Prague European Summit | "Nuclear energy must be part of the Green Deal." Ministers Lipavský and Síkela presented their priorities for the next European Commis

Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Lipavský and Minister of Industry and Trade Jozef Síkela delivered speeches at the 10th anniversary of the Prague European Summit. Both responded to the ever-changing challenges facing Europe and Russia's expanding aggression, while Minister Síkela stressed the need of economical transformation.

Show more | Migration Pact: Non-compliance could lead to fines

The Migration Pact consists of ten legislative proposals that passed the European Parliament last week. They still have to be voted on in the Council of Ministers. Failure to comply with these regulations could lead to lawsuits and heavy fines. Viktor Daněk, Deputy Director of EUROPEUM Institute, commented on the Migration Pact for

Show more | Meeting of the Visegrad Group Foreign Ministers

The current format of the Visegrad Group lacks common topics; the group fragmented into two pairs that have different opinions in many areas, particularly regarding the issue of Ukraine. However, the interests of Hungary and Slovakia are not in conflict with others, despite what their leaders claim. The conflict in the Middle East, where the Czech Republic is in the minority in its full support of Israel, was also discussed on this meeting. Viktor Daněk, deputy director of EUROPEUM Institute, commented on the situation within the V4 for TN Live.

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ČRo Radiožurnál | Use of Russian assets under the European Peace Facility

The European Commission has proposed how to make use of frozen Russian assets in Europe after the start of the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Up to ninety percent of the assets would be used to buy weapons for Ukraine under the so-called European Peace Facility. The remaining 10% would be transferred to the EU budget and used for the recovery and reconstruction of Ukraine. The proposal still needs to be unanimously approved by EU foreign ministers. Martin Vokálek, Executive Director of EUROPEUM Institute, commented on what this proposal will mean for Ukraine and the European Union for Czech Radio Radiožurnál.

Show more | Blinken discussed war in Ukraine with EU foreign ministers in Brussels

The US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken participated in the meeting of the EU foreign ministers of the member countries in Brussels. This unusual meeting may be motivated by the stalled financial aid of the United States to Ukraine or the upcoming elections on both continents. Current leaders have limited time to continue with existing projects and are likely to try to make deals before newly elected political leaders take their chairs. Martin Vokálek, executive director of the EUROPEUM Institute, spoke about this issue on the main evening broadcast on TV Nova.

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ČRo Plus | EU foreign ministers to meet in Brussels. They will discuss Israel and Ukraine again

Israel will again be one of the main topics of the meeting of EU foreign ministers. However, they will also focus on accession negotiations with new countries, including Ukraine. The Director of our Brussels office, Žiga Faktor, commented on the Foreign Affairs Council meeting on ČRo Plus.

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ČRo Plus | Foreign ministers discuss Palestine, Ukraine and Nagorno-Karabakh

Foreign ministers of the EU Member States have met in Luxembourg. In addition to the current situation in Israel and Ukraine and humanitarian support for Palestine, they also address the Nagorno-Karabakh crisis. Žiga Faktor, Director of our Brussels office, commented on the issue for Czech Radio Plus.

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Radiožurnál | Union migration reform

Our new deputy director, Viktor Daněk, commented on the newly published draft of the EU migration reform which was approved during the foreign ministers' summit in Spain.

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Windsor framework and future EU-UK relations: Could personal diplomacy be the driving engine?

The United Kingdom has finally found common ground with the EU regarding the provisions of the Northern Ireland Protocol. The current British prime minister can take credit for what three prime ministers failed to do before. So does Britain's foreign policy stand on a shoulder of one man's personal connections? The question answered our Katřina Horáková in her blog.

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FLEET | Future Leaders Europe Evening Talks 2023

Přihlašování na třetí ročník projektu FLEET je spuštěno!

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