Politics / Elections

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8th March 2019 / Politics / Elections

whitehouse.gov: Joint Statement by President of the United States Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babis

This year, the United States and Czech Republic mark the 30-year anniversary of the inspiring and world-changing events of the Velvet Revolution.  The people of Czechoslovakia took back their freedom and ended decades of Communist oppression.  We also commemorate 20 years since the Czech Republic joined the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
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7th March 2019 / Politics / Elections

Eurostat: Czechia: Females underrepresented in the national Parliament

Women held 30% of seats in national parliaments in the EU in 2018. This share has increased since 2003, when women accounted for about one-fifth (21%) of members in national parliaments, according to Eurostat data.
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19th February 2019 / Politics / Elections

For Czechs, EU elections have never been in the spotlight

Five years after the 2014 European Parliament elections (which had the ignominious distinction of attracting the lowest ever turnout), European citizens have a chance to influence European dynamics once again, this time with 705 MEPs up for election across the EU. For Czechs, EU elections have never been in the spotlight but, considering the wide range of candidates and overall fragmentation, this year’s results may be quite unique. Therefore, we thought it would be useful to provide you with a brief overview of the landscape of Czech EP candidates.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic