Newshound for 25 May 2022

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The new National Council of Judiciary selected in 2022 on the rules changed in 2017 has chosen a new president. Dagmara Pawełczyk-Woicka has been a president of Kraków Regional Court and has a reputation of violating the independence of judges in Krakow. Read the article.

Source: Rule of law in Poland

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Today press conference by Chair of delegation MEP Sophie in ‘t Veld. Read more about the event.. You can follow the streaming via Facebook.

When: 25 May 2022, 16.00-18.00
Where: European Parliament's Liaison Office in Valletta, Online


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EU ‘finalising’ deal with Poland for €36bn Covid recovery plan. Valdis Dombrovskis, European Commission executive vice-president, said that Poland might soon receive its funding package that had been frozen due to rule of law dispute. Read the article

Source: Financial Times

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