Former MEP
Party: Platforma Obywatelska (PL)
Country: Poland
  • BRU:
    ASP 12E107 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845371
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849371
  • STR:
    LOW T11007 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175371
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179371
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Member - Platforma Obywatelska
  • Member - Ukraine
  • Member - Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly
  • Member - Petitions
  • Substitute - NATO
  • Substitute - Economic and Monetary Affairs

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1948. Łódź Region. PhD in economics. Postgraduate studies, Centre Européen Universitaire, Nancy. Jean Monnet Fellow, European University Institute, Florence. Guest Professor and Researcher at the Universities of Lyon, Grenoble, Oxford, Edinburg & Paris. The architect of Polish entry to the European Union. Active in the “Solidarność” movement. Vice-Chairman and International Secretary of Civic Platform. First Polish Minister for European Affairs, 1991-1996 & 2000-2001. Vice-Rector of the College of Europe Bruges and Natolin (1997-1999). Director of the Centre for European Studies, University of Łódź (1988-1991). Director, EU Institute, Collegium Civitas Warsaw. Board Member of Trans-European Policy Studies Association (TEPSA). Nominated for the European of the Year Award by the European Voice. Vice-Chairman of EPP. Member of the EPP-ED Group Bureau, Vice-President of the EP (2004-2007). Laureate of the Robert Schuman Polish European Prize, 1997. MEP since 2004.



Visit of Jaromír Štětina MEP to Kobani
18.03.2016 - 09:43

Russian withdrawal from Syria: the right to doubt

The presumed partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria casts another shadow of doubt over Putin's true intentions. The air forces could be back on one day's notice, given that Russia kept airbase personnel in Latakia and in the...
26.05.2015 - 13:00

The new Transatlantic Alliance for the 21st century

While talks of an EU-US trade deal have been going on for decades, it is no coincidence that they have gained impetus in the last few years. This deal is, after all, a response to the new geopolitical challenges we face: the global shift of power...
Believe in people
01.05.2014 - 10:15

EU 2004 enlargement: a miracle of freedom

10 years ago, on 1 May 2004, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Cyprus, Malta and Slovenia joined the European Union. It was the biggest EU widening ever. For most of those countries, EU...


Press releases

Mustafa Dzhemilev
06.10.2016 - 10:06

EPP Group backs Crimean Tatars leader Mustafa Dzhemilev

“It is hard to find somebody who would better reflect the essence of the Sakharov Prize than Mustafa Dzhemilev - leader of the Crimean Tatars - who has fought all his life for the freedom of...
04.10.2016 - 16:59

Russia: call for immediate release of Roman Sushchenko

"The accusations brought against Ukrainian journalist Roman Sushchenko, as well as his arbitrary detention, are yet another Russian act of aggression against rule-of-law principles and against...
16.09.2016 - 11:50

Russia should not hold its elections in Crimea

Ahead of the Russian parliamentary elections which are due to take place this Sunday, Jacek Saryusz-Wolski MEP, Vice-Chairman of the EPP Group responsible for foreign affairs, and Jaromír...



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