KRG Poland News

KRG Representative in Poland at the Economic Forum

Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative in Poland participated in 29th edition of the Economic Forum in Krynica (Poland). It is one of the biggest political and economic conference in East-Central Europe attended by around 4000 guests- prime ministers, ministers, politicians, business leaders, economists, diplomats, journalists, representatives of regional journalists.

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Statement on the 5th anniversary of Yezidi genocide

On Saturday, August 3, we mark very painful anniversary. 5 years ago, August 3 2014, terrorists from so called Islamic State committed genocide of Yezidi. Although ISIS was finally driven out by the Peshmerga and the international coalition, the ordeal of Yezidi continues.

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New book with Ziyad Raoof’ essay

A new book has just appeared on the publishing market in Poland: “Universal and Regional Systems of the Protection of Human Rights 70 Years after Proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights”- composite work under the editorship of Jerzy Jaskiernia and Kamil Spryszak.

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Kurdish stand at the international student culture festival in Warsaw

In June at the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities in Warsaw (the oldest and the most prestigious private university in Poland) was held “University International Festival”. The goal of the event was to provide common space for people from different countries and cultures, to share their experiences, develop tolerance and diversity. 

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Ambassadors Panel

On 27 May Ziyad Raoof took part in the ambassadors panel at the Jagiellonian University: “USA and Poland after 1989”. Former ambassadors of USA in Poland (Victor Ashe, Stephen Mull) and former Polish ambassadors in USA (Janusz Reiter, Maciej Kozłowski) took part in the discussion.

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New book about Kurdistan with Ziyad Raoof’ text

“Independent Kurdistan. Challenges for the stabilization of the region and the world”- this is new book by Waldemar Dziak and Małgorzata Rudź, published by Institute of Political Studies of Polish Academy of Sciences.

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Meeting with vice-president of Wroclaw

Yesterday KRG Representative in Poland Ziyad Raoof visited Wrocław were he met with vice president of the city- Jakub Mazur and deputy head of the office of foreign relations- Jan Wais.

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