The World Affairs Council presents “Poland and the War in Ukraine” – A Conversation with the Polish Ambassador to the United States Marek Magierowski.
Following Russia’s aggression against Ukraine in February 2022, Poland emerged as a key player and the main logistical hub for military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine. In a recent interview for NPR (here), Ambassador Magierowski warned of prolonged war and stated that Poland will be a trusted ally and will help Ukraine for as long as it takes. What is the future of this conflict and what are the consequences for Poland and the world?
Marek Magierowski graduated from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan with a degree in Hispanic Studies. He worked as a reporter, editor, and columnist for over 20 years. He was, among others, the deputy head of the economic desk at “Gazeta Wyborcza,” the head of the foreign affairs desk and the business section at the “Newsweek Polska” weekly, and the deputy editor-in-chief of “Forum.” From 2006-2011, he was the deputy editor-in-chief of “Rzeczpospolita.” He regularly wrote columns on foreign policy for the “Uważam Rze” and “Do Rzeczy” weeklies.
In October 2015, he left journalism to work for the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland as an expert on public diplomacy and was subsequently appointed Head of the Press Office of the Chancellery of the President. From June 2017 to May 2018, he served as Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Marek Magierowski served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to the State of Israel from June 25, 2018, to November 2021. He is serving as the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the US since November 2021.
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