Euractiv.cz | Post-election reshuffles. How will the European Parliament factions transform and who will dominate the EU institutions?

The key issues for the new term in the EU do not end with the European elections. Forces in European Parliament continue to shift depending on factions, while leaders select institutional leadership. How will the elections and the composition of the European Parliament influence the future functioning of the EU? And who will lead it? Viktor Daněk, Deputy Director of EUROPEUM Institute, answered these questions for Euractiv.cz.

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Aktuálně.cz | We don't take European elections seriously. We vote for candidates that would be fun to watch

After the significant success of Filip Turek and Kateřina Konečná in the European Parliament elections, a discussion has emerged regarding their impact on voter turnout and political engagement, potentially shaping political debates and decision-making in the Czech Republic. Viktor Daněk, Deputy Director of EUROPEUM Institute, reflects on their influence on interest in European affairs and potential changes in domestic politics in an interview for the news website Aktuálně.cz.

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Seznam Zprávy | Czechs with MEP Turek and Germans disappointed with the "post-Soviet" development

The European elections ended with the success of far-right parties. Nevertheless, they will probably not have a decisive influence in the European Parliament and there will probably be no significant shift in the European agenda. What will the new MEPs do about the Green Deal or further support for Ukraine? Žiga Faktor, deputy director and head of EUROPEUM's Brussels office, comments for the 5:59 podcast of Seznam Zprávy.

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iDnes.cz | Czechs voted Euroscepticism

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

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Rádio Expres | Political turnaround in the EU: Populists strengthen and changes in France and Belgium

In Europe populist and far-right parties strengthened in several member states. The European elections brought changes at the national level. France faces early elections, and the Belgian Prime Minister announced his resignation. Project Coordinator and Analyst from EUROPEUM Institute Filip Křenek, commented for Slovak Rádio Expres.

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Novinky.cz | How to Interpret results of the European Elections

The ANO movement won the European elections, while the Spolu coalition took second place. The biggest individual winner was Filip Turek. In other European countries, the most resonant event was the significant defeat of French President Emmanuel Macron, who subsequently announced early elections. Viktor Daněk, Deputy Director of EUROPEUM Institute, analyzed the European elections in the Novinky Express program.

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Hospodářské noviny | Sooner or later the Green Deal will hit our wallets and politicians are exploiting that fear. But it can't be stopped anymore

The Green Deal is becoming one of the main topics of the upcoming European Parliament elections. Candidate parties emphasize its importance and influence on future politics, with the expected changes affecting various sectors of the economy and the daily lives of citizens. In particular, the amendments to the rules for the ban on the sale of cars with internal combustion engines from 2035 and the upcoming ESG reporting, which could mean a significant administrative burden for medium-sized companies, are being discussed. The transformation towards green technologies brings both opportunities and challenges, and the outcome will depend on the skills and strength of individual negotiators in the coming negotiations. Viktor Daněk, deputy director of EUROPEUM Institute, discussed the topic in the Hospodářské noviny podcast.

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Teď naozaj! | EU elections: Disinformation a euroscepticism

What are the trends in the campaigns for the European elections? What disinformation is circulating in the public space about the European Union? What are the reasons for the strong euroscepticism in the Czech Republic? Viktor Daněk, Deputy Director in the Institute EUROPEUM answered these and other questions in the Czech-Slovak podcast "Teď naozaj!".

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Café Evropa | Debate on the European Parliament elections

We invite the participants of the Scout Festival Obrok 2024 to the next in the series of regional debates Café Evropa on the European Parliament elections. We will give participants an insight into how the European Parliament works, why it is important to come to vote on 7 and 8 June, and also present the values of the European Parliament candidates.

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Timpul Prezent | European borders, EU enlargement and growing polarization in Slovakia

What are the borders of Europe and how do they coincide with the borders of the European Union? What are the prospects for EU enlargement towards the Western Balkans and the former Soviet states? These questions are addressed by Jana Juzová, senior researcher at EUROPEUM Institute for the Timpul Prezent podcast. She also discussed the consequences of the recent attack on Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico and highlighted the growing polarization of Slovak society and the potential threat to media independence.

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