Poland's Janusz Wojciechowski has been named a candidate for EC commissioner for agriculture. The incoming head of the EC named her 27-strong team on Tuesday.
The EC Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs described on Tuesday the upgrading of Poland's economic growth forecast for 2019 as spectacular and added that the fiscal stimulus, or increased public outlays, were the chief reason.
The Polish Prime Minister, Mateusz Morawiecki has told The Financial Times that this year's elections to the European Parliament" will lead to big changes for Brussels." He also criticised the EC's actions regarding judicial reforms in Poland.
Poznań in western Poland is among ten cities competing for the EC's European Capital of Smart Tourism title. The contest showcases smart tourism solutions in the areas of sustainability, accessibility, digitalisation, as well as cultural heritage and creativity.
The European Commission (EC) has not made a formal decision to launch the EU law infringement procedure against Poland over the country's Supreme Court reform, EC President Jean-Claude Juncker said after an EU summit in Brussels on Friday.
Poland has tangible facts to present in the form of legal amendments it has introduced, which shows the country is willing to seek a compromise amid determination to reform its justice system, PM Mateusz Morawiecki said after a cabinet meeting on Tuesday.
The EC proposals regarding budget cuts in the cohesion policy will not be supported by the European Council. More and more countries are disappointed by the EC's proposals, Polish Deputy Foreign Minister Konrad Szymański told PAP on Tuesday.
"I am glad that EC President Jean-Claude Juncker is optimistic about talks with Poland," Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz said on Thursday, referring to a recent statement by the EC head about the rule of law in Poland.
EC Vice-President Frans Timmermans cannot guarantee a "happy end" to the current rule of law conflict between the Commission and Poland, as this lay with the Polish parliament and government.
Poland and the EC strive to find a compromise that would enable to close the Art. 7 case and move on to the implementation of important challenges facing the EU, Poland's FM Jacek Czaputowicz and EC Vice-President Frans Timmermans said in Warsaw on Monday.