Robert Biedroń is Chair of the European Parliament’s Committee on Women’s Rights and Gender Equality. He has been serving as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) since 2019. Previously, he was the mayor of Słupsk from 2014 to 2018. Prior to that, he was a member of the Polish Parliament, the Sejm, during its 7th session (2011–2014). He’s also a former member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe and the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe.
Biedroń launched a new political party called Spring in February 2019 and was elected an MEP on his party’s list in May 2019. He is one of the three leaders of The Left (Lewica), a political alliance founded to contest the 2019 parliamentary election composed of the Democratic Left Alliance (SLD), Spring and the Left Together (Lewica Razem).
He ran for president of Poland in the 2020 election and finished as the sixth most popular candidate.
Member of the European Parliament | Chair, FEMM Committee