Event Reports

Experts warn: People are missing the alphabetization in the virtual world

Easier communication, better access to information, faster interaction. All of this was brought by the development of digital technologies and the internet. Nowadays, digital technologies are far more developed than anyone could have ever imagined. Digital data have become some of the most important economic staples in the 21. century. Today, data usage and data protection are important key issues, not only for entrepreneurs, but also for the people and state administration. What are the consequences for democracy? more…

October 18, 2016

The symposium „Sustainable Development VII. - 30 Years after the Single European Act, or Europe of the four freedoms

From 3/31/16 to 4/1/16 the international symposium on sustainable development took place for the seventh time in Budweis. The symposium „Sustainable Development VII.- 30 Years after the Single European Act, or Europe of the four freedoms“ was organized by the College of European and Regional Studies Budweis in cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation. 30 years after the adoption of the Single European Act, the participants discussed the current challenges of the EU and the security situation of the transatlantic space. more…

April 12, 2016

High-level politicians from Czech Republic visit Berlin and Erfurt

The high expectations of Czech citizens towards the new democratic political system are only partly being satisfied. Several potential cases of corruption in addition to an insufficient public administration lead to the citizens’ frustration. In consequence, there are doubts relating to the young democracy and its traditional democratic parties. more…

March 17, 2016

Data privacy in a new setting

Social market economy in practice

Data privacy in the Czech Republic as well as in other member states of the European Union has been put in a new setting. Searching for information on the internet or buying goods online, we always leave a digital footprint. Personal data of users are one of the most powerful sources in 21st century. Thanks to a homogeneous European digital market transparent rules for users and entrepreneur s in Europe are going to be introduced. Thus, data privacy for each user will increase. more…

February 24, 2016

II. German-Czech parliamentarian meeting in Berlin

Currently the German-Czech partnerships experience a boom. The cooperation on the governmental level has been enlarged through the “strategically dialog” which was signed by the foreign ministers of Germany and the Czech Republic. Both states explicitly mention the other country in their governmental declarations. more…

Jakob Wöllenstein | November 10, 2015

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