Info.cz: The Czechia resigns on influence in the EU. It stands without interest at the end of the line, waiting for what others prepared

Last year showed that the Czech Republic is able to effectively promote its interests at the European level, provided that it clearly defines its goals. However, it continues to resign itself to influencing major pan-European debates and focus only on partial national goals. At the same time, it has achieved different results depending on the type of European policy involved. Article is written for Info.cz by our researcher Vít Havelka.

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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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Visegrad Insight: The State of Central Europe after the December EU Summit

Our research collaborator Zuzana Stuchlíková is a guest of the Visegrad Insight podcast, which discusses the state of Central Europe after the December EU summit and the V4 perspective in connection with the compromise on the rule of law.

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Info.cz: Money only for member states respecting the rule of law. What exactly does the final agreement of the European leaders mean?

Our research fellow Vít Havelka together with Vít Dostál recently commented on the news portal Info.cz on the final agreement on the European budget - especially the demands of Hungary and Poland.

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COMMENTARIES: Summit of EU leaders on the multiannual EU budget

Experts from the Institute for European Policy EUROPEUM comment on the EU summit of leaders on the multiannual budget, which took place on 10-11 December 2020 in Brussels.

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E15: The EU is considering a rescue package without Poland and Hungary. The rebels would lose tens of billions of euros

Vladimír Bartovic commented for the E15 daily on the dispute over the European Union budget for the years 2021 to 2027, the adoption of which is blocked by Poland and Hungary.

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TA3: Zuzana Stuchlíková on the EU Leaders' Summit in Brussels

Our research collaborator Zuzana Stuchlíková commented on the EU summit in Brussels, where EU leaders met to discuss the future European budget.

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ČRo Plus: EU leader's summit about multiannual budget

On Thursday, December 10, the director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, Vladimír Bartovic, was a guest on the Czech Radio Plus broadcast. In the interview, he spoke in particular about the summit of EU leaders where they discussed the multiannual budget.

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Kristeligt Dagblad: Poland and Hungary on course for defeat in EU conflict

Christian Kvorning Lassen, Deputy Director of EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy commented on the current situation concerning negotiations of the European budget and vetos from Hungary and Poland for Danish newspaper Kristeligt Dagblad.

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Respekt: An agreement on the European budget is in the pipeline. The EU gave in to Orbán

Christian Kvorning Lassen, Deputy Director of EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy commented on Brussels' promises to delay a possible stop for subsidies for Hungary and Poland due to the rule of law for Respekt.

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