Iwo Byczewski

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Iwo Byczewski (born 29 February 1948) is a Polish diplomat. He served as Deputy Foreign Minister (1991-1995), Ambassador to Belgium and Permanent Representative to the European Union.

He is a law graduate from the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań and studied at the College of Europe (1971-1972, Dante Alighieri promotion) in Bruges.[1] He has a doctorate from the Institute of State and Law of the Polish Academy of Sciences in 1972. He joined the foreign ministry in 1990 when Poland became independent, and worked in business since the mid 90s. In 2001, he was appointed Permanent Representative of Poland to the European Union. From 2002 to 2007, he served as Ambassador to Belgium.[2]


  1. ^ Dieter Mahncke, Léonce Bekemans, Robert Picht, The College of Europe. Fifty years of service to Europe, College of Europe, Bruges, 1999. ISBN 9080498319.
  2. ^ http://www.encyklopedia-solidarnosci.pl/wiki/index.php?title=Iwo_Byczewski