Resume                  The project analyzes lobbying activities primarily in the Czech Republic and in a comparative perspective
Publications            of the Visegrad Four (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia) countries. The region has witnessed
Links                      a recent surge of interest in this topic but careful analysis and policy recommendations are still lacking.
Contact                  Understanding and regulating lobbying is crucial for good democratic governance, transparency, and
                              accountability, especially with the rising role of money and group interests in politics throughout the region.
                              Project's initial conceptualization and analysis of lobbying will serve the purpose of proposing policy
                              recommendations directed towards achieving a regulative framework for such activities in the Czech Republic
                              and enhance cooperation among groups with the same goal throughout the Visegrad area.

                              The Full project proposal can be downloaded here (Adobe). 
                              The Research timetable of the project is available here (Word).
                              The Initial work and advocacy plan can be seen here (Adobe).
                              The Issue paper is here (Adobe).
                              The Interim activity report informs about the first half of the project. It can be downloaded here (Adobe).  

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