Not many people in Europe are aware of the Visegrad Group (V4), the Central European platform for co-operation between the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary that has existed for over 20 years. The Czech Republic acceded to the year-long V4 presidency, taking over from Slovakia, on 1st July and due to external circumstances can expect a very turbulent term ahead.
Initially, the Czech Republic wanted to focus its agenda on typical priorities like regional co-operation, for which the slogan “V4 Trust” was chosen to represent the Czech presidency. Among the seven main goals of its programme, “Togetherness” was given the …read more
Source: Europe’s World