INFO.cz: Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova are claiming their place in the European Union. Will there be an Eastern Enlargement 2.0?

The European Union's enlargement policy experienced a shock at the end of February when Russia-attacked Ukraine applied for EU membership. In the following days, Georgia and Moldova - other Eastern European countries with European aspirations and under imminent threat from Moscow - did the same without hesitation. Ukraine's application in particular was met with a very positive reaction from the EU. Our researcher Jana Juzová writes for INFO.cz.

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Think Visegrad Fellowship offer: Call for proposals 2022

The Think Visegrad platform, which brings together think tanks from the Visegrad countries, including the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, is offering 8 visiting fellowships to non-Visegrad expert fellows for the period Autumn/Winter of 2022. The duration of fellowships varies from 6 to 8 weeks (based on agreement with the hosting institute).

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ČRo Plus: Ukraine applies to join the European Union. Is its membership just wishful thinking or is it actually on the agenda?

Our researcher Jana Juzová spoke on Český Rozhlas Plus about Ukraine's application to the European Union, which was submitted last week. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky submitted the application, which was subsequently supported by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and the entire eastern wing of the Union. Is Ukraine's starting position problematic? How likely is it that candidate status will be granted? And which members are traditionally against the enlargement of the Union?

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EURONEWS: Ukraine is pushing for EU membership. But what are the real chances?

Our Researcher Jana Juzová commented Ukraine and its prospects for EU membership in the article for Euronews. Zelensky has in fact signed an official application for EU membership, a step that any European state can initiate on its own. Zelensky has raised the stakes and asked for a faster procedure so that his country can join the Union as soon as possible.

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INVITATION: Webinar: CO2 capture and storage (CCS)

We would like to invite you to a webinar on CO2 capture and storage (CCS) in the Slovak Republic organized within the project ,,Building momentum for the long-term CCS deployment in the CEE region''.

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Youth Conference in Prague

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, in cooperation with the European Parliament office in the Czech Republic, is organising the first Youth Conference in Prague for students at Czech middle schools and universities, which will be part of the activities of the conference on the Future of Europe. The conference aims to provide young people with a platform and opportunities to be part of the Europe-wide discussions on the future of Europe.

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Policy Brief: A “New” pact on Migration and Asylum? The European migration policy path-dependency

Our intern Agathe Helluin has written a Policy Brief on "A New Start on Migration": this is how the European Commission described the new pact on migration and asylum presented at the 2020 State of the Union speech in September. This new pact undoubtedly captures the expectation that the EU will fully reshape its migration policy by recognising its limits and shortcomings.

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Call for applications for Head of Industry Decarbonisation

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy is looking for a Head of Decarbonisation of Industry. For more information, including requirements, please see the attached PDF. Applications will be accepted until 23 September.

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Think Visegrad Fellowship offer: Call for proposals 2021

The Think Visegrad platform, which brings together think tanks from the Visegrad countries, including the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, is offering 8 visiting fellowships to non-Visegrad expert fellows for the period Autumn/Winter of 2021. The duration of fellowships varies from 6 to 8 weeks (based on agreement with the hosting institute).

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POLICY BRIEF: A 10-billion deal: The European Innovation Council to finance and accelerate breakthrough technologies across Europe

In the final part of the EUROPEUM series on the Innovation pillar of Horizon Europe, our Associate Research Fellow Katarína Svitková focuses on the European Innovation Council (EIC), officially launched in March 2021.

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