In her latest EU monitor, Danielle Piatkiewicz explores the future of Central and Eastern European security after Brexit.
While there is only one project where all V4 members collectively participate in, PESCO remains an opportunity for V4 to work in tandem with other Member States, and potentially closer with the UK. Yet, without Britain’s industrial base, it could be difficult to make future integration projects viable. At the moment, this is not a huge concern for members of V4 as most of their recent military purchases have been with the US and other Member States, but future participation of the UK in PESCO projects and EDF should be politically supported and encouraged by members of the V4.
Areas of expertise: Transatlantic and Central and Eastern European foreign and security relations, democracy promotion and NATO.
Raising awareness about the inner workings of the European Union and how they impact the influence of the Czech Republic within EU structures.