Dalibor ROHAC: The Europe after Visegrad
Dalibor ROHAC

Dalibor ROHAC

The Europe after Visegrad

The inevitable split of the Visegrad Group does not discredit Central Europe. A rejection of the often disingenuous and pro-Russian ‘conservatism’ of Orban’s party is, in fact, a necessary precondition for the rest of the region to assert itself as a serious, constructive player.

Prof. Žiga TURK: Ever Closer Union or Ever Stronger Union?
Prof. Žiga TURK

Prof. Žiga TURK

Ever Closer Union or Ever Stronger Union?

There are two futures of Europe. Since the Treaty of Rome, the Treaties have included the ambition to forge “an ever-closer union” among the people (not peoples) of Europe. And then there is George H. W. Bush’s vision of Europe, “whole and free”.

Eryk MISTEWICZ: This war can be won by Ukraine and Europe together
Eryk MISTEWICZ

Eryk MISTEWICZ

This war can be won by Ukraine and Europe together

Over the last two weeks two million people have left their homes in Ukraine and crossed the border into Poland. Each week a million refugees, mainly the elderly and women with children, have poured into my country. The poor of this world are fleeing from soldiers who shoot at women and children, at hospitals, at schools and housing estates and who bomb Russians’ blocks of flats.

Prof. Jean-Pierre BOURGUIGNON: The Future of European science
Prof. Jean-Pierre BOURGUIGNON

Prof. Jean-Pierre BOURGUIGNON

The Future of European science

If Europe does not pull itself together and rethink how it can take advantage of its talents to keep its role in the world, whilst keeping our common values — freedom of research, cooperation and peace — it will face a major decline in its role at the international level.

Dalibor ROHAC: There is no alternative to vaccine passports
Dalibor ROHAC

Dalibor ROHAC

There is no alternative to vaccine passports

In an EU where passportless travel has been disrupted by the need to test, isolate, quarantine cases, a widely recognized proof of vaccination will offer a route to normal, pre-pandemic life to those who will get the vaccine.

Jean-Pierre BOURGUIGNON:  Putting European science on the map
Prof. Jean-Pierre BOURGUIGNON

Prof. Jean-Pierre BOURGUIGNON

Putting European science on the map

One can ask whether European integration in the field of research has been a success? Despite the long and complicated process it has represented, I believe so.