16.05.2002 / 13:19
The Department promotes the activities of nongovernmental organizations and societies of friends with foreign countries developing activities in the Czech Republic aimed at cooperation with foreign countries or the promotion of Czech culture abroad. Cooperation with nongovernmental organizations has been developed since the early 1990s and the Department regularly allocates financial resources to their activities in conformity with Section 14 of Act No. 218/2000. In cooperation with the diplomatic missions, the Department also provides for contacts between representatives of nongovernmental organizations and foreign partners.