CEE branch of watchdog points to Baku’s withdrawal from transparency in extractive industries body as just one example of why it thinks credit for TANAP project should not be advanced.
Tightening labour markets are undermining the investment case for Central Europe, but its labour productivity and infrastructure still give it an advantage.
If the Freedom Party enters government after the election, convergence with populists in the Visegrad Group may increase, but the big parties will prevent any major shift.
The region has made little progress over the past decade in improving trust and civic engagement, says Legatum Institute.
Two entirely new species — a fish and a stonefly — have been discovered along the river, on which a hydroelectric plant is planned.