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ECFR Warsaw Office: Council

ECFR has brought together a distinguished Council of over one hundred Members - politicians, decision makers, thinkers and business people from the EU's member states and candidate countries - which meets once a year as a full body. Through geographical and thematic task forces, members provide ECFR staff with advice and feedback on policy ideas and help with ECFR's activities within their own countries. The Council is chaired by Martti Ahtisaari, Joschka Fischer and Mabel van Oranje.

Ecfr Polish Council members include:

Leszek Balcerowicz  -Professor, Warsaw School of Economics; former Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister

Marek Belka  - Governor, National Bank of Poland; former Prime Minister

Jan Krzysztof Bielecki  - Chairman, Prime Minister's Economic Council; former Prime Minister

Henryka Bochniarz  - President, Polish Confederation of Private Employers – LEWIATAN

Jerzy Buzek - President of the European Parliament; former Prime Minister

Danuta Hübner– MEP, former European Commisioner

Aleksander Kwaśniewski - former President

Andrzej Olechowski - former Foreign Minister

Adam D. Rotfeld - former Minister of Foreign Affairs; Co-Chairman of Polish-Russian Group on Difficult Matters, Commissioner of Euro-Atlantic Security Initiative

Piotr Serafin - Secretary of State for European Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Radosław Sikorski– Foreign Affairs Minister

Aleksander Smolar- Chairman of the Board, Stefan Batory Foundation

Paweł Świeboda  - President, Demos-EUROPA, Centre for European Strategy


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European Spring: How to put our economies and politics right? - 15 Jul 14

With European economies failing to deliver higher standards of living, and growing public disillusionment with apparently self-serving politicians, Philippe Legrain discusses where

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