Locked content Szymański: Schengen Area in danger

Viceminister of Foreign Affairs Konrad Szymański said on Thursday that “The Schengen Area has never been closer to falling apart than right now,” adding that if measures are not taken to tighten the Area’s land borders, the agreement will collapse. Speaking on TVN24, Szymański note...

Locked content GDDKIA applies for €123 million grant from EU

The General Directorate of National Roads and Motorways has filed an application for a €123 million grant from the EU to help create a National System of Traffic Control. For now, the Polish government has initiated the first stage of the construction process. The value of this stage of the project ...

Locked content EC proposes new energy regulations

The European Commission presented a new energy security package that is meant to create guidelines for what do in case of energy supply interruptions. Speaking on Tuesday in Brussels, Commission Vice-president Maroš Šefčovič said that the package “will increase Europe’s resistance”...

Locked content Szymański: Little progress in talks with UK

There has been “relatively little” progress made in talks with the UK about renegotiating its EU membership, Vice-minister of Foreign Affairs Konrad Szymański said on Thursday. The Polish diplomat has been part of a delegation of EU representatives who have been engaged in discussions ah...

Locked content Poland and 6 EU countries call for help for steel industry

Poland, along with France, Britain, Germany, Italy, Belgium and Luxembourg have called on the European Union to step up action to relieve the ailing steel industry suffering from tumbling prices and cheap imports from China and Russia, Reuters reported. “The European steel industry – already w...

Locked content First refugees to arrive in Poland in March

The first refugees will come to Poland in March, TVN24 reported on Wednesday. Up to 65 refugees from Greece and 35 from Italy will arrive and be processed into a refugee facility in Dębak near Warsaw. According to the EU refugee relocation program, in 2016-2017, around 160 thousand refugees will be ...

Szydło on EC decision: There is no inspection, only dialogue

Prime Minister Beata Szydlo reacted to yesterday’s findings of the European Commission (EC) by commenting in a press conference that the declared actions of the EC do not call for an inspection of the government’s actions, but merely increased dialogue between the two parties.

Locked content Poland and Hungary block EU proposal

The Polish and Hungarian governments blocked the adoption of a 2011 proposal on property rights of married and registered couples by the European Commission at the Justice and Home Affairs Council. The proposal regulates various matters related to marriage, such as inheritance, for instance. The Min...