Policy Paper | Overcoming barriers to unlock potential for a Just Transition in Czechia

The energy transition focuses on the swift and full decarbonization of our economies by moving away from fossil fuels such as coal, natural gas and oil towards carbon-free and preferably renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, geothermal, bioenergy and hydropower. The global community agreed to limiting the global average temperature to 1.5C to prevent worsening of potentially irreversible effects of climate change. Writes Jonathan Lyons.

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SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCES WITH THE INVOLVEMENT OF CSOS IN V4 IN THE DECARBONISATION PROCESS

The project is focused on the examination of the role of non-governmental organizations in the process of decarbonization of coal regions in V4 countries (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia). The aim of the project is to describe the best and worst practices of the individual processes for Serbia, who awaits the transformation of its energy mix, largely based on coal. The examined V4 countries have had a slightly different share of coal in their energy mix, while the largest one being in Poland and the second largest one in the Czech Republic, followed by Hungary and Slovakia. There are many similarities and differences in their takes on decarbonisation, thus providing different range of experiences.

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ČT24: Removing of certain Russian banks from the SWIFT system

EUROPEUM Institute analyst, Alexandr Lagazzi, spoke in an exclusive program of Studio ČT24 about Italy's view not only on SWIFT and the change of their policy towards Russia but also about Italy's overall attitude towards the war in Ukraine.

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Europeum and COVID-19

Explore our publications, events and other activities concerning the pandemic and its consequences.

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EU MONITOR: French lessons in Africa: An assessment of three key military capabilities for European defence

In his latest EU monitor, Adrian Blazquez examines the the European cooperation in the Sahel strip.

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Democracy for better or for worse? Assessing Poland’s upcoming elections

In her article, Danielle Piatkiewicz assesses the May presidential elections in Poland, taking place during the COVID–19 pandemic.

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Brief on COVID-19: Do Czechs Want a Stronger EU or a Convenient Scapegoat ?

In his brief, our Christian Kvorning Lassen outlines the image of the European Union's actions during the COVID-19 outbreak, which are often misinterpreted or forgotten by Member States, with a focus on the Czech Republic.

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Commentary: Summit in Sibiu

Vladimír Bartovic, Christian Kvorning Lassen, Zuzana Stuchlíková, Louis Cox-Brusseau, Vít Havelka and Kateřina Davidová reacted to the Summit in Sibiu 2019.

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The Unfulfilled Promise of Kosovo Visa Liberalization

The latest edition of our Eastern Monitor series, authored by Jana Juzová, analyzes the state of the Visa liberalization of Kosovo.

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Chinese Influence in the Western Balkans: An Annual Review

Our Alexandr Lagazzi and Michal Vít, in a joint policy paper, present a year-long reflection on Chinese foreign policy and backdoor-deals diplomacy in the Western Balkans. Analysing the implementation of Chinese-backed investment projects in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, the paper suggests the impact of Chinese influence in the region.

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