Piotr Maciej Kaczyński

Piotr Maciej Kaczyński is an independent expert on European affairs specializing in European decision-making process.

A frequent speaker and commentator of current European affairs, he is an external trainer of EU civil servants with the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA, Maastricht) since 2014, and a member of Team Europe – Warsaw, a group of experts on the EU affiliated with the European Commission Permanent Representation in Warsaw.

Collaborator with multiple pro-European organisations in the context of the European elections 2019 and a blogger about the European elections in Poland  as part of the project #Gimme5EU commissioned by the European Parliament.

Associate fellow with think tanks in Prague (Europeum) and Madrid (Elcano).

Previously a political advisor in the European Parliament (2012-14), research fellow and head of programme at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS, Brussels), where he was responsible for the EU institutional and political issues (2007-12); and analyst and head of the European Programme at the Warsaw-based Institute of Public Affairs (ISP, 2004-2007).

Author of ‘Poland in Europe: disappointment or merely a hiccup?’ (Madrid 2019), ‘Poland in the European Union. New Challenges 2018’ (co-authored, Warsaw 2018), as well as ‘The Treaty of Lisbon: A Second Look at the Institutional Innovations’ (co-authored, Brussels 2010); ‘Polish Council Presidency 2011: Ambitions and Limitations’ (Stockholm 2011) and ‘Ever Changing Union: An Introduction to the History, Institutions and Decision-Making Processes of the European Union’ (co-authored, Brussels 2011).


The 2019 EU Elections Poland Blog




Latest Articles

Is the European Union truly like the Soviet Union?

In the European public discourse, more and more politicians tend to compare the European Union to the Soviet Union. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Down the corridor, the 'Polexit' sign has gone up

When a member state’s leaders do not engage in solutions to pan-EU problems, but prioritise national uniqueness and promote antipathy towards the European project, we know the process to leave the EU has begun.

It's not a sin to talk about migration

Now is the time to call out political leaders who play with religion and whip up hatred for political advantage, argue Roger Casale and Piotr Maciej Kaczyński

Groups are ready, EuropeanParliament is ready to play

Seven political groups have been formed in the new European Parliament and there are two major left-outs still looking for their place ahead of the Parliament’s inaugural plenary on 2 July. 

Time to listen to the citizens

The new European Commission needs a new approach to communication with the European Citizen. After the May elections we know that the EU became more concrete for the citizen. 

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