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Video recording of discussion on social residential hotels in Czech Republic

Prague, 24.4.2013 18:44, (ROMEA)

On Monday 15 April 2013 a discussion was held about so-called “social residential hotels” in the Czech Republic. The event in the conference space of HUB PRAHA, called “Garbage dumps for those we don’t want”, discussed whether the state should support such facilities or close them.

Those speaking included:

  • Helena Jedináková, director of the Social Services Unit at the Life Together (Vzájemné soužití) civic association in Ostrava
  • Miroslav Kalous, Deputy Regional Development Minister for housing and zoning policy
  • Michaela Marksová – Tominová, Shadow Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Minster, Czech Social Democratic Party (ČSSD)
  • Štěpán Ripka, social anthropologist, Faculty of Humanities, Charles University in Prague
  • Matěj Stropnický, Vice-Chair of the Czech Green Party (Strana zelených) and Vice-Mayor of the Prague 3 municipal department
  • Martin Šimáček, director, Czech Government Agency for Social Inclusion
  • Martin Škabraha, philosopher, Ostrava University, member of the ProAlt initiative
  • Viktor Mahrik, Czech Pirate Party (Pirátská strana), guarantor of the Equality section of the party platform

A video recording of the discussion (in Czech only) can be viewed at:

Zdeněk Ryšavý, translated by Gwendolyn Albert
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