The aim of the first briefing dedicated to the new opening in the European Union after the appointment of the new authorities was to present strategic assumptions of the European Commission led by Jean-Claude Juncker. The main aims as well as the strategies of their implementation were set forth by Ewa Synowiec, Director of the European Commission Representation in Poland, who pointed to the fundamental importance of job creation in the EU and elaborated upon Juncker’s initiative directed at a gradual increase of the level of investment. The economic programme of the new Commission was commented upon by the invited experts.

- Jugaad in Hindi means resourcefulness, entrepreneurship. This feature describes very well not only Indians, but also Polish people. It is enough to know each other better to learn that we have more in common that one could think – said Małgorzata Bonikowska, President of Centre for International Relations, during a conference in Delhi devoted to economic cooperation between Poland and India. The aim of the meeting was to analyse trade and investment relations between the two countries, as well as the prospects for Polish and Indian companies. The conference was inaugurated by Jerzy Witold Pietrewicz, Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Economy, and concluded by Tomasz Łukaszuk, Polish Ambassador to India.

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The seminar focused on the assessment of recent talks on Iran's nuclear program and its implications for the region of the Persian Gulf. Prospects for economic cooperation with Iran as well as perspectives for the Persion Gulf towards the Islamic state and their political stability and economic development opportunities were also discussed. The meeting was organized by the Centre for International Relations, the European Council on Foreign Relations and the Polish Institute of Diplomacy. Polish and British international situation analysts, diplomats, journalists, lecturers and representatives of research centers attended the seminar.

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