FORUM 24 | Michel's (ir)responsible departure and Orbán at the head of the European Council? Election fight begins in Brussels

The announced departure of Charles Michel from the European Council immediately became the focus of discussions across Brussels and the member states. Our Deputy Director and Head of the Brussels Office Žiga Faktor commented on several key issues related to the future functioning of the EU.

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National Convention on the EU | Recommendation: response to the US Inflation Reduction Act

Our Associate Research Fellow Tereza Novotná and our Senior Research Fellow Kateřina Davidová wrote recommendations arising from the roundtable discussion of the National Convention on the EU held on 28 April 2023 on the topic "Reactions to the US Inflation Reduction Act".

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National Convention on the EU | Background paper: reaction to the US Inflation Reduction Act

Kateřina Davidová and Tereza Novotná prepared a background paper for the Round Table of the National Convention on the EU on Reactions to the US Inflation Reduction Act. Three main questions are put to the Roundtable: What impact can the IRA have on Transatlantic relations and free trade in general, and how should the EU try to actively shape these relations? How can the EU ensure the competitiveness and strengthen the productivity of its industry in the future and promote the development of EU produced green technologies? How will the changes affect the Czech Republic directly and how should the Czech Republic proceed within the EU to avoid being left behind in the "green race"? Which specific climate-neutral (net-zero) industrial sectors should the Czech Republic focus on?

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INVITATION: Fair and sustainable future of transport and buildings: Outlook for the Czech Presidency

We would like to invite you to a roundtable on "Fair and sustainable future of transport and buildings: Outlook for the Czech Presidency" on 24 May 2022 at 2 pm via the ZOOM platform. The event is organised by Centre for Transport and Energy and EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy.

Show more Proposal to charge for emissions in transport and heating provokes contradictory reactions

Our researcher Kateřina Davidová commented for on the new "Fit for 55" package of proposals on climate and energy challenges. In the article, the researcher explains what plans the EU has to reduce emissions or how the market for emission allowances will change.

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Brief on COVID-19: COVID-19 EU Response: The Subsidiarity Principle has been Working, but now it is Time for Adjustments

Ih his latest brief, our Vít Havelka discusses the topic of limits of the COVID-19 EU response and the subsidiarity principle.

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EU crisis response in tackling COVID-19. Views from the Member States

Christian Kvorning Lassen from Europeum together with Jan Kovář from Institute of International Relations Prague wrote a commentary "Czech Republic: political elites and citizens view EU cooperation with scepticism" for the EPIN Report publication, concerned with EU Member States' crisis reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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EU MONITOR: Sleeping Dragon No Longer: China’s Influence in Central Europe

Louis Cox-Brusseau published an EU Monitor, in which he focuses on a very sensitive topic – the influence of China in Central Europe. He provides a rather complex picture since he analyses the relations in both economic and political terms.

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Commentary: European Elections

Experts from EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy present you with their reactions to the European Parliament elections, which took place last week.

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ČRo Plus: Impacts of the Syrian offensive

Our Vladimír Bartovic commented for ČRo Plus on the topic of the Saturday attack on Syria and its impacts on foreign policy of the Czech Republic.

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