The liquidation of the Polish Institute of Diplomacy

According to the Decree No. 9 from 31 March 2016 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs regarding the liquidation of the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Polish Institute of Diplomacy, the Institute is in the process of liquidation from 1 April 2016. The completion of the liquidation process will take place on 30 September 2016.

The Polish Institute of Diplomacy will conduct its current activities until the completion of the liquidation process.

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Training for diplomats from Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine at PID

On June 20, the Polish Institute of Diplomacy launched this year’s first edition of the training program for seventeen diplomats from Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. Participants will attend nine days of training in Polish Eastern policy, decision-making process of the EU, NATO, and EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy. In addition to the lectures, workshops in public speaking, international negotiations and intercultural communication will take place. Classes will be delivered by diplomats and experts from Poland and abroad.

The English-language module of the diplomatic and consular training program

A special, English-language module of this year’s diplomatic and consular training program has begun on May 4, 2016. The Polish participants have been joined by four young diplomats from Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. During the five weeks, the participants will take part in a tailor-made program prepared by the institute, during which they will learn about issues concerning the European integration, Euro-Atlantic security, and Polish Eastern and development policies.

The liquidation of the Polish Institute of Diplomacy

According to the Decree No. 9 from 31 March 2016 of the Minister of Foreign Affairs regarding the liquidation of the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Polish Institute of Diplomacy, the Institute is in the process of liquidation from 1 April 2016. The completion of the liquidation process will take place on 30 September 2016.

The Polish Institute of Diplomacy will conduct its current activities until the completion of the liquidation process.

About the Institute

The Ignacy Jan Paderewski Polish Institute of Diplomacy was created on 1 October 2012 by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Radosław Sikorski.

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About the Patron

Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860-1941) – a statesman, pianist and composer. The Polish Prime Minister in 1919 and Minister of Foreign Affairs, a Polish delegate to the Paris Peace Conference. From 1938 until 1941, the head of the National Council of Poland in exile.

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