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  • Faithful to my Homeland, the Republic of Poland

     

  • AMBASSADOR

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    Head of Mission

    Robert Rostek

     

     

    Personal details

     

    Name: Robert Rostek

     

    Born: 20 December 1968, Wrocław


    Nationality: Polish

     

    Social Status: Married

     

    Health: Excellent

     

    Hobby: Travel, Music, Cars, Sport

     

    Languages: English, Arabic, Russian


    Computer Skills: Microsoft Office - Word, Windows, Excel, Internet

     

    Education:
    1990-1995: Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Faculty of Philology, Department of Arabic Language, Master of Oriental Philology (Arabic language).
    1993-1994: University in Damascus (Syria), Department of Arabic Language.
    1989-1990: University of Al-Fatah in Tripoli (Libya), Department of Arabic Language.
    1984-1988: High School in Warsaw (Poland).

     

    Work experience:
    2016: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to the United Arab Emirates.
    2015: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of Africa and the Middle East, Head of the Maghreb and Mashreq Unit.
    2014: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of Africa and the Middle East, Advisor for Arab Countries (individual position).
    2014: Honorary Member of the Commission of International Cooperation, Polish Olympic Committee.
    2006-2013: Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to the State of Qatar.
    2006: Appointment for Member of civil service.
    2004: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department of Africa and the Middle East - Counsellor.
    2003 - 2004: Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Baghdad, Iraq - Counsellor; Advisor on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq (CPA); Head of a group of Polish advisors in the CPA. Special Assistant to the Head of the Council of International Cooperation (CIC), the Coalition Provisional Authority, Prime Minister Marek Belka, Head of Protocol CIC.
    2003 - 2004: Counsellor of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Baghdad, Iraq, Special Assistant to Ambassador Marek Belka, Chief of Protocol of the Council for International Coordination of the Coalition Provisional Authorities (CPA) in Iraq.
    2003: Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Kuwait, Kuwait - Second Secretary, Political and Consular Affairs.
    2000 - 2003: US Interests Section of the Polish Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq - Second Secretary, Deputy Head of Section.
    1999 - 2000: Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Cairo, Egypt - Second Secretary, Political Press and Consular Affairs.
    1998: Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Tel Aviv (Consular Section).
    1997: Member of the OCPA, International Acting Observer during election in Bosnia & Herzegovina and Serbian Republic.
    1997: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Middle East and Africa Department.
    1996: Diplomatic practice in the General Consulate of the Republic of Poland in Benghazi, Libya.
    1996: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland, Protocol Department, Consular Department, Department of Africa, Australia and Oceania 

     

    Conferences:

    2019: Vice-Chairman of the delegation, 9th Assembly of IRENA International Renewable Energy Agency in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
    2018: Vice-Chairman of the delegation, ITUPP Congress of the International Telecommunication Union in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

    2012: Member of the delegation to COP18 Climate World Congress in Doha, Qatar.
    2012: Vice-Chairman of the delegation XXV Congress of the Universal Postal Union in Doha, Qatar.
    2012: Head of Delegation - United Nations Conference on Trade and Development - UNCTAD XIII, Doha, Qatar.
    2011: Head of the delegation - International Conference on the HOPEFOR Initiative, Doha, Qatar.
    2010: Head of Delegation - Summit Comprehensive Reconstruction Initiative of the International Economic Forum (World Economic Forum), Doha, Qatar.
    2009: Head of Delegation - Third Session of the Conference of the States Parties to the UN Convention against Corruption, Doha, Qatar.
    2008: Head of Delegation: The Review Conference of the Monterrey Consensus Financing for Development in Doha, Qatar
    2004: XXI Seminar - Common Security Policy of the European Union, Brussels.
    2003: International Monetary Fund conference, member of the official Coalition Provisional Authority delegation, Amman – Jordan.
    2003: International conference about rebuilding Iraq, member of the official Coalition Provisional Authority delegation, Madrid – Spain.
    2003: The World Bank and International Monetary Fund meeting, member of the official Coalition Provisional Authority delegation, Dubai - United Arab Emirates.
    1998: "Iraq and sanctions", Royal Institute of International Affairs Chatham House, London – England.
    1998: Conference about International Terrorism, Brussels.

     

    Training and Courses:
    2015: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland:
    -    Introduction to Macroeconomics.
    -    Public Appearances.
    -    Stress Management.
    -    The future of the Eurozone.
    -    Conscious risk management.
    -    People management.

     

    Awards:
    2011: Distinction from the Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage of the State of Qatar, Dr. Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari for active role during the celebration of 2010 Year as a part of the Doha Capital of Arab Culture.
    2009: Personal letter from the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Radosław Sikorski, with thanks for the execution of significant for the Republic of Polish gas contract with the State of Qatar.
    2004: Personal letter from the Prime Minister Marek Belka to Minister of Foreign Affairs with thanks for work in the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq.
    2004: Distinction from the Governor of Iraq, Ambassador Paul Bremer for work in the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq.
    2003: Department of State of the United States of America, Distinction for work in American Interests Section of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Baghdad (Iraq).

     

    Decorations:
    2013: Gold order of Merit of the State of Qatar.
    2011: Gold order “Distinguished for Oil and Gas" Polish Gas and Oil Company (PGNiG).

     


    Photo: MFA Press Office

     

     


    Photo: Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland

     

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