The Krzyżowa for European Understanding Foundation has presented an award for individual involvement the development of societies in Middle and Eastern Europe to Darius Polok.
The prestigious ceremony of giving the award by the Foreign Affairs Ministers of Poland and Germany took place on 8 December, 2008, in the Chancellery of the Prime Minister. The Co-chairman of the Award Committee prof. Bartoszewski emphasised that the Krzyżowa Foundation symbolises the ‘importance and continuity of Polish-German relations’.
On the 2007 Independence Day, the Krzyżowa Foundation for Mutual Understanding in Europe was given an honorary reward for the overall achievement.
This award is presented every other year by Polish – German Youth Cooperation.