News - Archive
29.10.2010Polish preparations for EURO 2012
Safety of stadiums, friendly management of borders, and efficient courts are only a few of the aspects of the preparations for the provision of security to the 2012 European Football Championship. Participants of the workshops for the so called leaders of areas, i.e. persons responsible for the coordination of actions performed by institutions and services taking part in the event, worked on the schedule for the performance of particular tasks.
29.10.2010Polish-German cross-border cooperation
- Through mutual efforts on both sides of the border we would like to prevent law violation incidents, said Minister of Interior and Administration, Jerzy Miller during his meeting with German Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière in Zgorzelec. After Polish accession to the Schengen zone cooperation of services from both countries make it possible to reduce cross-border crime on a regular basis.
29.10.2010Funds for the development of European society
23 November 2010 was the deadline for the organizations promoting fundamental rights to submit applications for operational grants for the support of their operation in 2011. Those organizations include associations or foundations supporting the development of European society by combating such negative phenomena like racism or xenophobia.
29.10.2010How to combat human trafficking
Support for victims of human trafficking, informational activities to combat and prevent crime and the role of non-governmental organizations are only a few topics discussed at the 5th National Conference on combating and preventing trafficking in human beings. Between 1995-2009 there were 3.7 thousand of victims of human traffickers, including 815 foreigners.
06.10.2010More than 1000 legal highs stores closed
On 3 October 2010 in the Pomorskie Voivodship Office Prime Minister, Donald Tusk attended a press briefing on government actions to prevent distributions narcotic drugs, the so called legal highs. During the last two days more than 1000 stores selling such products were closed.
06.10.201016 children’s traffic parks to be built
Until 2012 a total of 16 modern children’s traffic parks are to be set up. The budget of the programme "We are building traffic parks" amounts to PLN 10 million, with PLN 8.5 from EU funds. For the first time the project is financed from the funds provided by the Infrastructure and Environment Operational Programme.
06.10.2010Firemen that put out fires in Russia promoted
Jerzy Miller, the Minister of Interior and Administration met with firemen in Podlaskie Voivodship who helped extinguish fires in Russian forests in August. The State Fire Service officers were promoted and decorated with ministerial orders. Brigadier General Wiesław Leśniakiewicz, the Commander-in-Chief of the State Fire Service also attended the meeting.
06.10.2010Polish-German relations talks
It was for the fifteenth time that experts met to talk about Polish-German relations in Kamień Śląski. The topics discussed at the seminar included tradition, history and culture in the relations between the neighbouring countries. Secretary of State at the Ministry of Interior and Administration, Tomasz Siemoniak, took part in the meeting on 2 October this year.