Event: State of Czechia

Join us 23-26 January 2023 (Online)

17 January 2023

A week-long debate on the future of Czechia in the context of the global struggle between democracy and autocracy. We gather the top Czech thought leaders to describe Czech dynamics in the larger context of Central Europe and the West.

Czechia heads to the ballot box on for the second round of presidential elections. Visegrad Insight will offer up-to-the-minute information on the elections and will preview the elections in a more systematic way, inviting politicians, experts, analysts, and leading journalists to discuss the current ‘State of Czechia’ with an outlook for the future in mind.

On Monday – 23 January 2023 – 3 PM CET / 9 AM ET

  • State of Czechia in Europe – Why Should Prague be the Leader of Central Europe in the EU? with Jana Juzova, (Europeum), Helena Truchla (Economia CZ), Ondrej Houska (Hospodářské noviny), moderated by Wojciech Przybylski (Visegrad Insight)

On Wednesday – 25 January 2023 – 3 PM CET / 9 AM ET

  • State of Czech Democracy – Is Czech Democracy Resilient or Just Lucky? with Jakub Eberle (Institute of International Relations), Jiri Schneider (Visegrad Insight), Olga Richterová (Member of the Chamber of Deputies), and Milada Anna Vachudova (UNC Chapel Hill), moderated by Miles R. Maftean (Visegrad Insight)

On Thursday – 26 January 2023 – 3 PM CET / 9 AM ET

  • State of Czech Defense & Security – with Jakub Dürr, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to Poland, Martin Svárovský (Advisor of the Deputy Speaker and the Chairman of the Committee on European Affairs) and Martin Ehl (Hospodářské noviny), moderated by Magda Jakubowska (Visegrad Insight)

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This interactive conference will involve high-level speakers and thematic sessions that will highlight what is at stake in this Central European country. It is a part of a broader focus Visegrad Insight is putting on the elections 10 years after our founding.

Under this format, Visegrad Insight invites a select group of transatlantic ambassadors, diplomats, experts and journalists for meetings with Central Europe in its thematic focus. Our sessions begin with on-the-record statements of invited speakers and the second part is an off-the-record interactive moderated discussion. Read some briefs from previous meetings.

This discussion is part of our series of interactive events exclusive for our subscribers and select invitees. Please confirm your participation through the registration page below:


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