KRG Poland News

Barzani Charity Foundation awarded Sergio de Mello prize

In those turbulent days for Kurdistan, happy message came from Poland. Today, during the ceremony in Krakow, Barzani Charity Foundation became laureate of the Polish Prize of Sérgio Vieira de Mello, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. The Laureates received a diploma, a statuette of Sergio Vieira de Mello as well as financial prize founded by sponsors.


Ziyad Raoof’s statement about attack on Kirkuk

Warszawa, October 16, 2017

Ladies and gentleman,

Yesterday night Iraqi army along with shia militias attacked Kirkuk. This attack stands in serious contradiction with provisions of Iraqi constitution, until now so eagerly defended by authorities in Baghdad. It poses a great threat to the unique religious-ethnic mosaic of Kirkuk.


KRG delegation at the Economic Forum in Krynica

Delegation of Kurdistan Regional Government headed by Dr Ali Sindi Minister of Planning accompanied by Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative to Poland took part in international Economic Forum. It is one of the biggest and the most important political-economic conference in Europe.


Ziyad Raoof about independence referendum at the meeting with Kurdish diaspora

After important visit in Brussels and European Parliament paid by president Masoud Barzani and members of referendum committee, KRG Office in Poland organized on July 18 special meeting with diaspora from Iraqi Kurdistan devoted to independence referendum. The event was also attended by Mrs Rezan Yousif, first secretary of Iraqi embassy in Poland.


Victims of Anfal and Yezidi genocide have been commemorated in Warsaw

In the anniversary of Anfal Barzani, Kurdistan Regional Government Representation in Poland organized in Foksal Press Center in Warsaw special event marking Barzani tribe and all Kurds killed during Anfal, chemical bombing of Halabja as well as genocide of Yezidi people. Meeting entitled „Anfal and other acts of genocide: different circumstances, one nature” consisted of screening of two documentary movies, scientific seminar as well as concert of Kurdish music. (more…)

Hemen Hawrami presidential advisor visited Poland

Hemen Hawrami- Senior Assistant to President Masoud Barzani- paid an official visit in Poland at the invitation of Polish ministry of foreign affairs. One-week stay was plenty of important meetings and discussions about the situation in the Middle East and the future of Kurdistan.