Diverging Voices, Converging Policies: The Visegrad States’ Reactions to the Russia-Ukraine Conflict
Three PASOS members contributed to the publication of this report, which seeks to stimulate further critical and constructive debate on the perspectives and positions of the Visegrad Group and its role within the EU.
The Slovak Foreign Policy Association has kicked off a project devoted to countering pro-Kremlin disinformation in Central and Eastern Europe.
Fifty-four percent of Slovaks said they had heard of the Visegrad Group and knew what it was about, compared to 37% of Czechs, 26% of Hungarians, and only 17% of Poles, according to the results of an Institute for Public Affairs study.
EU and V4 policymakers and institutions that work on migration issues should stress the difference in intensity and character of migration from the Mediterranean direction and from Ukraine and other Eastern Partnership countries, according to this Slovak Foreign Policy Association Report.
Internal Market and the EU-Russia Sanctions: Examination of Practice in Visegrád Countries One Year On
The Visegrad Four countries should gradually limit market intervention and halt promotional campaigns based on nationalism to better cope with the impact of Russian sanctions against agricultural products produced in the European Union, according to this Association for International Affairs analysis.
The level of Internet freedom is high in the Visegrad Four, but there are big differences in terms of rights of freedom of expression, level of surveillance of online activity by police and intelligence agencies, and how the Internet is governed, according to a PASOS project report.
The Institute for Public Affairs organized a training seminar in September for volunteers who will monitor local electoral campaign financing in Slovakia during the next two months.