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Jan Piekło

About Jan Piekło

Jan Piekło is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to Ukraine. Earlier, he was director of the Polish-Ukrainian Cooperation Foundation PAUCI in Kyiv and Warsaw. As a journalist, he reported on the Romanian Revolution in 1989, and the war in former Yugoslavia. He wrote two books on the Balkans. As an expert and media consultant, he collaborated with the European Journalism Centre, Rutgers University of New Jersey, MU Columbia School of Journalism, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Groeningen University, etc.

Poland’s Business Experience Makes it a Good Neighbour to Ukraine

Poland’s role in relation to the Ukrainian context is often discussed in the political sphere and there are important reasons for that. Not only was Poland the first country to recognise Ukraine’s independence in 1991, but since then it has also repeatedly and continuously supported Kyiv in its pursuit of European and Euro-Atlantic integration and after 2014, it provided help when military conflict broke out in the eastern part of the country. Yet, there is another chapter in Polish-Ukrainian bilateral relations; one that is linked to economic collaboration and its impact on Ukraine. Continue reading Poland’s Business Experience Makes it a Good Neighbour to Ukraine