Jacek Protasiewicz (born on 5 June 1967 in Brzeg) is a Polish politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Lower Silesian Voivodship & Opole Voivodship with the Civic Platform, part of the European People's Party and sits on the European Parliament's Committee on Employment and Social Affairs. Vice President of the European Parliament since 17 January 2012.
Protasiewicz is a substitute for the Committee on Constitutional Affairs and a member of the Delegation for relations with the countries of south-east Europe.
In February 2014 at the Frankfurt Airport Jacek Protasiewicz was taken under temporary custody, after allegedly insulting customs officials while drunk.
- 1990-1992: Press spokesman for the Voivodship of Wrocław
- 1992-1994: Member of the National Council and Chairman of the Wrocław branch of the Liberal-Democratic Congress (KLD)
- 1994-1995: assistant to the Chairman of the Wrocław City Council
- 1994-2000: Member of the National Council of the Freedom Union (UW)
- 1997-2000: Chairman of the Wrocław region of the UW
- 1998-2001: Chairman of the Committee on Tourism, Sport and Recreation (1998-2001) and the UW Union of Councillors in the Regional Council of the Voivodship of Lower Silesia
- 1999-2001: director of the Bureau for the Promotion of the City and Cooperation with Other Countries, Office of the City of Wrocław (1996-2001) and press spokesman for the Wrocław City Council
- 2000-2001: Member and Vice-Chairman of the Board of the Polish Tourist Organisation
- 2000-2002: Vice-Chairman of the Lower Silesian Tourist Organisation
- 2001-2004: Member of Parliament of the Polish Republic
- 2001: Member of the National Council of the Citizens' Platform (PO)
- 2003-2004: MEP - Observer in the EP (EPP-ED and the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs
- 2003: Chairman of the PO in Wrocław
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- ^ "EU-Politiker beleidigt Zollbeamte". hr-online.de, accessed on Februar 27th, 2014