Debates from the EU± series

The EU± project - a platform for discussions on topics related to current EU issues in the eyes of the young generation – takes place since the beginning of 2018. In the next year, we continue with debates on topics such as Euroscepticism, Brexit, V4, Erasmus +, work abroad, the situation in the Western Balkans, migration, cybersecurity, the Czech Republic within the EU or fake news and misinformation.

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POLICY PAPER: Czech EU presidency: Basis for a Successful Implementation

In his policy paper, Vít Havelka deals with the matter of the Czech EU presidency and what needs to be done for it to be successful.

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INVITATION: Future of the EU after Covid-19 – Views from Visegrad

We would like to invite you to the Think Visegrad Panel Discussion focused on the topic of "Future of the EU after Covid-19". The event will take place on Wednesday 11 November between 16:00–17:15 via Zoom and will be broadcasted on Facebook.

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RECOMMENDATIONS: Czech priorities during the presidency of the Council of the EU 2022

Summary and recommendations based on the discussion of National Convention on EU Affairs, which took place on 18 September 2020, regarding the priorities of the upcoming Czech presidency in the Council of the EU 2022, are now available. They were prepared by Zuzana Kasáková, Vladimír Bartovic and Vít Havelka from EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy.

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National Convention on EU Affairs: Priorities of the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU 2022

The National Convention on EU Affairs will take place on September 18 online. The topic of the round table debate will be priorities of the Czech presidency of the Council of the EU.

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ČT24: Germany is taking over the presidency of the Council of the EU

Our Vít Havelka commented for ČT24 on the topic of German Council Presidency and country's desire to help the European Union to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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Hospodářské noviny: Germans take over EU leadership. Other countries are already looking forward to it

Vladimír Bartovic commented for Hospodářské noviny on the preparations for the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU in connection with the beginning of the German Presidency.

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Deník N: To deal with the pandemic, to strengthen the Europe – after 13 years, Merkel is taking the steering wheel of the EU again

Our Vít Havelka commented for Deník N on the German presidency of the Council of the European Union and how it could be beneficial for Czech Republic .

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EU Council Commentary: No progress in MFF and recovery fund

Our Vít Havelka comments on Friday 19 June 2020 European Council meeting.

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