INAUGURATION CEREMONY

NOT Concert Hall

Speakers

Dr Katarzyna Pisarska
Założyciel i Dyrektor
Zbigniew Pisarski
Polish foreign and defence policy
Mary Robinson
President of Ireland (1990-1997) and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997-2002).
Jan Wojciech Piekarski
Przewodniczący Rady Ambasadorów, Ambasador w Pakistanie (1984 - 1989), Belgii & Luksemburgu (1998 - 2002) & Izraelu (2003 - 2006)
Adam Daniel Rotfeld
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs and former director of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz
Prime Minister of Poland from 1996 to late 1997

Start

Grudzień 2, 2017 - 15:00

End

Address

Czackiego 3/5, Warsaw   View map

15.00 – 15.40 Knight of Freedom Award Ceremony

  Opening of the Ceremony

  • Katarzyna Pisarska, Director, European Academy of Diplomacy, Poland

  Choir Performance of Ode to Joy

  Introduction of the Casimir Pulaski Foundation’s Knight of Freedom Award

  • Zbigniew Pisarski, President, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland

  Laudation for the 2016 Knight of Freedom recipient

  • Laurence Tubiana, CEO, European Climate Foundation, France

  Reception of the award and speech by the 2017 Knight of Freedom recipient

  • Mary Robinson, President of Ireland (1990 – 1997), UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (1997 – 2000)

15:40 – 16:00 Graduation of the 13th Edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats

  Presentation of honour diplomas to the graduates of the 13th edition of the AYD
  Presentation of diplomas to the graduates of the 13th edition of the AYD

16:00 – 16:30 Commencement of the 14th Edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats

  Introduction to the 14th edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats

  • Jan Wojciech Piekarski, Head of the Council of Ambassadors, European Academy of Diplomacy

  Introduction to the AYD 14 th edition patron

  Presentation of the Scholarships for the 14th Edition of the Academy of Young Diplomats

  • PZU Representative

  • Zbigniew Pisarski, President, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland

  • Karolina Olszowska, President, Polish Forum of Young Diplomats

  Choir performance of Gaudeamus Igitur

16.30 – 17.00 Coffee break

17.00 – 18:00 2017 Alumni of the Year presentation | Conversation with Special Guests “Climate Change: the Global Context”

  • Mary Robinson, President of the Republic of Ireland (1990 – 1997)

  • Włodzimierz Cimoszewicz, Prime Minister of Poland (1996 – 1997)

  • Laurence Tubiana, CEO, European Climate Foundation, France

  • Edwin Bendyk, journalist, Polityka (Moderator)

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