09.30 - 12.00  Round table on the Czech coal regions in transition, Moderator: Renata Eisenvortová, EESC - CCMI

09.30 - 09.35  Welcoming Speech

  • Martin Klika, the Ústí Regional Governor's deputy

09.35 - 09.45  Information on round tables on coal regions in transition organised by the CCMI

  • Lucie Studničná, CCMI President

09.45 - 09.55   Information on the coal regions in transition platform organised by the European Commission

  • Aleksandra Tomczak, DG Energy

09.55 - 10.10   Governmental program RE:START on restructuring in the Ústí, Moravian-Silesian and Karlovy Vary Regions

  • Jiří Cienciala, Government commissioner for the RE:START program
  • Gabriela Nekolová, Deputy government commissioner for the RE:START program

10.10 - 10.30  Coffee break

10.30 - 11.00   Main problems of the Czech coal regions in the social field and possible solutions

  • Ústí region: Martin Klika, the Ústí Regional Vice-Governor
  • Karlovy Vary region: Josef Janů, Member of the Council of the Karlovy Vary Region for regional development, project management and informatics
  • Moravian-Silesian region: Jakub Unucka, Deputy Governor for the Smart Region, transport and road economy

11.00 - 11.50   Opinions of the main stakeholders on coal regions restructuring resulting from the energy transition, and recommendations for social impact mitigation

11.00 - 11.10  View of the Parliament of the Czech Republic

  • Hana Aulická Jírovcová, Parliament of the Czech Republic
  • Member of the Social Policy Committee

11.10 - 11.20  Local government view

  • Jan Paparega, Mayor of the town Most

11.20 - 11.40  View of trade unions

  • Josef Středula, President of the Czech-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions
  • Jaromír Franta, Association of mining trade unions

11.40 - 11.50  View of the civil society

  • Helena Veverková, President of the Economic and Social Council of the Most region and Member of the Social Council of the Ústí region

11.50 - 12.10  Discussion

12.10 - 12.20  Conclusions

  • Lucie Studničná, CCMI President

12.20 - 12.45  Light lunch

  • Visit of the Ústí region

13.00 - 15.30  The village Janov, excluded localities

  • ČSA brown coal surface mine
  • Reclamation examples: lake Matylda, Hippodrome
  • Church of Assumption of Virgin Mary in Most, moved due to coal mining