European University Institute State of the Union
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Danuta Hübner

Danuta Hübner is a member of the European Parliament, where she chairs the Committee on Constitutional Affairs. In 2004 she was entrusted as European Commissioner with the Regional Policy portfolio, a position she held until July 2009. Previously, Professor Hübner held various roles in Poland’s Government, such as Minister for European Affairs and Minister Head of the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland, and in 2000-2001 was Under-Secretary-General of the UN and Executive Secretary at the UN Economic Commission for Europe. Professor Hübner is one of Poland’s foremost economists and policymakers and has played a key role in the enlargement of the EU.