Ryszard Czarnecki

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Ryszard Czarnecki
MEP
Ryszard Czarnecki Sejm 2015.JPG
Member of the European Parliament
Assumed office
20 July 2004
Constituency Lower Silesian and Opole
Member of the Sejm
In office
10 April 1997 – 20 July 2004
In office
1 March 1991 – 15 September 1993
Constituency Warsaw
Personal details
Born Richard Henry Czarnecki
(1963-01-25) 25 January 1963 (age 54)
London, United Kingdom
Nationality Polish
Political party  Poland:
Law and Justice
 EU:
ERC
Spouse(s) Emilia Czarnecka
Children 3
Alma mater University of Amsterdam
Religion Roman Catholicism
Awards Order of Merit (Ukraine)
Website www.ryszardczarnecki.pl

Richard Henry Czarnecki ([ˈrɨʂart ˈxɛnrɨ t͡ʂarˈnɛt͡ski], born 25 January 1963 in London; pol. Ryszard Henryk Czarnecki) is a British-born Polish politician who is a Member of the European Parliament for the Lower Silesian and Opole constituency from Law and Justice. Prior to 2008, he was a member of the Self-Defense party.

He is part of the European Parliament Committee on Foreign Affairs, and is a substitute for the Committee on Constitutional Affairs and a member of the Delegation for relations with the countries of south-east Europe. Member of the "Group on South Asia","South Asia Peace Forum" and "Forum for Balochistan" in the European Parliament.

Education[edit]

  • Master of History, University of Wrocław
  • 1987: Archivist, Archiwum Akt Nowych, Warsaw (1986) 'Solidarność' Archives

Career[edit]

  • 1988-1990: journalist with 'The Polish Daily', London
  • editorial secretary
  • 1991: Deputy editor-in-chief 'Wiadomości Dnia'
  • 1991: editor-in-chief 'Dziennik Dolnośląski' (1991), acting director 'NORPOL-PRESS'
  • 1993-1997: Chief Editor for Religious programmes, Polsat TV
  • 2001-2004: Lecturer
  • 1994-1996: Chairman of the Christian-National Union (ZCHN)
  • 2002-2004: Expert 'Self-defence of the Polish Republic'
  • Member in the I and III terms of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland
  • Vice-Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Culture and Media
  • Chairman of the Parliamentary Sub-committee on Copyright
  • Chairman of the Polish-Italian Parliamentary Group
  • 1991-1993: parliamentary representative to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  • Member of the Parliamentary Committee on European Integration
  • 1999-2001: Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Liaison with Poles Abroad
  • 2000-2001: Vice-Chairman of the Committee on European Law
  • 1991-2001: representative of the Polish Sejm (parliament) in the Parliamentary Assembly of the West European Union
  • 1993: Deputy Minister of Culture
  • 1997-1999: Minister for European Integration
  • 1997-1998: Head of the Committee on European Integration
  • 1998-1999: Minister - member of the Cabinet

See also: European Parliament election, 2004 (Poland)

In 2009 European Parliament election he is a candidate of Law and Justice from Kuyavian-Pomeranian constituency.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ www.pe2009.pkw.gov.pl. Accessdate on 2009-05-11.

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