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Twenty years of freedom – Why the democracy is not for free

IIPS in cooperation with the KAS, Cevro Institute and Pant publish a selection of essays with the title “Twenty years of freedom – why the democracy is not for free”. A group of Czech high school students, which took part in the final of this competition, expresses itself about the Velvet revolution, transformation and their individual perception of freedom. This collection contributes to the understanding of the opinions of the young generation, which knows communism mainly from narration. more…

January 20, 2010

Volume: Four Considerations on Europe

in cooperation with OI

Občanský institut and the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung jointly publish the volume „Four considerations on Europe“ by three german and one Czech author. Josef Isensee, a professor for public law at the Bonn University, Udo di Fabio, a judge of the German Constitutional Court, Hans-Jürgen Papier, the chairman of the Constitutional Court and Karel Schwarzenberg, senator of the Czech parliament and chairman of the party TOP 09 consider various topics of the EU, such as the Lisabon Treaty and European values. more…

January 13, 2010

ODS Wins the EU Elections

Euroskeptic stream lose / ODS top Zahradil ends 2nd

There is quite clear trend after the government was overthrown in March: ODS wins, ČSSD loses. ODS got 31 per cent and could improve its result from 2004, now it won 9 mandates. ODS won also thank to low turnout - only 28 per cent and was probably better in persuading her voters taking part in the Elections. more…

Hubert Gehring, Tomislav Delinic | Country Reports | June 10, 2009

European Days - press release

Press release to European days in Olomouc, Brno, Prague and Pilsen. more…

May 18, 2009

After the Government Overthrow: The Czech Republic Is Governed by Experts

The Czech EU-Presidency

Newsletter No 5/2009 with information from the backstage, important events, interviews and actual progress. more…

Hubert Gehring, Tomislav Delinic | Country Reports | May 15, 2009