Happy birthday Visegrád Group!

15 February 2021

Panel discussion on the Group’s economic outlook, regional dynamics and role within the EU

photo: iStock.com/Andressa S

15 February 2021 marks the 30th anniversary of the Visegrád agreement. Time to look back and forward. Together with the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP), we held a panel discussion to assess the current and future role of the regional grouping within the EU. We also explored the apparent contradiction between the four countries’ economic success of the past 30 years, and more recent political developments suggesting dissatisfaction among large sections of the population.

Listen to Roderick Parkes and Milan Nič (DGAP), Eszter Zalan (EUobserver) and Richard Grieveson (wiiw) exploring these issues in the following video: