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17th February 2016 Warsaw, Poland

by Robin Barnett

Ambassador to Poland, Warsaw

Central & Eastern Europe offers a pipeline of opportunities for British energy companies

The GREAT Energy Summit kicks off this morning, with more than 200 energy sector specialists from the UK and from across Central & Eastern Europe (CEE) coming together in Warsaw. Although the event is in Poland, it will present the opportunities that exist for UK companies across the whole of CEE – and, in turn, […]

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18th December 2015 Warsaw, Poland

Clive Jones

Deputy Director Cyber Security, UK Trade & Investment Defence & Security Organisation (UKTI DSO)

Challenges and solutions of cyber security for public and private sector

There is no doubt that cyber security is of growing importance to countries around the world with demand for high quality technology and services booming. Poland is no exception. Last week I spoke at a well-attended cyber security event at the British Embassy in Warsaw. I used this great opportunity to discuss the importance of […]

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1st October 2015 Warsaw, Poland

Martin Oxley

Strategic Adviser, UKTI

Trade and Investment – It’s all about innovation based partnerships – here’s a starter for 10

It was great to host our Minister for Trade and Investment in Poland last week – excellent timing and lot’s of focus on fundamentals aimed at driving a strong business growth agenda. Let’s consider three cornerstones for leadership in trade and investment: Inward investment as we look at it or using the UK as a […]

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14th August 2015 Warsaw, Poland

Gp Capt Simon Blake

Defence Attache Poland

Operation ‘Trzeci Most in 1944’

Last Sunday afternoon I found myself in the middle of a field in the middle of rural Poland in the mid-afternoon sun. Want to know why? Let me explain… The Armia Krajowa (Home Army) was responsible for many vitally important acts of espionage and intelligence gathering during WW2. This particular story concerns the hugely important […]

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10th July 2015 Warsaw, Poland

Gareth Chappell

Deputy Head of the Security and Political Team

‘NATO: STRONG AND STEADFAST – A Guest Post by Gareth Chappell, Deputy Head of the Security & Political Team’

NATO: STRONG AND STEADFAST As many of my FCO and MoD colleagues will promptly confirm, hosting a NATO Summit is a massive undertaking, presenting a wide range of diverse and complex challenges. For example, the last Summit in Wales involved 22 meetings in 29 hours plus 170 bilateral get-togethers; five dinners in four locations, two […]

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12th June 2015 Warsaw, Poland

by Robin Barnett

Ambassador to Poland, Warsaw

Russia and Ukraine: stay the course

In recent months, Ukraine has receded from the news headlines in Poland.  This is understandable, as other concerns such as the Eurozone crisis and presidential election have been dominating headlines. But we must not forget Ukraine.  The situation there remains fragile and worrying.  Fighting continues, albeit at a lower level than in the past.  Separatist […]

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3rd February 2015 Warsaw, Poland

by Robin Barnett

Ambassador to Poland, Warsaw

A small ceremony to present Professor Limon with the badge of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

Last September, Her Majesty The Queen appointed Professor Jerzy Limon to be an Honorary Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of his valuable services to British-Polish cultural relations. On 29 January, I had the pleasure and honour to present Professor Limon with the badge of the Order at a […]

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20th October 2014 Warsaw, Poland

by Robin Barnett

Ambassador to Poland, Warsaw

Cambridge and Warsaw Universities come together to foster innovation

Our Innovation is GREAT campaign is a top priority for both our team and for our Embassy colleagues across the Central Europe region. So I was delighted to attend a press conference  in our Embassy on 20 October, where an innovation partnership between the University of Cambridge and the University of Warsaw was announced by […]

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24th September 2014 Warsaw, Poland

by Robin Barnett

Ambassador to Poland, Warsaw

To Innovate or not to Innovate

It has been a hectic couple of weeks. Since returning from leave, I have already visited Wroclaw, Krakow and Gdansk. There have been two common themes: Innovation is GREAT and Culture is GREAT. In both Wroclaw and Gdansk, I visited impressive technology parks that are creating the right environment to stimulate the development of both […]

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