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Ms Iwona ARENT (Poland, EC/DA)

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Law and Justice (PiS)

Chancellery of the Sejm
PL - 00-902 - Warszawa

Working language: English

Declarations of interests:


In the political groups

  • Member: European Conservatives Group and Democratic Alliance since 05/10/2019
  • Member: European Conservatives Group from 25/01/2016 to 04/10/2019

In the Assembly

  • since 22/01/2024 Substitute - Poland
  • from 25/01/2016 to 21/01/2024 Representative - Poland

In the committee(s) and sub-committee(s)

  • Alternate EC/DA: Committee on the Election of Judges to the European Court of Human Rights (since 22/01/2024)
  • Full Member: Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (since 22/01/2024)
  • Member: Committee on the Honouring of Obligations and Commitments by Member States of the Council of Europe (Monitoring Committee) (from 27/01/2020 to 31/01/2020)
  • Full Member: Committee on Culture, Science, Education and Media (from 25/01/2016 to 21/01/2024)
  • Full Member: Sub-Committee on Media and Information Society (from 25/01/2016 to 21/01/2024)
  • Alternate of Mr Kazimierz MATUSZNY (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Education, Youth and Sport (from 29/01/2020 to 21/01/2024)
  • Alternate of Mr Grzegorz JANIK (Full Member): Sub-Committee on Education, Youth and Sport (from 25/01/2016 to 26/01/2020)


Last speeches

20/06/2023 | 18:03:04 Madam Chair, dear colleagues, I am disappointed that this debate on Poland is taking place today. Why? Let me give you some context. Today, Russia is in an illegal war that has murdered women, children, and destroyed homes, schools and hospitals. Russia is also carrying out a disinformation campaign and conducting a hybrid war against all member States of the Council of Europe. Poland is playing a main role in helping Ukraine in a number of fields: humanitarian, military, and in defending... 30/09/2021 | 16:47:29 The situation on the border of Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia is an unprecedented one, which goes far beyond the issues related to immigration and the basic rights (that civilized countries provide to all those seeking security and asylum in the EU.) Alexander Lukashenko's group, inspired by its direct allies, prepared the entire process of transferring immigrants to the border with the Republic of Poland, Lithuania, and Latvia. Additional flights were organized through tourist offices for... 28/01/2020 | 11:23:27 Thank you, Madam President. Dear colleagues, today you are talking about the functioning of democracy in Poland, when in France there are constant protests violently suppressed by force against the judges. Germany and the German courts do not respect and do not execute the Polish court judgments, the court you defend. It's a matter of apologizing to Karol Tendera, a prisoner of the German Auschwitz-Birkenau camp for using the phrase "Polish death camps" by German public television. Mr Pieter...


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