According to diplomatic sources, of the Just Transition Mechanism’s 100 bln euros, Poland is to get EUR 27 bln, more than any other EU member state.
Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki in Brussels on Wednesday met with European Commission (EC) Vice President Vera Jourova and EU Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders to discuss Poland's latest judiciary bill that introduces disciplinary measures on judges.
A delegation of the Council of Europe-advising Venice Commission will visit Poland on January 9 and 10 in connection with a request for it to opine on Polish judicial reforms by Poland's Senate (upper house) speaker Tomasz Grodzki.
The President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen told the Italian daily "La Repubblica" that she has the promise of the Polish government that in the summer it will get involved in work towards climate neutrality.
Polish Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki in a response to European Commission Vice-President Vera Jourova's letter said that the Senate will scrutinise all bills that may jeopardise the rule of law, referring to a contested disciplinary bill passed on Friday.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said at a debate in the European Parliament in Strasbourg on Wednesday that EU member states have varying starting points on the path to climate neutrality, citing Poland, which still relies on fossil fuels.
The Sejm (lower house) on Thursday passed an amendment to the law on the retail sales tax prolonging the suspension of the tax until July 1, 2020.
The Sano Centre for Computational Personalised Medicine, an international research foundation, will be launched in Kraków, southern Poland, thanks to funds from the European Commission.
Poland is among the leading countries in the EU for equal pay between men and women, according to a ranking presented by the European Commission (EC) to mark European Equal Pay Day, which falls on November 4.
The EC has approved EUR 130 million in EU funds for the expansion of Poland's LNG terminal in the northwestern seaport Świnoujście. The funding will come from the Operational Programme Infrastructure and Environment.