Navigating the Indo-Pacific: Dealing with Geopolitical and Security Shifts in the Region

We would like to invite you to the in person debate called "Navigating the Indo-Pacific: Dealing with Geopolitical and Security Shifts in the Region" which will be held at EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, Staroměstké náměstí 4/1, Prague (Room "Minuta") on Friday, March 18 at 15:00.

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ČRo Plus: France holds the EU presidency. Czech Republic wants to reform Schengen and move forward with asylum reform

The priorities of the French Presidency include the economic recovery of the Union after the pandemic, the climate agenda, European defence, relations with African countries and the Western Balkans. Our research fellow Vít Havelka also commented on the topic.

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PRESS RELEASE: EUROPEUM has a new leadership. It will be led by experienced diplomat Zdeněk Beránek and Martin Vokálek

The EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy will be headed by a new director from October 1st. Zdeněk Beránek, who has worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and served as Deputy Ambassador in Washington, has been appointed the new Director. After seven years, he replaces Vladimír Bartovic, who has been with the Institute since 1999. Also, current Deputy Director Martin Vokálek will be in a new position as Executive Director.

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POLICY PAPER: Analysing EU’s Sahel strategies: A civilian approach in the era of pragmatism

In the new Policy Paper Vojtěch Freitag deals with developments in the vast African Sahel region, which are a concern for the European policymakers. His paper presents a recommendation to a specific aspect that remains challenging.

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INVITATION: Café Evropa online: EU – African cooperation: How is the European position developing on the African continent?

The EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy kindly invites you to another online debate from the Café Evropa series, which will focus on relations between the EU and Africa. The debate is organized by the Representation of the European Commission in the Czech Republic and the EUROPEUM cooperation with Europe Direct Czech Republic and Eurocentrum Prague. The media partner of the debate is Deník.cz. The debate will take place on Thursday 20 May at 5.30 pm on the Facebook Café Evropa and will be held in Czech language only.

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POLICY PAPER: Identifying the EU’s weaknesses in foreign and defence policy: the struggle to become a more effective global actor

Adrian Blazquez's latest policy paper deals with the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP). More precisely, he focuses on the aspects of unanimous and qualified majority voting, international security commitments, and common strategic culture of the EU.

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REPORT: A hard reset for EU-Africa relations? Visegrad perspectives for a post-pandemic era

An online panel discussion on EU-Africa relations from the perspective of the Visegrad countries in the context of the coronavirus pandemic took place on Tuesday 26th May 2020. The event was organized by the Think Visegrad platform consisting of think tanks from Central Europe. The debate was broadcasted live on the Facebook page of the Institute for European Policy EUROPEUM.

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INVITATION: A hard reset for EU-Africa relations? Visegrad perspectives for a post-pandemic era

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy invites you to the debate on EU-Africa relations. The event is organized by the Think Visegrad platform, which brings together 8 think-tanks from Central Europe. It will take place on Tuesday, May 26th 2020, at 17:00. The event will take place online (via Zoom) and will be broadcasted on Facebook.

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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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