History of our office
26.07.2012 / 14:10
The Special Commissioner for Czechs Living Abroad Office is currently part of the Minister’s Cabinet Section (SMN).
The office builds on the work of the Centre for Non-governmental Relations (SNS) from 1990–1992, the Department for Compatriot and Non-governmental Relations (OKNS) from 1993–1997 and a unit within the Department for Compatriot and Cultural Relations (OKKV) from 1997–2007. Since 2008, the Special Commissioner for Czechs Living Abroad Office has been part of the Department for Culture, Communication and Presentation (OKKP) and since then has been headed by the Special Commissioner for Czechs Living Abroad, who was a member of the team operating under the Director General of the Economic Cooperation and Promotion Abroad Section (SEP) in 2011-2012. Since May 1, 2012, the office has been part of the Minister’s Cabinet Section (SMN).