Power-sharing puzzle solved: Who will chair parliamentary committees?

By |julij 9th, 2019|Adina-Iona Vălean, Antonio Tajani, Beata Szydło, Bernd Lange, Chris Davies, David McAllister, European Parliament, Karima Delli, News, parliamentary committees, Pascal Canfin, Roberto Gualtieri, Sabine Verheyen|

EURACTIV has pieced together the names of already designated and potential candidates for chairing the European Parliament’s 20 committees and two sub-committees, before their formal election on Wednesday (10 July).

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Polish lawmakers back Holocaust bill, drawing Israeli outrage, US concern

By |februar 2nd, 2018|Andrzej Duda, Beata Szydło, Donald Tusk, freedom of speech, Holocaust, Holocaust Denial, Israel, neo-Nazi, News, PiS, Poland, populism, USA|

Polish lawmakers approved a bill yesterday (1 February) that would impose jail terms for suggesting Poland was complicit in the Holocaust, drawing concern from the United States and outrage from Israel, which denounced "any attempt to challenge histori...

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How powerful can Poland’s Morawiecki really be?

By |december 18th, 2017|Article 7, Beata Szydło, Jaroslav Kaczynski, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, Poland, rule of law|

Poland’s new prime minister is as much on a collision course with the Commission as with his own party. His first-time appearance and early departure from the last EU Council held on 14-15 December indicate that his future is still uncertain, writes Wojciech Przybylski. Wojciech Przybylski is the editor-in-chief of Visegrad Insight, an analytical website […]

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Poland’s new PM eyes atomic future

By |december 13th, 2017|Beata Szydło, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, nuclear power, Poland|

Poland is in no hurry to ditch coal power any time soon but the Eastern European country’s new prime minister insists nuclear energy and renewable sources are a part of Poland’s future energy mix.

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New Polish government has old make-up

By |december 12th, 2017|Andrzej Duda, Beata Szydło, Donald Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, government reconstruction, Jean-Claude Juncker, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, Polish government|

Polish President Andrzej Duda yesterday (December 11) swore in the new government of Mateusz Morawiecki. The composition of the new cabinet differs from Beata Szydło's only in the point, that the former prime minister switched seats with her deputy, remaining without a concrete portfolio. EURACTIV Poland reports.

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Poland probes pictures of MEPs ‘on gallows’ at far-right demonstration

By |november 28th, 2017|Antonio Tajani, Beata Szydło, far right, hate speech, nationalists, News, Poland, populists, Rule of Law Mechanism|

Poland's justice minister announced an investigation on Monday (27 November) after mocked-up pictures of opposition MEPs allegedly hanging on gallows were unfurled at a far-right demonstration on Saturday.

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Macron receives Szydlo, tones down criticism of Poland

By |november 24th, 2017|Beata Szydło, democratic deficit, Emmanuel Macron, News, Poland, posted workers, Rule of Law Mechanism|

French President Emmanuel Macron said yesterday (23 November) that Poland's plans to overhaul the judiciary remained a cause for concern though there were a decreasing number of subjects where the two countries did not see eye-to-eye.

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Tusk says Poland’s policy resembles ‘Kremlin’s plan’

By |november 20th, 2017|Beata Szydło, Donald Tusk, News, Nord Stream-2, PiS, Poland, populism, Russia sanctions, Smolensk crash, Ukraine crisis|

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Sunday (19 November) he was alarmed by the similarity of policies pursued by Poland's right-wing government to what he described as the "Kremlin's plan".

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European Parliament sets in motion ‘nuclear option’ for Poland

By |november 16th, 2017|Andrzej Duda, Article 7, Beata Szydło, Guy Verhofstadt, Hungary, News, Poland, rule of law, Viktor Orbán|

The European Parliament adopted on Wednesday (15 November) a resolution calling for the application of the so-called ‘nuclear option’ for Poland, Article 7 of the EU Treaty, because of the threat to the rule of law in the biggest Eastern European country. EURACTIV Poland reports.

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Szydlo: Poland is not going to leave the EU

By |november 15th, 2017|Beata Szydło, Eastern Europe, News, Poland, Visegrad 4|

"Poland belongs to the EU and the EU belongs to Poland," Prime Minister Beata Szydło affirmed as the European Union considers launching an unprecedented infringement procedure against Warsaw over the rule of law. EURACTIV Poland reports.

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