Marek Siwiec MEP on Poland & Europe

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The European diplomacy, created with difficulties, finally goes into its own headquarters. It occupies a seven-floor modern building near the Schuman roundabout. 1,300 employees, led by Lady Ashton, are moving to a 50 000 m2 place rented from a company AXA for “only” 12 million euro per year. The building will integrate the service, although… » read more

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The European Union’s diplomacy – European External Action Service was launched a year ago. Commentators state unanimously that its biggest, and unfortunately the only success, is that it was created at all. More than 1,500 officials from the European Commission and the Council were suddenly transferred to the new entity without structure, clear competences and… » read more

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