NEW FOUNDATION „POLAND – THE FUTURE” SUPPORTS THE COUNCIL FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES ABOUT POLONIA
The President of the new foundation „Poland – the Future”, architect Mark Krawczynski, participated in November this year in the Congress of the Council for International Studies about Polonia. The Foundation is jointly working with the Council in matters relating to promotion of Polish culture in overseas countries. Many thanks also go to the President of the Council, Mr. Walter Wiesław Gołębiewski for enabling this joint operation.
Attached photos show Mark Krawczynski at the opening ceremony of the Congress in the Łazienki Cultural Complex. On the left of him is sitting the Ambassador of the USA, H.E. Victor Ashe, and on the right the Ambassadors of Canada and Mexico, H.E. David Preston and H.E. Raphael Steger. All 4 gentlemen gave motivating speeches at the start of the proceedings. Mr. Gołębiewski (sitting 2nd from the left) personally opened the session at 9 am on 7-11-2008 in the famous Portrait Hall of the Podchorążówka Building of the Museum of Polish Migration in Łazienki Królewskie in Warsaw, immediately after a welcoming speech by the new Director of the Łazienki Complex, Mr. Jacek Czeczot-Gawrak.