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Department of Development Cooperation

 

Department of Development Cooperation

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

The Development Cooperation Department (DCD) carries out tasks related to development and humanitarian aid provided by Poland. In particular, it is responsible for planning, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating activities that fall within this scope. The DCD’s responsibilities include drafting priorities of Polish development cooperation, organizing calls for development project proposals, undertaking international development and humanitarian cooperation and participating in forming and implementing the EU development policy.

Department's Management

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Unit for EU Development Policy and Multilateral Cooperation

Head of Unit

Małgorzata Gromann

Unit for EU Development Policy and Multilateral Cooperation is responsible for coordination of Poland's cooperation with the European Union in the field of development policy and contributes to coordination of the EU development policy. Tasks of the Unit include i.a. participating in meetings of the working groups of the EU Council (Working Party on Development Cooperation - CODEV and African, Caribbean and Pacific Working Party - ACP) and committees of the EU financial instruments (Development Cooperation Instrument - DCI and European Development Fund - EDF). The Unit also supervises Poland's cooperation with international organizations involved in development issues and with the development aid donors. 

EU development policies - ACP and EDF

- African, Caribbean and Pacific Working Party (ACP) and European Development Fund (EDF)

EU development policies - CODEV

Dariusz Kadukowski - Working Party on Development Cooperation (CODEV)

EU development policies - DCI

Maciej Chrzanowski - Development Cooperation Instrument (DCI)

Aid efficiency and cohesion (PCD)

Małgorzata Tyszkiewicz - aid efficiency and Policy Coherence for Development (PCD)

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Unit for Development Cooperation with Countries of Eastern Europe

Head of Unit

Magdalena Sidorowicz

Unit for Development Cooperation with Countries of Eastern Europe is responsible for strategic planning, implementing and coordinating the activities of Polish development cooperation for the beneficiaries from Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and other countries of Eastern Europe included in the "Polish aid" programme. The Unit evolves programs and plans for development cooperation, concerning this geographic area. It also coordinates and evaluates the projects implemented under Polish development cooperation, as well as monitoring of aid activities in these countries.

Head of Section for Ukraine

Marta Kaźmierczak

Section for Ukraine which operates within the Unit for Development Cooperation with Countries of Eastern Europe is responsible for planning, implementing and coordinating activities of Polish development cooperation for the beneficiaries from Ukraine. The Section evolves programs and plans for development cooperation, concerning this geographic area. It also coordinates and evaluates the projects implemented under Polish development cooperation, as well as monitoring of aid activities in Ukraine.

Development cooperation - Ukraine

Małgorzata Michalczyk - coordination of development activities for Ukraine

Development cooperation - Ukraine

Barbara Michałowska - coordination of development activities for Ukraine

Development cooperation - Moldova

Ewa Figel - coordination of development activities for Republic of Moldova

Development cooperation - Moldova

Monika Janus-Klewiado - coordination of development activities for Republic of Moldova

Development cooperation - Georgia

Magdalena Opałka - coordination of development activities for Georgia

Development cooperation - Georgia

Magdalena Polak-Żołądkiewicz - coordination of development activities for Georgia, small grants for Eastern Partnership countries

Development cooperation - scholarship programs

Patryk Kultys - coordination of development activities, scholarship programs

Development cooperation - small grants program

Małgorzata Roszkowska - coordination of development activities, small grants for Eastern Partnership countries

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Unit for Development Cooperation with Remaining Partner Countries

Head of Unit

Roland Chojnacki

Unit for Development Cooperation with Remaining Partner Countries, is responsible for leading Polish development cooperation policy in relations with the following partner countries Ethiopia, Tanzania, Kenya, Senegal, Palestine and Myanmar. The tasks of the unit include participation in developing the strategic documents of Polish development cooperation in a one-year and long-term cycles, evaluation of governmental documents, relating to partner countries in the region in terms of their coherence with the plan of development cooperation and cooperation with diplomatic missions in partner countries on issues of development cooperation, co-organization of grant competitions and conduction of Polish Aid Volunteering Programme.

Development cooperation - East Africa

Małgorzata Wejsis-Gołębiak - coordination of development activities for East Africa.

Development cooperation - Senegal

Olga Urbańska - coordination of development activities for Senegal

 

Development cooperation - Palestinian National Authority

 - coordination of development activities for Palestinian National Authority

Development cooperation - small grants

Joanna Popławska-Lilumbi - system of Small Grants, small grants for non-european countries

Volunteering programme

Agnieszka Dyszlewska - coordination of the Polish Aid Volunteering Programme

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Public Communication Unit

Head of Unit

Janina Moryc

Public Communication Unit is responsible for relations with the media with regard to the subject of Polish development cooperation and shaping its public image. Tasks of the Unit include issuing publications, organizing photographic competitions and exhibitions, managing the "Polish Aid" website, coordinating promotional events and conducting global education issues.

Public communication

Kamil Henne - public communication, managing the website and social media profiles.

Media

Krzysztof Kopytko – publications and relations with media with regard to Polish development cooperation issues

Global education

Joanna Karasek - conducting global education activities

Coordination of promotional events

Monika Karpuk-Szondi - activities relating to organization of events promoting Polish development cooperation, including photographic contests and exhibitions

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Financial Unit

Financial service and ODA reporting

Anna Rybkowska - financial service and reporting data concerning Polish Official Development Assistance (ODA).

Financial service and ODA reporting

Sylwia Chraniuk - financial service and reporting data concerning Polish Official Development Assistance (ODA).

Financial service and grants processing

Jowita Rutkowska - financial service and grants processing.

Financial service and grants processing

Aleksandra Szylberg - financial service and grants processing.

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Humanitarian Aid Unit

Head of Unit

Olga Piaskowska

Humanitarian Aid Unit deals with issues relating to the planning and implementation of the official humanitarian aid extended by the Polish government. In performing its activities the Unit cooperates i.a. with international organizations, Polish NGO's and public institutions associated with the humanitarian themes. Unit's employees take part in meetings of the Council working party on Humanitarian Aid and Food Aid (COHAFA) and monitor humanitarian crises in developing countries.

Humanitarian aid - cooperation with international organisations

Agnieszka Ząbecka-Bo - coordination of cooperation with specialised UN agencies and International Commitee of the Red Cross

Humanitarian aid - migration

Beata Kita-Sposób - EU financial instruments for development cooperation and migration policy, migration and refugees issues in the EU dimension

Humanitarian aid - EU dimension

Anita Kołodyńska - The Council working party on Humanitarian Aid and Food Aid (COHAFA), EU humanitarian aid

Humanitarian aid

Rafał Dziadosz - strenghtening of the Polish humanitarian aid system

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Planning Section

Head of Section

Beata Podgórska

Planning Section is charged with coordination and drafting of the Polish development cooperation framework documents - annual and multiannual - forward planing and department's reporting and coordination of Poland's participation of EU joint programming. The Section organizes proceedings of the Development Cooperation Policy Council to the Minister of Foreign Affairs. The Section also serves as the National Contact Point for the public administration units interested in carrying out projects under the TAIEX instrument or twinning cooperaton framework. 

Policy planning and Development Cooperation Policy Council

Adam Sadownik - forward planning and the Development Cooperation Policy Council

Policy planning, twinning and TAIEX

Wojciech Gołębiowski - coordination of twinning and the TAIEX instrument

Cooperation with NGO's

Witold Paszulka - coordination of the MFA cooperation with Non-Governmental Organizations

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Independent posts

Independent post for legal issues

Olga Kowalska

Department's legal services

Independent post for evaluation

Barbara Mrówka

Planing, preparing and overseeing the process of evaluation of the Polish development cooperation financed with the MFA funds. Analysis of the findings of the evaluation and dissemination of its results.

Independent post for database management

Krzysztof Naumczuk

Administering the call for proposals' and compleated projects' databases.

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Department's Secretariat

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