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Marcin Swiecicki

Marcin Swiecicki, Polish economist. Fullbright fellow 1975-1976, 84-85.

Background

  • Swiecicki, Marcin was born on April 17, 1947 in Warsaw, Poland. Son of Andrzej and Jadwiga (Wierusz-Kowalska) Swiecicki.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Warsaw University, 1970. Master in Economic Science, Warsaw University, 1971. Student, George Washington University, 1976.

      Doctor in Economic Science, Institute of Planning, Warsaw, 1981. Visiting scholar, Harvard University, 1985.

    Career

    • From councillor to chief specialist Planning Committee Warsaw, 1972-1982. Director for study and analysis Consultant Economic Council Warsaw, 1982-1987, general secretary, 1987-1989. Secretary PZPR Center Committee, Warsaw, 1989.

      Minister foreign economic cooperative Warsaw, 1989-1991. Independent advisor Warsaw, 1991—1994, 2001—2002. Mayor City of Warsaw, 1994-1999.

      Undersecretary of state and member negotiating team Minister of Economics responsible for relations with European Union, 1999—2000. Coordinator economic and environmental activities Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, 2002—2005. Director United Nations Development Programme, Blue Ribbon Analytical and Advisory Center, Kyiv, Ukraine.

      Scientific worker Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1991-1994. Participant Round Table Debates, Warsaw, 1989. Advisory to Lithuanian Government, Warsaw, 1993, the President of Lithuania, 2000-2001.

      Deputy chairman Parlimentary Commission for Foreign Relations, Warsaw, 1993.

    Works

    • Co-author: The Economy of Ukraine, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Active Polish United Workers Party, Warsaw, 1974-1990, Freedom Union, Warsaw, since 1993. Vice president Democratic Party, 2006-2007. National council member Democratic Union, Democratic Party, Warsaw, since 1994.

    Deputy Polish Parliament, Warsaw, 1989-1991, 93-96. Co-founder, president Polish Committee Supporting Establishment of Museum of History of Polish Jews, since 1997, Old Powazki Cementary Committee, since 2001. Member Polish Association for Club of Rome (treasurer 1987), Polish Fullbright Alumni Association (founder, vice president 1993), Business Center Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Mountain hiking, jogging, volleyball, political books, memoirs.

    Connections

    • Married Joanna Maria Szyr, June 24, 1969. Children: Tomasz, Jaroslaw, Ignacy, Konstancja.
    • father: Andrzej Swiecicki
    • mother: Jadwiga (Wierusz-Kowalska) Swiecicki
    • spouse: Joanna Maria Szyr
    • children: Tomasz Swiecicki
    • Jaroslaw Swiecicki
    • Ignacy Swiecicki
    • Konstancja Swiecicki
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    Born April 17, 1947
    (age 70)
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    • 1970
      Warsaw University
    • 1971
      Warsaw University
    • 1976
      George Washington University
    • 1981
      Institute of Planning
    • 1985
      Harvard University
    • 1972 - 1982
      From councillor to chief specialist, Planning Committee Warsaw
    • 1989
      secretary, PZPR Center Committee
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1989 - 1991
      minister foreign economic, cooperative Warsaw
    • 1991 - 1994
      independent advisor, Warsaw
    • 1994 - 1999
      mayor City of Warsaw
    • 1999
      undersecretary of state and member, negotiating team Minister of Economics responsible for relations with European Union
    • 2001 - 2002
      independent advisor, Warsaw
    • 2002 - 2005
      coordinator, economic and environmental activities Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe
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