Country: Poland
  • BRU:
    PHS 08B046 (Paul-Henri Spaak)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60

    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845631
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849631
  • STR:
    LOW T12063 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175631
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179631
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Chair - Industry, Research and Energy
  • Member - Platforma Obywatelska
  • Member - EPP Group Bureau
  • Member - Conference of Committee Chairs
  • Member - NATO
  • Member - Security and Defence
  • Substitute - Foreign Affairs
  • Substitute - Moldova
  • Substitute - Euronest

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1940. Silesian Region. President of the European Parliament (2009-2012). Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland, 1997-2001. MEP since 2004, elected with the best result in Poland. Vice President of the European Energy Forum, 2004. The Rapporteur for the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. MEP of the Year 2006 in the scientific research and technology category. Professor. Degree in chemical engineering at the Technical University of Silesia. Doctor honoris causa of the universities of Dortmund, Seoul, Isparta, the Technical University of Opole. Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences and representative of Poland at the International Energy Agency. Member of the Solidarity Trade Union, 1980. President of the First Congress of Solidarity, 1981. MEP since 2004.



Red-hot roll of steel in steel mill
09.02.2017 - 16:30

Walczymy o polski przemysł i energetykę

W najbliższą środę Parlament Europejski zagłosuje nad reformą europejskiego systemu handlu emisjami (ETS), który reguluje ilość dostępnych na rynku uprawnień do emisji CO2. Przyjęcie radykalnych rozwiązań, zawartych w raporcie komisji ochrony...
gas pipe line
19.10.2015 - 14:54

Round table discussion on regional energy infrastructure projects

Round table TOWARDS AN INTERCONNECTED AND INTEGRATED ENERGY UNION Regional energy infrastructure projects - success stories, challenges and opportunities Organisers: Jerzy Buzek, ITRE Chairman and Algirdas Saudargas, MEP 20 October...
21.05.2015 - 10:45

TTIP: a promising response to the need for energy diversification

The consequences of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the European Union and the USA will reach far beyond further liberalisation of what already now accounts for 30% of global trade. A trade and investment agreement...


Press releases

09.10.2018 - 10:30

5 mld euro dla Śląska i innych regionów górniczych

Co najmniej 5 mld euro wsparcia otrzymać mają unijne regiony górnicze – to wynik dzisiejszego głosowania posłów komisji Przemysłu, Badań Naukowych i Energii (ITRE) nad,...
Climate change
03.09.2018 - 16:48

Komisja za dodatkowym finansowaniem regionów górniczych

Zapewnienie dodatkowych pieniędzy na wsparcie dla regionów górniczych, takich jak Śląsk, to jeden z głównych postulatów Komisji Przemysłu, Badań Naukowych i Energii...
gas pipe line
21.03.2018 - 10:48

Gas pipelines coming into EU have to comply with EU rules

"Far too often, gas supply has been used as a political weapon. We cannot ‘disarm’ the impure intentions of others but we can arm ourselves with full legal clarity and consistency of...



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