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UN side-event: "Gender-based violence and its impact on labour market"

On 13 March 2014 the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic, in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of Slovakia and a Norwegian organization Alternative to Violence, organised a side event at the occasion of the 58th session of the… more ►

Conference “Power of Collaboration: Women and the Future of Global Leadership”

The Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic together with Impact Leadership 21 hosted a conference at the UN Headquarters in New York called “Power of Collaboration: Women and the Future of Global Leadership”. (February 26, 2014) more ►

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IMPACT Leadership 21 in cooperation with the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the UN in New York, IBM and other global organizations launch Power of Collaboration Global Summit at UN HQ in New York on February 26, 2014 more ►

On death of Prof. Vladimír Kopal, leading Czech scientist and expert on international law

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic announces with deep sorrow that Professor Vladimír Kopal, a leading Czech expert on international law who cooperated with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic for many years,… more ►

The Czech Permanent Representative to the UN on genocide prevention

The Permament Representative of the Czech Republic to the UN, H.E. Mrs. Edita Hrda, delivered a comment during a successful event called "Genocide: A Preventable Crime" organized by the Permament Mission of Rwanda to the UN and the Global Centre… more ►

The Czech Republic will provide humanitarian funding of 2.34 million CZK to CERF

The Czech Republic participated in the 2013 High-Level Conference of the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF), which was held on 13 December 2013 at the UN in New York. At this occasion, the Deputy Permanent Representative of the Czech… more ►

The Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic hosted a special panel discussion in the UN on Promoting Equal Political Participation

On 12 December 2013 the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic hosted a special panel discussion in the UN on Promoting Equal Political Participation with distinguished speakers from OHCHR, UNDP, European Union and Carter Centre more ►

Invitation for Panel Discussion on Promoting Equal Political Participation

The Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic, in cooperation with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the European External Action Service and the Carter… more ►

UN Secretary General Mr. Ban Ki-moon and President of the UN General Assembly Mr. John W. Ashe at the Czech National Day reception

On 28th October the Czech Republic celebrated the 95th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia, the forerunner of the current Czech Republic. more ►

MFA Statement on the Middle East Peace Process

The Czech Republic fully supports the efforts of the international community to find a peaceful solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through direct negotiations. more ►

Czech Permanent Representative to the UN on Non Violence

On October 2, 2013 the Czech Permanent Representative to the UN Ms Edita Hrda, addressed the UN special event on non violence more ►

The Prime Minister of the Czech Republic in the General Assembly of the UN

On September 27 the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Mr Jiri Rusnok addressed the leaders of the UN member states in the opening debate of the 68th Session of the General Assembly of the United Nations. more ►

The Czech Republic participated in the UN GA interactive dialogue on the Responsibility to Protect

On September 11 the UN General Assembly held an interactive dialogue on the responsibility of states to protect their populations from atrocity crimes. more ►

The Czech Republic participated in the 6th Conference of States Parties to the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The 6th Conference of States Parties to the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) took place in New York on July 16-19, 2013. The participation of several hundreds of representatives of the 133 States Parties… more ►

The Czech Republic participated in the Security Council debate on protection of journalists

The Czech Republic participated in the Security Council open debate on Wednesday, 17 July 2013. Under agenda item Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict, the Council discussed the issue of protection of journalists. In his statement, the… more ►

The Czech Republic celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Admission to the United Nations

On 10 June the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the United Nations organized together with the Permanent Missions to the United Nations of the Principality of Andorra, the Republic of Macedonia, the Principality of Monaco and the… more ►

Czech Republic signs the Arms Trade Treaty

The Arms Trade Treaty was signed on behalf of the Czech Republic by the Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations Ms. Edita Hrdá, at the signing ceremony in New York on June 3, 2013. more ►

Help rebuild WEST, TX Czech-American Community

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After the explosion and fire at the fertilizer factory on April 17, causing many deaths and tremendous damages in West a small town in Texas known for its deep Czechoslovak/Czech heritage, the Czech Government decided to send financial… more ►

The Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the UN held in the premises of the BNH already a second evening dedicated to the issue of genocide prevention

On the occasion of the Genocide Prevention Month, the Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic to the UN facilitated organization of a discussion evening „Ending Impunity in 2013“ in the premises of the Bohemian National Hall on April 22, 2013. more ►

Statement of the Czech Republic on Post-conflict Peace-building at the Security Council Open Debate on 13 October 2010

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Statement by Mr. David Červenka, Deputy Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations On Post-conflict Peace-building at the Security Council Open Debate on 13 October 2010 more ►

Czech Ambassador to Pakistan Ivo Zdarek died in Saturday´s terrorist attack in Islamabad

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Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mr. Karel Schwarzenberg expressed his deepest sympathy to the family and friends of our Ambassador. "His passing is an obligation for us: we will not change our course, we'll face the evil and fight it." There… more ►

Ambassador Palouš expresses deepest condolences to Mrs. Bata

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"There is no doubt that Tomáš Baťa Jr. will be a lasting source of pride for the Czechs. For a long time, the Bata Shoe Organization was one of the very few surviving symbols of the success of the once democratic and independent Czechoslovak… more ►

Review of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy

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Member States are currently reviewing the progress made in the implementation of the UN Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy with a view to a further improvement of international cooperation and coordination in the fight against terrorism at the UN… more ►

Czech position on the situation in Georgia

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The territorial integrity and reconstruction of Georgia remain the main priorities of the Czech government in its stance towards the situation in Georgia. The Czech government calls for a donor conference and plans to release USD 10 M for the… more ►

Czech Republic in Organizational Committee of the UN Peacebuilding Commission since January 2007

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The Czech Republic was one of the participants in debates leading to the eventual establishment of the Peacebuilding Commission (PBC), which has formally begun its work on June 23, 2006. The Czech Republic believes that the PBC is one of the… more ►