Spotlight issue

12th October 2017 / Good governance / Elections

Coalition for Democratic Renewal officially launched within the annual Forum 2000 Conference

The Coalition for Democratic Renewal (CDR) was officially launched in Prague, Czech Republic, on October 10, 2017, within the framework of the annual Forum 2000 Conference. Data on political participation of young Czechs inside.

12th October 2017 / Good governance / Legal Reform and Transparency

Radio Zet interview with Bird & Bird Partner V.Chloupek: Is it reasonable to fear GDPR?

On 25 May 2018 GDPR, general regulation on the protection of personal data, a new regulation from the European Commission, will come into effect. It will unify the legal protection of personal data across Europe. What will change for businesses?

11th October 2017 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

Czech Statistical Office publication: CO2 Emissions, Real GDP, Renewable Energy and Tourism - study | IEA Energy Efficiency 2017 report

Regulatory policies are necessary to increase the awareness of sustainable tourism. In addition, the use of renewable energy and the adoption of clean technologies in tourism sector as well as in producing goods and services play a significant role in CO2 mitigation, says study in the Statistics and Economy Journal published by the Czech Statistical Office.

11th October 2017 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

EY: 76% of Czech manufacturing companies continue to see Industry 4.0 as an opportunity to grow business

EY Czech Republic published their survey on Industry 4.0 in the Czech Republic. Almost half of companies plan to significantly change their current business model over the next 3 years, under the influence of Industry 4.0, which is 7 percentage points higher compared with last year results. 

Strategic Directions for Czech Economic Policy

  1. 1) The home of value-added manufacturing
  2. 2) Prague-Brno-Ostrava Creative Triangle
  3. 3) Health Care as an export industry
  4. 4) Government as a competitive advantage

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