ČT24 | The European Parliament approved new migration rules

The package consists of ten legislative proposals. Its support was by no means certain, with the fractions counting every vote. How was the approval process? What was the importance of the negotiations? What demands does this comprehensive package place on the Member States? And does the package contain mandatory quotas, as the opposition claims? Viktor Daněk, deputy director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, comments on the vote and the content of the just-approved legislative package for ČT24.

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ČRo Plus | European leaders meet on the EU strategic agenda

Petr Fiala will discuss the future direction of the European Union with other European leaders in Vilnius, Lithuania. At an informal working dinner the new strategic agenda is the main topic. The strategy is always defined in the context of the European Parliament elections and before the appointment of each European Commission. In an interview for ČRo Plus Viktor Daněk, deputy director of the EUROPEUM Institute, spoke about both the Czech and EU priorities.

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Preparing news media in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia for the digital age

The project aims to equip civil society organisations in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia with comprehensive knowledge of media pluralism, media freedoms, and access to information necessary in the digital transition of the news media sector.

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Project for journalists from Serbia and Bosnia & Herzegovina

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy invites journalists, editors and media experts to participate in a project “Preparing news media in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia for the digital age” supported by the Transition Promotion Programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

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RTVS | The Future of the Visegrad Group

Differences on key issues between the leaders of the Visegrad Four countries are now being widely discussed in the context of the ongoing summit in Prague. How the relations between the countries will develop, whether we are heading towards the disintegration of the V4 or whether this is an eternal partnership of reason, was analysed by Žiga Faktor, Deputy Director and Head of the Brussels Office, for the RTVS podcast Z prvej ruky.

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Seznam Zprávy | "It's cynical." Why ANO party turned the tables in the migration pact debate

In light of the debates on the migration pact, which represents the next step in solving the migration issue, the Czech political scene is once again focusing on this topic. However, Prime Minister Petr Fiala and the head of the opposition ANO party Andrej Babiš criticize the agreement, despite their previous positions. Viktor Daněk, deputy director of the EUROPEUM Institute, spoke in the 5:59 podcast about the change in their opinions, the possible reasons that led to it, as well as the content of the pact itself.

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Euractiv | European Council approves financial package for Ukraine as part of its budget

An extraordinary summit of the European Council is held on 1 February. During the summit, the main topic was the financial support package for Ukraine as part of the multiannual European budget. Although the package was blocked by Hungary back in December, it has now been approved. Žiga Faktor, Director of our Brussels office and deputy director, commented on the event and its circumstances for Euractiv.

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ČT24 | Twenty years of the Czech Republic in the European Union - From behind the scenes in Brussels

What are the differences in perception between the EU capital and the Czech Republic? Our deputy director Viktor Daněk explained how the daily reality in Brussels differs from ours and what the work of a journalist looks like.

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BLOG | Gender quotas in business: the European Union and its strategy for equality

Even in the most developed countries in the world of today, there is still inequality between men and women, especially in the top public positions. One way of tackling this problem is gender quotas, which the European Union has now taken up in a business context. You can read about the adopted directive and the EU's overall strategy to address the under-representation of women in our intern Natálie Hendlingerová's new blog.

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INVITATION | Urban Talk: Imaginaries of Revenge

We would like to invite you to a debate on "Imaginaries of Revenge", which will take place within the Prague European Summit. The debate will take place on Wednesday 15 November 2023 at 10:50 in the main building of the Faculty of Arts, room 301.

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