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...

Locked content Tusk: Cameron is pressing for fast EU deal

Donald Tusk said in an interview with British daily The Guardian said that David Cameron is pressing 27 other European heads of government to accept his terms for deciding Britain’s future in the EU at a Brussels summit in two weeks’ time. The President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, will cha...

Locked content Poland second worst in EU transport ranking

Poland ranks second from bottom in the 2015 edition of the EU Transport Scoreboard, which compares member state performance in 29 transport-related categories and highlights the five top and bottom performers in each of these categories. “Poland has a high share of electrified railways (over 6...

Locked content Poland wants EU to create Russian TV channel

Poland and the Netherlands have proposed that the EU create a Russian language channel to counter the infiltration of Russian propaganda in the media. Speaking in Brussels, Grzegorz Schetyna, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, stated that a conference to discuss financing for this project will be held...

Locked content PLN 347 bln spent in 2007-2013 financial framework

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Development announced that for the projects in 2007-2013 European Union financial framework Poland spent PLN 347 bln, of which PLN 246.4 bln comprised EU endowment. Over 106,000 contracts for an aggregate endowment of PLN 410 bln were signed. The European Union con...

Tusk: EU reached “unanimous” agreement

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Monday morning that the eurozone leaders agreed on negotiations for the bailout for Greece. The Athens may be needing up to €86 billion, according to the document adopted at Sunday night, the media reported.