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  • Three Seas Initiative Source Digest

    Last Updated 10/07/2020 By Emma Barska Three Seas Initiative could help jumpstart Europe’s post-COVID recovery and green economy transformation September 29, 2020 In a recent Atlantic Council event, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid, and European Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson, highlighted the critical role of the Three Seas

  • Three Seas Initiative News Digest

    By PAC Intern Emma Barska Last updated: 09/17/2020 Three Seas project development serves entire EU – president September 7, 2020 Polish President Andrzej Duda highlighted the purpose and benefits of the Three Seas Initiative while opening the Three Seas Stock Exchanges Conference in Kraków on Monday, September 7th, 2020. The project, which relies on the

  • Estonia joins the Three Seas Initiative Fund

    By Policy Intern Kay Minkiewicz In 2019, the Three Seas Initiative Fund (3SIF) was created to finance infrastructure projects in Central and Eastern Europe between the Baltic, Black and Adriatic seas. The fund aims to develop three sectors in the region: transport, energy and digital infrastructure. Through this development, the fund aims to offset the

  • US Secretary of State Announces Up to $1 Billion Commitment to Three Seas Initiative : American Leadership in Action

    AMERICAN LEADERSHIP IN ACTION How will this billion investment affect Eastern and Central European integration, energy security, relations with the United States and Kremlin, and potential foreign investment? On February 15, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the United States’ commitment to the Three Seas Initiative (3SI) by pledging $1 billion in American tax

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  • Statement by President of PAC on 3SI

    Szanowna Pani Olga Sowińska Kongres 60 Milionów Szanowna Pani, Jeszcze raz serdecznie dziękuję za zaproszenie mnie do udziału w panelu dyskusyjnym podczas Kongresu 60 Milionów w Rzeszowie zaplanowanego na październik 2020 r. Wyrażam żal, że nie będę na tym ważnym wydarzeniu z powodu pandemii. Czy mogłaby Pani uprzejmie przekazać moją krótką wiadomość uczestnikom Kongresu 60 Milionów?

  • GOOD NEWS: THE THREE SEAS INITIATIVE HOUSE RESOLUTION MOVES FORWARD

    by John Czop House Resolution 672, the Three Seas Resolution will get marked up by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs on 1 October. It has 41 co-sponsors, with an approximately even split between Republican and Democrat co-sponsors. The next step will be a vote on floor of the House of Representative, hopefully before the October 19 Three Seas Summit Meeting! I applaud

  • The Repression of Belarus’s Democratic Movement

    by John Czop PAC Director of Policy and Planning Over the past week, the brutal repression of Belarus’s democratic movement by the Lukashenko regime recalls the theme of Professor Zbigniew Brzezinski’s keynote speech, at the November 2005 symposium: “Poland’s Foreign Policy, from the “Piasts to the Present,” at Columbia University. Professor Brzezinski began by stating

  • REQUEST FOR ACTION ON 80th ANNIVERSARY KATYŃ COMMEMORATIVE CONGRESSIONAL RESOLUTION

    This is the moment for members of the POLISH AMERICAN CONGRESS to phone their members of Congress at their District Offices.  Please ask your United States Senators to co-sponsor Senate Resolution 566, a non-controversial description of why Stalin ordered the mass murder of approximately 22,000 Polish prisoners of war in April 1940, and then blamed

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  • October is Polish American Heritage Month

    by Klara Z. Wisniewska October is the Polish American Heritage Month! What is the history of the Polish American Heritage Month and why is it celebrated? The Polish American Heritage Month has been celebrated annually since 1981, when it was first organized by Mr. Michael Blichasz in Philadelphia, President of the Polish American Congress Pennsylvania

  • Not Just Aesthetics: The Distinct Kashubian Language

    By PAC Intern Nicole Rybak Whether in the homeland or abroad, going into a European specialty store, one’s eyes can feast on the beauty of glazed pottery decorated with images of colorful flowers and soft-edged patterns. Abroad, this type of pottery may be considered traditionally Polish, but it actually originates in a region of the

  • Should NATO-Russia Founding Act Be Repealed?

    By PAC Intern Kamila Magiera Should NATO-Russia Founding Act be repealed in light of the Kremlin’s serial violations of International law since 2008? The NATO-Russia Founding Act, also known as the “Founding Act on Mutual Relations, Cooperation and Security between NATO and the Russian Federation”, was a transformative step towards cooperation between the Kremlin and

  • The NATO-Russia Founding Act

    What is the History of the Act, and How Does it Remain Relevant Today? By PAC Intern Alexander Tantum The NATO-Russia Founding Act was approved by the North Atlantic Council on May 16th, 1997. One of the primary purposes of the act was to build increased trust, cooperation, and unity between the Kremlin and the

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  • Rok 2020 rokiem Ppłk. Jana Kowalewskiego

    W październiku 2019 roku Senat Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej przyjął uchwałę ustanawiającą rok 2020 rokiem podpułkownika Jana Kowalewskiego, wybitnego matematyka, kryptologa oraz lingwisty. W uchwale wskazano, że jest to “uhonorowanie jego zasług, a tym samy osiągnięć polskiej nauki i myśli technicznej.” Podpułkownik Jan Kowalewski był polskim oficerem. W trakcie wojny polsko-bolszewickiej prowadził sekcję szyfrową, która zajmowała się

  • Legislative Alert

    The following legislative alert still remains relevant H.Res. 672 – Three Seas Initiative Resolution

  • Chicago Uhonorowało Solidarność

    “O jedności i wspólnocie, w której tkwi ogromna siła, mówił Frank Spula, prezes Kongresu Polonii Amerykańskiej i Związku Narodowego Polskiego. – Pamiętam jak w naszym stanie, w Kongresie Polonii Amerykańskiej, ludzie pomagali finansowo i emocjonalnie. Organizowali zbiórki. Chcieli, żeby Polska była wolna. I tak się stało, bo w jedności jest siła.” Cały artykuł: “Chicago Uhonorowało

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