Country: Poland
  • BRU:
    ASP 12E209 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845301
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849301
  • STR:
    LOW T11005 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175301
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179301
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Member - Platforma Obywatelska
  • Member - European Parliament
  • Member - Israel
  • Member - Union for the Mediterranean
  • Member - Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • Substitute - Palestine
  • Substitute - Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1954 in the Małopolska-Świętokrzyskie Region. She has an MA in English Philology from Jagiellonian University in Cracow, 1979.

She was Spokeswoman for the Student Committee of Solidarity (SKS) and was active in the Workers' Defence Committee (KOR) from 1977-1980. She was an NGO activist and General Director and Chairwoman of the Polish Robert Schuman Foundation from1992-2005.

During the campaign before the accession referendum in Poland, she initiated and co-organised many events and public debates on Polish accession to the EU in 2004. She was Head of the European Commission Representation to Poland from 2005-2009.

She was crowned MEP of the Year in 2011 and 2013 in the category Internal Market and Consumers Affairs, and in 2014 in the category Internet Policy. She was voted 2011 Person of the Year in Małopolska by readers of the ‘Gazeta Krakowska’ and one of the five most influential women of Małopolska in 2011.

MEP since 2009.



27.06.2017 - 23:35

Geoblocking: the single market must open for EU citizens

Commenting on the last trilogue negotiation with the Maltese Presidency on the geoblocking, Róża Thun MEP and European Parliament's rapporteur on the geoblocking regulation, said:  "I am dissappointed that the...
Net Neutrality
04.05.2015 - 10:17

Digital Agenda: we expect an ambitious proposal from the Commission

We want to tear down barriers to the Digital Single Market in the EU and make the digital economy one of the most important drivers for growth and jobs. Recently, the EPP Group adopted its position on the digital economy - a paper that outlines...
Shopping Key
07.03.2013 - 16:45

A faster and cheaper resolution of consumer disputes

A substantial proportion of European consumers encounter problems when buying goods and services in the internal market. In 2010, this was the case for approximately one in five European consumers. It is therefore crucial to ensure that all EU...


Press releases

04.12.2017 - 16:50

Koniec dyskryminacji przy zakupach on-line

Komisja Rynku Wewnętrznego i Ochrony Konsumentów potwierdziła dziś, wynegocjowane przez poseł Różę Thun, porozumienie z Radą UE i Komisją Europejską, które zakończy geoblokowanie...
Online shopping with digital tablet
21.11.2017 - 11:07

Digital Single Market: ending unjustified geo-blocking

European Parliament reaches provisional agreement with Council and Commission that would end geo-blocking for physical goods “This means the end of discrimination of consumers buying...
21.11.2017 - 10:56

Koniec nieuzasadnionego blokowania geograficznego

Parlament Europejski osiągnął w nocy wstępne porozumienie z Radą UE i Komisją Europejską, które zakończy geoblokowanie sprzedaży dóbr materialnych on-line na terenie całej Unii...



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