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OLTIS group :The seventh International Rail Forum & Conference IRFC 2022 will be taking place in Prague on 5th to 7th October, 2022

The seventh International Rail Forum & Conference IRFC 2022 will be taking place in Prague on 5th to 7th October, 2022 with the central theme “Let’s Build a New Generation of Railway Together”. The conference has received an Office of the Government of the Czech Republic patronage in connection with the Czech presidency of the […]

Ivan Souček – director of the Association of the Chemical Industry of the Czech Republic: Main challenges for the Czech chemical industry in 2022

Main challenges for the Czech chemical industry in 2022 The year 2022 started with promising development of economy after 2019-2020 COVID pandemic recovery. Already year 2021 recorded results which indicated return to the industry position and role prior 2019. According Raiffeisen Bank reports, for the whole of 2021, the economy in real terms grew by […]

Questions and Answers on the EU ”Save Gas for a Safe Winter” Plan

1. What does the EU ”Save gas for a safe winter” Plan contain? The Plan sets out how the EU can tackle potential further disruptions in gas supplies from Russia in a coordinated manner, in view of the upcoming winter seasons. The Communication “Save gas for a safe winter” outlines the market situation, the instruments […]

Taxonomy: MEPs do not object to inclusion of gas and nuclear activities

Absolute majority of MEPs needed to reject the Commission’s proposal was not reached If Council does not object either, the Taxonomy Delegated Act enters into force on 1 January 2023 Parliament has rejected a motion to oppose the inclusion of nuclear and gas as environmentally sustainable economic activities. The European Parliament did not object to […]

MEPs discussed priorities of the Czech Presidency with Prime Minister Fiala

Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala presented on Wednesday the programme and main goals of the Czech Council Presidency’s semester. During her opening speech, European Parliament President Roberta Metsola noted that “with an illegal war on our continent, the Czech Presidency comes at a turning point in history. Our next steps will be decisive for our […]

GeoPost/DPDgroup: Innovation at the service of consumer

Interview de Hugues de Maussion, Executive Vice President, CIO & Thibault Guez, Chief of Staff to the Executive VP Asia Pacific & Americas, New Urban Services & Innovation

  Can you briefly introduce us to the department Innovation of GeoPost/DPDgroup?   Thibault Guez (TG): GeoPost/DPDgroup is an international parcel delivery group with more than fifty subsidiaries worldwide. As the size of the group increases, the organisation is increasingly decentralised and we need to harmonise, standardise and animate our projects in a more central […]

Grant EU candidate status to Ukraine and Moldova without delay, MEPs demand

Georgia should become a candidate too once it completes the necessary reforms No ‘fast-track’ to EU membership; accession only on the basis of merit and once criteria are fulfilled Enlarging the EU is in the European Union’s own interes EU leaders must live up to their historical responsibility and give a clear political signal to […]

Taxonomy: MEPs object to Commission’s plan to include gas and nuclear activities

The entire House to vote on whether to veto the Commission proposal during 4-7 July plenary Public consultation needed for any new proposals MEPs in the two responsible committees objected on Tuesday to the inclusion of nuclear and gas in the list of environmentally sustainable economic activities. In a joint meeting of the Economic and […]

The political priorities of the Czech Presidency

Ukraine, energy security, defence and cybersecurity, economic and democratic resilience. These are the five subjects that top the political agenda of the upcoming Czech Presidency. The Czech Republic will take over the rotating presidency of the EU Council from 1 July until the end of the year. During this six-month period, Prague will lead the […]

Time for Parliament to have a direct right of legislative initiative

Enhancing Parliament’s powers would reinforce the EU’s democratic legitimacy A new interinstitutional agreement is needed to avoid legislative blockages MEPs condemn the hindering of Parliament’s indirect legislative rights On Thursday, MEPs demanded the right to table legislative proposals, which would strengthen EU democracy and restore institutional balance. Parliament calls for reform of the legislative process […]