Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

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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6th December 2017 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Service sector is the most regulated in CEE – Grayling AcTrend Report reveals

In six Central and Eastern European (CEE) markets, 1,040 acts were approved between 1 August 2016 and 1 August 2017. This is 5.3% fewer than in the same period last year. The number of approved acts dropped after 3 straight years of increasing productivity. The most regulated industry in 2016/2017 was service sector (14%) as opposed to last year when finance was the most regulated (17%). In comparison to last year, acts generated less media attention in CEE in average, the figure dropped from 48.5% to 33.1%, significant increase was recorded only in the Czech Republic, says the Grayling AcTrend Report 2017, prepared by Grayling in CEE.  
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5th December 2017 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Transparency International’s Global Corruption Barometer: Czech Republic is in a group of countries with the highest share of those thinking that ordinary people cannot make a big difference in the fight against corruption

Transparency International’s Global Corruption Barometer series – the world's largest survey asking citizens about their direct personal experience of bribery in their daily lives, their perceptions of corruption challenges in their own countries, and their willingness to act against corruption.
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7th November 2017 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Human Rights Council report on Czech Republic

The report describes the developments in the area of human rights from 2013 to 2017 and follows up the midterm report submitted by the Czech government in 2015.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic