26th Economic Forum (2016)more
Krynica Zdrój, Poland, 6th - 8th September
A record number of registered participants and accredited journalists, over two hundred thematic debates and special events, the participation of the heads of governments and parliaments, as well as ministers and parliamentarians from the countries of our region. The theme of this year's meeting "Europe facing challenges – united or divided?" reflected the current situation on the Old Continent. There were over 3500 participants at 26th Economic Forum and nearly 600 journalists from dozens of countries.
The AWARDS of 26th Economic Forum in Krynica have been givenmore
The Man of the Year Award: Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. The Company of the Year Award: Play. The "New Culture-New Europe" Award: Ukrainian historian Yaroslav Hrycak. The Special Award: SESCOM SA.
The Economic Forum was awarded the Victoria Europae Award for outstanding contribution to the process of strengthening Polish position in the European Union and for building solidarity, fair and competitive Europe.
On the initiative of the Speaker of the Polish Sejm Marek Kuchciński participants over two for two days took part in eight thematic panels.
Over the closing session representatives of the political world debated on when, to what extent and in which areas governments should intervene in economy running and how much should they allow market mechanisms work alone.
The Polish Deputy Prime Minister in Krynica: There will be no innovation without the participation of scientists in the economic process
Jaroslaw Gowin, was a guest of some discussions the Forum, i.a.: "Digital Highway and the economy based on data – 2 conditions for sustainable development".
The Speaker of the Senate at the Polish Diaspora Forum in Krynica: New Opening in Relations with the Polish Community Abroad
The Speaker of the Senate Stanislaw Karczewski announced that the next edition of Polish Community Abroad Forum will be held over 2017 Economic Forum in Krynica.
The role of innovations was discussed during "Rzeczpospolita" daily and Deloitte presentation at 26th Economic Forum in Krynica.
Minister Macierewicz took part in the discussion panel " What Unites and What Divides – Security Cooperation in the CEE” held in the framework of 26th Economic Forum.
At the Conference “Europe of the Carpathians” – on good cooperation between the member states and the current challenges
On the initiative of the Speaker of the Sejm Marek Kuchciński the conference has brought together: the politicians, the officials and the experts from the Czech Republic, Poland, the Slovak Republic, Hungary, Ukraine, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania and Serbia.
Polish Minister of Energy Krzysztof Tchórzewski in Krynica: the decisions on the construction of two power plants will be presented on the turn of the year
The Minister Krzysztof Tchórzewski was a guest of the panel discussion "Polish companies in the face of dynamic changes in the world economy".
“Development is a key factor while considering whether Poland can be the champion not only in Europe but of the global economy”
The Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo and the CEOs of the leading Polish companies took part in the session "Polish champions in the global economy” at the 26th Economic Forum.
The road to healing the European Union means respecting the subjectivity of its member states and the democratic procedures of the EU – said the Polish Foreign Minister.
The Plenary Session “From Globalisation to Economic Patriotism. Europe In Search of New Development Paths”
The representatives of governments, international organizations, as well as business practitioners discussed the threats for the common market that are brought with the crisis in the UE as well as the growth opportunities for companies in tough competitive conditions.
The agreement was signed by the Chairman of the Programme Council of the Economic Forum in Krynica Zygmunt Berdychowski and the Marshal of Podkarpacie Province -Wladyslaw Ortyl in the presence of the Speaker of the Polish Sejm Marek Kuchciński and the Minister of Treasury Dawid Jackiewicz.
The Plenary Session with the participation of Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group and Ukraine
Over the Session “Central and Eastern Europe – can we speak with one voice?”, the Heads of Government unanimously emphasized that the V4 Group has enormous potential and is able to change the future Europe for the better.
A record number of registered participants and accredited journalists, over two hundred thematic debates and special events, the participation of the heads of governments and parliaments, as well as ministers and parliamentarians from the countries of our region.
Guests about the Forum moreJorge Sampaio, High Representative, Alliance of Civilizations, UN
Ordinary people are tired with discussions on EU institutions and voting rules, they want the EU to deal with affairs, which are important for them, such as employment or innovations.
Media about the Forum more
Poland should hold a referendum following a public debate on whether it should enter the euro zone”, President Andrzej Duda said in Krynica. “I think that ultimately there should be a referendum on this issue after a thorough debate”, President Duda said.
The Economic Forum in Krynica has been an important platform for European debate for 25 years. Nowadays, as the European Union is facing numerous challenges and threats- the discussion on the future of the European community and economy is even much more needed.
Poland’s politics is in time of upheaval and the business leaders are preparing for a new reality six weeks before elections by wooing the party that plans to impose more taxes on banks and retailers.