What challenges lie ahead for the EU and its closest neighbours on the Western Balkans? Why is it so complicated to strengthen the rule of law in these countries? How to encourage the European perspective?
What impact does Euroscepticism have on European politics and the future of Europe? How do Eurosceptic parties shape the political debate about the future of the Union? Has the COVID-19 crisis impacted how Eurosceptic parties that are in power govern? Has Euroscepticism lost or gained ground during the COVID-19 crisis?
What are the most important European challenges to date? Does the European Commission set the right priorities during the COVID-19 crisis? Can it count on the support of EU Member States and the European Parliament?
Relations between the EU and Switzerland are in limbo, caught between Euroscepticism and pragmatism. Swiss disagreement on the signing of the Institutional Agreement blocks the way forward. At the same time, there is no majority in favour of a rollback of bilateralism. What explains the stalemate and how could it be overcome?
Austrian Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs Margargete Schramböck in talks with EU-Commissioner for the Internal Market Thierry Breton about the central role of the European internal market, the necessity for collective regulations on the movement of people and goods and EU regulations on state aid.