Witold Czesław Spirydowicz (born 5 October 1958, Warsaw
) is a Polish civil servant and diplomat, serving as an ambassador to Morocco
(2010-2015) and Algeria
Education and career
Witold Spirydowicz has graduated from Law Faculty at the University of Warsaw
(1981). He was member of the Independent Students' Union
at that time. He has gained also postgraduate diplomas
at the Faculty of Journalism and Political Science, UW (1983), Centre Européen Universitaire de Nancy
(1983) and Diplomatic Academy – Polytechnic School of Central London (1990).
In 1992, he defended his Ph.D. thesis
. Besides Polish
, he speaks English
Between 1984 and 1990, he worked for the Institute of Justice of Warsaw
, the Institute for Juvenile Research. In September 1990, he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA)
. Firstly, he was head of section at the Consular Department. Following working on a post at the embassy in Vienna
(1992–1993), in 1993, he became First Secretary at the embassy in Bonn
. In 1997, he returned to the MFA headquarter. Between 2000 and 2004, he was Consul-General in Montreal
. For the next two years he has been at the Legal and Treaty Department. From 2006 to 2008, he was director of the department at the Office for War Veterans and Victims of Oppression
. In January 2008, he returned to the MFA as a deputy director of the Director General's Office. The same year, in September, he became the director of the MFA Bureau of Control and Audit.
Between 2010 and 2015, he was Poland ambassador to Morocco
. In 2016, he was invitited by the president Andrzej Duda
to the National Development Council
. On 7 June 2016, he was nominated an ambassador to Algeria
. Next month, he began his term.
He is married, with daughter Aldona.
* Pro Memoria Medal
* Officer of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary
* Grand Cross of the Order of Ouissam Alaouite
* Hans Joachim Schneider
, ''Zysk z przestępstwa: środki masowego przekazu a zjawiska kryminalne'' riginal title: ''Massenmedien aund Kriminalitat''
Warszawa: Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN
, 1992, .
Category:Ambassadors of Poland to Algeria
Category:Ambassadors of Poland to Morocco
Category:Consuls-General of Poland
Category:Officer's Crosses of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary (civil)
Category:Recipients of the Pro Memoria Medal
Category:Diplomats from Warsaw
Category:Polish democracy activists
Category:University of Warsaw alumni