INVITATION: EU± // The impact of the US election on US-EU relations

We would like to invite you to another EU± debate, this time focusing on the impact of the US election on US-EU relations. The debate is organized in cooperation with Jean Monnet Chair TeDEUSS and co-financed with the funds from Europe for Citizens Programme. The event will take place on Thursday, December 3 at 18:30 PM online on our Facebook.

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TASR: Different positions of the V4 countries may now have more dramatic consequences

Our research fellow Zuzana Stuchlíková commented on different positions of the V4 states in the matter of linking European funds drawing with respect for the rule of law. Last week, Hungary and Poland vetoed both the EU’s annual and multi-annual budgets, while Czechia and Slovakia supported it alongside with other Member States.

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INVITATION: EU± // European budget

We would like to invite you to another EU± debate, this time focusing on the proposed European budget. The debate is organized in cooperation with Jean Monnet Chair TeDEUSS and co-financed with the funds from Europe for Citizens Programme. The event will take place on Monday, November 23 at 18:30 PM online on our Facebook.

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Info.cz: There is going to be enough money for Czech Republic from EU budget. However, we still don´t know how to use them

Our research fellow Vít Havelka in his latest article published by the news portal Info.cz commented on the Czech approach to the recently agreed EU budget for years 2021-27 and the use of funds from a pandemic-response package.

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INVITATION: What EU do we want to have in 2025? Social Europe

We would like to invite you to another debate from the series "What EU do we want to have in 2025?" This time we will discuss the topic of social policy of the EU, greater harmonization of national systems, as well as we will argue whether greater integration is worth it in the case of the Czech Republic. The debate will take place on Wednesday, 30 September 2020 from 17:30.

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Member states’ expectations towards the German Council Presidency

Christian Kvorning Lassen from EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy together with Jan Kovář from Institute of International Relations Prague wrote a commentary "Czechia: economic recovery at the expense of climate and solidarity" for the EPIN Report publication, concerned with Germany's EU Council presidency, which starts in July.

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Brief on COVID-19: WHO under threat? Maintaining multilateralism and global cooperation in times of COVID-19

In her brief, Danielle Piatkiewicz writes about the need of multilateral and international cooperation when the COVID-19 crisis ends.

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EU MONITOR: Czechs and the Post-2020 Multiannual Financial Framework

In his latest EU monitor, Vít Havelka examines the attitude of the general Czech public towards the new EU Multiannual Financial Framework.

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EU MONITOR: Has the time come for a Czech Regional Policy?

Over the past 5 years, the Czech Republic has experienced unprecedented GDP growth, moving the country from 83% of EU average GDP in 2013 to 91% of the EU average GDP in 2019. At the same time, the Czech wage increased by more than 7% in 2013 in the last three years. This phenomenon is addressed by our Vít Havelka in the latest issue of the EU Monitor.

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INVITATION: EU± // Budget of the European Union

The issue of the European Union's budget for the 2021-27 period has been a major topic over the past few weeks. At what stage are the negotiations now? What are the biggest disputes? What does the Czech Republic want to put across? This will be the focus of the next EU ± debate, which will take place on Thursday, January 23.

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