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Spotlight issue

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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8th February 2019 / Politics / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

The Future of Prague's Transportation System with Praha Sobě

Current Master Plan of Prague outlines the growth of the city only to its borders. We need to include the outskirts in order to let Prague grow sustainably. On February 8, Adam Scheinherr, Prague’s Deputy Mayor for Transportation, and City Councillor Lenka Burgerová (both Praha Sobě) were our guests at another round of AmCham talks with City Hall representatives on key issues.
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30th January 2019 / Politics / Elections

The Future of Prague Series with ANO

On January 29, as part of AmCham Future of Prague talks with City Hall representatives, we discussed housing issues with Marta Gellová and Radek Lacko (ANO). 
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic