Hospodářské noviny | The Green Deal may have been a topic of the European elections, but there is nothing to be done about it anymore

Viktor Daněk, deputy director of EUROPEUM Institute, commented for Hospodářské noviny's newsletter Directors of Europe on the future of the Green Deal after the recent European Parliament elections.

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TV Nova | Distribution of factions in the European Parliament

After the European Parliament elections, the elected national political parties have to split into different factions. This process is ongoing, with question marks surrounding the ANO party. Martin Vokálek, Executive Director of EUROPEUM Institute, commented for TV Nova.

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RTVS | What will be the balance of power at the top positions of the Union?

After the European Parliament elections, government leaders of the EU member states must agree on the leadership of the European institutions. The agreement must be finalized by the end of the month. Vladimír Bartovic, President of EUROPEUM Institute, answered questions about the negotiations.

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Český rozhlas | Who will be the next Czech commissioner?

The Mayor's party, who have the right to nominate a European Commissioner under the Czech coalition agreement, have announced that they will nominate both Danuše Nerudová and Jozef Sikela for the position of the next Czech European Commissioner. The government is due to decide on a candidate by the end of August. Can the Czech Republic get a highly sought-after economic portfolio? What are the advantages for the country if it gets it? And how difficult is the process of questioning candidates in the European Parliament, the so-called grilling? Klára Votavová, researcher at EUROPEUM Institute, answered these and other questions in an interview for Czech Radio.

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TV Nova | Personnel Changes in European Institutions

After the European elections, institutions in Brussels are facing personnel changes. Who is likely to assume the most important positions, namely the the head of the European Council, the European Commission, and the European Parliament? Vít Havelka, senior researcher at EUROPEUM Institute, commented on this in the main evening broadcast on TV Nova.

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ČRo Plus | EU leaders discuss key positions. The favorites are von der Leyen, Costa, and Kallas

On Monday 17 June, the leaders of the European Union Member States headed to Brussels for their first joint meeting after the European Parliament elections. They discussed the distribution of key posts at the head of the EU institutions - the President of the European Commission, the European Council and the European Parliament. Filip Křenek, project coordinator and analyst at EUROPEUM Institute, commented on the likely distribution of forces for ČRo Plus.

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Czech Radio | Series: Following the Czech footsteps in the EU

Performances of previous Czech presidents, the contribution of the Czech EU Commissioner Věra Jourová, roaming and reverse charge and the assessment of the Czech Republic as the country of EU Presidency. The topics of the Czech Radio series on Czech footsteps in the European Union were commented by Viktor Daněk, Deputy Director of EUROPEUM Institute.

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Novinky.cz | The European elections have opened a new debate on the migration pact

After Filip Turek and Kateřina Konečná achieved significant success in the European Parliament elections in the Czech Republic, a debate has arisen about their stance on the migration pact. Turek aims to free himself from its constraints, while Konečná advocates for its complete abolition in its current form. But is this even feasible? Viktor Daněk, deputy director of EUROPEUM Institute, commented this topic for Novinky.cz.

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Aktuálně.cz | We don't take European elections seriously. We vote for candidates that would be fun to watch

After the significant success of Filip Turek and Kateřina Konečná in the European Parliament elections, a discussion has emerged regarding their impact on voter turnout and political engagement, potentially shaping political debates and decision-making in the Czech Republic. Viktor Daněk, Deputy Director of EUROPEUM Institute, reflects on their influence on interest in European affairs and potential changes in domestic politics in an interview for the news website Aktuálně.cz.

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ČT24 | Political shift after the European Parliament elections and its impact on the future of the EU

After the European Parliament elections, the strongest faction remains the European People's Party, a grouping that includes TOP09, KDU-ČSL and the Mayors and Independents. The Socialists and Democrats are second and Renew Europe, which includes the winning ANO party, is third. How significantly did the elections affect the European Parliament? Viktor Daněk, deputy director of EUROPEUM Institute, commented for ČT24.

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