The European Commission has given Poland until August 16 to adhere to an EU court ruling on the Disciplinary Chamber of the country’s Supreme Court, or face a financial penalty.
Vera Jourova, the European Commission (EC) vice-president for values and transparency, has expressed concerns about the planned changes to Poland's broadcasting concession rules.
Vera Jourova, the European Commission’s vice-president for values and transparency, has expressed the Commission’s “concern” after Poland’s top court ruled that the country’s independent commissioner for human rights should leave his post.
Vice-President of the European Commission Vera Jourova has suggested that an effort is being made to limit freedom of the media in Poland.
The Polish foreign minister said that the political and legal activism of European Union bodies will extend their powers beyond the framework of primary EU law, and will damage the European integration process.
Vera Jourova, the European Commission’s vice-president for values and transparency, has told a German newspaper that she plans to use a new rule of law mechanism against Poland and Hungary next year.
The EC has no plans to take up the subject of Poland's May-planned presidential elections under the EU's sanctioning Article 7 procedures, EC Vice-President Vera Jourova said on Wednesday in Brussels, adding she nonetheless has reservations about the elections.
European Commission (EC) Vice-President Vera Jourova, at a meeting with Polish Senate Speaker Tomasz Grodzki in Warsaw on Tuesday, told him that she sees a risk of linking EU budget decisions to the rule of law in each member state, Grodzki said.
European Commission (EC) Vice-President for Values and Transparency Vera Jourova, who came to Poland on Tuesday, said she wants to open a new chapter in the dialogue between the EC and the Polish authorities.
European Commission Vice-President Vera Jourova in Poland on Tuesday will meet with top Polish officials, including the justice minister, the Senate and Sejm (lower house) speakers, the Constitutional Tribunal head, and the first president of the Supreme Court.