Locked content Over PLN 335 bln spent on EU programs in Poland

In the years 2003 to 2007,  PLN 355,9 billion – of which PLN 252,2 billion was EU financing  – was spent on implementing EU programs in Poland,  the Ministry of Infrastructure and Development informed. Also during this time 106,300 new EU support agreements were signed worth PLN 409 bill...

Locked content Idea Bank becomes national financial intermediary

Polish commercial lender Idea Bank has won the international competition to become the first national financial intermediary in the framework of the Horizon 2020 program. Nearly PLN 100 million of funding will be available for small and medium firms as well as for the so called midcaps with employme...

EU: no immigration quotas will be imposed

At yesterday’s summit, EU members agreed to relocate thousands of asylum seekers from Africa and Syria, but rejected implementation of mandatory quotas, thus each state will voluntarily accept the number of immigrants it offers. Poland was among those countries who opposed imposing quotas.

David Cameron visits Warsaw

convince Ewa Kopacz to back his government in making changes to EU laws prior to a referendum on EU membership in the UK slated for 2017. – See more at: http://thenews.pl/1/10/Artykul/208488,Cameron-in-Warsaw-to-push-for-EU-reform#sthash.x1BQshM0.dpuf convince Ewa Kopacz to back his government...

Locked content EU to consider new financing instruments – Szczurek

EU member states and the European Investment Bank will use the next one or two months to assess investment projects and consider whether any additional financial instrument is needed, Finance Minister Mateusz Szczurek said after returning from a sitting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council ...

Szczurek proposes EU investment fund

The European Union needs a joint investment fund, Poland’s Minister of Finance Mateusz Szczurek told at the annual meeting of Brussels-based economic think-tank Bruegel on Thursday.

Locked content Poland urges EU-Russia dispute before WTO

Poland’s Ministry of Economy has asked the European Commission to start a dispute concerning the Russian embargo on EU food at the World Trade Organization, the ministry told the Polish Press Agency. Experts say that Russia might, in compliance with WTO regulations, be forced to pay damages arising ...

Martin Schulz remains head of EP

Martin Schulz was re-elected president of the European Parliament by MEPs on Tuesday. He will serve another two-and-a-half year term, a press release from the EP said. He won by 409 votes out of 612.