BLOG | How do Czech and Slovak governmental parties percieve the EU's green deal? Online monitoring of Facebook posts

Tatiana Mindeková, our project manager and junior researcher, wrote a blog named “How do Czech and Slovak governmental parties perceive the EU Green Deal? Online monitoring of Facebook posts”. In this blog, Tatiana analysed approaches of Czech and Slovak parliamentary parties to the European Green Deal and identified whether the parties and their representatives are supportive or critical towards it.

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INVITATION | Café Evropa online: 35 years with the Erasmus programme - why is it worth going abroad for an experience?

We invite you to an online debate as part of the Café Evropa series, this time on the topic "35 years with Erasmus - why is it worth it to go abroad for an experience?" The debate will take place on Thursday 13 October at 17:30 online on our Facebook page.

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iDNES.cz: China's electric car wave will overwhelm Europe, warns analysis

The driving force of the electric car market is no longer Europe or the United States, but China. It is now trying to push its production into Europe, but the European current production infrastructure is not capable to face the challenge. While the debate about electric cars is mainly limited to environmental friendliness and price for consumers, the future of global competition is often neglected. This is what our researchers Vít Havelka and Michal Hrubý point out in a new analysis on electromobility. To safeguard its automotive industry, Europe needs to work on improving its battery production capacities, as well as its supply chains for primary raw materials, the experts say.

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European Green Deal: Mapping Perceptions in Central and Eastern Europe

EUROPEUM is one of the partners of the project led by The International Republican Institute (IRI) under the Beacon project, which aims to monitor how the European Green Deal is perceived in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania and Bulgaria.

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INVITATION | Café Evropa online: Gas supply and reserves for Europe - will we have enough supplies to warm us in the winter?

We would like to invite you to an online debate as part of the Café Evropa series, this time on the topic "Gas supply and reserves for Europe - will we have enough supplies to warm us in the winter?" The debate will take place on Thursday 22 September at 18:00 online on our Facebook.

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ČRo Radiožurnál: Who is to blame for expensive energy? Germany's influence is being demonised, says analyst

At an emergency meeting of EU ministers called by the Czech Republic, ministers came up with proposals on how to tackle rising energy prices in the EU. The meeting was an important demonstration of European unity, says our senior research fellow Kateřina Davidová. At the same time, Davidová points to the overestimated and often demonised impact of Germany's nuclear exit on the energy situation.

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INVITATION | Café Evropa: State of the Union speech - what lies ahead for the EU in the current difficult times?

We would like to invite you to the next debate in the Café Evropa series, this time on the topic "State of the Union Address - what lies ahead for the EU in the current difficult times?" The debate will take place on 14 September 2022 in person at the European House in Prague at Jungmannova 745/24.

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Just Transition Conference: Interview with Michal Hrubý on the opportunities and risks of electrification in the Czech Republic

Listen to the interview with our researcher Michal Hruby. The interview was recorded as part of the Just Transition Conference, which focused on the topic "Where is the European automotive industry heading?".

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INVITATION: Review of the first months of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU

We would like to invite you to an online debate on "Evaluation of the first months of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU", which will take place on Thursday 8th September at 17:30 online on our Facebook page.

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E15: Germany continues to look for a way out of the energy crisis, confirms Scholz's visit to Prague

Tereza Novotná, an associate research fellow at our Institute, has provided a commentary for the E15 portal. In the article, she discusses the visit of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to Prague and the energy crisis that threatens the EU. According to Novotná, responsibility also lies with other countries, including the Czech Republic, which also failed to develop other energy sources in time.

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