przeskocz do treści | przeskocz do menu głównego
The official website of the President of the Republic of Poland
mo tu we th fr sa su
    01 02 03 04 05
06 07 08 09 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    
| | |
A | A | A
Thursday, 12 April 2012

First Lady starts visit to Japan

First Lady Anna Komorowska delivered a lecture on Janusz Korczak, a Polish-Jewish author and educator, at Josai University in Tokyo, at the start of her five-day visit to Japan on Thursday.


In her speech Ms Komorowska praised the Josai University as a "prestigious, dynamic institution of higher learning, cooperating with 70 universities worldwide." She said she was glad that Japan shows growing interest in central European countries.


Poland's first lady spoke about the life and work of Janusz Korczak who is considered to be the author of children's rights. "His achievements - revolutionary not only during his lifetime - inspire people all over the world."


Korczak was a man of a great heart who devoted his life to orphaned children in a difficult situation. Korczak refused to leave the ghetto and accompanied orphanage children to the Treblinka death camp. "Korczak's life and death is a testimony that leaves no one indifferent."


On Friday Poland's First Lady will be received at an audience with Empress Michiko and in the evening she will attend a charity ball promoting Poland. (PAP)
 

Recommend site


You are leaving the official website of Polish President


Thank you for visiting our website.

See you soon.