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The European Figure Skating Championships in Ostrava The European Figure Skating Championships held from 25th January to 29th January, 2017, in Ostrava welcomed delegations from the Žilina Region in the Slovak Republic and Vologda Oblast in the Russian Federation – partner regions to the Moravian and Silesian Region by invitation of the Governor.
The leaders of these delegations – Juraj Blanár, Chairman of the Žilina Region, and Alexej…
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Polish Competition Winners Receive Awards from Representatives of the Region for their Knowledge about the Czech Republic The winners of a competition for the most interesting multimedia presentation on the topic “I Know the History, Culture and Everyday Life of Our Neighbours – the Czechs”, co-organised by the Moravian-Silesian Region, were announced on 16 December 2016 at the University of Opole.
The participants in the competition included pupils and students at primary, secondary and tertiary…
The Governor of the Region Receives the Polish General Consul
The Governor of the Region Receives the Polish General Consul On Monday, 5 December 2016, Governor Ivo Vondrák received the General Consul of the Polish Republic, Mr Janusz Bilski, in Ostrava.
At the start of the meeting the General Consul wished the new Governor much success in managing the…
36 Countries Interested in Participating in the European Figure Skating Championship
36 Countries Interested in Participating in the European Figure Skating Championship The organizers of the European Figure Skating Championship 2017 in Ostrava already have a list of registered countries.
The International Skating Union (ISU) has confirmed that 36 European countries had registered for…
New regular air service to connect Ostrava and The United Arab Emirates
New regular air service to connect Ostrava and The United Arab Emirates Starting on Friday, 23rd September, a new air service will be launched on the Ostrava - Dubai route. This regular air service will be operated by SmartWings airlines, which will deploy modern Boeing 737 planes on the route.
"We have been seeking to launch an air service from Ostrava Airport long-term, not only for…
Governor Hosts Chinese Delegation
Governor Hosts Chinese Delegation On Thursday, 8 September 2016, a delegation from the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC) visited our region as part of their business tour across Central Europe.
This organisation, which is close to the Chinese government, has been seeking to establish…
The Ambassador of Pakistan visits the Moravian-Silesian Region
The Ambassador of Pakistan visits the Moravian-Silesian Region Vice president of the Region Josef Babka received the Ambassador of Pakistan, J.E. Altaf Tajammul, with his spouse on Friday 19.8.2016.
The Ambassador expressed his interest in economic cooperation, particularly in relation to power…
The Moravian-Silesian Region supports Firefighter World CHampionships
The Moravian-Silesian Region supports Firefighter World Championships Over 400 competitors from the ranks of professional and volunteer firefighters from fifteen countries worldwide have arrived in Ostrava to participate in the Fire and Rescue Sport World Championships.
The four-day competition, which started on Wednesday, August 17, was sponsored by the…
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Regional President Miroslav Novák Welcomes Chinese Table Tennis Players Young Chinese table tennis players from the city of Suzhou came to Ostrava in August as part of developing mutual relations between the town twins.
Their stay provided our young athletes with insight into the Chinese play style through joint…
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New application for foreigners Application for existing or potential foreign workers in the Czech Republic
The Regional Agency for Regional Development prepared by the demand of regional companies…
Zásady územního rozvoje ke stažení
Development Principles of the Moravian-Silesian Region Development Principles are a planning document for the entire region. They provide the concept of territorial development in the region, delimitation…
Moravian-Silesian Region Delegation presents itself as part of the healthy cities network in Russia
Moravian-Silesian Region Delegation presents itself as part of the healthy cities network in Russia A delegation from the Moravian-Silesian Region, led by Deputy President of the Region Daniel Havlík, visited Vologda Oblast in Russia from 9th to 14th June.
The main purpose was to consider the issue of the healthy cities network. The programme the Russians…
Successful Regional Companies and the Regional President presented the Moravian-Silesian Region in London
Successful Regional Companies and the Regional President presented the Moravian-Silesian Region in London The Moravian-Silesian Region introduced itself to investors at an advertising event in London organized at the residence of the Czech Ambassador.
The invitation was accepted by over 40 representatives of investment and consulting companies,…
Jiangsu Province Delegation Visits Regional Hospital
Jiangsu Province Delegation Visits Regional Hospital The six-member delegation from the Chinese province of Jiangsu visited the regional office, where it met representatives of the Moravian-Silesian region. The region and the province signed a memorandum on extending their international cooperation in 2013.
The delegation also visited the regional hospital in Frýdek-Místek, where they saw the new surgery…
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Last week, Deputy Governor Ivan Strachoň met with the Vice Governor of Jiangsu Province Deputy Governor Strachoň met with Xu Ming, Vice Governor of Jiangsu Province, at a working meeting held on Thursday, 26 May 2016, in Prague.
The meeting with the nine-member Chinese delegation, which arrived in the Czech Republic from the…
Regional governor discusses cooperation with representatives of Chinese Shanxi province
Regional governor discusses cooperation with representatives of Chinese Shanxi province The Moravian-Silesian Region was visited by a seven-member delegation from the Chinese Shanxi (Shan-si) province, led by Vice-Governor Zhang Fuming.
The guests discussed opportunities for cooperation between both regions with Regional Governor…
Representatives of the Opole Voivodeship visit the Moravian-Silesian Region
Representatives of the Opole Voivodeship visit the Moravian-Silesian Region Based on an invitation from the members of the Commission for Persons with Disabilities, representatives of the Opole Voivodeship visited our Region on 5 and 6 May 2016
The programme prepared for them in cooperation with the Department of Social Affairs primarily…
Čtvrtý komplex Integrovaného výjezdového centra už slouží
The fourth complex of the Integrated Dispatch Center is already in operation The region is planning further construction of facilities for the security services.
Professional fire-fighters, Ostrava municipal police and medical rescue teams have already found…
The Archeopark will open to Visitors again after being closed for two yers
The Archeopark will open to Visitors again after being closed for two yers Visitors will be able to travel back in time over a thousand years to hunt, fight, cook, and make jewellery and pottery with their Slavic forebears in Chotěbuz.
One of the most important pre-historical and medieval monuments in the Těšín Region of Silesia,…
Security services in Třinec under one roof
Security services in Třinec under one roof The regional fire fighters, police and metropolitan police officers of Třinec have moved into a modern building with an interesting design in Frýdecká Street in Třinec. The Integrated Dispatch Centre (IVC) cost almost 250 million Czech crowns and represents a complete solution to the unsatisfactory conditions the Integrated Rescue Services (IZS) in Třinec previously had to operate in.
The new building provides the security services with technological, servicing and operational areas…
Environmental Policy of the Moravian-Silesian Region
Environmental Policy of the Moravian-Silesian Region Environmental Policy of the Moravian-Silesian Region
The Moravian-Silesian Region presented itself at a UN conference
The Moravian-Silesian Region presented itself at a UN conference A presentation by Miroslav Novák, Governor of the Moravian-Silesian Region, launched a panel discussion on the Region's potential and the significant changes that have occurred here over the past 25 years. The debate, which was also attended by representatives of major companies in the Region, was held as part of the accompanying programme of the UN Habitat III Conference. This prestigious event, the central theme of which is living in viable cities, was held at the Prague Congress Centre from 16 to 18 March.
MSR Governor Miroslav Novák introduced the Moravian-Silesian Region as a dynamic region turning…
Investor to offer jobs in industrial zone
Investor to offer jobs in industrial zone The Swedish Mölnlycke Health Care has symbolically started the construction of a new factory in the area of the former Dukla mine in Havířov.
The factory will produce disposable surgical sets and will offer new jobs. The construction of the…
Getting to the Moravian-Silesian Regional Authority
Getting to the Moravian-Silesian Regional Authority The official name of the Moravian-Silesian Regional Authority in the Czech language is “ Krajský úřad…
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The Moravian-Silesian Region’s visiting rate reached record numbers last year According to the Czech Statistical Office, 775,061 people visited the Moravian-Silesian Region in 2015.
This is a record number of visitors, which rose by more than ten per cent compared to 2014. Nearly…
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Year in Lorraine In cooperation with its French twin region Lorraine, the Moravian-Silesian Region offers secondary school students the opportunity to travel to France and to study in secondary school (lyceum) there for a year within the programme “Year in Lorraine”. Czech students attend the same everyday education as their French classmates.
Accommodation is provided in boarding school during the week. Czech students spend their weekends in…
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Euroregions in the Moravian-Silesian region Definition of a euroregion: A euroregion represent permanent structures of cross-border cooperation between regional and local…
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Membership in organizations
  • Access EU! – EEIG
  • EUROPEAN GROUPING OF TERRITORIAL COOPERATION TRITIA
  • European grouping of territorial cooperation (EGTC)

Access EU! – EEIGThe Moravian-Silesian Region became an affiliated member of the…
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Twin regions BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF TWIN REGIONS OF THE MORAVIAN-SILESIAN REGION Listed alphabetically by country
Hebei Province (China) Jiangsu Province (China) Shansi Province (China) Alsace…
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Doing Business in the Moravian-Silesian Region Basic Characteristics of the Region
As the third millennium unfolds, the Moravian-Silesian Region can be considered an important centre…
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Locations for Businesses in the Moravian-Silesian Region Available Areas Suitable for Businesses
The Moravian-Silesian Region has an exceptionally high number of locations suitable for businesses,…
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Foreign Investors in the Moravian-Silesian Region Foreign Investors in the Region
The Moravian-Silesian Region is open to companies from throughout the world. Currently, the…
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Clusters in the Moravian-Silesian Region Information about clusters in the Region
The Moravian-Silesian Region has a long-standing tradition in the Czech Republic of strengthening…
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Introduction Land-use planning (town and country planning or spatial planning) is a tool for land-use organisation. It is an activity within which several…
Územně plánovací podklady
Non-statutary planning materials Land-use planning documentation is the output from determining and assessing the status and development of land and verifying the options for changing…
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Regional Health Facilities Health organisations formed or established by the Moravian-Silesian Region Facility Name Address Website Address Havířov Hospital and…
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Other Health Facilities Other health facilities in the Moravian-Silesian Region – hospitals – (information taken from the ARES database) Facility Name Address Website…
Politika územního rozvoje ČR a územně plánovací dokumentace
Spatial Development Policy and Land Use Planning Documentation in the Czech Republic The Spatial Development Policy specifies requirements for the development of land in the Czech Republic as well as in cross-border and international…
Základní informace a legislativa
EIA/SEA - Basic Information and Legislation Defined plans and conceptions whose implementation could seriously impact the environment are subject to the Environmental Impact Assessment process.…
Základní informace a legislativa
Waste management - Basic Information and Legislation Waste management in the Moravian-Silesian Region is strongly influenced by its relatively high population density and the large number of industrial…
Základní informace a legislativa
Air - Basic Information and Legislation Air is one of the most important components of the environment; without it humans could not survive. Air is breathed at a relatively constant rate,…
Přírodní park Mariánské louky - Opavské Slezsko
Environmental Protection – Basic Information and Legislation Basic information on activities by the Regional Authority’s environmental protection section Managing nature parks, nature reserves and natural…
Výzva Evropské komise k předkládání návrhů na rok 2010: Informační kampaně v oblasti společné zemědělské politiky
Agriculture – Basic Information and Legislation General Information Farmland accounts for more than half of the Moravian-Silesian Region. The soil cover consists mainly of clay and loam soils. Brown…
Dotace v rámci Operačního programu Životní prostředí – Omezování rizika povodní
Water management - Basic Information and Legislation The territory of the Moravian-Silesian region lies mainly within the Odra basin. A small part (1.6%) lies within the Morava basin. Most of the…
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Flood Prevention Flood Prevention Plan for the Moravian-Silesian Region The Flood Prevention Plan is a document which, among other things, describes how the region…
Plánování v oblasti vod
Water Planning Water planning is a systematic conceptual activity where the objective is to identify and harmonize public interests such as water protection, flood protection and sustainable use of water resources with the management of water to meet water service requirements.
Currently preparations are underway for the second phase of the planning process – updating of the…
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Financial Statements The Region keeps accounts in full, and their preparation is governed by applicable legislation covering the selected entity and the region’s own…
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Rating the Region The region’s current international rating as determined by Moody’s Investors Service.
The rating is an independent assessment of the region’s ability and intent to fulfil its…
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Agenda for the Moravian-Silesian Regional Council in 2013–2016 Preamble In free and democratic elections held for the Regional Assemblies in October 2012, the residents of the Moravian-Silesian Region expressed…
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ODIS A contactless smart card for the Moravian-Silesian Region’s Integrated Transport System (ITS).
Although ODIS was launched by the Moravian-Silesian Region in 2009, its practical…

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