Poland – Visit by Nathalie Loiseau (28-29 January 2019)


European Affairs Minister Nathalie Loiseau will be in Warsaw on January 28 and 29. She will meet with Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz and with her Polish counterpart, Konrad Szymański, as well as with representatives of the Parliamentary opposition and civil society.

She and the foreign minister will discuss French-Polish relations and major international issues.

With Mr. Szymański, she will more specifically discuss European affairs, seeking common views on several important current issues: the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the EU, the upcoming Multiannual Financial Framework, the Mobility Package, taxation of the digital sector, and copyrights. They will also discuss the Council’s procedure on rule of law concerns in Poland. Both Ms. Loiseau and Mr. Szymański will take part in a debate on the future of Europe with students from the Natolin campus of the College of Europe.

The minister will also visit the headquarters of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex), which is in Warsaw, and will meet with its executive director, our compatriot Fabrice Leggeri.

During her visit, Ms. Loiseau will take part in consultations organized by consular counselors as part of the Great National Debate.