Jana Hlaváčová: To Change the Health Care System For the Better Is a Task For the Whole of Society
I felt it was my calling – to do something good in this world. But I try not to work alone and not to be irreplaceable. I try to share both responsibility and success, says one of the founders of the patient participation department of the Czech Ministry of Health and one of the two Aspen Leadership Award winners of 2022 in an interview with our publishing editor Jenda Žáček.
Cities of the Future Should Be Healthy For Everyone
What are the cities of the future? We urgently need to rethink our cities by designing urban spaces that are healthy for all of its inhabitants. All of them, not just humans, says Alexandra Střelcová, concerning a Prague-based initiative that promotes plant research, in her report after her participation in CityLab 2022.
Central Europe Reloaded – the New Aspen Review Is Here
The current situation in Ukraine, the labor market, education and young leaders is reloading the principles of CE. You can read this, and much more, in the newest articles in the annual issue of Aspen Review called Central Europe Reloaded.
The Role of Public Media in CE Is Very Unstable
A global pandemic, the war in Ukraine, or rising inflation across Europe. More than ever, the crises of recent years have shown once again how important the role of a free media is in any healthy democratic society. At the same time, we often have to fight long-term battles to preserve their independence, commented on the current situation Petr Dvořák, Czech Television CEO, at the event The Future of a Free Press in Central and Eastern Europe, which was held by Aspen Institute CE and Aspen Digital.
Daniel Münich: The Labor Market in the Czech Republic. We Are Getting into a Rut, Again
We know nothing about the people who came here due to the war in Ukraine, and that is a big mistake, says an economist Daniel Münich in an interview with Robert Schuster. He thinks that one of the biggest problems is that many young Ukrainians linger in an “educational vacuum”.
Jiří Švejcar: Continuous Training and Education Raises Productivity
The Czech labor market will have transformed radically by 2030, some jobs will disappear entirely and approximately 330,000 people will lose their jobs, Jiří Švejcar says in an interview with Robert Schuster.