Minister Zbigniew Rau will officially inaugurate the presidency and outline its priorities at the meeting of the OSCE Permanent Council in Vienna on January 13, 2022. OSCE troika with the previous and subsequent presidencies – Sweden and North Macedonia, respectively.
– Poland takes over the OSCE Chairmanship at a time when participating states face multiple challenges to peace and security – reported the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
– A real dialogue between them must be based on the principles of international law and a strong commitment to the existing instruments and tools of the OSCE. Our ambition is for the OSCE to operate as efficiently as possible – added prof. Zbigniew Rau.
Goals of the Polish Presidency
The Ministry of Diplomacy indicates that the main goal of the Polish presidency will be actions to settle regional and frozen conflicts by supporting the OSCE structures. As reported, Poland it will carry out its tasks in the spirit of the Organization’s comprehensive approach to security, assuming the interdependence of political and military, as well as economic and human rights issues.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced that Warsaw will also focus on providing aid to civilians in conflict zones, while in the economic dimension, the priority will be the reconstruction and modernization of economies. “Post-pandemic recovery requires coordinated and targeted action to return to sustainable development ” – marked.
The OSCE Ministerial Council will be held in Łódź in December 2022.
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