Foreign and Economic Policy of the V4

Abstract: The Visegrad Group’s efficiency is ensured by its ability to respond to the constantly changing international political and economic environment, in line with the interests of the Member States. The current study highlights those foreign and economic policy areas where the V4 has a jointly articulated position and aims to assert its interests as […]

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Political Cooperation and Disagreements: 30 Years of the V4

Abstract: On 15 February 1991, the President of Czechoslovakia, Václav Havel, the President of Poland, Lech Wałęsa and the Prime Minister of Hungary, József Antall signed the Visegrad Declaration which aimed at fostering regional cooperation between the parties involved. The three Central European countries recognized the similarity of their situation from an economic, geopolitical and […]

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Prospects and Perspectives for the Visegrad Four Cooperation

Authors: Ágnes Vass and Bence Kocsev The evaluation of the Visegrad Four Cooperation (V4), especially in the current debates, is often two-sided: while on the one hand it is criticised for being branded mainly by Poland and Hungary to serve their political priorities on the European level, on the other hand, it is perceived as […]

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The Future Prospects of the V4

Abstract:  In honour of the thirtieth anniversary of the Visegrad Group, this paper will be analysing the future prospects of the V4 countries in the next decade, including economic and demography forecasts, foreign policy and neighbourhood policy, potential dynamics in Eastern Europe, energy security and improvement of the transport infrastructure. Keywords: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, […]

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