PRAVDA: Heger has a proposal for the European Union on how to distribute vaccines

Our director Vladimír Bartovic commented for the Slovak daily Pravda on Slovakia's approach to the realization of the EU Recovery Plan.

Show more

"Europe will be made through crises": the limits to the Monnet-Schuman approach to European construction

Rose Hartwig-Peillon analyses Monnet-Schuman's saying regarding to European construction through crises in view to pandemic of covid-19, vaccines and European recovery plan.

Show more

TA3: Summit of the EU leaders ended. What did negotiations bring?

The director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy Vladimír Bartovic was a guest on Slovak news television TA3. In the broadcast he commented on a summit of the EU leaders, which took place on 25-26 March. The debate particularly covered the rate of vaccination in Europe and potential controls of vaccines exports.

Show more

TA3: Summit of EU leaders begins, vaccination and vaccine exports will be discussed

Meetings of the prime ministers and presidents of the EU member states began in Brussels. The main topic is the pandemic, vaccination strategies, and delayed delivery of vaccines. US President Joe Biden was also invited to the discussion. What outcome can be expected? This was presented by our associate research fellow Zuzana Stuchlíková.

Show more

INVITATION: Perceptions of EU in Central Europe amid COVID-related crisis

We would like to invite you to the webinar Perceptions of the EU in Central Europe amid COVID-related crisis organized by the Think Visegrad platform which brings together 8 think-tanks from Central Europe.

Show more

ČRo Plus: In the Western Balkans, there is a risk of increased influence of foreign participants

The director of our institute, Vladimir Bartovic, commented on the current situation in the Western Balkans. Interest in the countries is declining on the part of the EU due to the COVID-19 crisis, when the countries of the Western Balkans have to procure vaccines themselves.

Show more

Rádio Slovensko: Slovak government agreed to purchase the Russian unregistered vaccine Sputnik V

Director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy Vladimír Bartovic was a guest at today’s broadcast of Rádio Slovensko, where he commented on the decision made by the Slovak government led by Igor Matovič regarding the purchase of Russian vaccine Sputnik V. Vaccines, which are currently being used in the EU are properly registered, whereas the Russian one is not. Nevertheless, opinions on the vaccine differs broadly.

Show more

TA3: The European Medicines Agency is doing its best to mitigate the effects of the Covid 19 pandemic

The director of our institute, Vladimir Bartovic, summarized and commented on the content of the virtual European summit on the steps that the European Union should take in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic.

Show more

DVTV: Serbia had to negotiate to get vaccines on its own, it could not profit from the collective purchase of the European Commission

The head of our Brussels office – Žiga Faktor, commented for DVTV news service on the vaccination process in Serbia and journey of the Czech PM into the country.

Show more

ČRo Plus: Rich countries are jumping in line for vaccines, the expert points out. The consequences can last for decades

The head of our Brussels office, Žiga Faktor, commented on the issue of vaccine availability in the Western Balkans on the Czech Radio Evropa Plus program.

Show more