Good governance

This section details initiatives to make government a competitive advantage. It includes analysis and reports of government initiatives, as well as data on accountability and performance measures.

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17th March 2017 / Good governance / Public Procurement


V.Kosek, Johnson & Johnson on public procurement: Who will be the first one courageous enough to use the „willingness to pay for better quality“ model?

"How do you buy things? Do you always buy the cheapest product?  For example when you decide to purchase a TV, do you say: 1 TV please?," Vladimir Kosek, Commercial & Market Access Manager, Johnson & Johnson, asks.
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22nd March 2017 / Good governance / Health Care


EHCI 2016: Czech Rep ranks 13th, offers good value for money | Grayling insight into issues of the Czech healthcare sector

The European Health Consumer Index (EHCI) 2016 says the Czech healthcare system offers good value for money. Meanwhile, Jakub Hudec of Grayling Czech Republic says sometimes Czech legislators’ intentions and actions in the area of public procurement are no help in increasing the healthcare system’s effectiveness. 
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7th March 2017 / Good governance / Public Procurement


AmCham CZ: Since the government does not set performance objectives beyond total expenditure for public procurement, it is difficult to assess whether or not the spending has made the country more competitive

Since the government does not set performance objectives beyond total expenditure for public procurement, it is difficult to assess whether or not the spending has made the country more competitive or spread prosperity through better government services. One thing seems clear, however. The goal of creating more public trust needs more work.
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2nd March 2017 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency


GRECO issues report on transparency of political funding and the criminalisation of corruption in the Czech Republic

In view of the progress achieved, GRECO concludes that the current level of compliance of the Czech Republic with the recommendations is no longer “globally unsatisfactory”.
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