"United in sadness" - a tribute to Paweł Adamowicz, Mayor of Gdańsk

EESC President Luca Jahier and Isabel Caño, Vice-President for communication, paid tribute to Paweł Adamowicz, Mayor of Gdańsk, who succumbed to injuries from a brutal attack on 13 January 2019 during a public charity event. The commemorative ceremony took place on the Solidarność Esplanade of the European Parliament in Brussels on 15 January.

As Mayor of Gdańsk for 20 years, a European and a defender of democratic values and dialogue, he transformed the city of Gdańsk into a dynamic and open place. He helped build democracy in Poland and in Europe.

Statement by Luca Jahier, President of the EESC (ehp)