President Lech Wałęsa awarded with honoris causa degree

2018-11-17

President Lech Wałęsa was awarded with honoris causa degree at University Cesar Vallejo in Peru. It's his 35. honorary degree of this type - in recogintion of his struggle for peace in Europe and Poland president Wałęsa was given honoris causa degrees at the most prestigious universities in the world, includng Harvard University and Columbia University. 

President Wałęsa took part in the offical ceremony at the university, he also gave a speech for the students and academics.

During his visit in Peru president Wałęsa gave an interview for the local radio station RPP and for the biggest daily in Peru, El Comercio (https://elcomercio.pe/mundo/actualidad/lech-walesa-comercio-mandan-demagogos-populistas-noticia-577697) and met with students in Lima. The meeting was attended by more than 2000 people. 

Foto from the official ceremony:

President's speech:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UogggpK3itI

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