Seznam Zprávy | Czechs with MEP Turek and Germans disappointed with the "post-Soviet" development

The European elections ended with the success of far-right parties. Nevertheless, they will probably not have a decisive influence in the European Parliament and there will probably be no significant shift in the European agenda. What will the new MEPs do about the Green Deal or further support for Ukraine? Žiga Faktor, deputy director and head of EUROPEUM's Brussels office, comments for the 5:59 podcast of Seznam Zprávy.

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ČRo Plus | Election Special - EUROPEAN ELECTIONS 2024

EU citizens elect a new European Parliament. How did the election results turn out in the Czech Republic and other European countries? And do the election results reflect the MEPs work in the last term? Žiga Faktor, deputy director and head of EUROPEUM's Brussels office, commented for Czech Radio's special election coverage.

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TV ZAK | The Euro elections are over. Experts commented on the results during the night at the European House

The interests of the Czech Republic will be represented for the next 5 years by 21 newly elected MEPs. Experts commented on the interim results of the elections during the night from Sunday to Monday at the European House on Národní třída in Prague. The election night also included a panel discussion during which the performance of the European Parliament was evaluated. Martin Vokálek, Executive Director of EUROPEUM Institute, outlined the challenges that await the new one for regional TV ZAK.

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RTVS | Elections show Europeans' new priorities

After the European Parliament elections, the two largest factions retained their positions. However, far right parties has made gains at the expense of the Liberals and Greens. It was significant in France, Germany, Austria and other Member States. Why more and more young people vote for them? Will the right-wing groups in the EP join forces? And how can they influence migration policy, support for Ukraine or the Green Deal? For RTVS programme Z prvej ruky comments Žiga Faktor, deputy director and head of the EUROPEUM Institute's Brussels office.

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Radio Free Europe | EU Enlargement is threated by the far right parties in Member States, not in the European Parliament

Even thought parties belonging to the far right achieved good results in the European elections, their growth was not enough to have a major impact on politics in the future European Parliament. What developments can we anticipate with regard to the policy of enlargement of the EU after the elections? Žiga Faktor, deputy director and head of EUROPEUM Institute's Brussels office, comments on the situation for Serbia's Radio Free Europe.

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168 hodin | Who is the surprise of the European election?

Filip Turek, originally an outsider, pulled the Přísaha and Motorists coalition into third place and gained more than ten percent of the vote. He bet on a ban on internal combustion engines and social networks. How realistic are his election promises? Who did he take votes from and who helped him? Filip Křenek, Project Coordinator and Analyst at EUROPEUM Institute, commented on the topic for Czech Television's investigative programme 168 hodin.

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Respekt | European Elections: Is the Green Deal in jeopardy?

Despite the weakening of the strongest supporters of the Green Deal in the European Parliament elections, the parties that promoted it still dominate the political scene in Brussels. Experts agree that the Green Deal for Europe will not be abolished, however, adjustments may be made to it. Commenting for Respekt magazine is Kateřina Davidová, a researcher at EUROPEUM Institute.

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TA3 | The new European Parliament will determine the direction of the EU

Žiga Faktor, Deputy Director and Head of EUROPEUM Brussels Office, commented on the interim results of the June European Parliament elections directly from Brussels.

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ČRo Plus | Far-right parties in the European Parliament

Surveys suggest that the far-right is gaining strength. Experts predict the possibility of a "Trump-like moment" in Europe. How significant is this risk for key EU players such as Germany, France, or Italy? Are there similar reasons for the rise in support for right-wing parties across Europe? These and other questions were answered by Vít Havelka, Senior Researcher at EUROPEUM Institute for Czech Radio.

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Blesk.cz | Charanzová the most influential MEP

The European Parliament has been mentioned a lot lately. However, this institution, which is far away from the Czechs, will undergo a transformation in the June elections. The EUROPEUM Institute has prepared a ranking of the influence of MEPs based on a survey of selected experts and stakeholders in European politics. Viktor Daněk, Deputy Director of EUROPEUM Institute, describes the ranking in more detail.

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