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Latest Documents

, 2021

To benefit from the support of the Recovery and Resilience Facility set up by the EU in the aftermath of the COVID-19-induced economic crisis, Member States submit their recovery and resilience plans to the European Commission. Each plan sets out the reforms and investments to be implemented by end-2026 and Member States can receive financing up to a previously agreed allo...

, 2019

The National Energy and Climate (ENCP) Plan is a ten-year integrated document mandated by the European Union to each of its member states in order for the EU to meet its overall greenhouse gases emissions targets.   The main part of the National Plan is the setting of the Czech Republic’s contribution to the European climate and energy targets concerning the reduction of g...

, 2017

The Climate Protection Policy (CPP) of 2017 is a strategy in the field of climate protection up to 2030 as well as a plan which contributes towards gradual transition to low emission economy up to 2050. It focuses on measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and therefore it is a complementary to the 2015 Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change. The implementation of th...

, 2015

This strategy assesses the likely impacts of climate change, makes proposals for concrete adaptation measures, and discusses legislative and economic consequences. The document further focuses on the monitoring and analysis of adaptation on the environment and public health, but also on forestry, agriculture, water regime in the landscape and water management, urbanized la...

, 2015

This document lays out the Czech government's plan to promote alternative fuels and drivetrains in the transport sector.

Legislative Process

Czechia (The Czech Republic) is a parliamentary democracy, established after the splitting of Czechoslovakia into the Czech and Slovak Republics in 1993. The Parliament, the highest legislative body, consists of the Chamber of Deputies and the Senate. It votes on laws proposed predominantly by the executive and on international treaties in all policy areas. The last elections for both Chambers were held in October 2013. The next election for the Chamber of Deputies is scheduled for 2017 and for the Senate in 2018.

In 2001, the state transferred a number of powers to the regions, an intermediate level between the national government and the municipalities. The regions are structured in accordance with the concept of subsidiarity. They are in charge of implementing national legislation and have far-reaching self-governance authority. Based on their better knowledge of local conditions and independent decision-making in financial matters, the regions provide a number of services within the overall framework on socio-economic and environmental aspects of development.