KRG Poland News

Ziyad Raoof at the European Congress for Defending Christians

Ziyad Raoof, the KRG Representative in Poland on Saturday, November 28, 2015, took part in the European Congress for Defending Christians in Krakow, organized by European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR), Aid to the Church in Need Foundation, Faculty of International and Political Studies at Jagiellonian University. Among the guests there were: officials of Catholic Church, among them clerics from countries where Christians are persecuted, but also politicians, representatives of culture and science. (more…)

Speech of Ziyad Raoof during the meeting at Archdiocese of Warsaw

On November 13, 2015, as a result of a special invitation of Cardianal of the Roman Catholic Church in Warsaw, Kazimierz Nycz, Ziyad Raoof was a guest at the Pastoral Council and the Council of Priests meeting. Polish priests discussed ways for durable solutions to the refugee and humanitarian crisis. Ziyad Raoof, who was forced to leave his homeland due to the repressions, was asked to express his opinion.


Meeting with the Vice-marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship

On November 4th, Ziyad Raoof the KRG Representative in Poland was invited for a meeting with Ewa Orzełowska, Vice-marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship at the office of the Marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship in Warsaw. The mail goal was to discuss the possibilities to develop the cooperation between Mazowieckie Voivodeship and Kurdistan Region. Rafał Zięba, the vice-director of Marshal’s Chancellary attended the meeting.  (more…)

“What values rule the modern foreign policy?” – Ziyad Raoof during the experts panel at the international conference.

Krakow, Poland – the annual, two-days international conference organized by Villa Decius association entitled “the return of the fallen empires” has just come to an end. The last event of the conference was an international expert seminar entitled “the rise and fall of the 21th century societies”. The Representative of Kurdistan Regional Government Ziyad Raoof had a speech during this panel as well as other experts around the world: professors, human rights activists, journalists and politicians form Poland, USA, Great Britain, Sweden, Georgia, Holland, Norway and Czech Republic. (more…)

Meeting with Kurdish students on the occasion of new academic year

Warsaw, Poland – on Saturday, October 17th 2015, at the invitation of Mr. Ziyad Raood, the KRG Representative in Poland, was held a meeting with Iraqi Kurdish diaspora. Mostly with students who began their education at Polish universities this month. 30 Kurds took part in this meeting, who came for this occasion from different part of Poland. (more…)

International Conference attended by Ziyad Raoof has just started in Krakow

Today in Krakow started annual international scientific-political conference organized by “Villa Decius Association”. This is year it is entitled “The Return of the Fallen Empires”. Experts will take a closer look at the new, geopolitical world order, the most important global players and main problem of contemporary foreign affairs.


Ziyad Raoof speaks with Poland’s President, Andrzej Duda

On Thursday, September 1, Ziyad Raoof, KRG Representative in Poland spoke with Poland’s President, Andrzej Duda during the inauguration of a new academic year at the Jagiellonian University. President Duda, who is a graduate and former lecturer of this university, gave inaugural speech at the opening ceremony. Ziyad Raoof during the conversation thanked President Duda for bringing up the issue of a difficult situation of Yezidi and Christians minorities in the Middle East at the United Nations General Assembly in New York; and for appeal for international community involvement.