On November 9, the thirteenth meeting of the Diplomacy Week was held, chaired by Mr. Mariusz Mashkievich.
Since 2016, he has been the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to Georgia. Mr. Mariusz Mashkievich has many years of experience in both state structures and academia.
The topic of the meeting was: “Polish-Georgian relations”
During the meeting, Mr. Mariusz Mashkievich spoke about the cooperation between the two countries (political, cultural, defense, education, tourism). During the conversation, the Ambassador reviewed the role of Poland as a NATO Liaison Embassy, which is a practical and supportive body for establishing bilateral contacts and cooperation between the NATO Alliance and third countries. He highlighted the measures being taken by Poland as a NATO contact embassy. He also highlighted the dangers of hybrid warfare and the importance of cybersecurity, military cooperation in terms of joint exercises, training of military units, and NATO joint operations. The mentioned meeting aroused great interest among the students. Their questions were mainly related to topics such as: youth involvement in security, access to military education in Poland, exchange programs, positive aspects of NATO membership on the example of Poland, Georgia’s prospects for Euro-Atlantic integration and more.
The project “Diplomacy Week” is dedicated to the Day of Georgian Diplomacy, which is celebrated on November 3. Meetings will be held within the project by Georgian and foreign diplomats.