RTVS: European Parliament: Russia is a state sponsor of terrorism

Following the Russian attacks on civilians in Ukraine, the European Parliament has designated Russia a state sponsor of terrorism. What does this declaration mean in practice and what does it mean for member states? Our Executive Director Martin Vokálek commented on this matter for Slovak RTVS.

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Policy Paper: Terrorism, Cryptocurrencies and the EU Response

In her policy paper "Terrorism, Cryptocurrencies and the EU Response", written under the project Think Visegrad in Brussels, Asya Metodieva, a research fellow at the Institute of International Relations Prague, writes about what terrorists use cryptocurrencies for, assesses ongoing regulatory initiatives at the EU level, and last but not least, examines how the Visegrad Four (V4) countries view cryptocurrencies in relation to terrorism-related threats at the level of national level.

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RTVS: Arming security forces in the context of terrorism in Norway

Christian Kvorning Lassen, deputy director and head of research at EUROPEUM Institute, commented on the RTVS programme Rádiožurnál on the terrorist attack of 13 October 2021 in the context of arming the security forces 10 years after Anders Breivik's attack.

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EURONEWS: Moscow and Prague Expel Diplomats Over Deadly 2014 Explosion

The director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy Vladimír Bartovic was a guest of Good Morning Europe, broadcast of Euronews. The interview covered the current worsening of international relationship between The Czech Republic and Russia which escalated because of the explosion of an ammunitions storage depot at Vrbětice.

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EU MONITOR: Czech Perception of the EU Defence Policy

In his latest EU monitor, Vít Havelka explores EU Defence Policy from Czech point of view.

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Policy paper: The future of EU Finances: New Own Resources

Markéta Mlčúchová published a policy paper about the reform of EU's budget – and especially its income side – using tools such as Common Consolidated Corporate Taxes, non-recycled plastic packaging waste tax or income from European Emissions Trading System (ETS) auctions.

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The Islamic State: Territorially defeated yet persistent

The topic of another Eastern Monitor, authored this time by Jonáš Vlk, was the Islamic State which, although territorially defeated, persisted.

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Commentary: EUCO Meeting in October 2019

EUCO meeting held on October 2019 brought several surprises. Read the comments of our experts regarding the future development of Brexit, EU enlargement or climate change combat. We've gathered answers from Christian Kvorning Lassen, Kateřina Davidová, Jana Juzová, Zuzana Stuchlíková, Louis Cox-Brusseau and Martin Michelot.

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WYAcademy: CONFLICT ANALYSIS AND INTERVENTION PLANNING

World Youth Academy is organizing a 3-day training focused on conflict analysis and intervention planning. The event will take place on November 30th - December 2nd in Prague.

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Czech Republic in the context of migration and integration

Our Alexandra Visnerova evaluates the Czech attitude towards the migration crisis.

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