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Constitution
President-elect: Lech Kaczyński

Sejm
Senate Flag of the President of Poland The President of the Republic of Poland plays a very important part in the Polish legal system. ... Lech Aleksander Kaczyński ▶(?) (born: 18th June 1949, Warsaw) is Polands president-elect. ... This article is about the lower chamber of Polish parliament. ... The Senate (Senat) is the upper house of the Polish parliament. ...

Prime Minister: Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz
Council of Ministers
Ministries
Law
Supreme Court
Constitutional Tribunal
State Tribunal
Supreme Administrative Court
Supreme Chamber of Control
Attorney General
Ombudsman
Political Parties:
LPR PD PiS PO PSL SDPL SLD SRP UP
Elections
Presidential (after 1989):
1990 1995 2000 2005
Parliamentary (after 1989):
1989 1991 1993 1997 2001 2005
European Parliament:
2004
Polish referenda
Local elections
See also
Economy
Foreign relations
History
Military

The Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland represents the Council of Ministers (the Cabinet) and directs their work, supervises territorial self-government within the guidelines and in ways described in the Constitution and other legislation, and acts as the superior for all government administration workers (heading the public service... Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz (born December 20, 1959 in Gorzów Wielkopolski) is a Polish politician, prime minister since 31 October 2005. ... The Council of Ministers (cabinet), or Polish government, consists of ministers, heads of departments of ministerial rank, and heads of central institutions. ... // Existing ministries Ministerstwo Finansów (Ministry of Finances) Ministerstwo Spraw Zagranicznych (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) Ministerstwo Spraw WewnÄ™trznych i Administracji (Ministry of Internal Affairs and Administration) Ministerstwo SprawiedliwoÅ›ci (Ministry of Justice) Ministerstwo Obrony Narodowej (Ministry of National Defence) Ministerstwo Rolnictwa i Rozwoju Wsi ( Ministry of Agriculture and Rural... The Supreme Court of Poland supervises the adjudication in: General courts - these are district, voivodeship, and appeal courts. ... The Constitutional Tribunal of Poland is a judicial body established to resolve disputes on the constitutionality of the activities of state institutions; its main task is to supervise the compliance of statutory law with the Constitution of the Republic of Poland. ... The State Tribunal of Poland is the judicial body, which rules on the constitutional liability of people holding the highest offices of state. ... The Supreme Administrative Court of Poland (Polish: Naczelny SÄ…d Administracyjny) is the court of last resort in administrative cases i. ... The Supreme Chamber of Control (Polish: Najwyższa Izba Kontroli, short: NIK) is one of the oldest state institutions in Poland, created under the Second Republic on February 7, 1919, barely 3 months after the restoration of Polands independence. ... List of the Polish Ombudsmen: Ewa Łętowska - November 19, 1987 - February 12, 1992 Tadeusz ZieliÅ„ski - February 13, 1992 - May 7, 1996 Adam ZieliÅ„ski - May 8, 1996 - June 29, 2000 Andrzej Zoll - from June 30, 2000 Official site Categories: Poland-related stubs | Politics of Poland ... Political parties in Poland lists political parties in Poland. ... League of Polish Families (Liga Polskich Rodzin) is a conservative-nationalist opposition party within the Polish Parliament. ... The Democratic Party () is a liberal party in Poland, publicly announced on February 28 and formally established on May 9, 2005 as an enlargement of the Freedom Union (Unia WolnoÅ›ci), which it legally succeeds. ... Law and Justice (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość) (PiS) is a Polish right political party, established in 2001, by the KaczyÅ„ski brothers: Lech, the former justice minister and the current mayor of the capital, Warsaw, and JarosÅ‚aw, who is the President of the party. ... The Polish Peasant Party (Polish: Polskie Stronnictwo Ludowe) is a political party in Poland. ... Social Democracy of Poland (Socjaldemokracja Polska, SDPL) is a new leftist political party in Poland founded in April 2004 as a splinter group from Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej (it should not be confused with a former party Socialdemocracy of the Republic of Poland - SdRP). ... Democratic Left Alliance (Polish: Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej, SLD) is one of the main Polish social democratic political parties. ... Self-Defense of the Polish Republic (Polish: Samoobrona Rzeczypospolitiej Polskiej, SRP) is a political party and trade union in Poland. ... Labor Union (Unia Pracy) is a Polish political party. ... Elections in Poland gives information on election and election results in Poland. ... Presidential elections were held in Poland on Sunday November 25 (1st round), and Sunday December 9, 1990 (2n round). ... Presidential elections were held in Poland on Sunday November 5 (1st round), and Sunday November 19, 1990 (2n round). ... Presidential elections were held in Poland on Sunday October 8. ... Presidential elections were held in Poland on October 9 and October 23, 2005. ... Sejm election Senat election Categories: Politics of Poland | 1991 elections | Elections in Poland | 1991 in Poland ... 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Citizens' Platform (Platforma Obywatelska, often also called Civic Platform) is a liberal conservative political party in Poland. It is the first (and as of 2001 the only) Polish party which has chosen candidates for Parliament using preliminaries. In 2005, it abandoned the preliminaries and the selection of its candidates was made by the party's grassroots and confirmed by its leader and 2005 presidential candidate, Donald Tusk. Liberal-conservatism is the variant of conservatism that combines traditional conservative values with liberal ideas, especially on economic issues (free market). ... A political party is a political organization that subscribes to a certain ideology and seeks to attain political power within a government. ... Donald Tusk, born 22 April 1957 in Gdańsk, is a Polish politician, co-founder and now chairman of the moderately conservative Civic Platform (Platforma Obywatelska). ...

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Founders

It was founded in 2001 by Andrzej Olechowski, Maciej Plazynski, and Donald Tusk, sometimes jokingly called "the Three Tenors" of Polish politics. Olechowski and Płażyński left the party during the 2001-2005 parliamentary term. 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Andrzej Olechowski (b. ... Maciej Płażyński (born February 10, 1958 in Mlynary) is a Polish conservative-liberal politician. ... Donald Tusk, born 22 April 1957 in GdaÅ„sk, is a Polish politician, co-founder and now chairman of the moderately conservative Civic Platform (Platforma Obywatelska). ...


Political program

Citizens Platform proposes:

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Leaders

  • Donald Tusk - party chairman
  • Jan Rokita - parliamentary club chairman
  • previously Zyta Gilowska - chief economist, who left the party amid a nepotism scandal that involved her son, Paweł Gilowski, whom she hired using public money.

The party has 58 deputies in the Sejm. PO led all opinion polls with 26% to 30% support (PO had 12% in 2001 elections) before becoming the second in the polls, with its likely coalition partner, the right-wing Law and Justice (PiS), taking over the lead. The rise in popularity is in part the effect of Jan Rokita's participation in the Sejm's Special Investigative Committee (The Lew Rywin Affair), where he managed to uncover many irregularities in the post-communist SLD run cabinet. Donald Tusk, born 22 April 1957 in GdaÅ„sk, is a Polish politician, co-founder and now chairman of the moderately conservative Civic Platform (Platforma Obywatelska). ... Jan Maria Władysław Rokita (born June 18, 1959 in Cracow) is a Polish conservative-liberal politician, a member of Sejm, the lower chamber of the Polish parliament, and chairman of the parliamentery caucus of Platforma Obywatelska (Citizens Platform). ... Nepotism means favoring relatives or personal friends because of their relationship rather than because of their abilities. ... A scandal is a widely publicized incident involving allegations of wrong-doing, disgrace, or moral outrage. ... This article is about the lower chamber of Polish parliament. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Lew Rywin (born November 10, 1945 in a Siberian village) is a Polish film producer associated with Heritage Films (est. ... Communism - Wikipedia /**/ @import /w/skins-1. ... Alliance of the Democratic Left ( Polish: Sojusz Lewicy Demokratycznej, SLD) is one of the main Polish social democratic political parties, established on April 15, 1999. ...


Members of Polish Parliament (Sejm) (2001-2005)

MP, constituency This article is about the lower chamber of Polish parliament. ...

Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada Miasta PÅ‚ock Mayor MirosÅ‚aw Milewski Area 88 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 128 210 - 1456/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 52°33 N 19°42 E Area code +48 24 Car plates WP (city) WPL (rest) Twin towns Darmstadt in... Motto: none Voivodship Lubusz Municipal government Rada Miasta Gorzowa Wielkopolskiego Mayor Tadeusz JÄ™drzejczak Area 86 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 125 780 - 1463/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 52°44 N 15°14 E Area code +48 95 Car plates FG Twin towns - Municipal Website Gorzów Wielkopolski... Town hall Motto: none Voivodship Lubusz Municipal government Rada Miasta Zielona Góra Mayor Bożena Ronowicz Area 58,3 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 118 730 - 2047/km² Founded City rights 13th century 1323 Latitude Longitude 51°56 N 15°30 E Area code +48 68 Car plates FZ... Gdynia (pronounce: [:gdiɲia], German: Gdingen, Kashubian/Pomeranian: Gdiniô) is a city in the Pomeranian Voivodship of Poland and an important seaport at Gdansk Bay on the south coast of the Baltic Sea. ... WaÅ‚brzych (pronounce: [vawbÊ’ix], German Waldenburg) is a town in south-western Poland with 139,600 inhabitants (1995). ... Motto: Voivodship Lesser Poland Municipal government Rada Miejska Nowego SÄ…cza Mayor Józef Antoni Wiktor Area 57 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 85,700(2001 est. ... Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska Sosnowiec Mayor Kazimierz Górski Area 91,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 231 540 2. ... Łódź (pronunciation: ), the second-largest city (population 776,297 in 2004) of Poland, lies in the centre of the country. ... WrocÅ‚aw, ( [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the spelling Wroclaw) is the capital of Silesia in southwestern Poland, situated on the Oder River (Odra). ... The Poznan is also a breed of horse. ... Warszawa can refer to: Warsaw, capital city of Poland Warszawa, a song written by David Bowie and Brian Eno off the album Low. ... 250px|Gliwice Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska Gliwic Mayor Zygmunt Frankiewicz Area 134,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 200,361 (December 31, 2004) - 1528/km² Founded City rights 1276 - Latitude Longitude 50°17 N 18°40 E Area code +48 32 Car plates SG Twin towns... Lublin (pronounce: [lublin]) is the biggest city in eastern Poland and the capital of Lublin Voivodship with a population of 355,954 (2004). ... Motto: none Voivodship Warmia-Masuria Municipal government Rada Miejska w ElblÄ…gu Mayor Henryk SÅ‚onina Area 83,32 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 130,000 none 1544,64/km² Founded City rights 9th century 1246 Latitude Longitude 54° 10 N 19° 24 E Area code +48 55 Car plates... Coat of Arms of Sieradz Sieradz is a town on Warta river in central Poland with 44,700 inhabitants (1995). ... Motto: none Voivodship Lesser Poland Municipal government Rada Miejska Tarnów Mayor MieczysÅ‚aw BieÅ„ Area 72,4 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 121 300 - 1675/km² Founded City rights - 1330 Latitude Longitude 50°02 N 21°00 E Area code +48 14 Car plates KT Twin towns - Municipal Website... Chrzanów is a town in south Poland with 42,100 inhabitants (1995). ... Warszawa can refer to: Warsaw, capital city of Poland Warszawa, a song written by David Bowie and Brian Eno off the album Low. ... Motto: none Voivodship Opole Municipal government Rada Miasta Opola Mayor Ryszard ZembaczyÅ„ski Area 96,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 128 800 250 000 1338/km² Founded City rights - 1217 Latitude Longitude 50°40 N 17°56 E Area code +48 77 Car plates OP Twin towns - Municipal Website... BronisÅ‚aw Komorowski (born April 4, 1952 in Oborniki ÅšlÄ…skie) is a Polish politician, chairman of Platforma Obywatelska. ... Warszawa can refer to: Warsaw, capital city of Poland Warszawa, a song written by David Bowie and Brian Eno off the album Low. ... Motto: none Voivodship Masovian Municipal government Rada miejska Radomia Mayor ZdzisÅ‚aw Marcinkowski Area 111,7 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 228 700 - 2047/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 51°24 N 21°10 E Area code +48 48 Car plates WR Twin towns - Municipal Website Radom (pronounce: [rad... Motto: none Voivodship Opole Municipal government Rada Miasta Opola Mayor Ryszard ZembaczyÅ„ski Area 96,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 128 800 250 000 1338/km² Founded City rights - 1217 Latitude Longitude 50°40 N 17°56 E Area code +48 77 Car plates OP Twin towns - Municipal Website... Motto: none Voivodship Lesser Poland Municipal government Rada miasta Kraków Mayor Jacek Majchrowski Area 326,8 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 757,500 (2004 est. ... Coat of Arms Krosno (in full The Royal Free City of Krosno, Polish: Królewskie Wolne Miasto Krosno) is a town in south-eastern Poland with 48. ... Legnica (pronounce: , formerly Lignica, German Liegnitz) is a town in south-western Poland. ... Motto: CzÄ™stochowa is a good city Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada miasta CzÄ™stochowy Mayor Tadeusz Wrona Area 160 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 248,894 (2004) none 1 597/km² Founded City rights 11th century after 1370 Latitude Longitude 50°48N 19°07E Area code +48... Motto: none Voivodship (Upper) Silesia Municipal government Rada Miasta Rybnika Mayor Adam Fudali Area 148 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 141,374 (2003) none 955/km² Founded City rights 9th century before 1308 Latitude Longitude 50° 06 N 18° 33 E Area code +48 32 Car plates SR Twin towns... Katowice (pronounce: [katÉ”vʲitsÉ›], original former Polish name KÄ…towicze, Czech Katovice, German Kattowitz) is an important city of the historical region of Upper Silesia in southern Poland on the Klodnica and Rawa rivers. ... Kielce (pronounce: [ˈkjεlʦε]) is a city in central Poland with 210,311 inhabitants (2004). ... Motto: Nec temere, nec timide (Neither rashly nor timidly) Voivodship Pomeranian Municipal government Rada miasta GdaÅ„ska Mayor PaweÅ‚ Adamowicz Area 262 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 460 524 (2004) Ranked 6th 1 100 000 1761/km² Founded City rights 997 1263 Latitude Longitude 54°40N 18°60E... Warszawa can refer to: Warsaw, capital city of Poland Warszawa, a song written by David Bowie and Brian Eno off the album Low. ... Motto: Voivodship Lesser Poland Municipal government Rada Miejska Nowego SÄ…cza Mayor Józef Antoni Wiktor Area 57 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 85,700(2001 est. ... Bydgoszcz (in Polish pronounce: [:bidgɔʃʧ], German: Bromberg, Latin: Bydgostia) is a city in northern Poland, on Brda and Vistula rivers, with a population of 369,151 (2004). ... Gdynia (pronounce: [:gdiɲia], German: Gdingen, Kashubian/Pomeranian: Gdiniô) is a city in the Pomeranian Voivodship of Poland and an important seaport at Gdansk Bay on the south coast of the Baltic Sea. ... Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska w Bielsku-BiaÅ‚ej Mayor Jacek Krywult Area 125 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 190 780 - 1526/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 49°50 N 19°04 E Area code +48 33 Car plates SB Twin towns Acco, Baia Mare, Besan... Piotrków Trybunalski is a town in central Poland with 81,200 inhabitants (2004). ... Jan Maria Władysław Rokita (born June 18, 1959 in Cracow) is a Polish conservative-liberal politician, a member of Sejm, the lower chamber of the Polish parliament, and chairman of the parliamentery caucus of Platforma Obywatelska (Citizens Platform). ... Motto: none Voivodship Lesser Poland Municipal government Rada miasta Kraków Mayor Jacek Majchrowski Area 326,8 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 757,500 (2004 est. ... ToruÅ„ (pronounce: [], Kashubian: TorÅ„, German: Thorn, see also other names) is a city in northern Poland, on the Vistula river. ... Katowice (pronounce: [katÉ”vʲitsÉ›], original former Polish name KÄ…towicze, Czech Katovice, German Kattowitz) is an important city of the historical region of Upper Silesia in southern Poland on the Klodnica and Rawa rivers. ... Leszek Samborski (born 19 May 1955 in DÄ™bica) - is a Polish politician, member of Unia Polityki Realnej and Sejm (since June 2004). ... Warszawa can refer to: Warsaw, capital city of Poland Warszawa, a song written by David Bowie and Brian Eno off the album Low. ... WrocÅ‚aw, ( [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the spelling Wroclaw) is the capital of Silesia in southwestern Poland, situated on the Oder River (Odra). ... Rzeszów (pronounce: [ʒεʃuv]) is a city in south-eastern Poland with a population of 168 705 (2005), granted a town charter in 1354, the capital of the Subcarpathian Voivodship (since 1999), previously of Rzeszow Voivodship (1945-1998). ... The Poznan is also a breed of horse. ... Motto: none Voivodship Lesser Poland Municipal government Rada miasta Kraków Mayor Jacek Majchrowski Area 326,8 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 757,500 (2004 est. ... PiÅ‚a (German Schneidemühl) is a town in northwestern Poland. ... 250px|Gliwice Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska Gliwic Mayor Zygmunt Frankiewicz Area 134,2 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 200,361 (December 31, 2004) - 1528/km² Founded City rights 1276 - Latitude Longitude 50°17 N 18°40 E Area code +48 32 Car plates SG Twin towns... Łódź (pronunciation: ), the second-largest city (population 776,297 in 2004) of Poland, lies in the centre of the country. ... Rzeszów (pronounce: [ʒεʃuv]) is a city in south-eastern Poland with a population of 168 705 (2005), granted a town charter in 1354, the capital of the Subcarpathian Voivodship (since 1999), previously of Rzeszow Voivodship (1945-1998). ... Motto: none Voivodship Silesian Municipal government Rada Miejska w Bielsku-BiaÅ‚ej Mayor Jacek Krywult Area 125 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 190 780 - 1526/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 49°50 N 19°04 E Area code +48 33 Car plates SB Twin towns Acco, Baia Mare, Besan... Donald Tusk, born 22 April 1957 in GdaÅ„sk, is a Polish politician, co-founder and now chairman of the moderately conservative Civic Platform (Platforma Obywatelska). ... Gdynia (pronounce: [:gdiɲia], German: Gdingen, Kashubian/Pomeranian: Gdiniô) is a city in the Pomeranian Voivodship of Poland and an important seaport at Gdansk Bay on the south coast of the Baltic Sea. ... Motto: none Voivodship (Upper) Silesia Municipal government Rada Miasta Rybnika Mayor Adam Fudali Area 148 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 141,374 (2003) none 955/km² Founded City rights 9th century before 1308 Latitude Longitude 50° 06 N 18° 33 E Area code +48 32 Car plates SR Twin towns... Katowice (pronounce: [katÉ”vʲitsÉ›], original former Polish name KÄ…towicze, Czech Katovice, German Kattowitz) is an important city of the historical region of Upper Silesia in southern Poland on the Klodnica and Rawa rivers. ... Motto: none Voivodship West Pomeranian Municipal government Rada miasta Szczecina Mayor Marian Jurczyk Area 301,3 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 413 600 1372/km² Founded City rights 8th century 1243 Latitude Longitude 53°26N 14°34E Area code +48 91 Car plates ZS Twin towns Berlin-Kreuzberg... Bogdan Zdrojewski (born May 18, 1957) was the first president of WrocÅ‚aw after the fall of communism in Poland. ... WrocÅ‚aw, ( [:vrɔʦwaf], German Breslau, Czech Vratislav, Latin Wratislavia; many Polish documents in English use the spelling Wroclaw) is the capital of Silesia in southwestern Poland, situated on the Oder River (Odra). ... CheÅ‚m (Ukrainian: , Kholm) is a town in eastern Poland with 68,595 inhabitants (2004). ... Motto: none Voivodship Warmia i Mazury Municipal government Rada Miasta Olsztyn Mayor CzesÅ‚aw Jerzy MaÅ‚kowski Area 87,9 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 173 350 - 1972/km² Founded City rights - - Latitude Longitude 53°47 N 20°30 E Area code +48 89 Car plates NO Twin towns - Municipal...

Citizens' Platform Electoral Committee

The 2001 Citizens' Platform electoral committee consisted of several political parties and groups (Platforma Obywatelska RP being the largest)

  • Stronnictwo-Konserwatywno Ludowe, leader: Artur Balazs
  • Unia Polityki Realnej, leader: Janusz Korwin-Mikke, chief: Jacek Boroń

Unia Polityki Realnej (Real Politics Union) is a conservative free-market party in Poland. ... Janusz Korwin-Mikke (b. ...

Members of Polish Senate (2001-2005)

  • Stanisław Huskowski
  • Wojciech Saługa (since 29.09.2004)
  • Robert Smoktunowicz

The Senate (Senat) is the upper house of the Polish parliament. ...

Members of European Parliament

As part of the European People's Party, Citizens' Platform was the leader in the 2004 elections to the European Parliament, with 25% of the votes. This gives the party 15 of 54 seats reserved for Poland in the European Parliament. The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. ... Logo of the European Peoples Party The European Peoples Party is a Christian democrat-conservative political party at European level founded in 1976. ... Elections to the European Parliament were held from June 10, 2004 to June 13, 2004 in the 25 member states of the European Union, using varying election days according to local custom. ... The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. ...

Jerzy Buzek Professor Jerzy Buzek (born 3 July 1940 in Śmiłowice, then Silesian Voivodship, now Smilovice, Czech Republic) is a Polish academic lecturer and politician, prime minister of Poland in years 1997-2001 and today a Member of European Parliament, elected 13th June, 2004 with the record number of votes... Zdzisław Chmielewski (born 1942) is a Polish historian, rector of Szczecin University, member of the European Parliament (elected on 13 June 2004). ... MA or ma may stand for: ma, a two-letter English word meaning Mother Ma, transliteration of Chinese family name 馬,马,麻 etc. ... StanisÅ‚aw JaÅ‚owiecki StanisÅ‚aw JaÅ‚owiecki (born on 26 December 1946 in Tanvald (Czechy)) is a Polish politician and Member of the European Parliament for the DS & OP with the Platforma Obywatelska, part of the European Peoples Party and sits on the European Parliaments Committee on... Filip Andrzej Kaczmarek Filip Andrzej Kaczmarek (born on 22 November 1966 in Poznan) is a Polish politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Greater Poland Voivodship with the Platforma Obywatelska, part of the European Peoples Party and sits on the European Parliaments Committee on Development. ... Bogdan Klich Bogdan Klich (born on 8 May 1960 in Kraków) is a Polish politician and Member of the European Parliament for the MP & SW with the Platforma Obywatelska, part of the European Peoples Party and sits on the European Parliaments Committee on Foreign Affairs. ... Barbara Kudrycka Barbara Kudrycka (born on 22 January 1956 in Kolno) is a Polish politician and Member of the European Parliament for the PD & WM with the Platforma Obywatelska, part of the European Peoples Party and sits on the European Parliaments Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home... Janusz Lewandowski (born 13 June 1951 in Lublin) is a Polish economist and politician belonging to the Gdansk liberals group, and a member of the European Parliament (elected on 13 June 2004). ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Warsaw (Polish Warszawa, (?), in full The Capital City of Warsaw, Polish: Miasto StoÅ‚eczne Warszawa) is the capital of Poland and its largest city. ... Jan Olbrycht Jan Olbrycht (born on 21 September 1952 in Rybnik) is a Polish politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Silesian Voivodship with the Platforma Obywatelska, part of the European Peoples Party and is vice-chair of the European Parliaments Committee on Regional Development. ... Cieszyn Coat of Arms Cieszyn is a town in southern Poland with 37,300 inhabitants (1995), situated in the Silesian Voivodship (since 1999), previously in Bielsko-Biala Voivodship (1975-1998). ... Jacek Saryusz-Wolski (born September 19, 1948) is a Polish diplomat, politician and a MEP: member of the European Parliament (elected on 13 June 2004). ... The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. ... Jacek Protasiewicz Jacek Protasiewicz (born on 5 June 1967 in Brzeg) is a Polish politician and Member of the European Parliament for the DS & OP with the Platforma Obywatelska, part of the European Peoples Party and sits on the European Parliaments Committee on Employment and Social Affairs. ... BogusÅ‚aw Sonik BogusÅ‚aw Sonik (born on 3 December 1953 in Kraków) is a Polish politician and Member of the European Parliament for the MP & SW with the Platforma Obywatelska, part of the European Peoples Party and sits on the European Parliaments Committee on the Environment... Zbigniew Zaleski Zbigniew Zaleski (born on 29 April 1947 in Rogoziniec) is a Polish politician and Member of the European Parliament for the Lublin Voivodship with the Platforma Obywatelska, part of the European Peoples Party and sits on the European Parliaments Committee on International Trade. ... Tadeusz Zwiefka (born December 28, 1954) is a Polish journalist, member of the European Parliament (elected on 13 June 2004). ...

See also

Politics of Poland takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic republic, whereby the Prime Minister is the head of government, and of a pluriform multi-party system. ... Political parties in Poland lists political parties in Poland. ...

External link

  • Citizens Platform official site, English version

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2004-2006 Platform (13791 words)
We call for the return of the part-time citizen legislator, who understands the problems faced by his constituents because, like them, he has to make a living under the laws enacted by the Legislature; and who is representative of the people he serves, not a mere high paid appendage of the governmental bureaucracy.
Citizens, both in groups and as individuals, have repeatedly sought responses from the IRS bureaucracy as to the basis for the agency’s tax policies and procedures.
We believe that every citizen is entitled to seek health treatment of his choice, and every health care practitioner is entitled to give his patient a mutually agreed upon treatment, and such treatment should be restricted only if it is conclusively proved harmful to the patient.
LOCAL EVENTS REPORT (770 words)
Concerning the security issue, citizens expressed their dissatisfaction with the partial restoration of peace and security in the former crisis regions and with the fact that the fate of the kidnapped and missing persons from the armed conflict in 2001 is still a mystery.
The feeling that prevailed was that citizens lack appropriate and accessible mechanisms to participate in the decision-making process as well as in local and national policy-making.
Citizens believe that governmental institutions are closed, both on local and central level, and that they are not transparent and interested in establishing direct contacts with them.
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