Bogusław Winid

Bogusław Winid began his professional career in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland in 1991. Between 1992 and 1997, he served as First
Secretary and later as Counsellor at the Embassy of Poland in Washington, DC. In 1997, he returned to his hometown of Warsaw as Deputy Director of the Department of North and South America in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and was later promoted to Director.

In 2001, he was appointed Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Poland in Washington, DC. From 2007 to 2011, he served as the Permanent Representative of Poland to NATO in Brussels. Between November 2011 and September 2014, he served as the Undersecretary of State for Security Policy in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland.

In September 2014, Mr. Winid was appointed Permanent Representative of Poland to the United Nations in the rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. Since 2015, he was repeatedly involved in organizing the observation of the World Down Syndrome Day. He is also a member of the Committee for the UN Population Award.

In April 2018, President Andrzej Duda nominated Mr. Winid to be one of his Advisors at the Chancellery of the President of Poland. In September 2020, after returning to the Ministry of Foreign affairs, he became Plenipotentiary of the Minister for Poland’s OSCE Chairmanship 2022. In November 2021 Bogusław Winid was elected by the UN General Assembly for a position of the Vice Chair of the UN International Civil Service Commission.

Bogusław Winid has written three books and several articles published in Poland, the United States and Great Britain. He speaks English, Polish and Russian.

Bogusław Winid