Poland's candidate for the EU agriculture commissioner, Janusz Wojciechowski, said at his hearing at the European Parliament on Tuesday that the European Union needs a long-term strategy for agriculture.
The overall turnout in the 2019 European elections increased by 8 points to 50,6 percent, resulting in the highest participation since 1994. The most significant increases in turnout were registered in Poland, Romania and Spain.
MEP Elżbieta Rafalska, a former Polish family and labour minister, will be recommended to become the chair of the European Parliament's Employment Committee, a source close to the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR) has told PAP.
The EU Commission for Employment and Social Affairs will choose its chairman in Brussels on Wednesday. Beata Szydło, a former Polish prime minister and current member of the European Parliament, is a candidate for this position.
With 99.25 percent of votes counted in the European Parliamentary elections, TFN takes a look at who won, who lost and who will represent Poland for the next five years. With only three main forces passing the election threshold, the distribution of 52 Polish seats in the EP is proving to be a close call in many cases.
Poland's ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) won the Sunday elections to the European Parliament having received 45.57 percent of votes, the State Electoral Commission (PKW) announced on Monday morning, presenting results from 99.25 percent of polling stations.
Poland's ruling party Law and Justice (PiS) won the Sunday elections to the European Parliament, an Ipsos exit poll for TVP, TVN and Polsat television stations showed.
The turnout in the Sunday European elections amounted to 32.51 percent by 5 p.m., the State Electoral Commission announced during a press conference at 6:30 p.m.
Voting to the European Parliament in Poland started at 7 a.m. on Sunday. It will end at 9 p.m.
The 20th Schuman Parade passed along the streets of Warsaw on Saturday, under the motto "We choose Europe" and in honour of international Europe Day, also known as Schuman Day.