Jacek Protasiewicz

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Jacek Protasiewicz Stanisław Huskowski Sejm 2016

Jacek Protasiewicz (born 5 June 1967 in Brzeg) is a Polish politician. Graduated from Wroclaw University where in the 80s of 20th century was a leader of anti communist student organization (NZS). In 1995 was an international fellow at the Kettering Foundation based in Dayton, Ohio. He was a local leader of a liberal party (KL-D) in 1994 and than the Union of Freedom - the party led by a first non-communist Prime Minister of Poland. In 2001 he was a cofounder and a local leader of Civic Platform - a party led by Donald Tusk - later Prime Minister of Poland and Head of the European Council. First time elected to a regional assembly in 1998 and than to Polish Parliament in 2001. In 2004 was elected to the European Parliament where served as served as Chair of Delegation for Belarus (2007-2012) and as the Vice-President 2012-2014 in charge for relations with parliaments of Eastern Partnership countries as well as with NATO Parliamentary Assembly. He was a Head of presidential election campaign of Donald Tusk in 2005 and the Civic Platform election campaign in 2011. In 2015 elected again to Polish Parliament and re-elected in 2019. Nowadays he serves as a Deputy Head of the Polish Coalition caucus in Polish Parliament and member of Committee for European Union Affairs and Committee for Public Finance.


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  • 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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