KRG Poland News

Newroz celebrations in Poland

On March 26, KRG Representation in Poland organized Newroz celebrations. Several dozen guests attended the event, among others: representatives of central government- ministry of foreign affairs, representatives of local government, members of Polish and European parliament, diplomatic corps including ambassadors, consuls and honorary consuls, representatives of Polish universities, humanitarian organizations, Polish friends of Kurds, and large group of Kurds living and studying in Poland.

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New Year meeting in Katowice

In Silesian Provincial Office in Katowice there has been held new-year meeting with diplomatic corps hosted by Jarosław Wieczorek- Silesian Governor and Jakub Chełstowski- Marshal of Silesian Province. Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland was among guests. During the meeting he exchanged new-year wishes with authorities of the province and discussed possibilities of cooperation with Kurdistan Region.

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Ziyad Raoof met with Marshal of Mazowieckie Voivodeship

On February 11 Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland met with Adam Struzik- Marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship, which is the biggest among 16 Polish voivodeships and its capital Warsaw is also the capital of Poland. At the beginning of the meeting Ziyad Raoof talked about the situation in Iraq and Kurdistan Region and also about relations between KRG and federal government in Baghdad.

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New Year meeting in headquarters of KRG Representation in Poland

On January 22, Representation of Kurdistan Regional Government in Poland organized traditional, new-year meeting attended by representatives of Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, humanitarian organizations, NGOs, members of Polish parliament, journalists and Polish sympathizers of Kurdish issues.

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Kurdistan presented on the Silesian Festival of Science

The second year in a row there was a Kurdish exhibition stand on the Silesian Festival of Science. Kurdish students (phd student Havind Ibrahim- representative of Kurdistan Students Union in Poland and Maryana Kurda) along with members of Kurdish diaspora with organizational support of KRG Poland prepared many attractions for visitors.

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Ziyad Raoof honorary guest of voluntary service gala in Lublin

On December 4, Center of Voluntary Service in Lublin organized gala “Volunteer of the year 2018”. Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland was honorary guest of the event and gave the main award to the team of volunteers who organized charity campaign “kotek Marysi”. It was a very broad reach and innovative action for Marysia, a two-and-a-half-year-old girl from Lublin suffering from malignant cancer.

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Ziyad Raoof at the opening of the conference on climate change

 

At the invitation of the President of Poland, KRG Representative in Poland Ziyad Raoof participated in the solemn opening of COP24- 24th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The event which took place in the city of Katowice began with a speech given by president of Poland, then there was a concert performed by National Symphonic Orchestra. The opening ceremony was attended by delegates of COP24 from a few dozen of countries and the highest authorities of Poland.

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