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Bloomberg TV Bulgaria Interviews Dr. Rumena Filipova on US/Europe-China Relations

In an interview for Bloomberg TV Bulgaria, IGA’s chairperson discussed US/Europe-China relations following the announcement of tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles. Specific attention was directed to the similarities between the positions of the US and European Commission in the midst of intra-member state differences displayed by France, Hungary and Serbia. Also in focus was the …

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Radio FOCUS Interviews Dr. Rumena Filipova on the Key Trends in Public Opinion in Bulgaria

In an interview for Radio FOCUS, Dr. Rumena Filipova presented the main continuities and shifts in Bulgarian public opinion in 2024, including increasing support for NATO and support for the US as a key strategic partner for Bulgaria as well as improved ratings of media freedom. The interview also highlighted youth views, which remain similar …

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El Pais Features IGA’s Research on Youth Attitudes in CEE

Spanish daily El Pais has featured IGA’s and Dr. Rumena Filipova’s research on the alarming rise of anti-democratic, nationalist and pro-Russian views among youth in Central and Eastern Europe. The article highlights how political exclusion, unreformed and politicized educational systems and social media fuel these worrying sentiments in Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Hungary. Read the article …

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New Project: RESPOND – Rescuing Democracy from Political Corruption in Digital Societies

The Institute for Global Analytics looks forward to its participation in the new Europe-wide initiative researching political corruption on the continent, particularly in grey legal areas. Boosting citizen involvement and deployment of digital technologies will feature among the innovative solutions to tackle corruption. The project is coordinated by Alma Mater Studiorum – Università di Bologna …

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International Roundtable, 29 January: The Youth Factor Rises in Central Europe

The Institute for Global Analytics, together with its partners Free Press for Eastern Europe and the Science+ network, is convening the international roundtable The Youth Factor Rises in Central Europe: The Attitudes of Millennials and Gen Z in Bulgaria, Hungary, Latvia and Serbia towards Russia’s War against Ukraine, Traditional Values, and Democracy . It will take …

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Dr. Rumena Filipova Interviewed by Bloomberg TV Bulgaria on the Beginning of EU-Ukraine Accession Talks

In an interview for Bloomberg TV Bulgaria, Dr. Rumena Filipova discussed the EU’s historic decision to greenlight Ukraine and Moldova’s accession talks as having significant geopolitical implications, although the road to membership will likely be a difficult one. Also in focus: the importance of strategic communications for countering disinformation, particularly as national security interests are …

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Dr. Rumena Filipova Discusses the EU-China Summit on Euronews Bulgaria

In an interview for Euronews Bulgaria, IGA’s chairperson discussed the outcomes of the EU-China summit (Europe’s emphasis on the trade imbalance and Beijing’s support for Russia’s war against Ukraine). Also in focus was the scope of Chinese influence in Europe and Bulgaria, particularly in the academic sector – why university cooperation with China contains significant …

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