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.

Spotlight issue

13th November 2017 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Radio Praha: GRECO President in Prague: 'Without good people, even a perfect law is futile.'

'One of our recommendations in the fourth round is related to implementation – that is an area where the country needs to step up its efforts.'
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23rd February 2018 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

TI: The Czech Republic improves scores in CPI for 2017, but the European average is still far ahead, the country faces risks

The International Secretariat of Transparency International (TI) released the Corruption Perceptions Index for 2017 (CPI). The Czech Republic gained a total of 57 points out of 100 and climbed from the 47th place in 2016 to the 42nd place in 2017, a shared position with Spain, Cyprus and Dominica. The average of the European Union (65 points) is still far ahead. The result, rather than showing the onset of a positive trend, reflects the frozen level of corruption perceptions. For real improvement, a few unpopular but simple steps have to be taken, TI says.
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15th February 2018 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

The 9th Edition of the Act of the Year has been Launched

The vote for the Act of the Year has started. For the ninth consecutive year, entrepreneurs will decide about the best legal regulation with a positive impact on business. In addition to voting on the best act, this year’s edition of the project will open up a discussion among leading authorities about the development of the Czech legislation governing the business environment. The project is organised by Deloitte, a professional services firm, and its legal office, Ambruz & Dark Deloitte Legal. This year’s edition will be taking place under the auspices of the Czech Chamber of Commerce and the Czech Bar Association.
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1st February 2018 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

WJP Rule of Law Index 2017: Czech Republic lands in the group of countries with declining rule of law

The Czech Republic ranked 17th globally, 12th regionally in the World Justice Project Rule of Law Index 2017, the same results as in 2016. The country landed in the group of countries with Declining Rule of Law, still, it gained above median scores. 
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic