Group photo: UBIE General Assembly in Prague, May 2022

UBIE General Assembly 2022

Prague, 20–23 May

Yes, it’s true! After so many online meetings, we managed to meet in real life again! The 2022 General Assembly of Unconditional Basic Income Europe was held in Prague on May 20-23!

The official General Assembly took place on Saturday, 21 May, while the rest of the time was used for discussions, working groups, and networking. Enjoy the recorded keynote speeches and browse photos from the event below!



Friday, 20 May

  • 16:00 Welcome reception
  • 18:00 Opening speech by Angelina Kussy: “Basic Income and Politics of Anti-productivism” (with Q&A)
  • 19:15 Book presentation by Marek Hrubec, Martin Brabec & Markéta Minářová: “Basic Income in the World: Arguments, Experiments, History”
  • 20:00 Dinner

Saturday, 21 May

  • 9:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Karl Widerquist: “Past-, Present-, and Future-Based Arguments for UBI” (with Q&A, first commentary by Mikuláš Peksa, MEP)
  • 11:00 UBIE General Assembly
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:30 Working groups
  • 19:00 Social event

Sunday, 22 May

  • 10:00 Breakfast
  • 10:30 Helena Norberg-Hodge: “UBI as part of a decentralised future”
  • 12:00 Working groups
  • 14:00 Closing lunch
  • 16:00 City walk

Monday, 23 May

UBIE meets Czech civil society

  • 13:00 Gabriela Cabaña: “Disarming the Growth Economy through Basic Income” (with Q&A)
  • 16:00 Roundtable: Angelina Kussy, Adrienne Goehler, Vivan Storlund, Magdalena Davis, Šárka Homfray, Tadeáš Žďárský followed by Q&A
  • 19:00 Networking
  • 20:00 UBI beer