Awaiting the German EU presidency: Challenges and options from an Eastern European perspective

With the recovery efforts from the Corona-crisis taking front stage, the German Presidency will have to steer the European bloc through the troubled waters of facilitating the conclusion of the MFF negotiations, harmonising views on the implementation of the European Green Deal, limiting Brexit fallout and addressing the growing problem of upholding democracy and the rule of law, among many other priorities. But where does Central Eastern Europe fit into all this?

How do CEE member states position themselves towards the most pressing issues facing the German EU Presidency? What are the main challenges when it comes to avoid rifts within the EU? And how can CEE help Germany to make its Presidency a success?

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