Organizer and details of expedition

Palkiewicz Foundation

Palkiewicz Foundation

Palkiewicz Foundation (Warsaw-Poland): expedition planning and realization, media coverage, logistics and promotion.

Jacek Palkiewicz

Expedition leader

Jacek Palkiewicz, Ph. D. Reporter, explorer, founder of the art of survival in Europe. Palkiewicz’s experience in organizing large international projects is undisputed. In 1975, he crossed the Atlantic alone in a lifeboat. He taught astronauts the art of survival in extreme natural conditions. He trains managers in crossing their personal limits under excessive stress load. In 1994 he led an international ecological mission. In 1996, he led the "Amazon Source 96" expedition, which established the source of the Amazon River. He has been named the "Ambassador of Masuria" as a part of the region’s campaign for the Masurian Lake district to become one of the New7Wonders of Nature (2011), In 2013 he reminded of a notable polish national heritage past the Ural Mountains. In 2015 he was awarded with the Knight's Cross of the Order of Polonia Restituta for "outstanding achievements in research, for praising Poland around the world." Author of many books. Andrzej Kapłanek presents his achievements in the biography "Palkiewicz, droga odkrywcy".

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Expedition details

Time of the expedition: August - September 2017 (approx. 50 days).

Route:China-Kyrgyzstan-Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan-Russia-Belarus-Poland (over 10.000 km).

Structure of the expedition: a convoy of 3 off-road cars.

Number of participants: 9-12 people: (photographer, journalists, organizers / team, guests - sponsors).

Organization: Palkiewicz Foundation.

Financing: partnerships and sponsorships.

Media coverage: media coverage in all the countries along the route of the expedition, articles, tv and press releases, films and documentaries, photographs, photo exhibitions, interviews, conferences and meetings, book publication, electronic publications and internet (including social networks, news and information portals, official website).

Organizer / expedition leader:
Jacek Palkiewicz (Palkiewicz Foundation)

Organizational support and consultation:
Monika Karpinska-Krystek (Polish Chinese Business Council)
Marcin Jacoby (Adam Mickiewicz Institute)
Andrey Khazbulatov (Ministry of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kazakh Research Istitute of Culture)

Supporting graphic designer:
Martyna Majda (logo project, ad hoc support)

Local coordinators:
Maksy Palkiewicz (Shanghai)

Legal support:
Overseas Trust Sp. z o.o.

Expedition starts: august - september 2017
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