For the second time, will be in our country, the Polish politician and labor activist, Lech Wałęsa, leader and co-founder of the “Solidarity” trade union, and living icon of fall of the communism at Central and Eastern Europe.
He won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1983 and was the first president of Poland (1990 to 1995), democratically elected, after the end of the Soviet Union.
Wałęsa is one of the most famous Polish citizens in the present world. The one who headed up the strike of 1980 at the Gdańsk Shipyard, incident that led to the establishment of the Solidarity movement.
His visit on March of the current year, will be his second visit to our country. The first one was in February of 1995, as President of Poland. Back then, he was received by the President Eduardo Frei and Chancellor José Miguel Insulza.
This year, at the fifth edition of the Seminar on Studying and Public Policy of the Santander Bank, the invited is Lech Wałęsa, the key personality at the modern history, who will refer about the importance of the dialogue to reach common objectives, based on its story about his political and social fight.