E15.cz: The West may sacrifice Nord Stream 2. The pipeline faces further US sanctions

Our researcher Danielle Piatkiewicz commented for the news portal E15 on the situation regarding the planned sanctions against Russia in the case of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline.

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INVITATION: Eastern Partnership Summit 2021 as a new chapter of the EU-EaP relations: Time for diversification?

We would like to invite you to a debate entitled "Eastern Partnership Summit 2021 as a new chapter of the EU-EaP relations: Time for diversification?" The online debate will take place on December 14 at 17:30.

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Radio Z: Hundreds of Middle Eastern migrants detained in Germany near the border with Poland in recent days, they entered the EU via Belarus

Martin Vokálek, Executive Director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, commented on current events on the Belarus-Polish border. Precisely because of migration, Poland extended the state of emergency on the border with Belarus. The problem will be discussed by the European Parliament.

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Radio Slovensko: Poland faces millions in sanctions for the activities of a committee that decides on the prosecution of judges and prosecutors

The director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy Vladimír Bartovic commented on the conflict between Brussels and Warsaw in a case of a violation of European law in the matter of criminal prosecution of judges and prosecutors. Therefore Poland faces heavy financial penalties.

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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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INVITATION: Café Evropa online: EU-Russian relations - rivalry, or partnership?

We would like to invite you to another in a series of debates of Café Evropa, this time on the topic of EU-Russian relations - rivalry, or partnership? The debate is organized by the Representation of the European Commission in the Czech Republic, European Parliament office and the Institute for European Policy EUROPEUM. The media partner of the debate is Deník.cz. The debate will take place online on April 20 from 17:30 on our Facebook.

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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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Radio Z: Ice Hockey Championship is an opportunity for Belarussian regime to present itself in a good light

On Monday, January 18, Martin Vokálek, deputy director of the EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy, was a guest on the broadcast of Radio Z. He commented on the current controversy surrounding the possibility of Belarus hosting the Ice Hockey Championship.

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Info.cz: The adoption of sanctions against Turkey is a warning signal. What awaits the EU's key relations with Ankara?

In his commentary for Info.cz, the head of our Brussels office, Žiga Faktor, deals with the attitude of EU member states towards Turkey and its exploratory activities in the Mediterranean. He emphasizes Turkey's position as an important strategic partner of the EU and the efforts of European leaders to maintain positive relations.

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ČT24: European Council – Tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean and Sanctions on Belarus

On Friday, October 2, our Žiga Faktor commented for ČT24 the latest development of the European Council. The topics were the common action against Turkey and sanctions on Belarus.

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