On 17th April was held at the headquarters of the Polish Chamber of Commerce the next meeting of the Commercial Counsellors’ Club attached to the Polish Chamber of Commerce. The Club, which has been operating for three years, gathers foreign diplomats accredited in Poland who are responsible for economic and commercial matters.
This meeting was devoted to arbitration in Poland. The arbitration court operating at the Polish Chamber of Commerce will soon be celebrating its 70th anniversary.
The President of the Court of Arbitration Mr. Marek Furtek and the President of the Arbitration Council Mr. Maciej Łaszczuk presented information about the court, its history, legal conditions of functioning arbitration in Poland, as well as the current situation, types and topics of the proceedings. Mrs. Agnieszka Durlik, director general provided statistical information on cases which are resolve in the Arbitration Court at Polish Chamber of Commerce.
The court in the Polish Chamber of Commerce settles international disputes. Guests’ questions mainly concerned this activity.
More than 30 diplomats participated in the meeting from embassies: Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, China, Denmark, France, Georgia, India, Japan, Moldova, Montenegro, Palestine, Panama, Russia, Tunisia, Ukraine, United United Arab Emirates, United States, Vietnam, Estonia, New Zealand.
After the meeting, discussions continued in the lobby, while tasting the Romanian wines presented by the VINARTE company.
At the end of the meeting, Ambassador Jerzy Drożdż, Director of the Foreign Relations Department, informed the guests about the upcoming Club plans – at the stage of arrangements there is the organization of the trip to Lublin.
Author of photos: Piotr Sadowski (www.piotrsadowski.eu)