According to the February survey of the Public Opinion Research Centre, 40 % of Czech citizens are interested in current events in Ukraine.Respondents were also asked about their evaluation of the current activities of various groups in the conflict and about active participation of international community in solving the situation.The survey was conducted before the last escalation of the conflict.
In January 2014 Public Opinion Research Centre carried out a survey concerning NATO, its necessity as a military-political organization and the influence of existence and conduct of NATO on the security of its members, the relationships within and outside the organization, on the peace and stability and on the treatment of terrorism threat.
In the first half of September 2013 Public Opinion Research Centre investigated how citizens evaluate membership in the European Union and its benefits and how they look on the adoption of the euro as the currency of the country.
The report presents some results of April 2013 wave of the continuous survey, which concerns the EU membership. The topic presented is the evaluation of the impact of EU membership on the living standard of households and on various domains of public life.
Part of Aprils’ survey of CVVM was the topic of European integration. Two batteries of questions were included into the survey. One focused on the view, whether the values of democracy, equality, cooperation, tolerance, justice and solidarity are applied in the European Union. The second one concerned the opinion on usefulness or harmfulness of European integration in the areas of economy, politics, culture, defence and ecology. Apart from these two batteries we also asked questions, whether respondents believe that integration of the European Union is in the interest of the Czech Republic and in their own personal interest.
The report presents some results of April 2013 wave of the continuous survey, which concerns the EU membership. The topics presented here are the satisfaction with EU membership, the pride of people in context of being citizens of European Union and their evaluation of pros and cons of the membership.
April survey of CVVM asked questions concerning the trust of people in the institutions of the European Union. Besides the trust in the EU as a whole, citizens' trust in the European commission, the European Parliament, the chairman of the European Council (president of the EU) and the representative for the joint foreign policy (ministry of foreign affairs) have been included into the survey. Two questions also referred to the trust of people in the North Atlantic Alliance and the United Nations organisation.