Paweł Robert Kowal

l6-SvzB9Born on 22 July 1975, Rzeszów, Poland
MEP for Poland between 2009 – 2014
European Conservatives and Reformists Group
Curriculum vitae:
Co-founder of the Poland Together (PRJG) party and leader of its national executive (since 2013).
Chair of the Poland Comes First (PJN) party (2011-2013).
Doctor of humanities (2011).
Columnist (since 2007).
Founder member of the Poland Comes First (PJN) party.
Official, head of unit in the Foreign Affairs Department in the Prime Minister’s Office (1998-2000). Assistant, Institute of Political Studies, Polish Academy of Sciences (since 1999). Acting Head of the Department for International Cooperation and European Integration in the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage (2000-2001). Regular cooperation with the Centre for International Relations in Warsaw (2001-2003). Director of the Mazowieckie Culture and Art Centre (2003-2005). Co-founder of and staff member at the Warsaw Rising Museum (2003-2005). Head of the Mayor of Warsaw’s Press Office (2005). Lecturer at a number of institutions, including Collegium Civitas in Warsaw and the Sucha Beskidzka School of Tourism and Environment (since 2006).
Member of the Policy Council of the Law and Justice (PiS) party (since 2005). Vice-Chair of the PiS parliamentary group (2006; 2007-2009). Member of the PiS Policy Committee (since 2007). Left the PiS party in November 2010.
Leader of Ochota District Council in the City of Warsaw (2002-2005). Member of Ochota District Council in the City of Warsaw (2002-2005).
Chair of the Committee on Culture and Media (2005-2006). Chair of the Polish-Russian Parliamentary Group (2005-2006). Vice-Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs (2007-2009).
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (2006-2007).
Member of the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly (2007-2009).
Chair of the Jagiellonian Club in Kraków (1996-1998).
Gloria Artis silver medal. Guardian of National Places of Remembrance medal.

  • Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Cooperation Committee


  • Committee on Foreign Affairs
  • Subcommittee on Security and Defence
  • Delegation to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly
  • Conference of Delegation Chairs


  • Committee on Industry, Research and Energy
  • Delegation to the EU-Moldova Parliamentary Cooperation Committee

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