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Mission of the Czech Defense and Security Industry to Djibouti and Ethiopia

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From February 10 to February 12, 2020, representatives of the Czech manufacturers and exporters of security and defense industry visited Djibouti and Ethiopia. The mission was led by the Deputy Minister of Defense of the Czech Republic for… more ►

Changes in the Schengen Visa Code

The revised Visa Code enters into force on February 2, 2020. Some revisions, which concern procedure for submission of Schengen visa applications, are summarized below. more ►

H. E. Zdeněk Poláček, Former Ambassador to Ethiopia, visits the Czech Embassy in Addis Ababa

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The Czech Embassy in Addis Ababa was visited by the former ambassador and renowed expert on Ethiopia, Mr. PhDr. Zdeněk Poláček, CSc. Mr. Poláček used to work as a Czech Ambassador to Ethiopia, and later to Saudi Arabia during the 1990s. Mr.… more ►

Czech Embassy hosts a meeting with Czech compatriots and alumni

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A meeting with former Czech alumni and compatriots took place on 22. of November at the Czech Republic Embassy premises. H.E. Ambassador Dr. Pavel Mikes welcomed all the participants with a speach in a Czech language. Consequently a lively… more ►

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, H.E. Tomáš Petříček met with the President of Ethiopia, H.E. Sahle-Work Zewde

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic H.E. Tomáš Petříček met with the president of Ethiopia during his three-day visit to the country. The main topics of the meeting that took place on November 14 were cooperation, support to… more ►

During his official visit to Addis Ababa, Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Mr. Tomáš Petříček supported economic cooperation

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic H.E. Mr. Tomáš Petříček paid an official visit to Ethiopia from November 12 till November 14, 2019. He was received by the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia H.E. Ms.… more ►

Representatives of Ethiopian hospitals visited Czech manufacturers of medical devices

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During October 20 – 24, 2019, a mission of the representatives of Ethiopian hospitals and companies supplying medical devices to Ethiopia took place in the Czech Republic. Directors of hospitals, clinics and businessmen visited major… more ►

Amhara and SNNPR regions in Czech Television documentaries:

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We are happy to announce that both Amhara Region and SNNPR (Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region) were featured in two Czech documentaries from the series "Na Cestě." ("On The Road") more ►

Celebrating 40 Years Of Cooperation In Geology

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Czech Republic and Ethiopia maintain a longstanding cooperation in the field of geology. It all started in the late 1970s with exchanging of experts between Geological Survey of Ethiopia (GSE) and Czech Geological Survey (CGS). more ►

Czech Culinary Week comes to Addis Ababa

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Czech Culinary Week at the Hilton Addis Ababa in collaboration with the Embassy of the Czech Republic will take place from 29 October until 1 November 2019. more ►

Jiří Slíva in Addis Ababa - invitation to exhibition

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Czech Embassy in Addis Abeba would like to cordially invite you to an exhibition of drawings by a Czech artist Mr. Jiří Slíva held in Hilton hotel 29.10. - 2.11. 2019 more ►

Medical help to Ethiopia – second MEDEVAC mission

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The second mission of the health-humanitarian program MEDEVAC took place in Ethiopia between 22. – 28. September 2019. The second mission consisted of a children cardio surgeon prof. Tomáš Tláskal from the Motol hospital in Prague, 3… more ►

Czech Embassy continues to plant trees!

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Czech Embassy is still active in trees planting since joining the campaign „Green Legacy – Arengwadye Ashara“ but did not limit its activities only to the month of July. We continue to plant more trees as well as monitor and… more ►

Handover ceremony of the small-scale local project supporting visually impaired pupils

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On August 16, 2019, the Czech Embassy development team attended the handover inauguration ceremony of the small-scale local project that is supported by the Czech Republic Embassy in Addis Abeba. The project titled “Facilitating… more ►

Czech Humanitarian Aid in South Sudan

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The Czech Republic has been supporting South Sudan for many years. As the humanitarian situation in South Sudan stays very difficult, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic supports a project providing healthcare to victims of… more ►

IMPORTANT NOTICE - Charging for appeals against decision on short-stay visa rejection

Due to legislative changes, with effect from 31. July 2019, the submission of an appeal against decision on not granting a short-stay visa will be subject to an administrative fee. more ►

IMPORTANT NOTICE - changes in the process of long-stay visa applications

On the 31. 7. 2019, an amendment to the Act on the Residence of Aliens in the Czech Republic takes effect. This article outlines some important changes in the process of long-stay visa applications due to passing of this law. more ►

IMPORTANT NOTICE - Temporary suspension of acceptance of employee card applications from September 2019

Due to legislative changes currently being prepared, the Czech Embassy in Ethiopia will temporarily suspend the receipt of employee card applications from September 2019. more ►

Czech humanitarian Aid in Somali region

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From 15 to 18 July 2019, Ambassador Pavel Mikeš and Martina Rubešková, Head of Development Cooperation visited the Somali region for monitoring a humanitarian project supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic. Ambassador… more ►

Czech Embassy planting trees!

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The Czech Embassy in Addis Ababa has joined the Green Legacy initiative, which aims to plant more than 4 billion trees across Ethiopia, 3 million of the are supposed to be planted in Addis Ababa during the current rain season. The symbolic… more ►

Development Cooperation with MASHAV in 2019

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Since 2016 the Czech Development Cooperation in Ethiopia collaborates closely with the Agency for International Development Cooperation MASHAV. Two participants of projects implemented by the Czech Development Agency got the opportunity to… more ►

Development Cooperation of the Czech Republic in 2017

As the Development Cooperation is an important part of the Czech Foreign Policy we are proud to present you the overview of our development cooperation in the year 2017. The Official Development Assistance (ODA) provided by the Czech Republic… more ►

Book donation to the School of St. Yared

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On June 17th, 2019 Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Ethiopia, Pavel Mikeš, visited the School of St. Yared based in Addis Ababa. On this occasion the students from the school received as a gift to their library several books in English or… more ►

Temporary closure of the Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Victoria

The Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Victoria will be temporarily closed from August 25 until October 26, 2019. During this time the duties will be carried out by the Czech Embassy in Addis Ababa. more ►

Photo Exhibition FACES opened in Addis Ababa

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Hilton Addis hosted grand opening of the photo exhibition FACES by Líba Taylor in the evening on Tuesday 18th June. Pictures of smiles and faces of the Horn of Africa were taken by well-known Czech-British photographer Líba Taylor. more ►

International Trade Fairs in Brno, 2019

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BVV Trade Fairs Brno, one of the most prominent trade fairs organizers in Central and Eastern European countries, organises every year approximately 50 trade fairs or other exhibition events. Traditionally, the largest and most important event… more ►

Czechia to boost cultural ties with Harar

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Ambassador Pavel Mikeš visited in 10. - 12. 6. 2019 Harari Regional State. Many aspects of boosting cooperation in culture and tourism were discussed with local authorities. more ►

Abyssinian Odyssey in Amharic is now online

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Amharic version of the book Abyssinian Odyssey by Czech writer Adolf Parlesák, whose first edition has been published in 1997 by Addis Ababa University Press, is now available online as audiobook. more ►

Student from Notre Dame School awarded by Czech Embassy

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On April 17, 2019 Deputy Head of Mission, Mr. Jaroslav Zukerstein, visited Notre Dame school in Dire Dawa to hand over Diploma “Honorable Mention” within the International Children´s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice. The drawing… more ►

Ambassador Mikeš presented his credentials to the President of Seychelles

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On Tuesday 26th March, 2019 Ambassador Pavel Mikeš presented his credentials to the President of the Republic of Seychelles, Danny Faure. more ►

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Martin Tlapa visited Addis Ababa

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The scope of the successful three-day work program of the Deputy Minister Tlapa has included regular bilateral political consultations, official launch of the international trade fair MEDEXPO Africa, meeting with the representatives of the Czech… more ►

Ambassador Mikeš presented his letters of credence in Djibouti

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On Monday 18th March, 2019 Ambassador Pavel Mikeš presented his letters of credence to the President of Djibouti, Ismaïl Omar Guelleh. more ►

Ambassador Pavel Mikeš met with Mayor of Addis Ababa

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On Tuesday March 5, 2019 H.E. Pavel Mikeš, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Ethiopia, and his wife Mrs. Senait Mikešová met with the Mayor of Addis Ababa, Ato Takele Uma Benti. more ►

CzechAid Public Contract – „Development of Detail Designs for Construction of New Water Supply Systems in Sidama Zone“

The Czech Development Agency (CzechAid) announces a Small-Scale Public Contract for services „Development of Detail Designs for Construction of New Water Supply Systems in Sidama Zone“. more ►

Call for papers for Conference on African Philosophy in Prague

Call for papers for "Asixoxe (Let's Talk) Conference on African Philosophy. Africa in a cosmopolitan and polycentric world - putting emphasis on African youth and civil society" to be held in Prague on 17-18 June 2019. This conference is jointly… more ►

New special issue of "Archiv orientalni" features Czech and Slovak contribution to African studies

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New special issue of the peer-reviewed journal "Archiv orientální" (ArOr) focuses on history of Czech and Slovak African studies. more ►

Invitation for children to participate in the 47th International Children's Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice 2019

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The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Addis Ababa invites children to participate in the 47th International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice 2019 organized by the Lidice Memorial under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of the… more ►

Call for proposals for student architectural competition for design of a new Embassy

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, in cooperation with the Department of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in Prague, is presenting a student idea competition for the suggestion of the Czech Embassy in Addis… more ►

Addis Ababa hosted the African premiere of "The Ark of Lights and Shadows"

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Czech documentary by Jan Svatos concluded the European Film Festival, organized by the European Union delegation in Addis Ababa. more ►

Invitation to the African premier of the documentary movie "The Ark of Lights and Shadows"

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We cordially invite you to the African premiere of the documentary movie "The Ark of Lights and Shadows." The movie will be presented by its director, Mr. Jan Svatoš. The premiere will take place at the VAMDAS cinema in Addis Abeba on 11. 11.… more ►

Reception for the 100th anniversary of Czechoslovakia

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Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic in Addis Ababa organized a gala reception for the 100th anniversary of the declaration of independence of Czechoslovakia more ►

Czech governmental scholarships for Ethiopian students for the academic year 2019/2020

Each year, scholarships for students from developing countries are provided by the Government of the Czech Republic. Ethiopia is within the eligible countries for the academic year 2019-2020. Only scolarships in English language are offered to… more ►

Opening of the Film Festival „Movies From The Vault“

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On May 24, 2018, ambassadors of the Czech Republic and Slovak Republic officially launched the Film festival “Movies From The Vault” in the Italian Cultural Institute in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa. The three-day festival is… more ►

Development Cooperation with MASHAV in 2018

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Building on a very positive experience from 2016, Czech Development Cooperation continued to cooperate with the Israel´s Agency for International Development Cooperation (MASHAV) in 2018. Four selected Ethiopian experts engaged in the… more ►

Music for Ethiopia

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In 2018, as every year the Embassy of the Czech Republic supports 3 small scale projects in Ethiopia. One of the project was “Music for Ethiopia” that the Embassy has implemented in cooperation with the Yared school of Music in Addis… more ►

Innovative project in Arba Minch financed by the Czech Development Cooperation

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In 2016, the Czech Development Cooperation has launched the project „Implementation of Holistic Land Management and Climate Smart Agriculture in Arba Minch Zurya Woreda” in cooperation with local partners Meret and Zonal Agriculture… more ►

Embassy inaugurated the renovated tomb of Czechoslovak Army Pilot Col. Rosík

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On Monday, 12 March 2018, at the occasion of the 19th anniversary of the Czech Republic joining the NATO alliance, the Embassy of the Czech Republic inaugurated the renovated grave of Czechoslovak Army Pilot Colonel Vítězslav Rosík, who is… more ►

Czech Republic and Ethiopia signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Development Cooperation

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On 16 February 2018, Karel Hejč, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Ethiopia, and Amdasu Nebebe, State Minister of Finance and Economic Cooperation of the F.D.R.E. signed Memorandum of Understanding on Development Cooperation setting up the… more ►

Ambassador Karel Hejč handed over prizes for students from Beteseb Academy

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On January 15, 2018 Ambassador Karel Hejč visited the Beteseb Academy to hand over Diplomas “Honorable Mention” within the International Children´s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice. more ►

Small scale local projects in 2017

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Every year the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Addis Ababa supports selected Ethiopia NGOs in the framework of the small scale projects call. The main aim of these projects is to directly address specific and real needs of the community. Since… more ►

Development Cooperation of the Czech Republic in 2016

As the Development Cooperation is an important part of the Czech Foreign Policy we are proud to present you the overview of our development cooperation in the year 2016. The Official Development Assistance (ODA) provided by the Czech Republic… more ►

Full concert hall applauds Czech violoncellist Terezie Kovalová

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Celebrating the 99th anniversary of establishing of Czechoslovakia, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Addis Ababa organised a concert of multitalented Czech violoncellist Terezie Kovalová. During her show, the young artist offered a unique… more ►

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Nairobi opens its visa section

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Nairobi opened its visa section on 10 October, 2017. As a result, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Addis Ababa is no longer responsible for Schengen visas, long term visas and residential permits of… more ►

Small Scale Local Project – Call for Proposals 2018

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Addis Ababa is pleased to launch its annual call for proposals for the Small scale local projects (SLP) directly managed by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Addis Ababa. These projects are complementary… more ►

Small scale local projects supported by the Czech Embassy in 2016

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Every year the Czech Embassy in Addis Ababa supports selected Ethiopian NGOs in the framework of the small scale projects call. The main aim of these projects is to directly address specific and real needs of the community. Since 2006, the Czech… more ►

Agri-green Management Training – Partnership Project with MASHAV Training Center

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The development cooperation partnership between the Czech Republic and Israel has its first outcome in Ethiopia. Four people were selected and attended a three weeks training program in Israel given by the MASHAV training center. The trip was… more ►

Ambassador Karel Hejč Awarded Students from Beteseb Academy

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On November 25, 2016 Ambassador Karel Hejč visited the Beteseb Academy found in Ayer Tena to hand over Diplomas “Honorable Mention” within the International Children´s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice. more ►

Invitation for children to participate in the 45th International Children's Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice 2017

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Addis Ababa invites children to participate in the 45th International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice 2017 organized by the Lidice Memorial under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture of the… more ►

Development Cooperation of the Czech Republic in 2015

As the Development Cooperation is an important part of the Czech Foreign Policy we are proud to present you the overview of our development cooperation in the year 2015, including statistics on the Czech ODA according to the OECD DAC… more ►

Opening of the exhibition on Václav Havel attracted hundreds of visitors

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On October 27, 2016 the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Ethiopia, H.E. Karel Hejč, opened an exhibition entitled Václav Havel: Politics of Conscience and Responsibility commemorating the 80th anniversary of birth of the late Czech and… more ►

የቫትስላፍ ሃቨልን 80ኛ አመታት የልደት በአል አስመልክቶ ለተዘጋጀው ዓውደ-ርእይ የግብዣ ጥሪ::

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እ.አ.አ ጥቅምት 2016 በቼክ ሪፐብሊክ በሃያኛው ክፍለ ዘመን የመጨረሻዎቹ አመታት በፖለቲካው ጉልህ ሚና የነበራቸውን የቀድሞው ፕሬዚደንት ቫትስላፍ ሃቨል 80ኛ አመት የልደት በአል የምንዘክርበት ወቅት ነው:: ይህንን ውድ ጊዜ ለማክበር በአዲስ አበባ የሚገኘው የቼክ ሪፐብሊክ ኤምባሲ ባዘጋጀው “ቫትስላፍ ሃቨል: ፖለቲካዊ ህሊና እና ሃላፊነት” የተሰኘው የፎቶ… more ►

Invitation: Exhibition marking Václav Havel’s 80th anniversary of birth

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October 2016 marks 80th birthday anniversary of late president of the Czech Republic Václav Havel, one of the most influential political figures of the late 20th century. To celebrate this occasion, Embassy of the Czech Republic in Addis Ababa… more ►

Call for proposal for small scale project grant for 2017 now open

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Addis Ababa has launched a call for proposal for small scale project grant for the year 2017 within the framework of the Czech Development Cooperation. more ►

The visit of the representatives of Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce to the Czech Republic

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During the visit of the Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Associations to the Czech Republic by end July 2016 their representatives signed a Memorandum of Understanding with their partner the Czech Chamber of Commerce and also held… more ►

Project for improvement of access to water and agricultural practices by Debre Birhan town

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On 17 June 2016, Ambassador Karel Hejč visited the village of Kelemamba, situated in the vicinity of Debre Birhan town in central Ethiopia, where this year the Czech embassy is supporting a development project aimed at improvement of access to… more ►

Czech Republic´s contribution to WFP for its operation in response to drought in Ethiopia

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Czech Ambassador Mr. Karel Hejč and Acting Country Director of the World Food Programme Mr. Samir Wanmali signed on December 9 a Memorandum of Understanding for a contribution to protracted relief and recovery operations in Ethiopia responding… more ►

Ambassador Karel Hejč handed over prize of the International Children´s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice

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For the third time in a row, a Honourable mention in the competition was awarded to art work received from BeteSeb Academy in Ayer Tena. This year, the awarded student is 15-year old Eden Zekaryias. more ►

Autographed jerseys of Petr Čech and Tomáš Rosický to be auctioned at a charity football tournament

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On the occasion 2nd Annual Five-a-Side Football tournament organized by the local Diplomatic Spouses Group (DGSE) in Addis Ababa, the Embassy of the Czech Republic will participate in the silent charity auction accompanying the event. This year,… more ►

International scientific conference on natural resource management and food security at Hawassa University

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On 22 – 23 October 2015, the Czech University of Life Sciences in Prague together with the Institute of Technology of the Hawassa University organized an international scientific conference on natural resources management and food security… more ►

Czech embassy supports supply of drinking water in Kiliye kebele in Sidama zone

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The Ethiopian Evangelical Church Mekane Yesus Development and Social Services Commission with financial support of the Czech Embassy constructed six water wells in the village of Kiliye in Sidama zone. more ►

Invitation to the International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice

The Embassy of the Czech Republic cordially invites children from nursery, primary and secondary schools (4 – 16 years of age) to participate in the 44th year of the traditional International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice… more ►

Ambassador Karel Hejč opens an exhibition exploring Ethio-Czech relations in the 20th century

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On October 1, 2015, the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia H.E. Mr. Karel Hejč opened an exhibition entitled 20th Century Revisited: Relations Between Former Czechoslovakia and Ethiopia. The installation… more ►

Honorary Consulate of Czech Republic in Seychelles Reopens

After three years of temporary closure following the demise of the late honorary consul, the Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in Victoria (Republic of Seychelles) is reopening as of 1 October 2015. more ►

European Film Festival opens in Addis Ababa

From October 2 till October 15, 2015, the traditional European Film Festival will be held in Addis Ababa. The films will be screened in English or in original language with English subtitles at the Juventus Sport Club, the Alliance… more ►

Exhibition on the history of Ethio-Czech relations at Addis Ababa University

The exhibition entitled "The 20th Century Revisited: Relations Between Former Czechoslovakia and Ethiopia" will be displayed in the premises of the Institute of Ethiopian Studies of the Addis Ababa University (“Ethnological Museum”… more ►

Development Cooperation of the Czech Republic in 2014

The attached document provides an overview of the development cooperation of the Czech Republic in the year 2014, including statistics on the Czech ODA according to the OECD DAC statistical reporting. more ►

Paying homage to almost forgotten Czechoslovak pilot in service of the Ethiopian Emperor on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of his demise

On Thursday, May 7th, 2015, laying the wreaths and playing the national anthems of the Czech Republic, Slovak Republic and the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia concluded the homage ceremony on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of… more ►

Czech Republic condemns killing of Ethiopians in Libya

To pay tribute and to honor all victims of the killing of Ethiopian Christians in Libya by the so-called Islamic State, the Embassy of the Czech Republic lowered its national flag for three days of national mourning. more ►