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Kazimierz Antoni Duchowski

Kazimierz Antoni Duchowski was Polish diplomat. Recipient Golden Cross of Merit, President Poland, Warsaw, 1975, Merited to the Diplomatic and Consular Service, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Warsaw, 1982, Cavalier Cross, President of Poland, 1981, Officer's Cross of the Order of Polonia Resituta, President Poland, 2005; commander Royal Oder of Sahametrei, King of Cambodia. Member Lawyers' Organization Costa Rica (honorary).

Background

  • Duchowski, Kazimierz Antoni was born on October 11, 1936 in Smardzewice, Poland. Son of Antoni and Józefa (Skladowska) Duchowski.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts in International Law, Main School Foreign Service, Warsaw, Poland, 1960. Postgraduate, Main School Planning and Statistics, Warsaw, Poland, 1966. Postgraduate, London School of Economics & Political Science, 1965.

      Postgraduate, Academy International Law, Hague, The Netherlands, 1973.

    Career

    • Interpreter of English, International Commission for Supervision and Control Indochina, 1957-1959. Head foreign section Ministry Higher Education, Warsaw, 1960-1964. Adviser cultural cooperation department Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1966-1967.

      Deputy director Polish Cultural Institute, London, 1967-1972. Head British section Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1972-1975. 1st secretary Polish Embassy, Washington, 1975-1979.

      Head North America section Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1979-1982. Minister-counsellor Polish Embassy, London, 1982-1987. Deputy director department western Europe, Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1987, director department Americans, 1988-1991.

      Ambassador to Nicaragua, El Salvador, Panama, Guatemala, Belize Costa Rica, Honduras, 1991-1996. Director, chief inspector foreign service Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1996-1998. Charge d'affaires ambassador ad personam Embassy of Poland in Cambodia, 1999—2002, ambassador extraordinary, plenipotentiary, 2002—2005.

      Retired, 2005.

    Membership

    Member Lawyers' Organization Costa Rica (honorary).

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, swimming, books on international affairs.

    Connections

    • Married Teresa Barbara Pelka, July 16, 1960.
    • father: Antoni Duchowski
    • mother: Józefa (Skladowska) Duchowski
    • spouse: Teresa Barbara Pelka
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    Born October 11, 1936
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    • 1960
      Main School Foreign Service
    • 1966
      Main School Planning and Statistics
    • 1965
      London School Economics & Political Science
    • 1973
      Academy International Law
    • 1960 - 1964
      head, foreign section Ministry Higher Education
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1966 - 1967
      adviser cultural cooperation department Ministry Foreign Affairs
    • 1967 - 1972
      deputy director, Polish Cultural Institute
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1972 - 1975
      head, British section Ministry Foreign Affairs
    • 1975 - 1979
      1st secretary, Polish Embassy
      Washington, United States
    • 1979 - 1982
      head, North America section Ministry Foreign Affairs
    • 1982 - 1987
      minister-counsel, lor Polish Embassy
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1987
      deputy director, department western Europe
    • 1991 - 1996
      ambassador, to Nicaragua
      El Salvador
    • 1996 - 1998
      director
    • 2002 - 2005
      charge d'affaires ambassador, ad personam Embassy of Poland in Cambodia
    • 2005
      retired
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