MEP

Róża Gräfin von THUN UND HOHENSTEIN

Country: Poland
Address(es):
  • 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:
  • Vice-Coordinator - Internal Market and Consumer Protection
  • Member - Platforma Obywatelska
  • 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.

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News

Online shopping with digital tablet
02.02.2018 - 11:45

Geo-blocking: end to geographic discrimination

Ever been faced with a “not available in your country” message when you want to buy something online? Stopping unjustified blocking of online cross-border sales One of the greatest achievements of the European Union, the Single...
Copyright
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...

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Press releases

Online shopping with digital tablet
06.02.2018 - 12:12

End to unjustified blocking of online cross-border sales

The European Parliament today voted to get rid of one of the major obstacles to the Single Market: unjustified geo-blocking when buying online. The new rules forbid discrimination on the grounds...
Copyright
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...

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