Poland’s just transition bonus cut 50% under latest EU budget proposal

By |februar 17th, 2020|Emmanuel Macron, France, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, Poland|

Poland would see its €2 billion share of the EU’s Just Transition Fund cut in half under a new EU budget proposal published on Friday (14 February), which penalises countries that have not signed up to the bloc’s 2050 ‘climate-neutrality’ goal.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland’s just transition bonus cut 50% under latest EU budget proposal

Polish PM seeks visit to Russia for Smolensk plane crash and Katyn anniversaries

By |februar 14th, 2020|Jaroslav Kaczynski, Katyn massacre, Lech Kaczynski, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, PiS, Poland, Russia, Smolensk crash, Vladimir Putin, World War II|

Poland’s prime minister said he wants to visit Russia to commemorate the victims of a World War Two massacre and 2010 plane crash, amid heightened tensions with Moscow after recent comments by Vladimir Putin about Poland’s historical role.

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Poland sets presidential election for 10 May

By |februar 6th, 2020|Andrzej Duda, Civic Platform, Malgorzata Kidawa-Blonska, News, PiS, Poland, polish elections, Robert Biedron|

Poland will hold the first round of its presidential election on 10 May, the speaker of parliament announced on Wednesday (5 February), with incumbent President Andrzej Duda tipped as the favourite.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland sets presidential election for 10 May

In Krakow, Macron urges Poland to respect European values

By |februar 5th, 2020|Emmanuel Macron, News, Poland|

French President Emmanuel Macron gave a lecture at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków on the second day of his Poland visit on Tuesday (4 February), where he covered multiple topics ranging from Europe’s common history to identity and climate change....

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Amid beefed up security cooperation, Poland inks contract for US-made F-35 fighter jets

By |februar 3rd, 2020|Andrzej Duda, Donald Trump, F-35, fighter jet, Fort Trump, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, Poland|

Poland signed a $4.6 billion deal with the United States on Friday (31 January) for the purchase of 32 F-35A Lightning II fighter jets, which Polish officials called a significant step toward strengthening the security of the country and the region.

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EU should stop ‘subsidising undermining democracy,’ warns NGO boss

By |februar 3rd, 2020|Article 7, enlargement, EU budget, human rights, Human Rights Watch, Hungary, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Poland, trade, Turkey|

The EU should "stop subsidizing undermining democracy within the EU," Kenneth Roth,  Executive Director of Human Rights Watch told EURACTIV in an interview, arguing that the negotiations over the next 7-year budget will not just be about money but about fundamental rights.

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Days after Brexit, Macron visits Poland amid frosty ties

By |februar 3rd, 2020|defence procurement, Emmanuel Macron, France, Germany, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, PiS, Poland, refugee crisis, rule of law, World War II|

French President Emmanuel Macron visits Poland on Monday and Tuesday (3-4 February) in an effort to reset frosty ties at a time when the departure of Britain from the European Union is reshaping political alliances in the 27-member bloc.

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Row heats up over Poland’s court reforms

By |januar 30th, 2020|Article 7, News, Poland, rule of law, Věra Jourová|

A long-running controversy in Poland over the government's judicial reforms intensified Wednesday (29 January) when its two top bodies -- the Constitutional and Supreme courts -- clashed over the appointment of judges.

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Macron launches charm offensive to win over Poland

By |januar 29th, 2020|agriculture, Andrzej Duda, Emmanuel Macron, France, judicial reform, Law and Justice Party, Mateusz Morawiecki, News, PiS, Poland, Pologne|

French President Emmanuel Macron will pay his first visit to Poland on 3 and 4 February. With the two countries not seeing eye to eye on several issues, including the rule of law and climate protection, this is expected to be an interesting meeting. EU...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Macron launches charm offensive to win over Poland

Poland, Israel condemn resurgent anti-Semitism at Auschwitz commemoration

By |januar 28th, 2020|Andrzej Duda, anti-Semitism, Holocaust, Israel, Jews, Nazi Germany, News, Poland, Reuven Rivlin, World War II|

The presidents of Israel and Poland called on Monday (27 January) for greater efforts to combat anti-Semitism as the world marked 75 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp amid concerns over a global resurgence of anti-Jewish prejudice.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Poland, Israel condemn resurgent anti-Semitism at Auschwitz commemoration