INVITATION: The Czech Republic's position in the EU after the elections - what direction will it take?

A new government will lead the Czech Republic after the recent elections. It will have to face domestic challenges such as high inflation and rapidly growing national debt, the transition to a low-carbon economy and the issue of affordable housing. At the same time, however, the Czech government will also face many important issues with European implications. The future direction of the Czech Republic within the EU will be another topic of Café Evropa debates.

Show more

EURACTIV: Babis’ defeat will weaken the link between Prague and Budapest

Our director Zdeněk Beránek spoke about the relations between Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and his Hungarian counterpart Victor Orbán. Both are harsh critics of the EU institutions. However, the defeat of Babiš in recent parliamentary elections could hurt relations between the capitals.

Show more

Deník.cz: Our politicians in the European Parliament: ANO promotes a different policy than Babiš proclaims at home

Martin Vokálek, Executive Director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, commented on the different domestic and European policies of the ANO party. From the European Parliament, Czech politics may look different than at home. The coalition that rules the European Parliament and indeed the EU is made up of ANO, TOP 09, KDU-ČSL, STAN and ČSSD.

Show more

Impact of New Technologies on International Relations: Digital Threats to Democracy

We would like to invite you to the debate "Impact of New Technologies on International Relations: Digital Threats to Democracy". The debate will take place online on the 13th of October at 10:30am at the Facebook page Think Visegrad in Brussels.

Show more

INVITATION: Electric cars - a trend for the future or devastation for the automotive industry in Europe?

As part of the fight against climate change and its effects, EU countries have committed themselves to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. In addition to several other measures, the European Commission is also proposing that, from 2035, only non-carbon cars be sold in the EU. Electromobility and its impact on the automotive industry will be another topic of Café Evropa debates.

Show more

Radio Z: Hundreds of Middle Eastern migrants detained in Germany near the border with Poland in recent days, they entered the EU via Belarus

Martin Vokálek, Executive Director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, commented on current events on the Belarus-Polish border. Precisely because of migration, Poland extended the state of emergency on the border with Belarus. The problem will be discussed by the European Parliament.

Show more

INVITATION: To what extent will the parliamentary elections affect the parties' approaches to the European Union?

We invite you to the debate "To what extent will the parliamentary elections affect the parties' approaches to the European Union?" The debate will take place on Thursday 6 October 2021 from 17:30 to 19:00.

Show more

Youth Conference in Prague

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, in cooperation with the European Parliament office in the Czech Republic, is organising the first Youth Conference in Prague for students at Czech middle schools and universities, which will be part of the activities of the conference on the Future of Europe. The conference aims to provide young people with a platform and opportunities to be part of the Europe-wide discussions on the future of Europe.

Show more

INVITATION: State of the European Union speech 2021 - how does young generation evaluate the direction od the EU?

We kindly invite you to another debate within the Café Evropa series, this time on the topic: "State of the European Union speech 2021 - how does young generation evaluate the direction od the EU?"

Show more

Policy Paper: What climate will the German and Czech elections bring?

In the next Policy Paper, Lucie Vinařská writes about what changes in the fight against climate change may be brought about by the upcoming parliamentary elections, which will take place this autumn both in the Czech Republic and in neighbouring Germany.

Show more PDF