The Asia-Pacific Department coordinates cooperation of the Republic of Poland with countries of South Asia, and East Asia and the Pacific. The Department also analyses their internal situation and foreign policy.
The Asia-Pacific Department coordinates cooperation of the Republic of Poland with countries of South Asia (Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Maldives, Nepal, India, and Sri Lanka), Southeast Asia (East Timor, Cambodia, Thailand, Laos, Malesia, Brunei, the Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, and Myanmar) and East Asia and the Pacific (China, Japan, DPRK, Papua New Guinea, New Zealand, Republic of Korea, Mongolia, Micronesia, Taiwan, Australia, the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, the Solomon Islands, Samoa, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Tonga, and Palau). The Department also analyses their internal situation and foreign policy.
The Department is further responsible for matters related to Poland’s participation in the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), and the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission (NNSC) in Korea. It prepares Polish positions and initiatives as part of the EU’s Asia policy, including in the framework of the EU-ASEAN dialogue and the ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF). The Department drafts information materials for the Polish President, Prime Minister, Sejm and Senate Speakers, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and public administration officials. It supervises Polish diplomatic missions in the countries of accreditation, and collaborates with national and foreign research centres, social partners, and non-governmental organizations.
Tel.: +48 22 523 9302
Fax: +48 22 523 9599