EU institutions & treaties

Ursula von der Leyen Isn’t Perfect, but She’s Better Than the Alternative

Ursula von der Leyen Isn’t Perfect, but She’s Better Than the Alternative

15 July 2019
Foreign Policy
Opposing the compromise candidate for EU commission president will further empower populists and Euroskeptics.

Reparto de altos cargos en la UE: el regreso del líder reacio

08 July 2019
El Pais
Toda cumbre europea digna de ese nombre sigue una coreografía muy precisa.

CER podcast: EU top jobs

05 July 2019
Sophia Besch talks to Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska about the EU’s top jobs reshuffle. They discuss the candidates, Europe's winners and losers, and what happens next.

The importance of being protectionist: A long view of the European Defense Fund

Sophia Besch, Martin Quencez
13 June 2019
War on the rocks
In 2017, EU officials rejoiced. They claimed to have accomplished more in 10 months than in 10 years in the field of defense, having launched three new initiatives to strengthen defense industrial co-operation, first and foremost the European Defense Fund.

Judy Asks: Do these European Parliament elections matter?

22 May 2019
Carnegie Europe
European Parliament elections matter because they are an opportunity for EU citizens to express their preferences for the further evolution of the European project.

RTÉ News: The rise of populism in Europe

21 May 2019
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to RTÉ News about the rise for populism in Europe (from 0.55 seconds).

Tok FM: Co czeka polski biznes, jeśli dojdzie do brexitu?

13 May 2019
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform commented on the European Parliament and Brexit.

TVN24: Gostyńska, Smolar i Kędzierski o wyborach do europarlamentu

11 May 2019
Gośćmi Macieja Wierzyńskiego byli Agata Gostyńska z Centre for European Reform w Londynie, prezes Fundacji Batorego i współzałożyciel Europejskiej Rady Polityki Międzynarodowej Aleksander Smolar oraz doktor Marcin Kędzierski z Klubu Jagiellońskiego i Uniwersytetu Ekonomicznego w Krakowie. Rozmowa dotyczyła nadchodzących wyborów do Parlamentu Europejskiego.

Grayling TV: The EU elections aftermath

06 May 2019
This week we speak to Camino Mortera, a senior research fellow for the Centre of European Reform. Camino is a specialist on justice and home and European affairs. This time, she talks to David Simon, head of Public Affairs Grayling on predictions after the EU elections.

Brexit means … European Parliament elections?

02 May 2019
Clingendael
Almost three years after the historic vote to leave the European Union, Britain is destined to participate in the European Parliament elections against the express wishes of most politicians on both sides of the Channel.

Italy and the EP elections

26 April 2019
Clingendael
The European Parliament elections will be a crucial test for all political forces in Italy, and could accelerate the end of the uncomfortable coalition between the right-wing anti-immigration League, and the populist Five Star Movement (5S).

Monocle podcast: The Globalist- The European Parliament's elections

09 January 2019
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to the Monocle about a possible alliance between Salvini and Kaczynski in the European Parliament’s elections (from 17:15 mins).

European Parliament elections 2019: The litmus test for the Spitzenkandidaten process

12 December 2018
Reconnect
The forthcoming European Parliament elections in 2019 will probably determine the fate of the Spitzenkandidaten process to select the President of the European Commission.

Direct democracy in the EU: The myth of a citizens' union

20 November 2018
CEPS
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska and Beth Oppenheim of the CER contributed a chapter titled 'Does democracy work in the UK?', see page 400, in 'Direct democracy in the EU: The myth of a citizens' union'.

Monocle podcast: The Globalist - Whispers of a comeback

13 September 2018
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska a senior research felow at the Centre for European Reform spoke to the Monocle about Junckers' State of Union address and Hungary (from 02:55 mins).

Parliament Live: Exiting the European Union Committee

02 May 2018
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska gave evidence to the Exiting the European Union Committee on: The progress of the UK’s negotiations on EU withdrawal (from 9:38 mins).

BBC Newsnight: British EU ignorance is harming UK interests - Viewsnight

04 April 2018
In this Viewsnight, Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska of the CER argues that if the British government doesn't pay more attention to the European Parliament, it could get a bad Brexit deal.

Judy Asks: Is Central Europe damaging EU enlargement?

28 February 2018
Carnegie Europe
The EU’s big bang enlargement has always generated mixed feelings.

BBC Radio 4 - The World Tonight: Selmayr controversy

27 February 2018
Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska, a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform speaks to Adam Fleming about Martin Selmayr and his new role (from 24:21 mins).

UK should work more closely with MEPs on Brexit

18 December 2017
EU Observer
When it comes to engaging with the European Parliament on Britain's withdrawal from the EU, Brexit secretary David Davis looks to have made a wise call.

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