Pragmatism to Promote European Values, Not to Substitute Them

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Presentation of statement delivered by Maksym Khylko at the International Conference “Autocratical challenge for the European project – what to do and not to do,” held by the Charter’97 Foundation with support of the International Visegrad Fund, in Warsaw, on May 25, 2016. (PDF) Maksym Khylko

Словаччина після виборів: чи очікувати змін у відносинах з Україною, Росією, ЄС, НАТО?

За пропозицією EESRI Foundation, словацькі експерти прокоментували можливі зміни у зовнішній політиці Словаччини, зокрема щодо Вишеградської групи, Східного партнерства, Європейського Союзу, НАТО, України та Росії. (PDF) Душан Фішер, Сюзана Новакова, Йозеф Уліан, Марек Ленч, Самюель Года, Крістіна Бокова

Словакия после выборов: ожидать ли изменений в отношениях с Украиной, Россией, ЕС, НАТО?

По предложению EESRI Foundation, словацкие эксперты прокомментировали возможные изменения во внешней политике Словакии, в частности, по отношению к Вышеградской группе, Восточному партнерству, Европейскому Союзу, НАТО, Украине и России. (PDF) Душан Фишер, Сюзана Новакова, Йозеф Улиан, Марек Ленч, Самюэль Года, Кристина Бокова

Slovakia’s Foreign Policy Priorities in 2016

Upon proposal of the East European Security Research Initiative Foundation, a selection of Slovakian experts commented on the probable changes in Slovakia’s foreign policy, especially with respect to the Visegrad Group, Eastern Partnership, European Union, NATO, Ukraine, and Russia. (PDF) Dušan Fischer, Zuzana Novakova, Jozef Ulian, Marek Lenč, Kristina Bockova, Samuel Goda

The Dutch Referendum on the EU Association Agreement with Ukraine

The Dutch referendum about the EU Association Agreement with Ukraine leads to uncharted waters on several fronts. April 6, 2016 is the first time when an electorate of one EU member state gets a direct say on an external EU agreement. This brief provides an overview of the referendum’s (i) legal and political background, (ii) state-of-play, including the argumentation of its main proponents and (iii) future prospects as the situation opens a range of new questions for the Netherlands, the EU and Ukraine in an unprecedented context. (PDF) Zuzana Novakova

A New Strategy for Europe’s ‘Near Abroad’? Review of the ENP in Wider Context

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The renewal of the European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP), published on 18 November, is analysed in wider context. It is stressed that while reaffirming commitment to the goals to foster stability, security and prosperity, the recent ENP review introduces a potential juncture point in terms of the pragmatic flexibility, re-prioritization and geographical scope. (PDF) Zuzana Novakova