Grażyna Staniszewska (2014)
Grażyna Ewa Staniszewska (born on 2 November 1949 in Biała Krakowska) is a Polish politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Silesian Voivodeship with the Freedom Union, part of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Regional Development.
Staniszewska is a substitute for the
Committee on Culture and Education, a member of the Delegation to the EU- Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee and a substitute for the Delegation to the EU- Bulgaria Joint Parliamentary Committee.
Education [ edit ]
1982-1983: Teacher at the Bielsko-Biała grammar-school (1972-1974), head of the Bielsko-Biała Culture Club (1974-1980) and instructor
since 1984: Researcher at the REDOR Research and Development Centre in
Bielsko-Biała 1980-1981: Member of the administration and Podbeskidzie regional council of the independent, self-governing trade union NSZZ Solidarność
1981: Founder and head of the Podbeskidzia Open Education Agency
1983-1989: Interned under martial law (1981-1982) then arrested (1983), member of the underground authorities of NSZZ Solidarność
1988-1990: Member of the underground and subsequently legal National Executive Committee of NSZZ Solidarność
since 1992: Member of the national authorities of the Democratic Union, then the Freedom Union
1989: Participant at the Round Table Conference
1989-2001: Member of Parliament of the Polish Republic
1997-2001: Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Education, Science and Youth
2001-2004: Senator of the Republic of Poland
since 1996: Chairman of the Council of the Foundation for Economic Education in
Warsaw 1998-: all-Poland coordinator of the programme for the preparation of youth for the information society 'Interkl@sa'
Decorations [ edit ]
Alleged collaboration with communist secret service [ edit ]
In 1992 she was accused by Antoni Macierewicz, then the Polish Minister of Internal Affairs of having collaborated with the communist-era secret services as a secret agent. She repeatedly denied the accusations and her name was eventually cleared by the Court of Appeal in Warsaw on March 7, 2000.
See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Poland)
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