The 27th Economic Forum in Krynica begins

Today (5th September) the 27th Economic Forum in Krynica Zdrój has begun. The largest conference of this type in Central and Eastern Europe will be inaugurated by a plenary session attended by the Presidents of Poland, Georgia and Macedonia.

At 13.30, Andrzej Duda, George Ivanow and Giorgi Margwelaszwili will take part in the panel entitled “Unfinished integration and the aspirations of European countries”. The presidents will debate about the future of European integration and how to reconcile the interests of member states with the aspirations of other European countries.

The second session of the first day of the Forum in Krynica will also be devoted to European economic matters. The Polish Deputy Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki and panellists representing the European Investment Bank in Slovakia and the regional branch of the World Bank in India will touch upon key issues for rebuilding economic growth in the European Union. The panel entitled “The role of the contemporary state in shaping innovative economy” is a plenary session organized in collaboration with the daily newspaper “Rzeczpospolita” and Deloitte. Saul Singer, an Israeli writer and journalist, will be a special guest during this discussion.

The Polish Prime Minister will also be a guest at the Economic forum. On the first day, the head of the Polish government will take part in the special event “How to be successful in business? Polish champions.”

The organizer of the Economic Forum in Krynica Zdrój is the Foundation Institute for Eastern Studies. The province of Małopolska is a partner of the event and Krynica Zdrój is the Host City.