Links to the Czech Republic & Slovakia

Slovakia

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The Czech Republic

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Bratislava – official web pages http://www.bratislava.sk/en/

Public transportation in Bratislava http://www.dpb.sk/

Weather forecast for Slovakia http://www.meteo.sk/

Maps – in English www.supernavigator.sk/navigator/

 

Democracy

President http://www.prezident.sk/

Slovak national council (parliament) http://www.nrsr.sk/

Official government pages http://www.vlada.gov.sk/

1992 Constitution http://www.concourt.sk/sk/Ustava/460_1992.pdf  http://www.concourt.sk/en/A_ustava/ustava_a.pdf (in English)

Constitutional court http://www.concourt.sk/

Obce – information portal for Slovak municipalities (in Slovak) http://www.obce.info/

 

 

Statistics, opinion, newspapers

Election statisticshttp://portal.statistics.sk/showdoc.do?docid=3090

2001 censushttp://portal.statistics.sk/showdoc.do?docid=3035

Maps of ethnic composition, based on 2001 census (in Slovakhttp://portal.statistics.sk/files/Sekcie/sek_600/Demografia/SODB/grafy/sj/08.pdf

Slovak Bureau of Statistics – opinion polls on economy (in Slovak)  http://portal.statistics.sk/showdoc.do?docid=834 

FOCUS – opinion polls (in Slovak) http://www.focus-research.sk/

Slovak Spectator – news in English http://www.slovakspectator.sk/

Sme – daily (in Slovak) http://www.sme.sk/

 

 

Research/higher education

Biographical information (in Slovak) http://www.osobnosti.sk/

IVO, Institute for Public Affairs – research instititute with publications in Slovak and English http://www.ivo.sk/index_en.php

Comenius University in Bratislava http://www.uniba.sk/index.php?id=921

Kevin Krause's blog follows Slovak (and Czech) politics http://www.pozorblog.com/#/

 

Politics

Zoznam – political resources on the Internet (in Slovak) http://www.zoznam.sk/katalog/Spolocnost/Politika/

Party register at Ministry of the interior  http://portal1.ives.sk/registre/zoznamPS.do?action=azzu

Annual reports of registered political parties (in Slovak) http://www.nrsr.sk/web/default.aspx?sid=financne_spravy_stran 

 

Parties in Parliament (mostly in Slovak)

KDH – Christian Democratic Movement (christian democrat) http://www.kdh.sk/

SDKÚ-DSSlovak Democratic and Christian Union – Democratic Party (christian democrat/liberal) http://www.sdkuonline.sk/

Smer-SD – Direction (Social Democrats) http://www.strana-smer.sk/

SNS – Slovak National Party (nationalist) http://www.sns.sk/

Most-Híd – (bridge) party for cooperation http://www.most-hid.sk/

SaS – Freedom and solidarity http://www.strana-sas.sk/ 

Other parties

MKP – Hungarian Coalition Party http://www.mkp.sk/index.php?P=index,en,

HZDS – Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (national populist) http://www.hzds.sk/

KSS – Communist party in Slovakia (communist) http://www.kss.sk/

Misia 21 – Mission 21 (christian democrat) http://www.misia21.sk/

KDS Slovakias konservative demokratar http://www.kdsonline.sk/

 

 

 

Prague – official web pages www.praha-mesto.cz/

Bus/tram/metro in Prague www.dp-praha.cz/en/index.htm

Weather forecast for the Czech Republic 

 http://www.chmi.cz/portal/dt?portal_lang=en&menu=JSPTabContainer/P1_0_Home

Maps –  www.hot-maps.de/europe/czech_republic/prague/homeen.html (in English), www.mapy.cz/ (in Czech)

 

Democracy

1992 Constitution http://www.hrad.cz/en/ustava_cr/index.shtml, (in English) www.psp.cz/cgi-bin/ascii/docs/laws/constitution.html (in Czech)

Czechoslovak constitutions www.psp.cz/cgi-bin/eng/docs/

Constitutional court  http://www.concourt.cz/

Parliament – lower house http://www.psp.cz/cgi-bin/ascii/sqw/hp.sqw, senate www.senat.cz/

President www.hrad.cz/

Official government pages http://www.vlada.cz/

Sbírka zakonů – Czech book of laws  http://www.mvcr.cz/clanek/sbirka-zakonu-stejnopisy-sbirky-zakonu.aspx

 

 

Statistics, opinion, newspapers

Election statistics – all post-1993 elections www.volby.cz/

Czech Bureau of Statistics www.czso.cz/

CVVM opinion polls (in Czech) www.cvvm.cas.cz/

STEM – opinion polls (in Czech) www.stem.cz/show/3

Factum invenio – opinion polls (in Czech)  www.factum.cz/

Lidové noviny – Czech daily http://lidovky.zpravy.cz/

MF Dnes – Czech daily http://zpravy.idnes.cz/mfdnes.asp

Prague Post – news in English www.praguepost.com/index.php

 

 

Research/higher education

Biographies of Czech personalities (in Czech) www.libri.cz/databaze/kdo20/main.php

Collegium Carolinum – research institute in Munich www.collegium-carolinum.de/

Charles University in Prague www.cuni.cz/UK-1024.html

Masaryk Institute at the Czech academy of sciences www.msu.cas.cz/

Masaryk University in Brno www.muni.cz/

National library www.nkp.cz/

 

 

Politics

Helsinki committe in the Czech Republic http://www.helcom.cz/

Seznam – Czech start page www.seznam.cz/

Lustration – cases under the lustration law 1991– http://www.mvcr.cz/clanek/lustrace-659009.aspx

 

 

Parties in Parliament (mostly in Czech)

ČSSD – Czech Social Democratic Party http://www.cssd.cz/uvod/

KSČM – Communist party in Čechy [Bohemia] and Morava [Moravia] (communist) www.kscm.cz/

ODS – Civic Democratic Party (liberal conservative) www.ods.cz/eng/

TOP 09 – Tradition, responsibility, prosperity http://www.top09.cz/

VV – Public Affairs http://www.veciverejne.cz/  

 

Other parties

KDU-ČSL – Christian Democratic Union – Czechoslovak People's Party (christian democrat) www.kdu.cz/

The Greens www.zeleni.cz/

US-DEU – Freedom Union (defunct 1.1.2011) www.unie.cz/

ODA – Civic Democratic Alliance (defunct 31.12.2007) www.oda.cz/

SNK – Association of Independents/European Democrats www.snked.cz/

 

(Last update September 2011).