Builders involved in the sites of European Football Championship, are not paid in time. It is reported by “Radio” Liberty” with a reference to the trade union leaders and workers themselves. Working with NSK “Olympic” saying that the money paid little and more and not timely. They believe that this situation threatens the quality and timing of completion. “I get a hundred hryvnia per day, somebody has – 150. It’s very small! Withhold wages for the time. Now delayed for a week” – said one of the builders. A few […]
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Poland is training women to work on building sites because so many men have left to work in Britain. As the Polish economy grows and especially now that the country has landed the Euro 2012, there is a huge shortage of construction workers. Employment authorities on Poland have said so many male builders have gone to the UK that there is simply not enough, but that training up some of the many unemployed women to do the work was a logical move.
Throughout April and May 2016, members of the ‘NEVER AGAIN’ Association have provided anti-racism trainings to prison workers and volunteers working with inmates during special workshops in Poland, Greece, and Hungary. The trainings were organized in frames of the innovative educational project E.U.R.O.P.E. (European Union Rapprochement for Offenders and Pupils Education). Supported by the European Commission, the project aims to promote European and civic values among inmates, ex-convicts and socially marginalized youth in cooperation with officials and volunteers. The international project is managed by Collegium Civitas in Warsaw with the participation […]
6000 law enforcement officers and 2,000 health workers will be able to communicate freely with the guests of Euro 2012 in English. This was emphasized by the Vice Prime Minister – Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Borys Kolesnikovduring a news conference at the NSC “Olympic” . He also noted that Ukraine has managed to solve the language problem in the preparations for the football continental championship. “Even though with a great difficulty, but we managed to find the solution to this problem. In principle, those who will be directly in contact […]
National Stadium has already become a part of the landscape of Warsaw. Tourists at the Castle Square (Plac Zamkowy) are taking photos with the Stadium almost as often as with the column of King Sigismund. Construction of the Stadium ends on November 29. That day the general contractor, a consortium of companies under the command of Hydrobudowa, will finish works and the operator of the stadium, the National Sports Centre, will formally became its user. The user will be like a client of a developer who bought a house in […]
In mid 2007, Poland was abuzz after receiving co-hosting rights with Ukraine for the Euro 2012 football championship. A year from the event, the country is biting its nails with key infrastructure yet to be completed. As May came to an end, a storm drew over the Polish capital, Warsaw, and it became evident that the roof at its brand new national football stadium – built ahead of the 2012 European Championship – was not entirely waterproof. Shortly beforehand, it had become known that the staircases at the stadium were […]
The process of preparation of Lviv for Euro 2012 disappointed local entrepreneurs. The authorities promised to create new jobs in the city, however foreigners receive and carry our orders – the “Lwiwska Poszta” newspaper writes. Over the last three years there has not been job offers for construction workers in Lviv. Locals people do not have work and the stadium is built by a contractor from Donetsk – the articles points. The newspaper quotes the head of the local company producing chairs and car seats Bogdan Szewciw who complains that […]
“The delays in construction have been made up, and the reconstruction of the stadium in Kiev, together with adapting it to the requirements of EURO 2012, sticks to the schedule that was agreed on with UEFA.“, said the Minister of Sport in Ukraine, Rawil Safiullin, after he visited the stadium. Safiullin during his visit to the Olympic Stadium was accompanied by Wasilij Mozar, the chief of “Kijewgorstroj” company, which is the general contractor for the reconstruction. Mozar ensured that there are no more arrears towards the subcontractors and the construction […]
On April 18, 2007, the head of UEFA, Michel Platini mentioned Poland and Ukraine as the hosts of the European Championships in football to be held in 2012. Below we present the current status of works concerning major facilities being prepared for Euro 2012. We mean stadiums. Three years ago euphoria broke out in Poland when Michel Platini took out from an envelope a card with the words “Poland and Ukraine.” The joy in Poland, resulting from granting such a prestigious event did quickly turned into fear. Questions “whether Poland […]
UEFA is delighted with the progress of Ukraine in preparations to organize the European football championships in 2012 in recent months – assessed on Wednesday in Kiev, Martin Kallen, UEFA chief executive for Euro 2012. – Now, the situation looks good, works are being made, so we are pleased with the progress made by Ukraine – said Kallen at the press conference. When asked by journalists how he assess the level of preparations in Poland and Ukraine Kallen said that “it is equal.” He also pointed out that the Ukrainians […]