Lech Wałęsa visits Pyeongchang Global Peace Forum


President Lech Wałęsa attended the Global Peace Forum in Pyeongchang as a special guest. In his speech he stressed the importance of global solidarity in the process of reconciliation between North and South Korea.

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Lech Wałęsa attends H.W. Bush's funeral


Lech Wałęsa took part in the official funeral ceremony of the former US President, George H.W. Bush

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President George H. W. Bush dies


Lech Wałęsa received the news about the death of George H. W. Bush with great sadness

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President Lech Wałęsa awarded with honoris causa degree


President Lech Wałęsa awarded with honoris causa degree at University Cesar Vallejo in Peru

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Economic Forum - “25 Years of Renewal of Polish Business and Enterprises” - Conference Preview


“We must help those who are able to work and willing to grow” says former president Lech Wałęsa. On the 25th anniversary of polish economic transformation, the Lech Wałęsa Institute looks to promote our entrepreneurs and businesses.

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Ales Bialiatski Released From Jail


Belarusian political prisoner, and head of the Human Rights Center "Viasna", Ales Bialiatski, was released from a penal colony, where he has remained since 2011. In 2012, Ales Bialiatski was named laureate of the Lech Walesa Award.

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Lech Walesa Institute Helps Support Polish Schools


Once again, the Lech Walesa Institute sent to schools all over Poland educational packages developed in the framework of the social campaign "Gene of Freedom." This time, among the materials was our “Map of Lingo and Polish Dialects”.

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Second edition of Solidarity Shorts is underway!


It’s here, the second edition of Solidarity Shorts – International Film Contest is underway. Solidarity Shorts is a film contest addressed to amateur filmmakers from all over the world, who find the idea of solidarity close to their hearts. The participants of this year’s edition of the contest have to create a short film, in which they show what does the idea of solidarity means to them today?

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