I say Europe, you say? Christmas Eve. For me, Europe is like home. Like family. Europe is about our traditions and also about our dreams. I can still remember, especially from when I was a child, that Christmas is a time when you dream most intensively. In your opinion, what has been Europe’s greatest strength during this Corona-crisis? I am afraid that especially at the beginning of the crisis, Europe showed...

1. Which role, if any, does foreign policy play in this election?

Dr. Jana Puglierin, Head of Office and Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations, Berlin: Foreign policy has rarely played a dominant role in American election...

Our colleague Viktória Jančošeková has consulted several experts about recent important developments in the Visegrád Four, relating to COVID-19 measures and the countries' relationship with China.

The corona crisis apparently reinforces the role of the nation-state, of the government and the hard struggle between the United States and China, which put their own interests above the multilateral world order. Yet a different agenda is needed now, says former Prime Minister Prof. Dr. Jan Peter Balkenende. Here is the English excerpt from an interview conducted by Marc Janssens and published in Christen Democratische Verkenningen, Summer edition 2020 (Dutch).

Our colleague Federico Ottavio Reho, Strategic Coordinator and Research Officer, asked Angelos Chryssogelos and Dalibor Roháč about the impact of the Corona crisis on the legitimacy of EU Institutions.

Another round of questions asked by President Mikuláš Dzurinda to fellow former Prime Ministers about the future of Europe, the impact of the pandemic, EU decision-making's mechanisms and much more.

President Mikuláš Dzurinda has consulted several fellow former Prime Ministers to ask them for their thoughts on the important matter of EU-China relations, and what the EU’s approach should be.