RTVS | The European Union enlargement

European Commision has recommened the start of accession talks with more candidate countries and the topic of EU's enlargement is once more high on the priority list. In what time horizon will these countries be able to become full members? And will it be even possible to bring new states to the table before full-scale reforms that could change the EU we know today? The director of our Brussels office Žiga Faktor has commented on the issue in an interview with RTVS.

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ČT24 | The future of EU's enlargement

European Commission has recommended in its assessment report for the accession talks with Ukraine, Moldavia and Bosnia and Herzegovina to begin. The prime ministers of the bloc's countries will have the final say on the matter at the summit in the middle of December, but uninamous agreement will be needed. Will it be possible to achieve? Our deputy director Viktor Daněk has commented on the issue and further EU's reforms in an interview with the ČT24.

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RTVS | European Commission Report: Who will it support on their way to EU?

European Commission report with 10 state's progress assesment on their way to becoming a European Union members is crucial for these countries. Žiga Faktor, director of our Brussels's office, has commented on which countries will most probably be supported by this report in getting a candidate status in an interview with RTVS.

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RTVS: Kiev awaits assessment from the European Commission

Jana Juzová, Senior Research Fellow, appeared on RTVS News, where she commented on Ukraine's possible accession to the European Union.

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ČRo Plus | Increased humanitarian aid for Gaza

The European Commission increases the amount of humanitarian aid it will provide in the Gaza Strip. Viktor Daněk, Deputy Director of EUROPEUM Institute, comments on what led to this decision and what impact it will have.

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Radiožurnál | Ukrainian optimism and Balkan frustration. There is a lot of political pressure for EU enlargement, experts say

The European Commission will issue a report on the progress of rapprochement with EU candidate countries. Where do Ukraine or the Western Balkan countries stand? In the Bruselské chlebíčky podcast, the topic was discussed in great detail by Žiga Faktor, Director of the EUROPEUM Institute's Brussels office, and Jana Juzová, our Senior Research Fellow.

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Café Evropa | Citizen Activism in a Passive Society?

We would like to invite you to another debate within the Café Evropa series, this time on the topic " Citizen activism in a passive society?". The debate will take place on Friday, 27 October at 12:15 p.m. as part of the Ji.hlava documentary film festival and will take place in the DKO I cinema.

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Právo | Europe is gripped by Israeli cramps

The communication of EU representatives in connection with the crisis situation in Israel could be described as hasty and incomprehensible. The Deputy Director Viktor Daněk commented on this topic in an article for Deník Právo.

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Aktuálně.cz: Good, but not very specific. Czechs missed a lot in von der Leyen's speech

The current President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, will end her term next autumn. It remains to be decided whether she will run again, but her strong State of the Union speech puts her in an favourable position. Žiga Faktor, director of the EUROPEUM Institute's Brussels office, commented on the current situation for Aktuálně.cz.

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Deník N: More aid to Ukraine, EU enlargement and Chinese electric cars. European Commission chief unveils her plans for next year

EUROPEUM Institute analyst Vít Havelka commented on Ursula von der Leyen's State of the Union speech, in which the European Commission President covered a number of key topics for the current and future development of the EU.

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