Visegrad Insight Podcast: Are Czechs or Slovaks Downplaying the V4 Presidency?

Our Senior Research Fellow Jana Juzová was a guest on a podcast hosted by Visegrad Insight, where she discusses the launch of the Czech EU Presidency and the Slovak Presidency of the Visegrad Group.

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POLICY PAPER: Citizenship and residency by investment in the EU

In her policy paper, our research assistant Rose Hartwig-Peillon addresses the issue of granting citizenship and residency. Hartwig-Peillon calls for a major redesign of the existing programs and for an EU-wide debate on the schemes at the occasion of the Conference on the Future of Europe.

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Supporting media freedom in Serbia in relation to the EU accession process

We are delighted to announce the launch of a project focused on support for independent Serbian journalists reporting on Serbia’s EU integration process, its obstacles in the field of democratic governance, and the rule of law and fundamental rights and freedoms, including the freedom of media. The project is supported by the Transition Promotion Program of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and implemented together with the Centre for Contemporary Politics from Serbia.

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State of the Rule of Law in the EU: EU’s limited options against democratic erosion in Hungary and Poland

In her blog post, our intern Aneta Navrátilová discusses the rule of law in the EU with regard to the European Commission Report and the situation in Hungary and Poland.

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EU MONITOR: The new Slovak government: An exemplary to the rest of the V4 amidst global crises?

The new direction of the Slovak political scene and the significance of this development within the Visegrad region: that is the topic our Miroslava Pěčková deals with in her latest EU Monitor.

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Kosovo elections – moving towards better future?

The topic of the latest Eastern Monitor, prepared by our Jana Juzová, was October parliamentary elections in Kosovo.

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Support to independent reporting on Serbia’s EU integration process with focus on the Chapters 23 and 24

We are proud to conduct a project focused on support to independent Serbian journalists reporting on Serbia’s EU integration process and specifically the obstacles in the key Chapters 23 and 24 which is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

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Between moderate progress and prolonged stagnation: The European Commission’s Reports on the Western Balkans

In the next entry of the Eastern Monitor series, our Marko Stojić deals with European Commission's reports on the Western Balkans and the potential candidate countries from the area.

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France 24: Zuzana Caputova, une militante anticorruption en tête de la présidentielle en Slovaquie

Martin Michelot commented on the Slovak presidential election and the candidacy of Zuzana Caputová for the website of France 24, a French TV.

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REPORT: Open Government Partnership in the Czech Republic

On 24th of September we hosted a round table with Jeff Lovitt and Věra Řiháčková Pachta. The aim of the event was to present a progress and discuss major findings and recommendations of the OGP Independent Reporting (IRM) summarized in the Progress Report on the Czech Republic.

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