Our researchers Vít Havelka, Kateřina Davidová and Danielle Piatkiewicz wrote a paper titled Review of the Czech EU Policy in 2020/2021.
The institutional year 2020/2021 was strongly influenced by the COVID-19 pandemic, which not only took over most of the agenda, but also influenced the functioning of the EU institutions as such. The European Council and COREPER became the most significant players, as the regular Council meetings were predominantly held online. This constellation had an impact on the EU policy ownership of the Czech ministers, who were simultaneously forced to deal with the deteriorating domestic situation and upcoming elections.
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Areas of expertise: Transatlantic and Central and Eastern European foreign and security relations, democracy promotion and NATO.
Expertise: EU institutional relations with member states, europeisation, transformation role of EU
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