8th September 2015

Politics: "YES" or "NO"?TTIP debate in the Czech Republic (updated)


Here are some recently published opinions in chronological order.

MEP Luděk Niedermayer (TOP09) - in Czech

TTIP: Removing Barriers - Cecilia Malmström: Getting TTIP Facts Straight For SMEs - in English

Czech Members of the European Parliament Jan Zahradil (ODS), Pavel Poc (ČSSD), Dita Charanzová (ANO), Luděk Niedermayer (TOP09) - in Czech

Josef Šíma (Dean of the CEVRO Institute) - interview in Czech

Jarolím Antal (Director of the Centre for European Studies at the University of Economics in Prague) - article in Czech

Brigita Schmögnerová (Former Slovak Finance Minister, UN’s European Economic Commission, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development) - in Slovak

Conference on TTIP in Ostrava, 17 June 2015

Cecilia Malmström (EC Trade) on the Czech Television and at a debate at the Charles University, Prague

Dita Charanzová (MEP) and Tomáš Uhnák (journalist) at the Czech Radio - interview in Czech

Ilona Švihlíková (economist) and Vladimír Bärtl (Deputy Minister of Trade) – dialogue on DVTV in Czech

Petra Němcová (Špatný vTTIP NGO) – article in Czech

Jiří Pehe (political commentator) – article in Czech

Common position of the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic (HKČR), Confederation of Industry and Trade (SPČR), and Confederation of Employers’ and Entrepreneurs’ Associations of the Czech Republic (KZPS) - in Czech

Comments by Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions – in Czech

Jiří Šedivý (Ambassador of the Czech Republic to NATO, former Defence Minister) – article in English


View also related documents, videos worldwide in English:

Videos by Bayer Group

UK Embassy in Prague - video (November 2015)

CATO Institute conference Will the TTIP live up to its promises? (October 2015)

Experts for Euractiv.som

Inside TTIP: An overview and chapter-by-chapter guide (July 2015)

The international trade and civil liberties committees held a hearing on June, 16th to discuss how to reconcile the need for data protection with trade agreements that boost business in the EU...Read details.

Austrian Foundation for Development Research

European Trade Union Institute


Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic