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Polish Embassy London

The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in the United Kingdom is located in London. The Ambassador of the Republic of Poland, HE Ms. Barbara Tuge Erecińska graduated University of Gdansk, Master of Arts in Scandinavian Studies. Tuge-Erecinska worked closely with Solidarity leader Lech Wałęsa during the 1980s.  

Nearly a decade later, in 1989 during the first partially free elections in the Eastern Block, Tuge-Erecinska was appointed Gdańsk’s liaison with the foreign dignitaries and journalists visiting Wałęsa, Poland's ‘real’ president. After Wałęsa’s election victory in 1990, she was appointed Ambassador to Sweden (1991-97).

In 1999 Barbara Tuge-Erecińska became Poland's first woman Deputy Foreign Minister, the position held until 2001, and again in 2005. During her inaugural speech as Ambassador to the UK, Tuge-Erecińska said: "I feel privileged to be posted to this special place, which supported us during the darkest days..." 

The Embassy of the Republic of Poland
47 Portland Place
Londyn W1B 1JH
Tel: + 44 (0) 207 2913 520
Fax: + 44 (0) 207 2913 575
E-mail: london@msz.gov.pl


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