REPORT: The Round Table Electromobility And Work Opportunities: What Changes Await Us?

For the second time, experts on employment in the automotive industry and its transformation met, this time at the regional level of the Moravian-Silesian Region. The topic of labour changes in connection with decarbonisation and electromobility was discussed by representatives of automobile companies, trade unions, employers' associations, regional and state administration. The round table was organized in cooperation with Charles University, CELSI Institute, and Hyundai Nošovice. The report was written and the debate was moderated by researcher Rebeka Hengalová.

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RILSA: Climate policy after a year of energy crisis

Our Senior Research Fellow Kateřina Davidová published an article focusing on climate policy in the journal Forum for Social Policy. The text focuses on developments in energy and climate policy over the past year, defined by the Russian war in Ukraine, the energy crisis and rising inflation. The periodical is published by the Research Institute for Labour and Social Affairs (RILSA).

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Aktuálně.cz | No pensions on a burnt planet. What will the world be like when we stop working in 40 years?

Klára Votavová, our researcher, has written a commentary on the current government pension reform. According to Votavová, it is alarming that the reform does not take into account climate change and the impact of technology on the labour market.

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EU MONITOR: Recharging the Czech EU Presidency

Czechia will enter its second round of the EU Presidency on the 1st of July. Despite the ongoing major shift toward e-mobility across the EU, no strong commitments are coming from the Czech government. The widely accepted milestone of 2035 for phasing-out the sales of new non-zero-emission cars is still perceived by many local policy-makers as unrealistic. Michal Hrubý, a research fellow at the Institute for European Policy, writes in his EU Monitor.

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VÚPSV: Green deal for Europe or green imperative?

Our researcher Michal Hrubý provided a commentary to the Reseach institute for labour and socisl affairs (VÚPSV) on the Green Deal. He outlined the important foundations on which the agreement is based and noted how deepening knowledge will have a positive impact on society as well as on the fight against climate change.

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Policy Paper: Time to Redefine the Terms and Conditions of the Transatlantic Relationship? – 2021 Transatlantic Policy Forum in Review

On November 18-19, 2021, the fourth edition of the Transatlantic Policy Forum took place. It was hosted by EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy in partnership with the German Marshall Fund of the United States and the International Republican Institute (IRI), supported by the International Visegrad Fund, Friedrich Naumann Foundation, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. The aim of this Policy Paper is to provide a summary and analysis of the discussions that took place, while respecting the Chatham House rule and thus preserving the anonymity of the participants. This analysis aims to highlight and elaborate on the main findings of the participants.

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EU MONITOR: Long-term Sustainability of Healthy Labour Market in EU Population Development, Immigration Stress, and their Impact

Lenka Farkačová wrote a EU MONITOR about the upcoming workforce crisis (the lack of employees not only in the case of EU countries, but also for example in the USA) and how it causes a tendency to deviate from the ideal state of long-term sustainable labour market.

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POLICY PAPER: Cross-generational Cooperation in the Workplace

In her last policy paper, Lenka Farkačová deals with the issue of development of networks of cross-generational teams of individual EU countries, which are to serve as tools to achieve the EU’s competitive advantage in the global market.

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EU MONITOR: Has the time come for a Czech Regional Policy?

Over the past 5 years, the Czech Republic has experienced unprecedented GDP growth, moving the country from 83% of EU average GDP in 2013 to 91% of the EU average GDP in 2019. At the same time, the Czech wage increased by more than 7% in 2013 in the last three years. This phenomenon is addressed by our Vít Havelka in the latest issue of the EU Monitor.

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CT24: Brexit and early UK elections

Our Vladimír Bartovic was a guest of Monday afternoon Studio CT24. The subjects of his commentary were early elections in the UK and Brexit.

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