Op-Ed | Subsidised fossil fuels are a major obstacle to solving the climate crisis. The Czech Republic and the world must confront it

One of the biggest obstacles to solving the climate crisis is fossil fuel subsidies. However, they have not received much attention in the Czech Republic. An Op-Ed on this topic was written by our Senior Research Fellow Kateřina Davidová.

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Invitation | The European Union, the geopolitics of enlargement and the European Political Community

We would like to invite you to a debate entitled "The European Union, the Geopolitics of Enlargement and the European Political Community ", which will take place on Monday 12 June at the French Institute in Prague at 17:30.

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Discussing Ukraine in V4 mainstream media: The future vis-à-vis European integration

The project assesses the production, distribution and consumption of news on Ukraine’s future vis-a-vis European integration by the V4 mainstream media. The aim is to designate both dominant and marginalized narratives, while also analyzing their impact via focus groups. The findings will be presented to stakeholders in order to improve reporting and increase the audiences’ access to information.

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INVITATION | Defending our Democratic Norms: Strengthening Transatlantic Relations in Times of Conflict

We would like to invite you to the debate called "Defending our Democratic Norms: Strengthening Transatlantic Relations in Times of Conflict". The debate will take place on November 23 at the American Center at 10:00 am. The language of the debate will be English.

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INVITATION: Debate: / Débat d'idées : "80 years ago, General de Gaulle declared the Munich Agreement null and void"

We would like to invite you to a debate on "80 years ago General de Gaulle declared the Munich Agreement null and void". On 29 September 1942, General de Gaulle declared the Munich Agreement null and void from the outset. It was a powerful gesture and an unappreciated act of resistance. How can we understand his declaration? Why on this day? What were the immediate consequences for relations between the Czechoslovaks and the French? And what, in general, is the legacy of the Munich Agreement in France, in the Czech Republic and at the heart of Franco-Czech relations?

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CRo Plus: Mission of Reconciliation. Why are relations between France and Germany strained?

The originally scheduled regular meeting between the governments of France and Germany was eventually postponed. Could this be a signal of some major differences in relations between the countries? What are the causes of the contradictions? Are they more personal or political? What impact could it have if Paris and Berlin fail to agree on their position on China? Our senior research fellow Vít Havelka commented on the situation between the countries in the programme Odpolední Plus for Czech Radio Plus.

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ČRo PLUS: The climate summit begins. "This is the last chance to do something about climate change. And it's not on the right track," says researcher

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy researcher Kateřina Davidová commented on the COP26 summit in Glasgow in the morning broadcast of the Czech Radio. On what approach is likely to be taken by the major players such as the US, China, Saudi Arabia or Russia and whether there is still hope of meeting the main goals of the Paris Agreement.

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INVITATION: Prague Climate Talks: COP26: What can we expect?

We would like to invite you to the Prague Climate Talks debate, organized by the Institute for European Policy EUROPEUM together with the Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung Prague and under the auspices of the United Nations Czech Republic. The media partner of the project is Deník N. On Tuesday October 5th, we will focus on COP26: What can we expect? The event will take place from 17:00 to 18:30 online on our Facebook.

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Words and deeds in Glasgow: COP26 as a milestone in global climate policy?

In the next Policy Paper, Katarína Svitková writes about the conference which will take place in November 2021, Scotland’s largest exhibition center in Glasgow is to host an international climate summit of great importance titled the United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as COP26. The 26th Conference of the Parties continues a series of high-level international climate summits, the first of which was held in 1995 in Berlin, Germany

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Policy Paper: China vs. US: The Green Energy Race

In her policy paper, Katharine Klačanský, Research Fellow at EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, discusses the role of climate in geopolitics and provides an overview of the Chinese and American green investment plan and its implications for the future of fossil fuels.

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