In the opinion poll carried out in April 2017 by the Public Opinion Research Centre, questions regarding attitudes of Czech citizens towards integration in the EU were included. More specifically, the questionnaire asked surveyors about their opinion on values of democracy, equality, collaboration, tolerance, fairness, and solidarity being successfully exercised in the EU. Furthermore, respondents were asked about their views on economic, political, cultural, defense and ecological integration in the European Union. Lastly, attention was given to the belief that the EU decisions are in the interest of the Czech Republic and of the people like themselves.
In April 2017 Public Opinion Research Centre focused on opinion to the level of integration of EU a the role of Czech Republic in this process. We were also interested about Czech public's opinions to the future of the of the united Europe. The part of this survey was also question about adoption of the euro.
In the opinion poll carried out in March 2017 by the Public Opinion Research Centre, questions regarding the current situation in Ukraine were included. More specifically, the questionnaire asked surveyors about their concerns for the situation in Ukraine, and their perception of it as a security threat to the Czech Republic, Europe, and the World. The same survey from March 2017 also implemented analogous questions about the so-called Islamic State (IS), and the previous survey from February 2017 included parallel questions about the refugees (regarding the European migrant crisis). The listed events are also included in the press release.
In February 2017 Public Opinion Research Centre included a block of questions connected to accepting refugees from countries affected by military conflicts. Questions focused mainly on opinion towards accepting refugees from concrete regions (Ukraine, Middle East and North Africa), concern with the current situation around refugees and perception of the situation as a security threat. Press release shows also the comparison with public opinion in Poland.
In January 2017 Public Opinion Research Centre included a block of questions connected to NATO and defense of Czech Republic in general. Questions focused mainly on position of the Czech Republic between other states, its possibilities of defense against potential threat.
December 2016 survey focused on attitudes of Czechs to some representatives in international politics. Respondents were asked to express their confidence or non-confidence to some main figures of international policy and persons involved in recent important events as well as supreme representatives of Central European countries.
In its regular December survey the Public Opinion Research Centre focused on the topic of the US presidential election. Interest in the US presidential election showed more than two-fifths (45 %) of the Czech public, almost three fifths (55 %) do not care about this topic. 22 % of Czechs were satisfied with its outcome, 37 % expressed an indifferent position that they are "neither satisfied nor dissatisfied" and 22 % said out their dissatisfaction with Donald Trump's victory. >> Full text is available in Czech only <<