Rádio Slovensko: Is there a room for diplomatic dialogue with Moscow when missiles are still falling on Ukrainian cities?

Žiga Faktor, a research fellow from our Institute and the head of our Brussels office, together with Irena Jenčová from the Euractiv portal, spoke in a Radio Slovakia discussion about sanctions against Russia, the unacceptable demands of the Kremlin, and the search for a way for Europe to replace Russian gas and oil. Will economic pressure force Moscow to come to the negotiating table and declare a ceasefire in Ukraine? Would not greater diplomatic engagement by the United States or China help?

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INVITATION: Café Evropa online: The security situation in Eastern Europe - how much are we at risk?

We would like to invite you to the next debate within the Café Evropa series, this time on the topic "Café Evropa: The security situation in Eastern Europe - how much are we at risk?" The debate will take place on 3 February at 17:30. What are Russia's intentions in Eastern Europe? If diplomacy fails, is war with Russia a realistic scenario? Is the EU being bypassed on resolving tensions on Ukraine's borders? What exactly is Moscow seeking in relation to the Czech Republic and other Central and Eastern European states?

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Policy Paper: Time to Redefine the Terms and Conditions of the Transatlantic Relationship? – 2021 Transatlantic Policy Forum in Review

On November 18-19, 2021, the fourth edition of the Transatlantic Policy Forum took place. It was hosted by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy in partnership with the German Marshall Fund of the United States and the International Republican Institute (IRI), supported by the International Visegrad Fund, Friedrich Naumann Foundation, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. The aim of this Policy Paper is to provide a summary and analysis of the discussions that took place, while respecting the Chatham House rule and thus preserving the anonymity of the participants. This analysis aims to highlight and elaborate on the main findings of the participants.

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PRESS RELEASE: EUROPEUM has a new leadership. It will be led by experienced diplomat Zdeněk Beránek and Martin Vokálek

The EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy will be headed by a new director from October 1st. Zdeněk Beránek, who has worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and served as Deputy Ambassador in Washington, has been appointed the new Director. After seven years, he replaces Vladimír Bartovic, who has been with the Institute since 1999. Also, current Deputy Director Martin Vokálek will be in a new position as Executive Director.

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DENÍK: The Russians controlled the Central Europe from Prague. Now they're going to have a mini embassy

Our research fellow Vít Havelka commented on the current situation about the Russian embassy in Prague. In connection with the ongoing Vrbětice affair, which has resulted in a reduction in the number of diplomats. He refers to the implications this may have for Russian tourists in the future.

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EURONEWS: Moscow and Prague Expel Diplomats Over Deadly 2014 Explosion

The director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy Vladimír Bartovic was a guest of Good Morning Europe, broadcast of Euronews. The interview covered the current worsening of international relationship between The Czech Republic and Russia which escalated because of the explosion of an ammunitions storage depot at Vrbětice.

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The Transatlantic To-Do List: Biden's 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. A little over 6 months into his administration, our EUROPEUM experts Danielle Piatkiewicz and Miroslava Pisklová have updated their Transatlantic To-Do List and their 100 day’s progress report to reflect on where Biden’s foreign policy stands now over a half a year into the new US administration.

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POLICY PAPER: Rebuilding the Transatlantic Relationship – Transatlantic Policy Forum in Review

Our research fellows Danielle Piatkiewicz and Miroslava Pisklová co-authored a policy paper concluding and analyzing the most important points from this year's Transatlantic Policy Forum which was focused on the post-pandemic repair of the transatlantic relationship.

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ČRo Plus: Czech diplomacy increased its numbers in EU's institutions. Tomáš Szunyog will become ambassador of European union in Kosovo.

Czech Republic will have already its fourth representative on the position of the ambassador of the European Union. Tomáš Szunyog will become ambassador of the European union in Kosovo. Vladimír Bartovic, director of our institute, was talking about this issue on ČRo Plus.

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INVITATION: Café Evropa: Middle East and the EU – What is our role?

Come sit with us and discuss a topic that moves the EU. We kindly invite you to a debate titled "Middle East and the EU – What is our role?", which we co-organized in cooperation with the European Commission in the CR and the European Parliament Bureau. The discussion will take place on the 24th of February in Evropksý dům (Jungmannova 24, Praha 1).

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