Party politics drove Poland’s threat to veto a wildly popular recovery fund that promises to have significant economic benefits for Polish voters
Programme Coordinator, ECFR Warsaw
Andrzej Mendel-Nykorowycz is the programme coordinator of the Warsaw office of the European Council on Foreign Relations. Mendel-Nykorowycz joined ECFR in October 2016. Previously, he was an intern at the Centre for International Relations in Warsaw. He graduated in from the University of Warsaw in International Relations and from Aberystwyth University in International Politics, with a focus on Middle Eastern politics.
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