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Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Elke Büdenbender are welcomed by Mr Andrzej Duda, President of the Republic of Poland, and Mrs Kornhauser-Duda Warsaw/Poland, 5 June 2018 Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Elke Büdenbender are welcomed by Mr Andrzej Duda, President of the Republic of Poland, and Mrs Kornhauser-Duda © Sandra Steins

Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Elke Büdenbender visited the Republic of Poland from 5 to 6 June.

In Warsaw, the Federal President had talks with President Andrzej Duda and joined him at a conference on "Poland and Germany in Europe: Conference on the 100th anniversary of Poland regaining independence".

On the second day of the trip, the Federal President and Elke Büdenbender met representatives of Polish civil society and visit the Museum of the History of Polish Jews.

Overview of the programme:

Tuesday, 5 June

  • Afternoon
    Flight to Warsaw, Poland
  • Official residence of the President of the Republic of Poland
    Welcome by the President of the Republic of Poland, Andrzej Duda,
    followed by talks

    followed by press conference

  • Wreath laying ceremony at the Warsaw Uprising Monument
  • Royal Castle in Warsaw
    Speech at the conference "Poland and Germany in Europe: Conference on the 100th anniversary of Poland regaining independence"
  • Belvedere Palace
    Dinner given by the President of the Republic of Poland

Wednesday, 6 June

  • Residence of the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany
    Talks with representatives of civil society
  • Talks with representatives of the German minority in the Republic of Poland
  • Wreath laying ceremony at the Warsaw Ghetto Heroes Monument
  • Visit to the Museum of the History of Polish Jews (POLIN)
  • Skaryszewski Park
    Tree planting ceremony in the German-Polish Garden
  • Afternoon
    Flight back to Berlin