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 …

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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.  …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 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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“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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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”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 …

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Embassy Continues Its Support of Polish Youth at “Peers of Independence” Competition

On November 9 at Dom Spotkań z Historią, Public Affairs Counselor Frank Finver and Deputy Cultural Attaché Scott Whitmore participated in the final competition of the Karta Foundation’s “Peers of Independence” project that the Embassy sponsored and helped kick off in April.  Established by the Karta Foundation to honor the centennial of Poland regaining its …

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Embassy Supports Oct. 20 Women for Paderewski Concert as Part of 100 Lat Razem Initiative

As part of its ongoing, nationwide 100 Lat Razem initiative to honor Poland’s rebirth in 1918 and the support provided by the United States, the Embassy is supporting the Women for Paderewski concert to be held at 11:00 on October 20 at the Fine Arts Academy Scenography Department.  The concert will feature performances by three …

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The PL+U.S. Youth Forum Now Open for Registration!

The U.S. Embassy, in cooperation with American Center Warsaw, has opened registration for the PL+U.S. Youth Forum, an interactive conference discussing the U.S. and Polish relationship in the 21st Century.  The event will include interactive and inspirational presentations and panel discussions on Polish and U.S cooperation in the areas of security, trade, democracy and people …

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U.S. – Poland Business Summit Highlights Healthy Economic Ties

More than 350 U.S. and Polish business and government leaders gathered in Warsaw on April 26th for the U.S. – Poland Business Summit. Polish President Andrzej Duda and Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki joined U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce Elizabeth Erin Walsh and U.S. Ambassador to Poland, Paul Jones, in addressing the delegates at the Warsaw …

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U.S. – Poland Science and Technology Agreement Signing Ceremony at Department of State

Notice to the Press Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC April 20, 2018 Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas A. Shannon, Jr. will welcome Polish Deputy Prime Minister Jaroslaw Gowin to the U.S. Department of State on Monday, April 23 at 3:30 p.m. for the signing of the U.S.-Poland Agreement on Scientific and …

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U.S. Embassy Officer Shares West Virginia and Scouting Experiences with Polish Scout Leaders

Next July, 500 Polish scouts from the Zwiazek Harcerstwa Polskiego (Polish Scouting Association) will travel to participate in the International Scouting Jamboree in West Virginia.  The U.S. Embassy is partnering with the association by providing information sessions to the group ahead of their trip.  Alison Behling, a West Virginia native and scout,  led a discussion …

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Statement on Legislation in Poland Regarding Crimes Committed During the Holocaust

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Office of the Spokesperson January 31, 2018 STATEMENT BY HEATHER NAUERT, SPOKESPERSON Legislation in Poland Regarding Crimes Committed During the Holocaust The history of the Holocaust is painful and complex. We understand that phrases such as “Polish death camps” are inaccurate, misleading, and hurtful. We are concerned, however, that if enacted …

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The U.S. Embassy and POLIN Museum Invite Teachers to Apply for Holocaust Teacher-Training in the U.S.

The U.S. Embassy Warsaw and the Polin Museum have partnered again this year to sponsor Polish secondary teachers to travel to the United States for a Holocaust teacher training program which will take place in the summer of 2018.  For more than a decade, the U.S. Department of State, in cooperation with the Association of …

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Recruitment Opens to Congressional Internship Program for Polish Students

On January 11, Transatlantic Future Leaders Forum (TFLF) begins recruitment for the third edition of their Congressional internship program in Washington D.C. seeking the best and brightest university students.  Application deadline is March 15, 2018.  This highly competitive program runs from August to October, 2018 and includes internships in U.S. Congressional offices plus a series …

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Ambassador Jones Celebrates 100 Years of US-Polish Relations in Talk at Koźmiński University in Warsaw

On December 7 Ambassador Paul Jones visited Koźmiński University where he met with its international student body, gave a talk on “Celebrating 100 Years of US-Polish Relations” and answered questions from students.  The Ambassador spoke about the last century of relations between Poland and United States, emphasizing the key role that people-to-people connections have played …

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100 Lat Razem: Ludzie, Historia, Przyszłość

In the coming months, U.S. Embassy Warsaw and U.S. Consulate General Krakow will be commemorating the centennials of Poland regaining independence (2018) and the establishment of U.S.-Polish diplomatic relations (2019).  The Mission will initiate its celebrations of these milestone dates on December 6 and continue commemorating them in Poland and the United States.  These anniversaries …

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NATO-U.S. Military Presence in Poland 

NATO Military Presence in Poland   Multinational Corps Northeast (MNC-NE), Szczecin Multinational Corps Northeast is the headquarters for Eastern Europe which reports to the NATO Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR), which undertakes a wide range of joint military operations. Multinational Division Northeast (MND-NE), Elblag Multinational Division North East Headquarters coordinates activities of the enhanced Forward …

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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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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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Embassy Representatives Participate in the Kazimierz Pułaski’s 272nd Birthday Celebrations

Press attaché Alice Chu and LTC Lynne Schneider from the Defense Attaché Office participated in the commemoration event on the 272nd birthday of General Kazimierz Pułaski. Taking place at the Kazimierz Pułaski Museum in Warka, the event was presided by Museum Director Iwona Stefaniak.  Karolina Adamczyk and Urszula Malmon from American Corner Radom and Artur …

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The Embassy Commemorated Polish Americans Who Fought in the Blue Army

On July 23rd, Embassy representatives participated in a special event at the memorial of The War Effort of the Polish American Community in Żoliborz honoring the Blue Army soldiers.   Społeczny Komitet Upamiętnienia 100-lecia Czynu Niepodległościowego and Józef Piłsudzki Institute organized the event commemorating the Blue Army which was led by General Józef Haller and formed …

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The NATO Summit in Warsaw

The 27th NATO Summit—one of the most important political events of the year—will take place on July 8th and 9th at the National Stadium in Warsaw.  For this special occasion, U.S. President Barack Obama, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter will come to Poland. The most significant issues for …

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American Education Fair Returns to Warsaw!

American Education Fair Returns to Warsaw! The U.S. embassy cordially invites students, teachers and parents to the American Education Fair on April 20 at the University of Warsaw Library. Representatives of 15 American colleges and universities will present their educational offers for gymnasium, high-school and university students. The fair is open to anyone interested in …

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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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USTR and Chief TTIP Negotiator Ambassador Froman Visits Poland

Ambassador Michael Froman , United States Trade Representative ( USTR ) and a member of President Barack Obama’s cabinet visited Poland January 24 – 26 for talks with Polish leaders regarding the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – a proposed free trade agreement between the European Union and the United States.  During his visit to Poland Ambassador Froman …

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