Assessing the importance of external factors on the perception and development of V4 policies

How do external factors, such as the Ukraine or the migration crises, affect the V4 cooperation? Martin Michelot provides a thorough assessment of the recent developments and some recommendations for the future of V4 in his latest policy paper.

The Ukraine crisis has highlighted the consequences of regional dissensions on the efficient and speedy functioning of multilateral institutions. However, the dual crisis in Europe’s East and South is an opportunity for the V4 to enhance its usefulness to NATO and the EU and its influence in these institutions, if it showcases a minimal level of unity.

The full text of Martin Michelot's policy paper is accessible via the PDF button next to this article.

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Martin Michelot
Senior Associate Research Fellow

Expertise: NATO and transatlantic security, European foreign policy and defense, French politics, elections and society, Visegrad Four and Central Europe, EU institutional issues

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