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Sets directions for actions; ensures the preparation and continuity of the work of the European Council; chairs meetings of EU heads of state; and presents reports on such meetings to the European Parliament – these are the principal tasks of the President of the European Council. Donald Tusk, until recently the Polish Prime Minister, assumed this office on December 1, 2014.

The families of Polish mathematicians who had broken the code of the German cipher machine Enigma were guests this week at Bletchley Park, an historic code and cypher facility near London. The meeting was held on the initiative of the UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond.

Take a picture at the Polish Fighter Pilots Monument in Northolt, London, on the Pulaski Bridge in New York or against the background of the Gdansk Shipyard, and post it on Twitter or Facebook hash-tagged #MyPolska on 11 November. Polish diplomats invite you to celebrate the anniversary of the restoration of Poland’s independence in a somewhat unconventional way.

Ignacy Jan Paderewski’s Living Room, the Consul General’s Office, the Palm Room, the Mirror Room, and the Wedding Room of the Polish Consulate General in Chicago can be toured under the Open House Chicago programme on 18 and 19 October.

In the heart of the eternal city, volunteers and staff of the Polish Embassy in Rome were offering Polish apples to passers-by. Success of the campaign surpassed expectations. To Romans and tourists have been distributed approx. 6,000 apples.

Over a tonne of apples and one and a half thousand bottles of apple juice have been passed around at the finish line of the 11th Vilnius Marathon on the initiative of the Polish Embassy and the Polish Institute in Vilnius. The athletes and sports fans were handed fruit from Poland as part of the #EatPolishApples campaign.