Country: Poland
  • BRU:
    ASP 12E140 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845511
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849511
  • STR:
    LOW T11009 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175511
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179511
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Vice-Chair - WG Budget and Structural Policies
  • Vice-Coordinator - Budgets
  • Member - Platforma Obywatelska
  • Member - EPP Group Bureau
  • Member - Budgets
  • Member - Southeast Asia, ASEAN
  • Substitute - Montenegro
  • Substitute - Regional Development

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1952. Silesian Region. Doctor of Sociology. Lecturer, expert, politician, social activist.1990-1998 Mayor of Cieszyn. Deputy Chairman of the Association of Polish Cities responsible for international relations. Vice-Chairman of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions. Head of the Polish delegation to the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe. 1998-2002 Marshal of Silesian Voivodship. Member of the Management Board of the Assembly of European Regions. 2002-2004 lecturer at the University of Bielsko-Biala and University of Economics in Katowice. Since 2004 Member of the EP on behalf of the Civic Platform. Vice-Chairman of the EPP group. Member of the EPP Political Bureau. EPP Group Vice-coordinator. Deputy-Head of the EPP Polish delegation.Vice-Chairman of the Regional Development Committee 2004-2009.Founder and President of the URBAN Intergroup. Winner of the 2007 The Parliament Magazine’s MEP Award - regional policy. MEP since 2004.



Jan Olbrycht MEP, György Hölvényi MEP
01.03.2018 - 15:30

Christianity must be preserved in its birthplace

Seven years of ongoing civil war in Syria resulted in the expansion of violent Islamic extremism which deeply compromised the Christian population there, who have been persecuted because of their faith. The situation is more than complex in the...
A meeting of EPP Group Interreligious Dialogue Members with representatives of Aid to the Church in Need at the European Parliament, Strasbourg this week.
10.11.2017 - 12:53

Persecution of Christians worsens

At least 75 percent of all religiously-motivated violence and oppression is carried out against Christians and such persecution has worsened in the last two years, according to a new report entitled 'Persecuted and Forgotten? A report of...
European Flag
02.05.2017 - 09:45

Dialogue combats hatred, incitement and extremism

Open, constructive and respectful interreligious dialogue can play a positive role in combating negative religious stereotyping, hatred, incitement, violence and extremism, attendees heard at the annual meeting between the EPP Group and the...


Press releases

14.03.2018 - 13:06

PE przyjął swoje stanowisko ws. przyszłych finansów UE

Parlament Europejski przyjął dziś sprawozdanie autorstwa Jana Olbrychta (EPL) i Isabelle Thomas (S&D) przedstawiające oczekiwania co do następnego wieloletniego budżetu Unii. Europosłowie apelują...
word budget
13.03.2018 - 15:24

We want a budget that reflects European citizens' needs

“The MFF should reflect EU priorities, respond to the aspirations and concerns of EU citizens, demonstrate EU solidarity and its readiness to strengthen competitiveness, security and...
EU puzzle
22.02.2018 - 12:16

Wizja Parlamentu na następny wieloletni budżet Unii

Komisja budżetowa przyjęła dziś sprawozdanie autorstwa Jana Olbrychta (EPL) i Isabelle Thomas (S&D) przedstawiające oczekiwania Parlamentu Europejskiego co do następnego wieloletniego budżetu...



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