Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland Witold Waszczykowski presented on Thursday on behalf of President Andrzej Duda four new ambassadors for The Republic of Poland: in France, the Netherlands, Canada and Kazakhstan.
Marcin Czepelak became the new Ambassador of the Republic of Poland in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Ambassador Marcin Czepelak graduated from the Faculty of Law and Administration of the Jagiellonian University. His doctoral thesis on international agreements was awarded the Prime Minister’s Award in 2006 for the best doctoral thesis and distinction in the “State and Law” competition. In 2016 he received a PhD. He is the author of monographs and scientific articles on International civil proceedings, protection of foreign investment and treaty law. These publications were published in Polish, English and Italian.
He gained experience in local government administration working in the City of Krakow. Since 2006 he has been professionally associated with the Jagiellonian University, where he lectured at the Department of Private International Law in the fields of international contract law, private international law and international inheritance law. He is associated with several international research centers, such as the Max Planck Institute in Hamburg and the University of Cambridge, where he led research projects. During his internships and academic visits he attended classes organized by the Hague Academy of International Law. He also received scholarships from the Government of the French Republic and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.
As emphasized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Marcin Czepelak has extensive national and international legislative and expert experience. He prepared expert opinions for the Chancellery of the Sejm, the Ministry of Justice, the European Commission and the European Parliament. He is fluent in English, French and German. He also speaks Spanish.
Source and photo: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland