Polish Foreign Minister talks securty at ANU

Monday, May 1, 2017 — Poland's Foreign Affairs Minister, Dr Witold Waszczykowsk, will discuss solutions to the security threats posed by Russia, Asia, and increasing migration in a public lecture at The Australian National University on Tuesday 2 May.

Media are invited to attend the public lecture, Increasing challenges - the Polish perspective on regional security and migration, on Tuesday May 2 at 4.15pm at the Crawford School of Public Policy.

Poland sees Russia’s aggression in Eastern Ukraine and its annexation of Crimea as violations of the basic foundations of the world order established at the end of the Cold War. This, coupled with increasing migration from the Middle East and North Africa, have been flagged as serious threats to the future security of Poland.

Dr Waszczykowsk will discuss Poland’s role in promoting international peace and security, Poland’s active involvement in UN peacekeeping operations, and his country’s bid or a seat on the UN Security Council.

WHAT: Increasing challenges - the Polish perspective on regional security and migration

WHO: Dr Witold Waszczykowsk, Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs

WHERE: Weston Theatre, Crawford Centre for Public Policy, The Australian National University

WHEN: 4:15 – 5:15pm, Tuesday 2 May 2017

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