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Zygmunt Berdychowski

About Zygmunt Berdychowski

Zygmunt Berdychowski is Chairman of the Krynica Economic Forum Programme Council and a co-founder of the Institute of Eastern Studies Foundation. He was a Member of the Polish Parliament at the beginning of the 1990s. In 2011, he was awarded the Order of Polonia Restituta by Poland’s President Bronisław Komorowski. He is also a Himalayan mountaineer and completed the last of all the Seven Summits in 2015. Zygmunt is a graduate of law and administration at the Jagiellonian University.

United or Divided? Europe in the Face of the Challenges of Tomorrow

2016 has been a year of great challenges for Europe: the migration crisis which has brought up a discussion on how to tackle the immigration issue and the migrant quotas within the European Union; the terrorist attacks, the latest in Nice, France, where over 80 innocent people celebrating France’s National Day were killed; the last few weeks’ notable intensification of ceasefire violations in eastern Ukraine; the NATO Summit in Warsaw which has resulted in four multinational battalions being deployed to the bloc’s eastern flank and finally, the results of the EU referendum in the United Kingdom. Continue reading United or Divided? Europe in the Face of the Challenges of Tomorrow