czwartek, 16 stycznia 2020

Poland in the European Union: Achievements, Problems & Prospects (A report by experts from the Polish Academy of Sciences)


W ub. roku miałem zaszczyt współpracować w Zespole Ekspertów Wydziału I Nauk Humanistycznych i Społecznych Polskiej Akademii Nauk pod kierunkiem prof. Jerzego Wilkina. Przygotowany przez zespół Raport Polska w Unii Europejskiej: Osiągnięcia- problemy - perspektywy ukazał się w polskiej i angielskojęzycznej wersji.

Polish Academy of Sciences

Division One: Humanities and Social Sciences

Poland in the European Union: Achievements, Problems & Prospects. (A report by experts from the Polish Academy of Sciences)


Edited by Jerzy Wilkin, Ordinary Member of the Polish Academy of Sciences

English version translated and copy-edited by "Sax Translations" (D. Sax, A. Król)


Foreword – J. Wilkin

1. What significance does European integration hold for Poland in terms of civilization and development? – J. Wilkin

2. What was Poland’s road to the EU and where are we now? – J. Wilkin

3. Does EU membership pose a threat to the sovereignty of the member states? – R. Grzeszczak

4. Can the EU monitor the observance of the rule of law in a member state and, if so, then when? – R. Grzeszczak

5. How are competences divided between the EU and the member states? – R. Grzeszczak

6. What are the values listed in Article 2 TEU, including the rule of law, democracy, and respect for freedom? – G. Janusz

7. How strongly is Poland anchored in the EU’s institutional system and values? – A. Rychard

8. Has the EU membership strengthened democracy in Poland, and if so, then how? – A. Rychard

9. Are the Poles Eurosceptics or Euroenthusiasts? – M. Bilewicz

10. What migration trends are emerging in the EU and what are their consequences for Poland and the whole of the EU? – D. Praszałowicz

11. Does prejudice against immigration take us further away from the EU? – M. Bilewicz

12. Does the education system in Poland correspond with modern education models and standards in the EU? – B. Śliwerski

13. In what ways does Poland’s EU membership broaden the young generation’s educational possibilities? – B. Śliwerski

14. How should we educate the public, especially young people, in today’s atmosphere of growing nationalist sentiments and the negation of the ideas upon which European integration is based and developed? – G. Janusz

15. What could push Poland to the sidelines of European integration? – G. Janusz

16. Would the Polish public (a majority of it) be inclined to accept Poland’s exit from the EU, and if so, then under what circumstances? – A. Rychard

17. What are the main economic benefits that Poland derives from European integration? – K. Jajuga

18. Should Poland join the euro zone? What are the related dangers and benefits? – K. Jajuga

19. Does the EU need closer economic integration? - K. Jajuga

20. What model of capitalism will Poland probably pursue, if it loosens its relations with the mainstream of European integration to a significant degree? – A. Wojtyna

Final remarks and summary – J. Wilkin

Supplement: Financial transfers between Poland and the EU budget between 1 May 2004 and 1 May 2019. What next? – J. Wilkin

Zainteresowani znajdą raport na stronie PAN.