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Danuta HÜBNER Member, European Parliament, Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats), Brussels

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1971 MSc in Economics, Warsaw School of Economics (Central School of Planning and Statistics)
1974 Ph. D. in economics, Warsaw School of Economics
1974 Visiting scholar at the Centre for European Studies at the University of Sussex
1980 Post-doctoral degree in international trade relations, Warsaw School of Economics
1992 Scientific title of Professor conferred by the President of the Republic of Poland
1970s Visiting scholar Universidad Autonoma in Madrid
1981-1987 Deputy Director of the Research Institute for Developing Countries, Warsaw School of Economics
1988-1990 Fulbright scholar, University of California, Berkeley, lecturer at the California State University in San José
1991-1994 Deputy Director, Institute for Development and Strategic Studies, Warsaw
1994-1996 Under-Secretary of State in the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Poland
1995-1996 Chief Negotiator for accession to OECD
1996-1997 Government Plenipotentiary for establishing the Committee for European Integration (KIE), Secretary of KIE with the rank of Secretary of State and Head of the Office of the Committee for European Integration (UKIE)
1997-1998 Minister Head of the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland
1998-2000 Deputy Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva
2000-2001 United Nations Under Secretary General and Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva
2001-2003 Head of Office of the Committee for European Integration and Secretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland
2003-2004 Minister for European Affairs, Poland
2004-2009 Commissioner for Regional Policy, European Commission, Brussels
since 2009 Member, European Parliament, Group of the European People's Party (Christian Democrats); Chairwoman, Committee on Regional Development, Brussels

Memberships

Member of the Economics Board of the Polish Oncology Union, since 2004
Honorary member of Policy Board of the European Business Academy for Enterprises, Warsaw, since 2004
Honorary member of the Soroptimist International Poland - Dom Polski Association, Warsaw, since 2004
Member of the 'Most' (bridge) Association for Combating the Social Exclusion of Persons Suffering from Psychiatric Disorders, since 2004
Honorary Chairwoman of the Editorial Board of the magazine Euroregiony, since 2005
Member of the Policy Board of the bi-weekly Polish economics magazine Nowe {ycie Gospodarcze, since 2006
Member of the BELA Foundation Policy Board, since 2007
Member of the Economics Committee of the Polish Academy of Sciences, since 2007
Member of the Commission on Growth and Development, under the auspices of the World Bank, since 2007
Member of the Scientific Board of the monthly magazine Bank i Kredyt, since 2008
Member of the Advisory Board at the Global Public Policy Institute, since 2008
Member of the International College of the Terra Nova Foundation's Scientific Council, since 2008

Awards

Knight's Cross of the Order of Poland Reborn, 1996
Grand Official of the Order of Merit, Portugal, 1997
Honorary doctorate in law, University of Sussex, 2005
Honorary doctorate, University of National and World Economics, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2007
Honorary doctorate in political sciences, University of Camerino, Italy, 2008
Honorary doctorate, PoznaD University of Economics, 2009