Civil Service Act: They would like to but they are afraid to

Civil Service Act: They would like to but they are afraid to

Despite – or even perhaps because – of what is prescribed by the EU to the Czech Republic in an array of areas, from public transport to agriculture, such requirements are very mild for the Civil Service Act… Essentially the legislative adaptation of the Civil Service Act is not coming from EU regulation but it […]

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Parliament overreacted on 2030 targets

Parliament overreacted on 2030 targets

The European parliament’s position on 2030 framework for climate and energy policies has been voted in Strasbourg at the beginning of February. Related to the opinions of some left-wing colleagues, I am here bringing some very bad news. The European Parliament surrendered to the flow of green idealism. Unfortunately, the majority of the MEPs pushed […]

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Another boring Day in Paradise?

Another boring Day in Paradise?

Several myths and biased information about the activities of the Members of the European Parliament are floating around. Thanks to a recent controversial analysis published by a think-tank, I realized that while trying to introduce current European issues to the Leaders Magazine readers and trying to share my views on it, for a while now, […]

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Digital Services or Broadband - Europe's Dilemma?

Digital Services or Broadband – Europe’s Dilemma?

In October 2011, the European Commission presented a detailed plan to significantly improve the trans-European infrastructures. The so-called “Connecting Europe Facility” is one of the most innovative funding programmes of the EU’s next financial period 2014-2020. The core idea behind was to complete the missing links in Europe’s energy, transport and digital core infrastructure. More […]

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Companies need applied research!

Companies need applied research!

Today, we should already think what we will do when the crisis is over

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The star - like move is finished!

The star – like move is finished!

The time has come—our capital will be for the first time home to an important European Union wide agency

22/10/2012 | 0 Comments More
Does Freedom Equal Responsibility?

Does Freedom Equal Responsibility?

Autumn of next year will mark an incredible twenty years since I entered high-level politics — when for the first time I became the mayor of the city of Ostrava…

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The EU Should Not Be Late With Digitalization

The EU Should Not Be Late With Digitalization

Last year in the middle of October the European Commission has presented the plan to improve the European infrastructure…

23/04/2012 | 0 Comments More
The Never Ending Fight with Climate Targets

The Never Ending Fight with Climate Targets

I have already written many times about the proposed measures, which will include several cost-effective initiatives that will achieve an increase in the energy efficiency of the energy production, electric appliances, transport or buildings.

13/02/2012 | 0 Comments More