MF DNES | Czech Republic abstained in the vote on the migration pact

The Czech Republic abstained in the vote on the EU migration pact, despite having promoted it so far and participated in its preparation. In addition to criticism of the bureaucratic burden, it may also be a strategic move ahead of the upcoming European Parliament elections. Our deputy director Viktor Daněk commented on the Czech Republic's position for the MF Dnes daily.

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Op-Ed | The grain dispute is the first sign that Ukraine's EU accession will not be easy. What obstacles await on this path?

The Ukrainian grain situation is making waves in Europe. Deputy Director and Head of the Brussels Office Ziga Faktor wrote an Op-Ed about the impact of the situation on the country's EU accession and how some member states are reacting.

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TA3: How will Italy look after the elections?

The right-wing party is leading in the pre-election polls. Italy may have a government unlike any it has seen since Mussolini. Our research associate Alexandr Lagazzi spoke to Slovak TV station TA3 about the campaign and what is in store for Italy after Sunday's elections.

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E15: The new Italian government must continue with reforms. Support for Ukraine in Rome will probably recede

One of our research associate, Alexandr Lagazzi, commented on the upcoming Italian elections for E15. According to pre-election polls, it can be assumed that the right-wing coalition led by Giorgia Meloni will win the elections. However, according to experts, this result could represent a significant risk for the Italian economy, the drawing of contributions from the EU and the supply of weapons to Ukraine.

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ČRo: German reaction to the re-election of Emmanuel Macron - a clear pro-European signal

Our Associate Research Fellow, Tereza Novotná, was interviewed by Czech Radio about the French presidential election in which Emmanuel Macron was re-elected and France's position in the European Union.

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BLOG: French elections amidst the French Presidency – a reflection of the impact of the French Presidential campaign

Esteban Gas has written a blog about the French elections that took place during the French presidency. While Macron’s re-election at a glance enables another term of continuation of the existing French agenda in the Union, the tightening of the gap between the far-right and Macron will have to be acknowledged politically in the years to come and might affect the EU.

Show more PDF Orbán emptied the state coffers before the elections. Next government will have to cut back

Réka Sulyok from the Institute for European Policy EUROPEUM described for news server the current political developments in Hungary in the context of the upcoming parliamentary elections. The article discusses in more detail the position Hungary could potentially find itself in after the re-election of the current prime minister Viktor Orbán or, on the contrary, the consequences of a possible victory of the opposition candidate Péter Márki-Zay.

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INVITATION: Prague Climate Talks: Climate as an electoral topic: Czechia vs. Germany

We would like to invite you to the pre-election debate entitled "Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU 2022." The debate will take place on Tuesday, September 21 from 17:30 online.

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The Czech Prime Minister seeks to renew the old anti-migration strategy and misinformation campaigns in re-election bid.

In her blog article, our intern Agathe Helluin focuses on Czech politics, particularly on Prime Minister Andrej Babiš and his style of political campaigning, which includes topics such as migration.

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Deník N: Thanks to Biden, the climate in geopolitics will not be ignored, was heard on the Prague Climate Talks

Experts from our Prague Climate Talks series, which consists of expert debates focusing on climate change, commented on what current US climate policy looks like and what changes the new office of President Biden will bring. They also focused on what this means for the European Union and other countries.

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