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New Director of the Polish Office in Taipei


Mr. Cyryl Kozaczewski, a career diplomat and former ambassador to Japan, has assumed the function of the new Director of the Polish Office in Taipei.

2021.11.03 Warszawa . Portret . Nominacja ambasadorska . Tajwan . Cyryl Kozaczewski .
Fot. Tymon Markowski / MSZ

Mr. Cyryl Kozaczewski has over 25 years of experience in the fields of bilateral and multilateral relations. Before being appointed as the new Director of the Polish Office in Taipei, he had been Political Director in the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, involved in most of the Foreign Minister’s EU related international activities and initiatives.

During his diplomatic career, he worked in the Polish Embassy in Seoul, in the Permanent Representation of Poland to NATO in Brussels. From 2012 to 2016, Mr. Kozaczewski served as the Ambassador to Japan, where he was also representing NATO as its official Point of Contact.

„I am honoured to be appointed as the new Director of the Polish Office in Taipei. I look forward to working with our Taiwanese partners to create new opportunities for fruitful cooperation,” - Mr. Cyryl Kozaczewski said.

Among his various roles in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland, Mr. Kozaczewski worked as the Head of the OSCE Division, the Deputy Head of the EU Department and the Director of the Common Foreign and Security Policy Department. He was also responsible for the tasks related to coordination of Polish position within the EU’s external policy as the MFA’s European Correspondent, and subsequently as the Political Director.

Mr. Kozaczewski was awarded Silver Cross of Merit by the President of the Republic of Poland. He graduated from the Institute of International Relations at the University of Warsaw and completed postgraduate program of studies in the Geneva Centre for Security Policy. He speaks English and French.