INFO.CZ: Serbia and Kosovo at the same table, but without a result. Instead of a solution, the upcoming agreement brought only more questions

After long negotiations, according to the head of EU diplomacy, Josep Borrell, on Saturday, March 18, the representatives of Serbia and Kosovo agreed on the final form of the agreement, which is supposed to ensure the normalization of relations between the two countries. Serbia does not recognize the independence of its former province, and relations have further escalated over the past year and a half over a dispute over the recognition of identity documents and vehicle registration plates issued by the two entities. The heated atmosphere in the war-torn region has attracted enormous attention from the US and the European Union, and both sides have invested significant efforts towards calming the situation and formulating an agreement to prevent similar situations in the future.

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iDNES: The EU will turn off your appliances. Lies about the Green Deal have taken over the internet in the Czech Republic

Our junior researcher Tatiana Mindeková conducted an analysis of the narratives around the Green Deal in the Czech and Slovak information scene. What kind of misinformation about the EU climate policy is being voiced in mainstream and alternative media? Tatiana Mindeková commented on the results of her research for

Show more Europe has turned green during the Czech Presidency. Climate agenda accelerates

The solution to the energy problems related to the war in Ukraine and Russian gas supplies was clear to the EU. It will lie in energy savings and, above all, in clean energy sources. What will energy reform look like and what plans does the EU have? Our Senior Research Fellow Kateřina Davidová commented on the Green Deal and the impact of the Czech Presidency on this topic.

Show more The Dayton Agreement is shaking to its foundations. Is Bosnia and Herzegovina facing another war?

The head of our Brussels office, Žiga Faktor, commented on the state of the political situation in the Balkans for The initial political crisis is alarming, but it is being overlooked on the international scene, as the world's attention is focused more on the situation on the Russian-Ukrainian border.

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Czech Interests in EU: Searching for a consensus? Green deal vs. yellow card

How do Czech politicians approach the Fit for 55 package? And what should the incoming government focus on? Michal Hrubý, an analyst at EUROPEUM, explains the search for a consensus in his commentary

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TOPAZ: Grean Deal and middle class

Our researcher Kateřina Davidová contributed a chapter "The Middle Class as a Driver of Decarbonisation" to the Green Deal for Europe publication. The authors of this publication propose solutions that reflect Europe's economic and social reality and stress that the Green Deal debate must reflect the broader aspects of the whole issue.

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Decarbonization of the automotive industry

The project called Decarbonization of the automotive industry aims to enable fast and fair decarbonization of the automotive industry in the Czech Republic by bridging the gap between policy- and decision-makers and companies. The key networking activities rely on evidence-based research outputs and follow-up activities with the respective stakeholders of the automotive industry in the Czech Republic. Furthermore, the project aims to deepen the public understanding and social acceptance of the inevitable changes in the transport sector. The project is led by the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy with financial support from the European Climate Foundation.

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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.

Show more COMMENTARY: European Green Deal: Will it kill us or will we die without it?

Our Kateřina Davidová, together with Nikola Hořejš from the Institute of Empirical Research STEM, wrote a commentary dealing with the topic of the European Green Deal. The article was published throught the portal.

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iRozhlas: The pandemic overshadowed Brexit, negotiations are still stagnating. Britain with EU are dashing into no deal, says expert

Director of our Institute Vladimír Bartovic was interviewed by iRozhlas, where he talks about the still ongoing negotiations between Great Britain and EU.

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