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The Centre-Right Antidote For EU Populism

Democratic Security Outlook: 18-24 October

Every Monday Visegrad Insight releases a weekly update on key developments in Central Europe from the point of view of democratic security.  Our team monitors for important political, civil society, economy and foreign policy updates and where possible hints at risks and developing scenarios. Currently, we monitor the situation in...

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It’s a long way to ‘Polexit’

Will it be Poland leaving the EU or the government leaving office?

The decision of Poland’s government-controlled constitutional court to reject EU authority has raised the spectre of ‘Polexit.’ But it might also have awakened Poland’s pro-Europe camp, and even paved the way for its own demise.

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Czechia Forces A Political Collision Into Overtime

Analysis of some of the key takeaways from the Czech election and its implications for the illiberal turn in the region.

Election results in Czechia record a partial victory of liberal democracy when measured by Moscow or Budapest standards, but not an exciting victory when measured by Brussels’ or Berlin’s.

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Lithuania Hopes For Further ICAO Action

The Lithuanian Minister of Transport hopes for further action after the ICAO report for the landed plane in Minsk

The Minister of Transport and Communications Marius Skuodis hopes that the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) will take ‘further actions’ after releasing the report scheduled for November regarding the plane forced to land in Minsk.

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Zeman’s Coalition Gambit Denied

Democratic Security Outlook: 11-17 October

Every Monday Visegrad Insight releases a weekly update on key developments in Central Europe from the point of view of democratic security.  Our team monitors for important political, civil society, economy and foreign policy updates and where possible hints at risks and developing scenarios. Currently, we monitor the situation in...

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Czech Elections Waiting For A Defining Moment

Friday and Saturday the Czechs head to the polls to decide what will be the next step for their country.

With so many options yet so little to choose from, the outcome after polls close on Saturday may define the democratic future or not matter at all.

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Open Call — Marcin Król Fellowship 2021-22

Deadline: 18 October 2021

‘Truth must remain our guidepost, even though the direction of our path is uncertain, and the destination barely known’

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Scenarios for 3 Seas Initiative 2025

This report features four scenarios for the 3 Seas Initiative in 2025 along with actionable recommendations guided by concerns over democratic security. Findings based on workshops and consultations of over a hundred civil society influencers, ambassadors and politicians from all twelve countries.

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