ZPP Representation to the UE

Agata Boutanos

Director of the Representation to the EU


Representation of the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP) to the EU represents interests of the Polish enterprise sector. It deals with general matters concerning all enterprises, it also works within sectors present in ZPP. The ZPP representatives in Brussels are responsible for maintaining relations with the most important EU institutions and stakeholders in economic matters.

One of the key areas of their activity is integration and cooperation with other employers' organisations from Central and Eastern Europe. When working with the most important legislative projects (concerning general and sector matters) they will perform together with other entities.

Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers ZPP Representation to the European Union: Rue d'Arlon 46, 1000, Brussels

Director: Agata Boutanos (a.boutanos@zpp.net.pl)



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Get ready for another exciting training session in Brussels! The next part of the EU decision-making process, which features Agata Boutanos and Piotr Maciej Kaczynski as trainers will begin in February 2024. The event will take place at our office in Warsaw.  More info: https://zpp.net.pl/en/training-on-the-decision-making-process-in-the-european-union/

In light of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine and the pressing challenges posed by climate change, our upcoming discussion will shed light on strategies to ensure European food security. We will explore vulnerabilities, assess consequences, and propose collaborative strategies to fortify the resilience of the European food system.  Event details: Date: 13th February 2024 Time: […]

On December 5, 2023, the Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers organised a working lunch titled “The energy potential of the Baltic Sea: is there a space for a regional innovation valley and closer cooperation among the countries of the region?” hosted by MEP Riho Terras. The speakers included Ronald Lieske, Director of the Managing Authority […]

Regulatory Affairs

Commission monitors strengths and challenges of EU’s competitiveness   On 14.02.2024, the Commission is publishing the new Annual Single Market and Competitiveness Report. The report details the competitive strengths and challenges of Europe’s Single Market, tracking yearly developments according to the nine competitiveness drivers identified in the EU’s 2023 Long-term competitiveness Communication.

Updated Ukraine Recovery and Reconstruction Needs Assessment Released   After almost two years of Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, an updated joint Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment (RDNA3)  released today by the Government of Ukraine, the World Bank Group, the European Commission, and the United Nations currently estimates that as of 31 December 2023 the […]

President von der Leyen launches Strategic Dialogue on the Future of EU Agriculture. President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen has today launched the Strategic Dialogue on the Future of Agriculture, a new forum mandated to shape a shared vision for the future of the EU’s farming and food system.

Position papers, presentation, declarations

Freelance Movement, Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP), European Enterprise Alliance and Taxpayers Association of Europe to express our views and concerns regarding the proposed mandate on the Platform Work Directive. To read the full paper, please click here.

European Enterprise Alliance, Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers (ZPP) Union of Ukrainian Entrepreneurs (SUP) and European Business Association present our position regarding the measures that need to be taken to facilitate economic inflows in Ukraine through the Ukraine Facility, an innovative and strategic initiative that plays a critical role in supporting Ukraine’s reform efforts and […]

Marcin Nowacki, the President of the European Enterprise Alliance, in this episode, collaborates with the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) on MOVA to present innovative solutions for Ukraine’s economic challenges and growth. Listen


‘Majority of EU Parliament backs call for Ukraine aid in message to Orbán‘ – by Max Griera | EURACTIV. The centre-right European People’s Party, liberal Renew, Socialists and Democrats, Greens, and national-conservative ECR all urged EU leaders to agree on further financial aid for Ukraine’s defence efforts during the extraordinary European Council summit starting on Thursday (1 […]

‘€400bn needed for offshore grids by 2050, network operators say‘ – by Frédéric Simon | EURACTIV. Europe’s first-ever Offshore Network Development Plan, published on Tuesday (23 January), highlights the huge investment needed to connect offshore wind farms to final consumers, with an estimated 54,000 kilometres of transmission assets expected to be built in European waters by 2050 […]

‘Franco-British partnership to develop fourth-generation nuclear technology‘ by Paul Messad | Euractiv France | translated by Daniel Eck.   The two start-ups announced they were joining forces to “support the industrial, technological, scientific and regulatory deployment” of fourth-generation nuclear reactors, known as advanced modular reactors (AMRs), they said in a statement.

Union of Entrepreneurs and Employers
ZPP Representation to the European Union

Rue d’Arlon 46, 1000, Brussels

Head of the branch office of ZPP in the EU:
Agata Boutanos
Email: a.boutanos@zpp.net.pl
Phone: + 32 476 590 602