Talking Europe(um) – podcast about Europe and the EU

Talking Europe(um) is a podcast which comments on current issues in the European Union. List of episodes, as well as information about where you can listen to the podcast, is in the article. The podcast is prepared by Žiga Faktor from EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy.

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EU MONITOR: Czechs and the Post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework

In his latest EU monitor, Vít Havelka examines the attitude of the general Czech public towards the new EU Multiannual Financial Framework.

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Prague Climate Talks 2020 – debates about climate change

We are happy to announce the continuation of the Prague Climate Talks project – a platform for high-level discussion on the complex issue of climate change. The project will again host a series of debates with experts, professionals from varying relevant fields and the general public.

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Radiožurnál: Vladimír Bartovic on negotiations at the Special EU Summit on the shape of the next budget

The first day of the extraordinary European Union summit on the shape of the next budget did not bring any agreement. The leaders of the member states came to Brussels with so different demands that it was not even expected. Negotiation continues and may even continue until this weekend. Our director Vladimír Bartovic commented on the summit in an interview.

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TA3: V. Bartovic on the European Union Budget Summit

Representatives of the Member States of the European Union meet on Thursday, February 20 at the Brussels Summit. The main topic of the negotiations is the discussions on the shape of the future common budget of the Union for the years 2021 to 2027. According to the information to date, there is no consensus between countries on the amount of money the budget will contain or exactly what the money will be used for. Comments on the summit by our director Vladimír Bartovic.

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EU MONITOR: Has the time come for a Czech Regional Policy?

Over the past 5 years, the Czech Republic has experienced unprecedented GDP growth, moving the country from 83% of EU average GDP in 2013 to 91% of the EU average GDP in 2019. At the same time, the Czech wage increased by more than 7% in 2013 in the last three years. This phenomenon is addressed by our Vít Havelka in the latest issue of the EU Monitor.

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EU MONITOR: Has the time come for a Czech Regional Policy?

Během posledních 5 let došlo v České republice k nebývalému růstu HDP, který posunul zemi z 83% průměrného HDP EU v roce 2013 na 91% průměrného HDP EU v roce 2019. Současně se česká mzda v roce 2013 zvýšila o více než o 7% za poslední tři roky. Tomuto jevu se věnuje náš Vít Havelka v nejnovějším vydání EU Monitoru.

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EU MONITOR: The EU invests very little in culture but the results are visible

The European Commission proposed in May 2018 to continue implementing the Creative Europe programme even more in the next budgetary period 2021-2027. This problematics is the main topic of Karel Barták's latest EU Monitor.

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EU MONITOR: The EU invests very little in culture but the results are visible

Evropská komise v květnu 2018 předestřela svůj záměr pokračovat v implementaci programu Kreativní Evropa. V plánu pro rozpočet na období 2021-27 pro něj míní vyhradit ještě větší finanční podíl. Tématice spojené s touto problematikou se v nejnovějším EU Monitoru věnoval Karel Barták.

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Hospodářské noviny: Babiš goes to Brussels to fight for billions. Don't tell us how to use them, he says to the EU

The European Commission, together with the leaders of the EU Member States, is negotiating the future form of the budget for the 2021-2027 period. Our Vít Havelka commented for Hospodářské noviny on the issue of the Commission's priorities and the reduction of subsidies for the Czech Republic.

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