Respekt | European Elections: Is the Green Deal in jeopardy?

Despite the weakening of the strongest supporters of the Green Deal in the European Parliament elections, the parties that promoted it still dominate the political scene. Experts agree that the Green Deal for Europe will not be abolished. However, adjustments may be made to it. Commenting for Respekt magazine is Kateřina Davidová, a researcher at EUROPEUM Institute.

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ČTK | Lipavský: Dealing with Russian aggression is key for the future of Europe

According to Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Lipavský, it is crucial for the future of Europe how it deals with Russia's brutal aggression towards Ukraine and its increasingly aggressive stance towards the West. He also emphasized that it will be essential for the European Union to ambitiously strengthen its role as a global player in the coming period, including prompt action in the development of the defense industry. He presented this vision at the Prague European Summit organized by EUROPEUM Institute and the Institute of International Relations.

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Sestry.eu | Peace summit: expectations and reality

Ninety countries and organizations confirmed their participation in the Peace Summit focusing on the war against Ukraine. It will take place in Switzerland in June. The United States will be represented by Vice President Kamala Harris, China refused to participate and Russia was not invited. What are the key goals of the summit? What is the thinking behind the refusal to invite Russia? Why did China decide not to come? Read the article by the Ukrainian-Polish online media Sestry.eu, commented by Tereza Novotná, researcher in EUROPEUM Institute.

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The Parliament Magazine | Is pan-European party Volt the future of EU politics?

The political group Volt received five times more votes in this year's European elections compared to 2019. Does it have the potential to gain even more support? Where did this political group come from and what is in its program? Vít Havelka, Senior Researcher at EUROPEUM Institute, commented for The Parliament Magazine.

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PES 2024 | The EU must cooperate not only militarily, but also to defend itself against cyber attacks from Russia, said Minister Dvořák at the conference

The second day of the Prague European Summit 2024 conference at the Czernin Palace was opened with a speech by Czech Minister for European Affairs Martin Dvořák. He thinks of the enlargement of the European Union as crucial. "We have to realize that the enlargement of the EU, our defense and security and the current Central European position are interconnected," he said.

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iDnes | Czechs voted for Euroscepticism

European Parliament elections have been held in the EU Member States, but they have shown that the exchange rate will not change much. According to Viktor Daňek, deputy director of the EUROPEUM Institute, the elections did not shake Europe too much and the future parliament will be slightly more right-wing.

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TA3 | The new parliament will determine the direction of the EU

Žiga Faktor, Deputy Director and Head of the EUROPEUM Brussels Office, commented on the interim results of the June European Parliament elections directly from Brussels.

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ČRo | Far-right parties in the European Parliament

Surveys suggest that the far-right is gaining strength. Experts predict the possibility of a "Trump-like moment" in Europe. How significant is this risk for key EU players such as Germany, France, or Italy? Are there similar reasons for the rise in support for right-wing parties across Europe? These and other questions were answered by Vít Havelka, Senior Researcher at EUROPEUM Institute.

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ČT24 | The position of the far right in the EU elections

Analyses by political analysts and pre-election polls predict a strengthening of the right or far right after the European Parliament elections in June. The success of the populists may be due to a change in priorities among younger voters. This group may feel overlooked and disadvantaged compared to older generations. Martin Vokálek, Executive Director of EUROPEUM Institute, commented on this issue.

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TV Nova | EU elections and functioning of the European Parliament

What was the voter turnout in past years in the elections to the European Parliament in the Czech Republic? What are the reasons for such voter turnout? What were the most common myths spread during the campaign? Which topics were key during the Czech European elections? These and other questions were answered by Martin Vokálek, Executive Director of EUROPEUM Institute.

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