Michal Piechowicz

Michal Piechowicz
Nicolaus Copernicus University | umk · Department of European Studies

PhD, dr

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October 2013 - present
Nicolaus Copernicus University
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The Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP) represents an institutionalized attempt by European Union Member States to respond to the security challenges they confront. This paper discusses the evolution of this policy through the lens of political integration and international relations theories. The analysis integrates both the supranational an...
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The main goal of this study is to contribute to the academic debate concerning EU-NATO relations and to consider the main sources of difficulties in their relationship. In particular, this analysis takes into account the possible role of the strategic documents of both organisations in future cooperation. Consequently, the first part of the article...
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Skuteczne zarządzanie projektem europejskim w przedsiębiorstwie C elem tego artykułu jest selektywna analiza wybra-nych wątków związanych z zarządzaniem projektem w przedsiębiorstwie, którym często nie poświęca się właściwej uwagi w głównych opracowaniach dotyczących tematu. Kierownicy projektu i jego uczestnicy skupiają się na głównych komponentac...
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Celem artykułu jest horyzontalna i funkcjonalna analiza umiejscowienia agencji Frontex w systemie instytucjonalnym UE oraz wskazanie jej znaczenia w tworzącym się ponadnarodowym systemie zabezpieczania granic. Artykuł jest próbą odpowiedzi na pytanie, czy Frontex jest nowym rodzajem instrumentu zarządzania przestrzenią wolności, bezpieczeństwa i sp...
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The Amsterdam Treaty has established the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (AFSJ). Since then, it is an example of a policy-making area creating its way quickly and comprehensively. However, in this paper the main dilemma is to what extent the Schengen development has modified the framework of AFSJ and how it adapts in this policy while being a...
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Recent years confirm that new media have become one of the basic elements of creating communication strategies for the EU institutions. Officials and main decision-makers are increasingly involved in the realm of social media. It is even more significant when we observe that they make use of this tools in a fully transparent way. Such activities ad...
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Recent years confirm that new media have become one of the basic elements of creating communication strategies for the EU institutions. Officials and main decision-makers are increasingly involved in the realm of social media. It is even more significant when we observe that they make use of this tools in a fully transparent way. Such activities ad...
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Zadaniem prezentowanej publikacji jest przybliżenie czytelnikom problematyki pozyskiwania oraz rozliczania, przez podmioty prowadzące działalność gospodarczą w Polsce, wsparcia współfinansowanego ze środków głównie Europejskiego Funduszu Rozwoju Regionalnego w perspektywie finansowej 2014-2020. Stanowi ona selektywne wprowadzenie do wyżej wymienion...
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The Treaty of Lisbon (TL) altered the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) not only in its institutional structure, but also its function and decision making processes. These changes affected the competences of member states, other authorities, and their relationships. They also influenced the prospects for intergovernmental cooperation and th...
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This article is based on documents and legal acts of the EU institutions which are es-sential for the functioning of the European Energy Programme for Recovery. It also provides the legal basis and assumptions of the EU common energy policy. Important aspect addressed in this paper is the efficiency and the level of integration of European gas mark...
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Gender equality is a vital aspect of the European integration process. Although specific legislation concerning gender issues was included in the establishing Treaties, in the Charter of fundamental rights and in a dozen other directives, non-discriminatory principle has also been strengthened by the jurisdiction of the Court of Justice of the Euro...
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This article relates to economic relations between the EU and Japan. It includes a brief history of relationships, the importance of both entities in mutual trade and the impact of the economic crisis on direct investments. In this aspect it is important to reveal the essence of effective way of representing interests of Japanese corporations in th...
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The idea of building interconnectors between the transmission systems of the EU Member States is evolving and getting more visible in Poland. This approach is a part of the implementation of European Energy Policy, which aims to strengthen cooperation between Member States' energy sectors. Combining transmission networks in the EU has also been inc...
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Brussels, the visible symbol of unity in diversity is a "temple" of lobbying. Its functioning institutional structure can be recognized as agora, same as a game field for pressure groups. One sentence describes it perfectly: lobby or not to be - lobitur ergo sum. In ths book, author characterizes the phenomenon at supranational level, discusses co...
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This article refers to the various forms of lobbying at the level of local government in Poland. It includes the current law and the specific needs of local government in the perspective of cooperation witj interest groups. This aspects are presented in the context of current theories of lobbying. This article also reveals and discuss the complexit...
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Article starts from the exceptionality of lobbying and its related aspects at the supranational level. It also reveals interest representation phenomenon from the perspective of corporate interests and discuss forms of actions and associations of companies on the EU forum. Moreover it defines basic concepts and is an introduction to research projec...
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The main goal of this essay is to give a general outlook on the Common Energy Policy of the European Union. It analyses the beginnings of this policy in the 1990’s as well as both law and political approach at present. This background is necessary to measure the engagement of Polish diplomacy in the realization (or contesting) of the EU Common Ener...
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This article deals with the presence of women in the European Parliament after the 2009 elections. Discussion is related to the idea of the EU policy of equality between women and men on the political level.
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This article applies to the structure and essence of the phenomenon of interests representation / lobbying in the European Commission. It reveals origins, objectives of the institution, legal basis and basic distinctions between national and European pressure groups.
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This analysis includes main factors which are a creative force of european integration process, discuss main integration theories and deal with the EU as an international organization in the context of international relations.
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heories which are the base of this article refers to institutional project. Among democratic instruments we can mark out inter alia political institutions. But to find out more about mentioned aspects, It is necessary to examine and analyze fields, methods and ways of thinking about them. This particular dilemma is one of many which we can read abo...

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AIMS Against the backdrop of the current state of research and political developments (swing to the right, anti-European movements, “refugee crisis”, etc.), universities must enable their students to take up a differentiated position concerning controversial topics and to gain reflection competencies. The REFLECT LAB project intends to establish this by supporting lecturers at universities to implement inquiry-based and problem-based learning in their teaching. A particular focus is on teaching degree programmes, because their students can carry the learned methods into school. So called REFLECT LABs – socio-scientific teaching/learning laboratories – will be developed. The aim is to establish an innovative course structure which fosters self-directed learning in higher education institutions. Here …  … students do autonomous research with socio-scientific methods addressing political and socially issues.  … lecturers accompany and support this process and the critical discussion.