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27. May 2015

Jerzy Buzek hosts First Europe-U.S. LNG Roundtable

On Wednesday, 27th May 2015 Jerzy Buzek hosted in the European Parliament the First Europe-U.S. LNG Roundtable.

High-level policy-makers and business representatives from both sides of the Atlantic discussed political and legal aspects of possible trade in natural gas, also in a wider framework of global energy security, the Energy Union and currently negotiated Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership Agreement (TTIP).

“Worrying events in European Neighborhood reminded us about our heavy dependence on energy imports…. Our response to those challenges is the Energy Union – including diversification of external suppliers, sources and routes… It is hard to find a more natural and reliable partner for energy cooperation than the United States,”– said Jerzy Buzek.


14. May 2015

Knowledge for innovation

On 14 May 2015 Jerzy Buzek attended the PECSA's International Scientific ConferenceFacing the Challenges in European Union.Re-thinking of EU Education and Research for Smart and Inclusive Growth (EuInteg). The Warsaw School of Economics hosted more than300 politicians, MEPs, representatives of EU institutions, entrepreneurs and scientists.The conference was a continuation of the project initiated in 2011: "European Integration Process in the New Regional and Global Settings (EUintegRATIO)”. One of the main goals of the conference was to stimulate and integrate young scientists and other professionals involved in European issues from Poland and other Eastern Partnership countries.

Jerzy Buzek, as a Special Guest, addressed the audience on the topic of Knowledge for innovation – key to Europe’s relevance. In his speech Mr. Buzek focused on the significance of training and education systems - integrated at EU level - that prepare researchers, innovators, but also consumers of innovation, and highly-skilled workforce. Moreover, he pointed out the necessity of integration of European research institutions into research clusters and the importance of encouraging European firms to invest in innovation.


6. May 2015

Energy Community parliamentary conference

On 6 May Jerzy Buzek hosted the first joint meeting between Members of the European Parliament and Members of Energy Community Contracting Parties’ Parliaments. The meeting – being part of a session of the ITRE Committee – served to assess the progress achieved so far by the Energy Community and its role in contributing to EU energy policy objectives and tackling future challenges.