Czech radio | The battle for EU leadership will start after the elections

The elections are not the end of the fight for the very leadership of the European Union. The coming weeks and months will decide the new leadership of the European Commission, the European Council, and the European Parliament. What will follow? Deputy Director and Head of the Brussels Office of EUROPEUM Institute, Žiga Faktor, answered questions for Czech Radio stations Radiožurnál and Plus.

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ČRo Plus | This year's European Parliament elections are crucial

How could the European Parliament change after the elections? How much could the direction of the European Union change? And in which countries could the elections be groundbreaking? Viktor Daněk, Deputy Director of EUROPEUM Institute, commented for Czech Radio Plus.

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Café Evropa | Debate on the European Parliament elections

We invite the participants of the Scout Festival Obrok 2024 to the next in the series of regional debates Café Evropa on the European Parliament elections. We will give participants an insight into how the European Parliament works, why it is important to come to vote on 7 and 8 June, and also present the values of the European Parliament candidates.

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ČT24 | Is there growing interest among young people in European politics?

According to the Eurobarometer survey, 91% of young people aged 15-24 believe that participation in European elections is important. How does this attitude translate into practice? Does this mean that there will be an increase in voter turnout among young people? What advantages and opportunities does the European Union offer to younger citizens? Can Brussels effectively explain the benefits of EU membership to young people? These are the questions addressed by Klára Votavová, a research fellow at EUROPEUM Institute, for the Horizont programme on Czech TV.

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ČRo | Czech Republic abstains in the final vote on the migration pact

The Migration Pact heads to its final vote in the Council of Ministers. The Czech Republic will abstain in this final vote. What is the process of approval within the European Union? What led to the change of position? And what are the implications for the EU of the just-approved migration pact? Viktor Daněk, Deputy Director of EUROPEUM Institute, comments for Czech Radio.

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ČRo Plus | Spanish and Irish recognition of an independent Palestinian state

Spain and Ireland are working closely together on a joint move towards the recognition of an independent Palestinian state. Recognition is expected to take place on 21 May. They see this move as an expression of support for a two-state solution to the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. Viktor Daněk, Deputy Director of EUROPEUM Institute, commented on this issue for Czech Radio.

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Vinohradská 12 | What is the Green Deal about?

Green madness. Tragedy. But also a challenge, an opportunity. This is what Czech politicians are saying about the Green Deal. What is it really about and how will this issue drive the European Parliament elections? A topic for Viktor Daňek, deputy director of EUROPEUM Institute, which he addresses in Czech radio podcast Vinohradská 12.

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Yle | 20 years of membership, yet the Czechs are reticent

For 20 years, the Czechs have benefited billions of euros from EU membership, yet they are more reticent about the Union than others. Where does this opposition come from? How do the Czechs see the EU and their role in it? Comments Vít Havelka, Senior Research Fellow at EUROPEUM Institute for the Finnish public radio and TV.

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Chyba systému | Symbolism during EU accession and our identity in the EU

This year, the Czech Republic celebrates 20 years since its accession to the European Union. Klára Votavová, a researcher from EUROPEUM Institute, points out in the political podcast "Chyba systému" by Czech Radio, that the accession wasn't as carefully considered as it might seem. And the idea of returning to Europe may have been overly optimistic. This is now reflected in the attitudes of Czechs towards the EU.

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ČRo Plus | EU will regulate fast fashion platform Shein

Chinese clothing and accessories company Shein has been included by the European Commission among the large platforms regulated by the EU's Digital Services Regulation. The company now has four months to comply with the stricter rules. Rebeka Hengalová, a researcher at the EUROPEUM Institute, commented for Czech Radio Plus.

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