Impacts of the Covid pandemic on the democracies of EU countries

Christian Kvorning Lassen from the Institute for European Policy EUROPEUM together with Jan Kovář from the Institute of International Relations wrote a comment "Disastrous pandemic management puts the Czech Republic at a critical democratic juncture" for the EPIN Report on the impact of the COVID pandemic on EU democracies.

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REPORT: V4 and larger regional platforms: Convergence or competition?

On 21 April, EUROPEUM's Brussels office organised the webinar "V4 and larger regional platforms: Convergence or competition?" as a part of the Think Visegrad platform, which brings together 8 think-tanks from Central Europe.

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The Transatlantic To-Do List: Biden's first 100 days (progress report)

Last October, the third annual Transatlantic Policy Forum (TAPF) took place virtually. The Forum not only brought together a wide range of experts but provided inputs and interesting takeaways, including recommendations and a Transatlantic To-Do List, which outlined action points on how the US and the EU should approach the given challenges ranging from increased multilateral collaboration to further development of economic and security engagement. Now that Joe Biden is hitting his 100 days in office, EUROPEUM experts Danielle Piatkiewicz and Miroslava Pisklová re-examine their Transatlantic To-Do List and provide a progress report.

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POLICY PAPER: 100 days of Biden’s new transatlantic strategy – where does Central and Eastern Europe stand?

In her policy paper, our research fellow Danielle Piatkiewicz provides an in-depth review of President Biden’s first 100 days in office. Piatkiewicz particularly examines Biden's new transatlantic strategy and how it affects the Central and Eastern Europe region.

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

On 23 March, EUROPEUM's Brussels office organised the webinar Perceptions of the EU in Central Europe amid COVID-related crisis as a part of the Think Visegrad platform, which brings together 8 think-tanks from Central Europe.

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INVITATION: Café Evropa online: The rule of law in the EU - How to find common ground on the functioning of democracy, the rule of law and freedom of the media?

We would like to invite you to another in a series of debates of Café Evropa, this time on the topic of the rule of law in the EU. The debate is organized by the Representation of the European Commission in the Czech Republic and the Institute for European Policy EUROPEUM in cooperation with Eurocentrum Prague. The media partner of the debate is Deník.cz. The debate will take place online on March 11 on our Facebook.

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Why are CEE countries more prone to democratic backsliding than other EU member states?

In her blog post, Rose Hartwig-Peillon discusses the aspects of democracy in CEE countries.

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TA3: The cabinet of the new Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has gained confidence in the Senate. The government is still awaiting a vote in the Chamber

The cabinet of the new Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi has gained confidence in the Senate. The government is still awaiting a vote in the Chamber of Deputies. The cabinet of the former head of the European Central Bank is also expected to succeed there. Alexandr Lagazzi, a research associate of the Europeum Institute, told more about this topic for Slovak television TA3.

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European Summer School 2021: Europe´s Pandemic Recovery - An Opportunity for Sustainable Development and Future Resilience

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy organizes its 18th European Summer School - this time focused on Europe´s pandemic recovery. The lectures are going to focus on various dimensions of the recovery debate, as well as other important current issues resonating in the European Union.

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Review of the Czech EU Policy in 2019/2020

Vít Havelka presents a review of the Czech EU Policy in the last year. He focused on EU Top Jobs, Single Market & Economic policies, Justice and Home Affairs and Foreign and Defence Policy.

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