Politics / Social Responsibility

This section includes reports, analysis and opinion about elections, public participation and political parties.

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2nd April 2017 / Politics / Social Responsibility

W. Stacey, AmChamCZ: Is it the end of the free market era?

That was the question four panelists, including myself, had to answer last week at the annual Free Market Roadshow. Although one speaker believed adamantly that all would be well, the other panelists hedged their bets. Including me.
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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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14th December 2015 / Politics / Social Responsibility

Euractiv.com: EuroPhilantopics 2015: Interview with Róża Thun MEP

An interview with Róża Thun, MEP, during the 2015 EuroPhilantopics. EuroPhilantopics is the annual event for foundations and EU institutions to come together and consider the challenges facing people and communities in the next 5-10 years. This year's theme was trust and how it can be levered to pave the way to a fairer society.  
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14th October 2015 / Politics / Social Responsibility

Politics: Prague Post: ECRI: New report critical of Roma education

In a report published on 13 October on the Czech Republic, the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), while acknowledging progress in a number of areas, expresses serious concern over the lack of progress in eradicating segregation of Roma children in schools and the prevalence...
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic