RECOMMENDATION: National Convention on the EU: Programme of the Presidency Trio France - Czech Republic - Sweden

We bring you a summary and recommendations resulting from the roundtable discussion of the National Convention on the EU held on 1 October 2021. The recommendations were prepared by Zuzana Kasáková.

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INVITATION: EU± // Is the V4 the most important Czech ally in the EU?

We invite you to the EU± debate, this time on whether the V4 is the most important ally of the Czech Republic. The debate is organised with the support of the Jean Monnet Chair TeDEUSS - Teaching and debating EU small states' security at FSV UK and co-funded by the European Union's Europe for Citizens programme.

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INVITATION: The Czech Republic's position in the EU after the elections - what direction will it take?

A new government will lead the Czech Republic after the recent elections. It will have to face domestic challenges such as high inflation and rapidly growing national debt, the transition to a low-carbon economy and the issue of affordable housing. At the same time, however, the Czech government will also face many important issues with European implications. The future direction of the Czech Republic within the EU will be another topic of Café Evropa debates.

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The Brussels Times: Amid Pandora Papers fallout, can Pirates take over the Czech Republic?

Our researcher Jana Juzová commented on the position of the Pirate Party in the Czech political environment. What is their success and why they are the only relevant progressive choice?

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The Brussels Times: Mohou Piráti na pozadí kauzy Pandora Papers ovládnout Českou republiku?

Naše výzkumnice Jana Juzová se vyjádřila k postavení Pirátské strany v českém politickém prostředí. Jaký je jejich úspěch a proč jsou jedinou relevantní progresivní volbou?

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National Convention on the EU: Sustainable mobility in the context of the "Fit for 55" package

Our Institute is the expert guarantor of the National Convention on the EU on Sustainable Mobility in the context of the "Fit for 55" package, which will take place on Friday 15 October in a hybrid format.

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Hospodářské noviny: We cannot do without V4, says Babiš as well as the opposition. But a new analysis shows that the alliance doesn't really work

Both the government and the opposition agree on the need to emphasize partnership and cooperation between the Visegrad countries. Our researcher Vít Havelka commented on the position of the Czech Republic within the V4 in an article in Hospodářské noviny.

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Hospodářské noviny: Bez V4 se neobejdeme, tvrdí Babiš i opozice. Nová analýza ale ukazuje, že spojenectví ve skutečnosti nefunguje

Both the government and the opposition agree on the need to emphasize partnership and cooperation between the Visegrad countries. Our researcher Vít Havelka commented on the position of the Czech Republic within the V4 in an article in Hospodářské noviny.

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Seznam Zprávy: The end of the myth of the "bad" EU. It rarely happens that the Czech Republic is outvoted

Our research fellow Vít Havelka commented for Seznam Zprávy on the results of a study on voting in the Council of the EU, which focused on cooperation in voting by individual member states within various groupings such as the Visegrad Four, Benelux and others.

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Hospodářské noviny: Who is the Czech Republic's key partner?

In Hospodářské noviny's podcast Morning Briefing by Ondřej Houska, our researcher Vít Havelka commented on who is the Czech Republic's key partner and assessed the functionality of the Visegrad Four.

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