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30th August 2018 / Politics / Elections

Štěpán Štrébl from Pirate party discusses economic priorities with AmCham members at pre-election table

On 29 August AmCham held the pre-election roundtable with Štěpán Štrébl, campaign manager of the Czech Pirate party, on AmCham economic priorities for Prague. 
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12th June 2018 / Politics / Social Responsibility

Global Peace Index: Czech Republic ranks 5th in Europe, 7th globally

According to the 2018 Global Peace Index published by the Institute for Economics and Peace, the results find that the global level of peace has deteriorated by 0.27 per cent in the last year, marking the fourth successive year of deteriorations. Ninety-two countries deteriorated, while 71 countries improved. The 2018 GPI reveals a world in which the tensions, conflicts, and crises that emerged in the past decade remain unresolved...
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4th June 2018 / Politics / Elections

Grayling Political Digest May 2018

Are you in or out? This is the question being mulled by the Social Democrats, as they are the ones who have to decide whether to take part in a coalition government with the ANO movement but propped up in the background by the Communist Party. We also need to bear in mind that, for the first time since the Velvet Revolution in 1989, the Communists are very close to influencing Czech government policy, Grayling Czech Republic says in the May issue of their Political Digest.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic