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25 years of freedom – meeting with Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz

Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz, former Polish Prime Minister of the left, will share his impressions and memories over the events of late 1980s and early 1990s in Poland, of which he was a central figure.

The meeting will be moderated by Dr Jacqueline Hayden (TCD), a former RTÉ journalist and a distinguished academic whose main field of expertise is Poland’s political transformation.
Polish Tourist Organisation will distribute information materials inviting to Poland. Brochures on various cities and regions will be provided. The talk is free and open to the public and it will be conducted in English.

Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz – leading Polish politician of the left, senator and lawyer.In democratic Poland, he was a member and a leading politician of the left-wing Democratic Left Alliance. He was elected the Prime Minister of Poland in 1996 – 1997, the Minister of Foreign Affairs in the years 2001–2005 and the speaker of the Sejm (lower chamber of the Polish parliament) in 2005.
In his capacity as Foreign Minister, he signed the Accession Treaty that paved way to Polish membership in the European Union. In 2007 Cimoszewicz won Senate seat as an independent candidate, which he holds until now.


Tue, 20.05.2014, 6:30pm

The Long Room Hub, Trinity College Dublin




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