be able to talk to American soldiers and see American military equipment up-close, including Strykers, Humvees and support vehicles.  Polish soldiers from the Military …

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Amb. Paul W. Jones U.S.-Polish Relations Speech at Warsaw Polytechnic

Ambassador Paul Jones gave a speech entitled “A New Era in U.S.-Polish Relations” to more than 200 students and embassy invited guests at the Warsaw University of Technology. The Ambassador’s remarks covered USG “people-to-people” exchanges, including alumni success stories, economic relations, and security cooperation. Discussing U.S. foreign policy and U.S.-Polish relations, Ambassador Jones engaged in …

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Ambassador Paul W. Jones’ Welcome

Meet Paul Jones, the new U.S. ambassador to Poland. Ambassador Jones, along with his family, are excited to come to Poland. Watch this video to find out what he believes Poland and the United States can accomplish. Paul W. Jones was confirmed by the United States Senate as U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Poland …

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