iRozhlas: Scholz's cabinet is an experiment seeking a new beginning. It wants modernisation and a tougher approach towards Russia and China

Our researcher Kateřina Davidová is featured in an article by iRozhlas.cz, which focuses on what the new German government headed by Social Democrat Olaf Scholz promises to do when he replaces outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday after 16 years. What to expect from the new government in Berlin?

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e15.cz: What Merkel's successors are planning: wage increase, digitalization and continuation of Nord Stream 2

What will the new government do for the environment? And how are German-Russian relations likely to develop? Our research associate Tereza Novotná and the institute's director Zdeněk Beránek contributed to this article on what the future German coalition is up to.

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SWP: Between change and continuity: European expectations towards Czech and German EU policies after the 2021 elections

For the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Žiga Faktor, Director of our Brussels office, and Zuzana Stuchlíková, Research Associate at EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, co-authored an article on the European expectations of the Czech and German governments' European policy.

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ČT24: Chancellor Merkel visiting Britain

Our research fellow Vít Havelka gave an interview for ČT24 about the meeting between British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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The Transatlantic To-Do List: Biden's Progress Report

Last October, the third annual Transatlantic Policy Forum (TAPF) took place virtually. The Forum not only brought together a wide range of experts but provided inputs and interesting takeaways, including recommendations and a Transatlantic To-Do List, which outlined action points on how the US and the EU should approach the given challenges ranging from increased multilateral collaboration to further development of economic and security engagement. A little over 6 months into his administration, our EUROPEUM experts Danielle Piatkiewicz and Miroslava Pisklová have updated their Transatlantic To-Do List and their 100 day’s progress report to reflect on where Biden’s foreign policy stands now over a half a year into the new US administration.

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ČRo Radiozurnal: Can relations between the European Union and Turkey be expected to improve?

The head of our Brussels office spoke about the current improvement in relations between Ankara and Brussels. He attributes Erdoğan's turn in rhetoric not only to the outcome of the US elections, after which Turkey lost a significant teammate, but also to the upcoming elections in Germany, which may result in a significantly less conciliatory chancellor than Angela Merkel.

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What will Draghi’s government mean for Italy’s climate policy and the European Green Deal?

In a blog post, Charlotte Bufano writes about what Mario Draghi's government can mean for Italy's climate policy and the European Green Deal.

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Radio Z: Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya at a meeting with the German Chancellor

On Tuesday, October 6, Martin Vokálek, deputy director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, was a guest on the morning broadcast of Radio Z. He commented on Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya's visit to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the current political situation in Belarus.

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iRozhlas: An unusual summit to convince Lukashenko and Russia. What to expect from the meeting of EU leaders to Belarus?

The director of our Institute, Vladimír Bartovic, commented for iRozhlas news portal on the Special European Council meeting on Wednesday, 19 August 2020. The main topic of discussion of European leaders will be foreign policy issues regarding the current situation in Belarus.

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Aktuálně.cz: 180 degree rotation. Merkel is building her legacy, calling for generosity instead of cuts

The director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy Vladimír Bartovic commented for the news server Aktuálně.cz on the topic of the approach of German Chancellor Angela Merkel towards EU's economic strategy.

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