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Meeting with student from American university Berkeley

KRG Representation in Poland hosted a group of 20 students along with their academical adviser Dr Sarah Cramsey from University of California, Berkeley. They are pursuing scientific project: “Contours of Coexistence: Belonging in Modern Europe”. Within the frame of it, they are meeting minorities living in East-Central Europe and institutions representing them.

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Ziyad Raoof awarded with the Malopolska Cross

During Newroz celebrations Ziyad Raoof KRG Representative to Poland was awarded with the Malopolska Cross- honorary medal founded by the board of the Malopolska Region. On behalf of authorities the medal was given by Wojciech Kozak- deputy marshal of the Malopolska region.

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Newroz celebration in Warsaw

On Tuesday 21st March in the seat of KRG Poland Representation in Warsaw there were held main Newroz celebration. Almost 100 guests took part in the event: representatives of state authorities (members of parliament, ministry of foreign affairs, Institute of National Remembrance), diplomatic corps (ambassadors, consuls and secretaries from: Russia, United States, Great Britain, Bulgaria, Slovenia, Qatar, Lebanon and Panama), army, clergy, NGOs, journalists, academic circles and Kurdish diaspora.

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Newroz celebration in Krakow

On March 18, Newroz was celebrated in Cracow. This is one of the two Kurdish New Year celebrations organized by the KRG Representation in Poland, due to the special ties between the Kurdistan Region and Małopolska Region- the official cooperation agreement, as well as many years of educational and economic cooperation and support from Małopolska for refugees in Kurdistan. Main Newroz celebrations took place in Warsaw.

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In 29th anniversary of chemical attack on Halabja and the day of commemorating Anfal victims, KRG Representative Ziyad Raoof submitted petition into recognition of Polish parliament Anfal as a genocide.

Submitting petition in Polish parliament into recognition of Anfal as a genocide, announcement series of meetings with Polish MPs as well as special seminar devoted to Halabja and Anfal, that way KRG office in Poland celebrated 29th anniversary of chemical attack on Halabja and commemorated victims of Anfal.

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