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Poland in the region and the EU – Europe at crossroads – Re-drawing the picture of Europe – Fulfilled dreams, realities, and visions for the future

Ambassadors Forum Lecture Series

A presentation by
H.E. Mrs. Anna Barbarzak
Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Greece

When: Tuesday, March 7, 13:40–15:00

Where: John S. Bailey Library, Upper Level

Organized by:
Institute of Diplomacy and Global Affairs (IDGA) – Office of Public Affairs
International Business Society

Anna

Anna Barbarzak is a career diplomat.

She joined Polish diplomatic service in 2001. Since this time she worked in the Department for Security Policy, managing NATO enlargement and Partnership for Peace policy.

Between 2006-2007 she worked in the Polish Mission to UN and International Organizations in Geneva – where she was responsible for Disarmament and Non-proliferation issues.

In 2007 she was assigned at the Polish Embassy in Washington DC, where she worked in the Economic Section, responsible for energy and climate policy.

After her return to Warsaw in 2011, she was nominated Head of the Unit of Contacts at the Office of Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Since 2013 until November 2015 Ms. Barbarzak Headed the Department for Economic Cooperation, where she was responsible for economic promotion and economic diplomacy. In this capacity she supervised and coordinated many projects related to economic bilateral cooperation, as well as EU trade and investment policies and energy security issues.

Mrs. Barbarzak graduated from Warsaw School of Economics. She holds Master’s degree in Economics and International Relations. She also completed post-graduate studies in Geneva Center for Security Policy.

Mrs. Barbarzak speaks English and Russian.

She is married and has 6-year old son.