„Witnesses to the Treaty”
interview with Johannes Bauch and prof. Jerzy Kranz
moderator: Dr. Annemarie Franke
Date: Monday, 14 June 2021 at 6:00 p.m
Place: Online - Zoom webinar https://zoom.us/j/99899983949 (with simultaneous translation into German and Polish)
and live on FB https://www.facebook.com/FundacjaKrzyzowa (without translation)
an event prepared in cooperation with the Freya von Moltke Foundation for the New Kreisau and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation
The Contracting Parties will shape their relations in the spirit of good-neighborliness and friendship. They strive for close peaceful and partnership cooperation in all areas. Conscious of their European responsibility, they will make efforts to implement the desire of both nations to achieve lasting agreement and reconciliation.
The Polish–German Treaty of Good Neighbourship and Friendly Cooperation, art. 1.
Two diplomats and lawyers, Johannes Bauch - former German ambassador to Poland, and prof. dr hab. Jerzy Kranz - former Polish ambassador to Germany, they directly accompanied the process of developing the treaty and implementing its provisions. During the meeting, they will recall the process and talk about the successes and challenges of Polish-German reconciliation thirty years ago and now.