Dariusz Wróbel

Dariusz Wróbel

Mayor of Opole Lubelskie, Head of Polish delegation to the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe (CLRAE)

 

Expert Fields

  • self-government,
  • cooperation and mutual relations between self-govermental and governmental administration,
  • international cooperation of self-governments,
  • Polish foreign policy.

Professional and Social Career

Since 2008

Member of the European Committee of the Regions in Brussels

Since 2007

Chairman of the Local Action Group “Fruit Trail”
Board Member of the Associationof LocalGovernments of Bug Euroregion
Member of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe (CLRAE)
Board Member of the Association Scholares Minores pro Musica Antiqua

2005-2009

Member of the Poviat Employment Council in Opole Lubelskie

Since 2006

Mayor of Opole Lubelskie
Board Member of the Union of Small Polish Town

2002-2007

Member of the Board of Trustees of the Health Care Centre in Opole Lubelskie

2002-2006

Deputy Mayor of Opole Lubelskie

1995-2002

Head of Investment Department in the Town Hall of Opole Lubelskie

  • Member of the Monitoring Committee of the Regional Operational Programme of Lubelskie Voivodeship for 2014-2020
  • Member of the Commune Board of Volunteer Fire Brigades
  • Initiator of establishing a branch of the Lublin University of the Third Age in Opole Lubelskie
  • Author of “Local Programme of Entrepreneurship” distinguished by the Lublin Business Club
  • Originator of locating in Opole Lubelskie a state-of-the-art prison for 650 prisoners that created over 300 new jobs
  • Initiator of development of cooperation between Opole Lubelskie and its twin towns (Hamme (Belgium), Satorajuhely and Mikohaza (Hungary), Sokal (Ukraine))
  • Member of Lublin District Chamber of Civil Engineers

Activities in:

  • The Joint Central and Local Government Committee - the Panel on Public Administration and citizens’ safety, acting by the Ministry of Administration and Digitization of Poland
  • The Monitoring Committee of the Community Initiative EQUAL
  • The Monitoring Committee of TheOperational Programme Development of Eastern Poland
  • The Monitoring Committee of Infrastructure and the Environment Programme

Coordinator of the projects (selected)

  • Coordinator of the project “Development of IT infrastructure in the Commune of Opole Lubelskie”
  • Coordinator of the project “Complex modernization of street lighting in town and commune Opole Lubelskie”, which received 1st award in Polish national contest “Commune with Best Street Lighting 2003”
  • Coordinator of the Pilot Programme Leader+ “Initiating cooperation of local communities for development of rural areas in the Commune of Opole Lubelskie”
  • Author of “Local Programme of Entrepreneurship Development” distinguished by the Lublin Business Club
  • Initiator of establishing a branch of the Lublin University of the Third Age in Opole Lubelskie
  • „Initiating cooperation of local communities for development of rural areas in the Commune of Opole Lubelskie”
  • “Complex Revitalisation Plan of Town Opole Lubelskie”

Commendations / achievements (selected)

  • Commune Fair Play 2006. Certified location of investments
  • Certificate of the programme “Transparent Poland” 2005
  • Certificate “Eco-Friendly Self-government” 2007
  • Laurel by “Gazeta Prawna” – “European Commune. European City” 2009
  • Certificate “Commune friendly to Education and its Staff” 2009
  • Ranking of “Rzeczpospolita” in gaining European funds: 5th in the Lubelskie Voivodeship, 91th in Poland (2009)
  • Second Award in the contest “National Leaders of Innovation 2011” in the category “Innovative Commune”
  • Investor-Friendly Commune “Commune Excellence” 2011/2012, 2014, 2015
  • Gold Trowel Award in the category “Revitalisation of Historic Monuments” 2013
  • Leader of Eurofunds 2007-2013

Medals and commendations

  • Black Austrian Cross (2014)
  • Gold Cross of Merit for outstanding work for local community and achievements in work in self-government awarded by the President of the Republic of Poland (2012)
  • Badge “Friend of the Blind” issued by the Lubelskie Voivodeship Regional Board of the Polish Association of the Blind,
  • Honorary Award “Person of merit to the Lubelskie Voivodeship” Card No 123/2010 issued on 28 May 2010
  • Honorary Award for services to the Association of War-Disabled Persons of the Republic of Poland (2007)
  • Golden Award for services in penitentiary work (2009)
  • Award for services to the National Defense League (2007)
  • Fire Safety Golden Award, Association of Volunteer Fire Brigades of the Republic of Poland (2010)
  • Fire Safety Silver Award, Association of Volunteer Fire Brigades of the Republic of Poland (2006)