About: Czech Republic

EU Priorities 2020 29-04-2009

The EU elections in the Czech Republic

Amid gloomy EU surveys on voter turnout, recent opinion polls suggest that the Czech Republic could beat the odds with as many as 50% of registered voters planning to cast their ballot, or twice as much as during the last elections in 2004. Meanwhile, the economic crisis, energy issues and the future of the EU are predominant topics in all the parties' campaigns.
EU Priorities 2020 08-01-2009

The Czech EU Presidency

Under the motto 'A Europe without barriers', the Czech Republic assumed the six-month rotating presidency of the EU from France on 1 January 2009. The country will have to deal with complex European and domestic problems, including the ratification of the Lisbon Treaty by the Czech parliament.

Want to know what's going on in the EU Capitals daily? Subscribe now to our new 9am newsletter.