CEBRE - Czech Business Representation to the EU
Czech House, level 6
60, Rue du Trone
Tel: + 32 2/502 07 66 or +32 2/502 80 91
+ 420 246 031 707 (new for calling from the Czech Republic)
CEBRE - Czech Business Representation to the EU in Brussels was founded by three most important cross sectoral Czech entrepreneurial and employers organizations - Confederation of Employers' and Entrepreneurs' Associations of the Czech Republic, Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic and Czech Chamber of Commerce. Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Czech Republic together with its trade promotion agency CzechTrade provided support to this joint effort. CEBRE operates in Brussels in cooperation with the Embassy of the Czech Republic to Belgium.
Priorities of CEBRE founders and currently discussed European legislation determine CEBRE activities. Priority themes are set for the period of 6-12 months and on their basis a lobbying strategy and concrete activities are prepared.
In 2012, the priority themes are:
CEBRE focuses on helping Czech business community to succeed in the enlarged EU by providing up-to-date relevant information, customized training for managers and analyses of EU affairs. Besides that CEBRE represents its founding organizations vis-a-vis European organizations and associations they participate in. These include BusinessEurope (former UNICE), Eurochambres, UEAPME and Eurocommerce. CEBRE is also a member of NIROC (Network of Interest Representation Offices from Candidate Countries) and Cercle Tcheque (informal platform for bringing together representatives of Czech entities operating in Brussels). Since 2008 CEBRE has been registered with European Transparency Register under identification number 9412010322-35.
To find out more about activities of CEBRE and its founding organizations as well as about current economic developments in the Czech Republic you can have a look at our magazine Czech Business Today. If you are based in Brussels and would like to receive Czech Business Today by post, let us know your mailing address at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CEBRE – Czech Business Representation to the EU celebrates this year the 10th anniversary of its existence in Brussels lobby arena. Apart from the celebratory evening held at the premises of Prague House, CEBRE also organized a business breakfast with Czech MEPs together with the top representatives of CEBRE founders’ organizations. Among the delegates, who participated in the celebrations, which were held on 4th and 5th June 2012 in Brussels, were Jan Wiesner, Chairman of the Confederation of Employers’ and Entrepreneurs’ Associations of the Czech Republic, Stanislav Kázecký, Vice-president of the Confederation of Industry of the Czech Republic and Radek Pažout, Secretary General of the Czech Chamber of Commerce. CEBRE office celebrated its anniversary together with the Delegation of Prague to the EU established in the EU capital also in 2002.
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