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CAA Poland | Virtual meeting with Prof. Marek Belka

September 16, 2020
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
CET
Online
It is our pleasure to invite you to our next virtual Columbia Club of Poland meeting. We have an exceptional guest speaker lined up for this event: Prof. Marek Belka. The virtual meeting will take place on Wednesday, September 16 at 6 pm CET on Zoom. Please RSVP to poland@alumniclubs.columbia.edu to confirm your availability and to obtain Zoom details. Mr. Marek Belka has served as a Prime Minister of Poland and Finance Minister of Poland in two governments. An economics professor and a politician, prof. Belka is a former Director of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) European Department and a former Head of Narodowy Bank Polski (National Bank of Poland). He has served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) since July 2019. In 1978–1979 he did a scientific internship at Columbia University. At the event, Prof. Belka will share his observations on the introduction of euro in Poland, among other topics. We truly hope that this event will provide you with a unique opportunity to discuss socio-economic issues with one of the most renowned experts in the field. The conversation will be moderated by Marcin Buzanski, a Columbia SIPA graduate, political scientist, President of EonD - a global expert network, Director for International Dialogue of the Warsaw Security Forum, with a career with the United Nations in areas of political transitions, conflict analysis, supporting peace processes and mediation and post-conflict governance. If you have any questions regarding the upcoming virtual meeting or the membership details, please don’t hesitate to reach out. As to those of you who are not official members of the Columbia Club of Poland and would like to change that, please reach out to us by responding to this email, and we will swiftly help you formalize your status.

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