University of Warsaw

Uniwersytet Warszawski

The University of Warsaw (UW), established in 1816, is Poland's largest and finest university. From its beginning the University of Warsaw has played a major role in the intellectual, political and cultural life of Poland, and has been recognized throughout the world as a leading academic centre in this part of Europe.

UW is a member of Network on Humanitarian Assistance (NOHA), being responsible for organization of an Introductory Panel, a gathering for about 150 NOHA students and over 50 academics, during which workshops, lectures and simulation exercises are undertaken. University of Warsaw cooperates on the daily basis with governmental agencies like Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Department of Development Cooperation which deals also with Humanitarian Assistance), Ministry of Internal Affairs; international agencies located in Poland – office of the World Health Organization, Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, UN House, Office of the Community of Democracies; NGO’s like Polish Humanitarian Action or Polish Red Cross.

Within EUPRHA Project UW is co-leading the PR Working Group responsible for dissemination and exploitation of the project results.

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