|Minister for Foreign Economic Relations|
|Prime Minister||Tadeusz Mazowiecki|
|Born||17 April 1947|
|Alma mater||University of Warsaw|
George Washington University
Marcin Święcicki (born 17 April 1947) is a Polish politician and economist. He is a former deputy minister of economy, former minister for foreign economic relations as well as a former mayor of Warsaw.
Early life and education
Święcicki was born in Warsaw on 17 April 1947. He graduated from the University of Warsaw. He attended George Washington University and Harvard University for postgraduate studies and received a PhD from George Washington University in economics.
Święcicki was the secretary general of the Consultative Economic Council from 1982 to 1989. He served as deputy minister of economy and then minister for foreign economic relations from 1989 to 1991 in the cabinet led by Prime Minister Tadeusz Mazowiecki. In 1989, he was also elected to the Parliament and served for two terms from 1989 to 1991 and from 1993 to 1996. He was the mayor of Warsaw from 1994 to 1999. Then he served as an advisor to the President of Lithuania Valdas Adamkus on economic reforms from 1999 to 2000. From February 2002 to 2005 he was the director of economic and environmental affairs at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). In 2011, he was again elected to the Parliament.
Views and work
Święcicki is the author of several books which mostly focus on economics.
- "O mnie". M. Święcicki Blog (in Polish). Retrieved 25 August 2013.
- "Józef Retinger – the Polish Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi". Pro Europa. Retrieved 25 August 2013.
- "Ukraine at Crossroads" (PDF). Canada Ukraine Foundation. 2012. Retrieved 25 August 2013.
- "Speakers and moderators". Open Ukraine. 2009. Archived from the original on 25 August 2013. Retrieved 25 August 2013.
- F. Stephen Larrabee. "Ukraine and Transatlantic Integration" (Book chapter). Center for Transatlantic Relations. Retrieved 25 August 2013.
- "Secretariat - Office of the Coordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities". OSCE. Retrieved 25 August 2013.
- "The director of the Museum of the-History of Polish Jews resigned". Virtual Shtetl. Retrieved 25 August 2013.
- "Rucheuropejski Wladze". Virtual Shtetl. Retrieved 6 April 2016.
- John Feffer (1992). Shock Waves: Eastern Europe after the Revolutions. Cambridge, MA: South End Press. Retrieved 1 September 2013. – via Questia (subscription required)
- "Święcicki, Marcin". WorldCat Identities. Retrieved 3 December 2013.
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