The article has been inspired by the Document: Council of the European Union, 10117/ 06 'Renewed EU Sustainable Development Strategy' (Brussels, 9 June 2006). The problems discussed are following: Historical process of the economic and social integration; Prerequisites of the European integration and political will; Disproportions and challenges - spatial and regional policies - ambitious struggle with historical heritage; UE budget and specific distributional policies - prolonged time horizons; National states vis-a-vis internationalization and globalization - collisions and/or harmony with MNC and TNC; Social Questions; European Monetary System; Some suggestions and recommendations for Poland's attitudes and policies.
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