Rádio Slovensko: Slovak government agreed to purchase the Russian unregistered vaccine Sputnik V

Director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy Vladimír Bartovic was a guest at today’s broadcast of Rádio Slovensko, where he commented on the decision made by the Slovak government led by Igor Matovič regarding the purchase of Russian vaccine Sputnik V. Vaccines, which are currently being used in the EU are properly registered, whereas the Russian one is not. Nevertheless, opinions on the vaccine differs broadly.

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Regional impact of the Visegrad 4’s policies – Entrenchment or Fragmentation?

In his latest contribution, Márk Szabó deals with the issue of relations of the Visegrad Group, especially its internal coherence, but also the relationship with the EU.

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INVITATION: Café Evropa Online: Women in the 21st Century - Why do inequalities persist despite the "century of opportunities"?

We invite you to another debate within the Café Evropa format on Women in the 21st century - why do inequalities persist despite the "century of opportunities"? The debate is organized by the European Commission Representation in the Czech Republic and the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy in cooperation with Eurocentrum Prague. The media partner of the debate is Deník.cz. The debate will take place online on March 8 on our Facebook.

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Pravda.sk: Will Matovič sweeten Central Europe for Macron?

The director of our institute, Vladimír Bartovic, commented for the daily Pravda.sk on a meeting between the Slovak Prime Minister Matovič and the French President Macron.

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REPORT: Czechia and Slovakia first response: National perceptions of 2030 target and implications for recovery policy

We present you with a report of an online roundtable organised by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, Centre for Transport and Energy and Globsec, and in cooperation with the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU on 12 November 2020.

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TASR: Different positions of the V4 countries may now have more dramatic consequences

Our research fellow Zuzana Stuchlíková commented on different positions of the V4 states in the matter of linking European funds drawing with respect for the rule of law. Last week, Hungary and Poland vetoed both the EU’s annual and multi-annual budgets, while Czechia and Slovakia supported it alongside with other Member States.

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RTVS: Joe Biden's victory in the US election

The director of our Institute, Vladimír Bartovic, spoke for Slovak Radio and Television RTVS on the topic of relations between the European Union and the United States in the context of the American elections and its winner Joe Biden. According to experts, this choice will improve EU-US relations.

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TA3: How the EU perceives Biden's victory

The director of our Institute, Vladimír Bartovic for Slovak news TA3, commented on Joe Biden's victory in the US presidential election and Biden's approach to the EU. He answers the question of what this choice means specifically for the EU-27 and what changes the European Union can expect in its relations with the United States.

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INVITATION: "Café Evropa online: Single-use Plastics - What to do and how to avoid them?"

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy cordially invites you to another debate from the Café Evropa series, which will take place on Thursday 12 November from 5.30 PM online on Facebook. Our guests will discuss the issue of single-use plastics.

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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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