We would like to present you with five of the most popular outputs on our web in 2017.
October 26, 2017 | Briefing Paper
Vít Dostál (AMO) and Milan Nič, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), co-authored a new briefing paper analyzing the Czech election result. The authors compare Babiš with other Central European leaders and examine possible scenarios, Czech foreign and EU policy under an ANO-led government, and the future of Czech-German relations.
November 23, 2017 | Research Paper
Vít Dostál and Zsuzsanna Végh published a research paper examining trends of Visegrad European Policy. The authors aim to answer the question whether there is a common view of the Visegrad Group on key EU policies and the future of the Union. They detect what are the main areas in which the V4 countries are diverging, or which topics, on the other hand, they can speak with one voice. Over 450 politicians, diplomats, journalists, researchers, and other experts from the Visegrad Group countries that are involved in European policy answered the questionnaire.
May 24, 2017 | Book
For the eleventh year, AMO has published its Agenda for Czech Foreign Policy, where the authors assess Czech diplomacy in 2016 and present recommendations for the upcoming year. The grade that the Czech foreign policy was given in 2016 was C. You can read and download the publication here.
June 26, 2017 | Article
With launching the infringement procedure against the Czech Republic, Hungary, and Poland for non-compliance with their obligations related to the refugee relocation scheme, the Visegrad Group (V4) hits the headlines of main news portals. What is the shape of the Visegrad Group nearly two years after it has started its fight against the binding relocations? Why it cannot (or does not want to) get rid of the trouble maker’s label and why we should keep it, despite its poor image? You can find the answers in an article by Vít Dostál.
March 13, 2017 | Article
“The V4 do not want federalisation, nor a return to only the single market. The emergence of multi-speed Europe is particularly undesirable for them. However, this is where the Visegrád consensus ends,” writes Vít Dostál in his analysis of the five offered scenarios for the future of the EU.