Andrzej Sebastian Duda (born 16 May 1972) is a Polish lawyer and politician who has served as president of Poland since 6 August 2015. Before becoming president, Andrzej Duda was a member of Polish Lower House (Sejm) from 2011 to 2014 and the European Parliament from 2014 to 2015.
Which way now for Poland? After a bitter campaign comes a tight win for incumbent Andrzej Duda of the ruling Law and Justice Party (PiS) over centrist Warsaw mayor Rafal Trzaskowski.
François Picard's panel asks about the deep divide between liberal cities and Catholic conservative small towns at odds over what some Duda supporters call a "civilisational" battle over LGBTQ rights, access to state media and an overhaul of the judiciary that's got Brussels calling on the PiS to respect EU standards for the rule of law.