President Lula da Silva receives the Lech Walesa Award

The former president of Brazil received the award in recognition of his efforts to reduce social inequality and to strengthen the developing countries in the world affairs.

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Lech Walesa on the...

"The tragedy, you are experiencing now, is affecting all of us - those to whom close were the values Laura Pollan believed in" - writes Lech Walesa in his letter to Hector Maseda, the husband of Laura Pollan, a Cuban democratic activists and a founder of the movemen...

Tuesday, 18 October 2011
Luiz Inácio Lula d...

Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is this year's laureate of the Lech Walesa Award. The former president of Brazil will be awarded the prize in recognition of his efforts to achieve peaceful cooperation and understanding between nations, especially for strengthening ...

Tuesday, 6 September 2011
Daw Aung San Suu K...

On June 19, Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of the National League for Democracy and a symbol of the Burmese opposition movement, turned 66. It has become a tradition that her birthday is marked by public happenings all around the world to manifest solidarity to the Nobel Pe...

Friday, 17 June 2011
“Solidarność for the Future” Project

Initiated by the Lech Walesa Institute Foundation, the "Solidarność for the Future" project aims to educate young generation, and to remind the international community about the significance of Solidarność in the non-violent struggle for freedom and independence. The peaceful revolution of Solidarność, in the name of the right to dignified life and societal development, tore down the walls and severe restraints on freedom. It also triggered the stunning economic transformations both in Poland and across the whole region of Central and Eastern Europe.


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