Ambassadors Unplugged with Ambassadors Magierowski & Régibeau


April 11, 2024
9:00 am
– 10:00 am


Cowork by RSD
911 W 8th Ave #101

Registration is now closed but walk-ins are available on a first come first serve basis.

Ambassadors Unplugged

Join us for a unique opportunity to engage in candid conversations with esteemed Ambassadors Marek Magierowski, Ambassador of Poland to the United States, and Jean-Arthur Régibeau, Ambassador of Belgium to the United States. This program is a part of our Ambassadors Unplugged series, which offers a relaxed setting for attendees to connect directly with ambassadors, delve into current issues, and gain a deeper understanding of their country’s role in the international community. Don’t miss this chance to enjoy coffee and pastries while engaging in meaningful dialogue with two key diplomatic figures.

Featured Speakers

Marek Magierowski Marek Magierowski was born in 1971. He graduated from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan with a degree in Hispanic Studies. He worked as a reporter, editor and columnist for over 20 years. He was, among others, the deputy head of the economic desk at “Gazeta Wyborcza,” the head of the foreign affairs desk and the business section at the “Newsweek Polska” weekly, and the deputy editor-in-chief of “Forum.” From 2006-2011, he was the deputy editor-in-chief of “Rzeczpospolita.” He regularly wrote columns on foreign policy for the “Uważam Rze” and “Do Rzeczy” weeklies. In October 2015, he left journalism to work for the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland as an expert on public diplomacy, and was subsequently appointed Head of the Press Office of the Chancellery of the President. From June 2017 to May 2018, he served as Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Marek Magierowski served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to the State of Israel from June 25, 2018, to November of 2021.

Jean-Arthur Régibeau represents His Majesty The King of the Belgians and Belgium’s federal government in the United States of America and in the Commonwealth of the Bahamas. He is responsible for the direction and work of the Embassy and its Consulates, including bilateral political and economic relations, visa and consular services.

Jean Arthur Régibeau After a few years of working for private business and later as a legal advisor, Jean-Arthur Régibeau joined the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1998. He was the diplomatic advisor to the Minister of Defense from 1999 to 2002 and he went on to be First Secretary at the Belgian Embassy in Berlin. From 2003-2007, Mr. Régibeau returned to Brussels as Head of the Private Office of the Minister of Defense. In 2007, he was appointed Director general in charge of Multilateral Organizations at the Foreign Ministry. In this capacity, he managed some aspects of the Belgian presidency of the European Union in 2010. From 2012-2016, he also was Deputy Commissioner for the commemoration of World War I. In 2016, he took up his role as Ambassador to the Russian Federation, Armenia, Belarus & Uzbekistan.

As a trainee, Mr. Régibeau worked for a Belgian bank in New York in 1987-1988. Working for a tour operator, he escorted groups of Belgian tourists visiting the United States in 1991 and 1992.

Program Details

  • Check-in will begin at 8:45 am with seating available on a first-come first-serve basis. The coffee chat will begin at 9:00 am.
  • Those with online reservations do not need to present ticket confirmation at the door, we will have all confirmed attendees on a list at check-in.
  • Coffee and pastries will be available and are included in the cost of admission.
  • Online registration closes at 6:00 pm on April 10. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door the next day, unless the program is sold out. Contact with any questions.

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