ČRo Radiožurnál: The failure of the right and Janez Janša - Slovenian parliamentary elections

The head of our Brussels office, Žiga Faktor, gave an interview to ČRo Radiožurnál on the results of the parliamentary elections in Slovenia. Is there a chance for change in Slovenia?

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ČRo PLUS: How are the Slovenian parliamentary elections going?

The head of our Brussels office, Žiga Faktor, gave an interview for ČRo PLUS about the parliamentary elections in Slovenia and, for example, the role played by Ukraine.

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ČRo: How are the Slovenian parliamentary elections going?

Our researcher Žiga Faktor was a guest on the Czech Radio afternoon news. The news focuses on the parliamentary elections in Slovenia. It mentions how the main candidates differ and their stance on the war in Ukraine. In this context, it also mentioned what themes resonated among Slovenian citizens the most.

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E15.cz: Orbán emptied the state coffers before the elections. Next government will have to cut back

Réka Sulyok from the Institute for European Policy EUROPEUM described for news server E15.cz the current political developments in Hungary in the context of the upcoming parliamentary elections. The article discusses in more detail the position Hungary could potentially find itself in after the re-election of the current prime minister Viktor Orbán or, on the contrary, the consequences of a possible victory of the opposition candidate Péter Márki-Zay.

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SWP: Between change and continuity: European expectations towards Czech and German EU policies after the 2021 elections

For the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Žiga Faktor, Director of our Brussels office, and Zuzana Stuchlíková, Research Associate at EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, co-authored an article on the European expectations of the Czech and German governments' European policy.

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EURACTIV: Babis’ defeat will weaken the link between Prague and Budapest

Our director Zdeněk Beránek spoke about the relations between Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and his Hungarian counterpart Victor Orbán. Both are harsh critics of the EU institutions. However, the defeat of Babiš in recent parliamentary elections could hurt relations between the capitals.

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INVITATION: To what extent will the parliamentary elections affect the parties' approaches to the European Union?

We invite you to the debate "To what extent will the parliamentary elections affect the parties' approaches to the European Union?" The debate will take place on Thursday 6 October 2021 from 17:30 to 19:00.

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Policy Paper: What climate will the German and Czech elections bring?

In the next Policy Paper, Lucie Vinařská writes about what changes in the fight against climate change may be brought about by the upcoming parliamentary elections, which will take place this autumn both in the Czech Republic and in neighbouring Germany.

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INVITATION: Prague Climate Talks: Climate as an electoral topic: Czechia vs. Germany

We would like to invite you to the Prague Climate Talks debate, organized by the Institute for European Policy EUROPEUM together with the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Prague and under the auspices of the United Nations Czech Republic. The media partner of the project is Deník N. On Thursday September 9, we will focus on Climate as an electoral topic. The event will take place from 17:00 to 18:30 online on our Facebook.

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ČRo Plus: By how much would it be necessary to increase the budget for the Czech Presidency of the European Union in order to be sufficient?

Our research fellow Vít Havelka talked about the issues of the Czech Presidency of European union in the Czech Radio Plus broadcast. The presidency is facing the problem of a small budget and the forthcoming parliamentary elections.

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