KRG Poland News

Kurdish culture presented at multicultural festival in Krakow

Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in Poland along with Kurdish artists and members of Kurdish diaspora took part in “Multicultural Festival Get-together” organized by Villa Decius Association. The event was held in Krakow from November 24 till December 1, 2019. KRG Poland was partner of the event. The festival brought the opportunity to learn more about the cultural variety of the city of Krakow. Program of the festival included over 60 events organized jointly with partners representing various nations. 

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Meeting for students from Kurdistan and Kurdish diaspora in KRG office in Warsaw

On Saturday, November 16, Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in Poland hosted in its headquarters meeting for students from Kurdistan and for Kurdish diaspora living in Poland. About 50 Kurds from various parts of Poland attended the meeting: students, postgraduates, working persons with their families. There were also Christians from Kurdistan.

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KRG Representation in Poland organized the concert on the occasion of centenary of oriental studies at the Jagiellonian University

On the occasion of the international scientific conference for the centenary of oriental studies at the Jagiellonian University, the KRG Representative in Poland Ziyad Raoof invited conference participants – orientalists, scientists from Polish, Arab countries and from other countries of the world – to a Kurdish music concert and dinner. Diplomats were also present, including the ambassador of the United Arab Emirates and the Consul General of Ukraine.

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Polish trade mission to Kurdistan Region

From September 29 to October 3, 2019 Polish trade mission visited Kurdistan Region. It was headed by Andrzej Arendarski- Chairman of National Chamber of Commerce and Danuta Sojka- Andrzejewska from ministry of entrepreneurship. In the mission took part 12 Polish entrepreneurs representing 8 companies. The delegation was accompanied by Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland. Together with Kurdistan Federation of Chambers of Commerce & Industry (KFCCI) he prepared rich and diversified programme of meetings.

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The Dark East—vernissage of the exhibition of Kurdish artist about hard times in the Middle East

A vernissage of “the Dark East” exhibition by Kurdish artist Ahmad Nabaz took place in Krakow. KRG Representation in Poland and International Cultural Centre in Kraków were organizers of the event. Among many guests who attended the vernissage were representatives of the diplomatic corps, universities (including the dean of the Faculty of Oriental Studies of the Jagiellonian University and the Vice Rector of the Academy of Fine Arts), journalists, representatives of the world of science and culture. At the opening of the exhibition Ahmad Nabaz, Agata Wąsowska-Pawlik (Head of International Cultural Center) and Ziyad Raoof took the voice.

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Poland is going to fit oncology hospital in Duhok with medical equipment.

Polish government allocated more than 220,000 PLN to buy high-tech medical equipment for Oncology Center “Jin” in Duhok: medical ultrasound scanner, cardiac monitor, portable electrocardiography and vein viewer. The equipment will be delivered to the hospital until the end of the year. Project is implemented by Polish foundation “Eagle Watch”. Its partner in Kurdistan is “Gilgamesh Organization for Development”. 

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Memory of the great friend of Kurdish nation

On September 30, 2019, after a long illness Kornel Morawiecki died- father of current Polish Prime minister Mateusz Morawiecki. He was important figure in Polish politics. Prominent leader of democratic opposition during communist times, recently he has been member of Polish parliament, with honorary title of “senior marshal” of Polish parliament.

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