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 Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Prime Minister dissolves the Council of Ministers at the first session of the newly elected Sejm, as well as in the case of: failure to pass by the Sejm of the vote of confidence for the Council of Ministers, passing of the vote of no confidence, or resignation for any other reasons.
Prime Ministers of semi-independent Kingdom of Poland (Nov. 5 1916 - 1918)
Prime Ministers of the 2nd Republic of Poland (1918 - 1939)
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prime_Minister_of_Poland   (650 words)

 Prime Minister - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In a parliamentary system, such as the Westminster System, the Prime Minister is the head of the government while the head of state is largely a ceremonial position.
In some monarchies the prime minister exercises powers (known as the Royal Prerogative) that are constitutionally vested in the monarch and which can be exercised without the approval of parliament.
Prime Ministers can be found in both constitutional monarchies (as is the case in the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Norway and Japan), and in republics, where the head of state is an elected or unelected official with varying degrees of real power.
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /prime_minister.htm   (1283 words)

 Prime Minister Article, PrimeMinister Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A prime minister is the chief member of the cabinet in a parliamentarysystem of government, or alternatively an official in a presidential system or semi-presidential system whose duty is to execute the directives of the President and manage the civilservice.
Prime Ministers can be found in both constitutional monarchies (as is the case inthe United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Norway and Japan), and in republics, where the head of state is an elected orunelected official with varying degrees of real power.
The Prime Minister shall be appointed by the President of the Republic after consultation and with the partiesrepresented in the Assembly of the Republic, due regard being had to the [general] election results.
www.anoca.org /dates/years/prime_minister.html   (1214 words)

 Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Republic of Poland is a country located in Central Europe, between Germany to the west, the Czech Republic and Slovakia to the south, Ukraine and Belarus to the east, and the Baltic Sea, Lithuania and Russia (in the form of the Kaliningrad Oblast exclave) to the north.
Poland has a large agricultural sector of private farms, that could be a leading producer of food in the European Union now that Poland is a member.
Poland's principal ports and harbours are Gdańsk, Gdynia, Kołobrzeg, Szczecin, Świnoujście, Ustka, Warsaw, and Wrocław.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/P/Poland.htm   (2377 words)

 POLISH NEWS - News from POLAND - JANUARY 2004.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
WILL THE U.S. Former Health Minister and former leader of the Mazowieckie Democratic Left Alliance (SLD) Mariusz Lapinski was expelled from the SLD's parliamentary caucus on December 16th because he acted against the basic rules of the club.
Prime Minister Leszek Miller was injured in a helicopter crash near Piaseczno outside Warsaw on December 4th.
Prime Minister Leszek Miller rejected a final offer to delay a reformed voting system until 2014, but said he was hopeful for agreement "in the coming weeks and months".
www.polishnews.com /fulltext/straight/2004/hotnews89.shtml?p=fulltext/straight/2004/hotnews89.shtml&nazwa=STRAIGHT_FROM_POLAND_JANUARY_2004   (1804 words)

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In his remarks, the prime minister emphasized the decisive role being played by the United States in fostering the process of European security integration and said Poland attaches great importance to its membership in the organizations of this system.
The prime minister emphasized how important it is for Poland to keep a close relationship with Western structures, especially with Western security structures, and referred to the example of the joint maneuvers that we had in Poland with the NATO forces.
Prime Minister, last night you told us that the situation in Poland is calm, there is no need to worry.
www.b-info.com /places/Bulgaria/news/95-02/feb02.usia   (961 words)

 Remarks With Polish Prime Minister Marek Belka After Meeting
It is also clear that as the Palestinian-Israeli process moves forward that we are hopeful that Poland, as a country that has good relations with both parties, will be able to play a constructive role in helping in the capacity building of the new Palestinian state in that area.
So, Prime Minister, you can be certain that we are concerned about and want to contribute to the modernization of the Polish Armed Forces.
I know, Prime Minister, that Poland has suffered losses in that cause and I would just like to say particularly to the families of the fallen but also to the Polish people that that action and that effort on behalf of democracy and freedom is greatly appreciated.
www.state.gov /secretary/rm/2005/41850.htm   (750 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- Poland's new prime minister loses confidence vote, but Iraq mission unlikely ...
WARSAW, PolandPoland's new prime minister, Marek Belka, who had urged patience for free-market reforms and his country's mission in Iraq, lost a parliamentary confidence vote Friday.
While Poland's mission in Iraq has wide political support, opposition lawmakers said they rejected Belka because the governing Democratic Left Alliance had lost the legitimacy to govern after the corruption scandals and unpopular spending cuts that led to Miller's demise.
The result raised the prospect of a political vacuum in Poland, the largest of the former Eastern bloc countries that joined the European Union on May 1.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/world/20040514-1332-poland-newleader.html   (285 words)

 Anne Applebaum -- Slippery Pole
Poland is the largest of the candidate members of the European Union, and, within a mere two years, if all goes as planned, it will have the same number of Euro MPs and the same number of votes in the European Council as Spain.
Before being elected prime minister, he dropped a number of heavy hints, suggesting that he planned to terminate a gas-pipeline contract that the previous, Solidarity-led government of Poland had recently signed with Norway.
Now Poland is run by a man who is not merely, like Jörg Haider, suspected of possibly sympathising with a former totalitarian regime; this is a man who openly sympathised with a totalitarian regime indeed helped to run one as a member of its Politburo.
www.anneapplebaum.com /politics/2002/03_23_spec_slippery.html   (1718 words)

 DefenseLINK News: Press Conference with Secretary Cohen and Prime Minister Buzek of Poland
Prime Minister Jerzy Buzek with the Secretary of State for the Defense of the USA, Mr.
Prime Minister Buzek: This is the first visit of a such highly elevated person from the United States.
Minister of National Defense of Poland, the matter for certain shall be mentioned, because it is important.
www.defenselink.mil /transcripts/1998/t06161998_t615wrsw.html   (1135 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > World -- Poland's prime minister steps down amid dismal popularity ratings
WARSAW, PolandPrime Minister Leszek Miller stepped down Sunday after helping lead Poland into the European Union, his government weakened by unresolved economic problems, corruption allegations and a split in the governing party.
After receiving Miller's resignation, President Aleksander Kwasniewski was to appoint former finance minister Marek Belka as new prime minister in a ceremony at the presidential palace.
Belka's appointment is not expected to affect Poland's continued leadership of a multinational force of around 9,000 troops in Iraq.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/world/20040502-0531-poland-newleader.html   (518 words)

 Euro Atlantic Action Commission, Warsaw Poland Polish Government Deputy Prime Minister Jerzy Hausner   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Deputy Prime Minister Hausner emphasized that despite positive signs, economic advancement is far from sufficient to create a real economic space for entrepreneurship, for development of the country or for beneficial European integration.
Deputy Prime Minister Hausner believes that the economic policy and strategy are positive and have the possibility of creating real solutions to solve the internal economic problems on a long-term basis.
Poland's size and its the administrative structure mean that the responsibility lies at the national, regional and local governmental levels.
www.masterpage.com.pl /outlook/hausnersept112003.html   (2966 words)

 USATODAY.com - Poland's prime minister visits troops in Iraq   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's prime minister and defense minister arrived in Iraq Wednesday for a Christmas visit to Polish troops, a Polish military official said.
Prime Minister Marek Belka and Defense Minister Jerzy Szmajdzinski were visiting Camp Echo in Diwaniyah, the new headquarters for the Polish-led international security force in central Iraq, said military spokesman Lt. Col.
Poland, a staunch U.S. ally in Iraq, contributed combat troops for the 2003 war and now has 2,400 soldiers stationed in Iraq as part of the 6,000-strong international force that it leads.
www.usatoday.com /news/world/iraq/2004-12-22-poland-iraq_x.htm   (267 words)

 deseretnews.com | Poles planning to scale back their troops in Iraq
WASHINGTON — The prime minister of Poland told his Parliament on Friday that he would begin drawing down Polish troops in Iraq in January, another blow to a U.S.-led coalition that has lost nearly one-third of its members this year.
Poland's announcement "is not a great signal, and that's an understatement," said Steven A. Cook, a Middle East specialist at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.
Poland has been one of the most pro-American countries in Europe, and the Polish military contributed special forces to the invasion of Iraq in March 2003.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,595098799,00.html   (802 words)

 Ukrainian prime minister's visit to Poland confirms good relations (01/12/03)
KYIV - Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych made his first visit to Poland as the head of Ukraine's government on January 8, receiving confirmation from Warsaw that it had resolved to maintain a "flexible" visa policy for Ukrainians after it enters the European Union and that it will continue to cooperate on a Odesa-Brody-Gdansk oil pipeline.
Poland is expected to become an EU member in 2004.
The Ukrainian prime minister expressed optimism that economic activity between the two neighbors had much room for expansion, especially in the agricultural sector, and said he believed that Warsaw and Kyiv could cooperate in developing common export projects in the military-industrial sector.
www.ukrweekly.com /Archive/2003/020301.shtml   (586 words)

 Worldandnation: Polish prime minister loses vote
WARSAW, Poland - Poland's new prime minister, Marek Belka, lost a parliamentary confidence vote Friday, prolonging uncertainty over free-market reforms but leaving the country's mission in Iraq on track.
The lower house of Parliament voted 262-188 against Belka, appointed prime minister on May 2 after his unpopular predecessor, Leszek Miller, stepped down.
But no immediate effect was foreseen on Poland's role in south-central Iraq, where it heads a multinational force including about 2,400 of its troops.
www.sptimes.com /2004/05/15/news_pf/Worldandnation/Polish_prime_minister.shtml   (255 words)

 Poland will not set date for Iraq pull out: prime minister designate
Poland's Prime Minister designate Marek Belka said on Friday he would not propose a date for withdrawing or reducing Polish troops in Iraq when he addresses parliament on May 14 ahead of a key investiture vote.
Belka's comments came a day after one of the two deputy prime ministers of Poland's new left-wing government, Izabela Jaruga-Nowacka, was quoted by a spokeswoman as saying that she was recommending a pullout of all 2,500 Polish troops in Iraq by year's end.
In a statement to the daily newspaper Zycie Warszawy, the incoming deputy premier said she hoped the new prime minister would announce the withdrawal plan when he addresses parliament on May 14 before the key vote.
www.spacewar.com /2004/040507113543.lzr64tar.html   (461 words)

 Leszek Miller - Prime Minister of Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Poland
Leszek Miller was the founder and secretary general of the Social Democracy of the Republic of Poland (SdRP - 1990-1993), deputy chairman of the SdRP (1993-1997, and from the Third SdRP Congress (6 December 1997) the party chairman.
He served as Minister of Labour and Social Policy (1993-1996), minister-chief of the Office of the Council of Ministers (1996); Minister of Interior and Administration (1997); chairman of the Socio-Political Committee of the Council of Ministers (1994-1997).
www.poland-embassy.si /eng/politics/millerang.htm   (372 words)

 The Chancellery of the Prime Minister
In connection with the tragic earthquake in Asia, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland Marek Belka has sent telegrams of condolence to the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, Manmohan Singh, and the Prime Minister of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, Shaukat Aziz.
A Debate on the Future of the European Union, attended by Prime Minister Marek Belka, was held in the former University Library building in Warsaw on 19 September.
At the Chancellery of the Prime Minister today, there was a first meeting of the working team for Belarusian affairs, composed of special representatives of the Prime Ministers of Lithuania, Latvia, Ukraine and Poland.
www.kprm.gov.pl /english   (577 words)

 Prime Minister Leszek Miller's Visit to India 15-18 February 2003
At the invitation of the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri A.B. Vajpayee, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Poland, H.E. Mr.
It is also significant as it comes at a time when Poland is on the threshold of joining the European Union and when the diplomatic relations between India and Poland are to enter their Golden Jubilee year.
Prime Minister, on behalf of the Polish Delegation I wish to thank you very much for the great hospitality extended to us.
meaindia.nic.in /event/2003/02/15events01.htm   (1747 words)

 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Nation
Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee will not hold any talks with Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf next week in Malaysia where the two will be attending the 13th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit.
Prime Minister of Poland Leszek Miller inspects a guard of honour at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Monday.
The suspicion emanates from the minister’s statement in the Assembly on February 14 that the chemical wastes dumped on the premises of the defunct Union Carbide pesticide plant had no toxic substance and did not contaminate the groundwater in the surrounding localities.
www.tribuneindia.com /2003/20030218/nation.htm   (2475 words)

 Poland's new prime minister pays a visit on Ukraine's leaders (02/17/02)
Prime Minister Miller said trade turnover between the two countries, which today stands at a paltry $1.2 billion, must be increased considerably.
The two prime ministers also discussed a controversial Russian plan to build a natural gas pipeline that would circumvent Ukraine.
For his part, Prime Minister Kinakh was unequivocal in his denunciation of the Russian plan.
www.ukrweekly.com /Archive/2002/070209.shtml   (600 words)

 Poland's next prime minister says pressure building for Iraq pullout plan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Poland's likely next prime minister said Tuesday that domestic pressure is building to set a timetable for an eventual pullout of its soldiers from Iraq, but he plans no imminent retreat.
Marek Belka, who is expected to take over Sunday from Prime Minister Leszek Miller, said his remark reflects the mood among government and opposition parties whose backing he has been seeking to be confirmed as the new leader.
Poland commands a 9,500-member multinational force in south-central Iraq, including 2,400 of its own troops.
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/a/2004/04/27/international1036EDT0508.DTL   (263 words)

 Former Prime Minister of Poland to Speak at WFU
Former Prime Minister of Poland to Speak at WFU
In addition to serving as prime minister from 1996-97, Cimoszewicz held a number of governmental positions including deputy speaker of parliament, minister of justice, attorney general and deputy prime minister.
As chairman of the National Assembly's Constitutional Committee, Cimoszewicz was instrumental in rewriting Poland's constitution.
www.wfu.edu /www-data/wfunews/1998/111798p.htm   (199 words)

 Economics Expert Nominated As New Polish Pm
An economics expert has become the most likely new prime minister of Poland in a surprise development that appears to rule out the possibility of identical twins securing the country's top political jobs.
Speculation that the 56-year-old twins might occupy Poland's top jobs was not dampened by Jaroslaw Kaczynski saying ahead of Sunday's poll that he would not seek the prime minister's job if his brother became president.
Poland is the largest of the eight central and eastern European nations that joined the European Union in 2004.
www.buzzle.com /editorials/9-28-2005-77687.asp   (584 words)

 Poland Begins Tech Link with Columbia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Prime Minister of Poland, the Polish Ambassador, the President of the Polish Academy of Sciences and other officials visited Columbia Oct. 21 to discuss electronically linking Warsaw University and Polish technical institutes to Columbia.
Waldemar Pawlak, the Prime Minister and President of the Council of Ministers; Jerzy Kozminski, Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to the U.S.; Lech Kuznicki, President of the Polish Academy of Sciences, and others attended afternoon discussions in the Burden Room of Low Library with Columbia officials.
The Prime Minister was briefed on Columbia's resources in telecommunications research and technology licensing.
www.columbia.edu /cu/record/archives/vol20/vol20_iss8/record2008.25.html   (269 words)

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