Policy Brief: Responding to China's connectivity agenda in EU's Neighborhood: a Central European perspective

A Policy Brief on the appropriate response of Central European countries to China's expansion in the EU neighbourhood was produced during a study visit to the Brussels office of the Think Visegrad platform. The author of the paper, Jakub Jakóbowski, focuses on the possibilities of engaging Central Europe in the EU's global connectivity agenda, implemented under the Global Gateway initiative. He highlights links with the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership as an indispensable element of Central European connectivity.

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REPORT: Eastern Partnership Summit 2021 as a new chapter of the EU-EaP relations: Time for diversification?

A team from the Brussels Office has written a report on the Eastern Partnership Summit, which took place on 14 December. The report focuses on relations between the European Union and the Eastern Partnership.

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REPORT: Stocktaking and Evaluating EU defence cooperation – expectations and the role of the V4

The head of our Brussels office, Žiga Faktor, wrote a report on the panel discussion that took place in a hybrid form in Brussels. During the panel, speakers discussed the latest developments in the NATO Strategic Concept and European defence autonomy debate. In addition, they focused on how Central and Eastern Europe, in particular countries of the Visegrad group, affect the process.

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EASTERN MONITOR: A new methodology for the same problems: Is the future of the enlargement process lost?

In the most recent Eastern Monitor Jovana Vančevska focuses on the issues connected to the Brdo Declaration, the progress concerning the "enlargement process" and EU's commitment to it. Who are the frontrunners of the "enlargement process"? And which countries are stagnant? The author gives us more information about this issue in her paper, as well as its' possible outcomes.

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EASTERN MONITOR: Nová metodika pro stejné problémy: Je budoucnost procesu rozšíření ztracena?

V nejnovějším Eastern Monitoru se Jovana Vančevska zaměřuje na otázky spojené s Brdskou deklarací, na pokrok v „procesu rozšíření“ a na závazek EU k němu. Kdo jsou průkopníci „procesu rozšíření“? A které země stagnují? Více informací o této problematice poskytuje autorka ve svém paperu, stejně jako možné výsledky situace.

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Eastern Monitor: Great Power dynamics in the Taiwan straits: What lies ahead?

In the last Eastern Monitor, Michal Beneš focused on the dynamic conflict between the great powers in the Taiwan Strait. He focused on what might await us in the future. The text doesn't aim to find a solution to this complex conflict but instead presents several possible future scenarios to its readers.

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Eastern Monitor: Dynamika velmocí v Tchajwanském průlivu: Co nás čeká?

Michal Beneš se v posledním Eastern Monitoru věnoval dynamickému konfliktu velmocí v Tchajwanském průlivu. Zaměřil se na to, co by nás mohlo čekat v budoucnu. V textu se nesnaží nalézt řešení tohoto složitého konfliktu, ale místo toho čtenářům předkládá několik možných budoucích scénářů.

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Press Release: CCS4CEE Project - Building momentum for the long-term CCS deployment in the CEE region

The CCS4CEE project analyses the current state of development of CCS (carbon capture and storage) technology in Central and Eastern Europe and aims primarily at renewing the debate on CCS technology and enabling its future deployment in the region.

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Evaluating Transatlantic Relations – For better or for worse?

Our Research Fellow Danielle Piatkiewicz and Project Manager Alexandra Visnerova wrote a background paper under the Transatlantic Policy Forum in which they evaluate the new transatlantic agenda and goals of both EU and the US and assess how the two sides can work closer together to tackle geopolitical challengers, align on security, trade, climate, and digital policies. The paper offers recommendations on how to strengthen the transatlantic relationship, with special emphasis placed on the Central and Eastern European region.

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Policy Paper: Potential for CCS in V4 – will we seize the momentum?

Michal Hrubý, a Researcher at EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, wrote under the Think Visegrad in Brussels project his policy paper "Potential for CCS in V4 – will we seize the momentum?".

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