National Convention on the EU: RECOMMENDATION: The territorial dimension of the internal market in global competition

The latest National Convention on the EU took place on 25 February 2022. Here is a summary of the main points discussed at the Convention. The recommendations were prepared by Kristína Chlebáková, Zuzana Kasáková and Vít Havelka.

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National Convention on the EU: Territorial aspects of the internal market in the global competition

Our researchers Vít Havelka and Zuzana Kasáková, together with project manager Kristína Chlebáková, prepared a background paper on the territorial aspects of the internal market in the global competition. What are the current trends in international trade affecting the functioning of the EU internal market? What instruments should the European Union use in its trade policy and how to appropriately balance the priority emphasis on free trade with an emphasis on sustainability? What is the future of relations with European partners outside the European Economic Area?

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RECOMMENDATION: National Convention on the EU: Programme of the Presidency Trio France - Czech Republic - Sweden

We bring you a summary and recommendations resulting from the roundtable discussion of the National Convention on the EU held on 1 October 2021. The recommendations were prepared by Zuzana Kasáková.

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REPORT: Online Expert Exchange: Visegrad perspectives on the "Fit for 55" climate package

On May 20th 2021, Think Visegrad Platform organised a closed roundtable entitled “Visegrad perspectives on the "Fit for 55" climate package”. The meeting was conducted online and was held under the Chatham House rules. The debate focused on the Central and Eastern European countries’ perceptions of the EU 2030 climate targets, establishing at least 55% emissions cut compared to 1990 levels, and the challenges the V4 countries will face when implementing this new target.

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REPORT: Online kulatý stůl: Visegrádské perspektivy klimatického balíčku "Fit for 55"

Dne 20. května 2021 uspořádala platforma Think Visegrad uzavřený kulatý stůl s názvem "Visegrádské perspektivy klimatického balíčku Fit for 55". Jednání probíhalo online a konalo se podle pravidel Chatham House. Debata se zaměřila na to, jak země střední a východní Evropy vnímají klimatické cíle EU pro rok 2030, které stanovují snížení emisí o minimálně 55 % ve srovnání s rokem 1990, a na výzvy, kterým budou země V4 čelit při implementaci tohoto nového cíle.

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INVITATION: EU ± // National Recovery Plan

We invite you to the EU debate ± on the National Recovery Plan presented by the Czech government in April this year. The debate is organized with the support of Jean Monnet Chair TeDEUSS - Teaching and debating EU small states' security at FSV UK and co-financed by the European Union's Europe for Citizens program.

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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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Policy paper: The future of EU Finances: New Own Resources

Markéta Mlčúchová published a policy paper about the reform of EU's budget – and especially its income side – using tools such as Common Consolidated Corporate Taxes, non-recycled plastic packaging waste tax or income from European Emissions Trading System (ETS) auctions.

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Clingendael Spectator: EU-China Investments: Solving the 16+1 Equation

Our Alexandr Lagazzi authored the third part of a Clingendael Spectator Series on the EU, reflecting upon the issue of EU-China relations and the role of the 16+1 framework for Chinese investments.

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Clingendael Spectator: EU-China Investments: Solving the 16+1 Equation

Náš Alexandr Lagazzi sepsal třetí část série publikované na Clingendael Spectator o EU, která se zaměřuje na vztahy Unie a Číny. Ve svém článku se zaměřuje na spolupráci v rámci 16+1 a problematiku čínských investic.

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