Tag: Poland

#RenewEurope to block Hungary’s Fidesz and Poland’s #PiS nominees

#RenewEurope to block Hungary’s Fidesz and Poland’s #PiS nominees

| July 9, 2019

At today’s (9 July) #RenewEurope (formerly ALDE) group meeting, members unanimously adopted a proposal to vote against candidates of the governing Fidesz (HU) and PiS (PL – Law and Justice Party) parties, in their bid to become Parliamentary Committee chairs and vice chairs. The previous parliament adopted resolutions both in the case of Poland and […]

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European Commission statement on judgment of #EuropeanCourtOfJustice on #Poland Supreme Court law

European Commission statement on judgment of #EuropeanCourtOfJustice on #Poland Supreme Court law

| June 25, 2019

The European Court of Justice has ruled that the Polish ‘Law on the Supreme Court’, lowering the retirement age of judges of the Supreme Court, is contrary to EU law and breaches the principle of the irremovability of judges and thus that of judicial independence. In response to the judgment of the Court, the European […]

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#Poland ‘must show commitment to European values’

#Poland ‘must show commitment to European values’

| June 25, 2019

The European Court of Justice ruled on 24 June that the Polish legislation concerning the lowering of the retirement age of judges of the Supreme Court is contrary to EU law. Reacting to the news, European Green Party Co-Chairs Reinhard Bütikofer and Monica Frassoni said: “The ECJ’s ruling should spur Polish authorities into taking urgent […]

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Human rights NGO #OpenDialogueFoundation suspected of ‘co-operating with Russian intelligence’

Human rights NGO #OpenDialogueFoundation suspected of ‘co-operating with Russian intelligence’

| May 23, 2019

Recently, growing numbers of members of European institutions have become puppets and tools of the hidden political propaganda of controversial human rights NGO ), the purpose and activities of which are concealed behind a mask of human rights advocacy, writes Phillip Jeune. Who are you, Ms. Kozlovska? Following the emergence of the Warsaw based ODF, […]

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#CohesionPolicy invests to improve energy security in #Poland

#CohesionPolicy invests to improve energy security in #Poland

| April 25, 2019

The European Commission has welcomed the signature of a grant agreement between the Polish government and the Polskie LNG company for the extension of the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in Świnoujście, in north-western Poland on the Baltic Sea coast. Almost €128 million from the European Regional Development Fund is invested in extending this terminal, […]

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#EAPM – Conference, Digital Day 3, and the rights of patients

#EAPM – Conference, Digital Day 3, and the rights of patients

| April 10, 2019

So, EAPM’s presidency conference is over for another year – and the 7th edition was, like its predecessors, a great success, writes European Alliance for Personalised Medicine (EAPM) Executive Director Denis Horgan. And now, totally unlike Brexit, we move on with something constructive under all our belts… At least something else very definitely constructive took place […]

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To be or not to be the defender of #Baltics and #Poland

To be or not to be the defender of #Baltics and #Poland

| April 10, 2019

Usually, when we speak about the US we keep in mind its might and influence. This country plays one of the main roles in the world politics. It does its best to be the leader. Everybody is used to it. Even Americans are used to it, writes Adomas Abromaitis. We, Europeans, take its role for granted. Very often Europeans call for the US assistance and help in politics, trade, finance and even on war issues. […]

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