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Meeting with a Group of Fellows of the RFE/RL Programs for Young Journalists

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Director of the Human Rights and Transition Policy Department of the MFA, David Červenka received on behalf of the Deputy Minister for Security and Multilateral Issues a group of young… more ►

Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income in Relation to Taiwan

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The agreement between the Czech Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Prague concerning the Provisions on the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the… more ►

The Czech Republic Condemns the Destructive WannaCry

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The Czech Republic strongly condemns the destructive WannaCry ransomware attack of May 2017, which affected thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries. In this context it expresses deep… more ►

Delivery of the Humanitarian Aid to Syria

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Shipment of the humanitarian aid with baby milk was delivered by a Czech Army plane to Syria on December 11, 2017. The delivery was organized in cooperation of Czech Ministries of Foreign Affairs… more ►

Deputy Minister Šrámek at the OSCE Ministerial Council

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Date: 07.12.2017 - 08.12.2017 , Venue: Vienna/Austria

Ministerial Council, which takes place in Vienna on December 7 and 8, 2017, is the key event of the Austrian Chairmanship-in-Office of the OSCE… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr at a Meeting of V4 and Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, Greece, Slovenia and Serbia in Budapest

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On the initiative of the Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Mr. Péter Szijjártó, the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Visegrad Group countries and Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece,… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Led Czech-Liechtenstein Talks

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The Deputy Minister for Europe Jakub Dürr welcomed the Political Director of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Justice and Culture Martin Frick in Prague for regular annual consultations on… more ►

Deputy Ministr Dürr Met Director General of Albania’s MFA

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On November 30, 2017, Deputy Minister for Europe Jakub Dürr held bilateral consultation with Director General of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs of Albania Ferit Hoxha. more ►

Consultations of Deputy Minister Dürr in Ireland

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Deputy Minister for Europe Jakub Dürr held consultations in Ireland on November 27, 2017. During his stay in Dublin he met with Second Secretary General of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs and… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Will Lead Czech-Liechtenstein Talks

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Date: 01.12.2017 , Venue: Prague

The Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr will welcome the Political Director of the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Justice and Culture… more ►

Deputy Minister Kolaja Attended a Meeting of ASEM Foreign Ministers

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On November 20–21, 2017, 13th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) was held in Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar), chaired by Aung San Suu Kyi, State Councilor and Foreign Minister of Myanmar. The Czech Republic… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Passed the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the CoE to Denmark

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On November 15, 2017, Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek attended the meeting of the Committee of Ministers’ Deputies of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg. The Minister… more ►

Eighth Meeting of Czech-Slovak Discussion Forum

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On November 15, 2017 in Holíć, Deputy Minister for Europe Jakub Dürr and General Director for European Issues at Slovak Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs Alexander Micovčin opened the… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Will Pass the Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the CoE to Denmark

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Date: 15.11.2017 , Venue: Strasbourg

On November 15, 2017, Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek will attend the meeting of the Committee of Ministers’ Deputies of the… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Visited Athens

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Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr visited Athens on November 8, 2017. He held talks with Georgios Katrougalos, Deputy Minister for European Affairs, Georgios Koumoutsakos, Shadow… more ►

Conference on Media and Intercultural Dialogue

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek inaugurated Conference on Media and Intercultural Dialogue and the Role of Media in the Society in the Czernin Palace on November 7, 2017. It has been… more ►

UN Discussed Human Rights Situation in the Czech Republic

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On November 6, 2017, the Czech Republic took part in its third Universal Periodic Review in the United Nations Office in Geneva. more ►

Deputy Minister Šrámek Welcomed Donors and Partners of the PCSC

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Security and Multilateral Issues, Ivo Šrámek hosted a dinner for donors and partners of the Prague Civil Society Centre (PCSC) in the Czernin Palace on… more ►

Deputy Minister Šrámek at the XXII General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees

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On November 2, 2017, Deputy Minister for Security and Multilateral Issues Ivo Šrámek participated in the opening of the XXII General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees… more ►

Jan Masaryk Silver Medal of Honor to James Denton

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On November 2, 2017, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic presented the Jan Masaryk Silver Medal of Honor to James S. Denton. more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Visited Bulgaria

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On October 23, 2017, Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr visited Bulgaria where he met with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Emilia Kraleva, Deputy Minister for preparatory work for… more ►

Deputy Minister Šrámek at Ministerial Meeting with UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

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On October 15, 2017, Deputy Minister for Security and Multilateral Issues Ivo Šrámek participated in Ministerial Meeting hosted by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Opened a New Honorary Consulate in Bălţi and Held Talks with Moldovan Partners

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Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr visited Moldova on October 12, 2017. He took part in official opening of the new Honorary Consulate of the Czech Republic in the second biggest… more ►

Deputy Minister Šrámek to Attend Ministerial Meeting in the UK

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Date: 15.10.2017 , Venue: Great Britain

On October 15, 2017, Deputy Minister for Security and Multilateral Issues Ivo Šrámek will participate at Ministerial Meeting hosted by British… more ►

Deputy Minister Šrámek at the Czech-French Strategic Day

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Within the Czech-French Strategic Day held on October 12, 2017, in Paris, the Deputy Minister Šrámek led consultations with his French counterpart Nicolas de Rivière. more ►

Deputy Minister Šrámek at the Bucharest Nine Ministerial Meeting in Warsaw

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On October 9, 2017, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Security and Multilateral Issues Ivo Šrámek took part in the Bucharest Nine (B9) ministerial meeting in Warsaw. more ►

Deputy Minister Šrámek Met the Political Director of Ukraine’s MFA

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On October 5, 2017, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Security and Multilateral Issues Ivo Šrámek held consultations with the Political Director of the MFA of Ukraine Oleksii Makeiev. more ►

The Visegrad Group for EU Enlargement in Western Balkans

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The annual meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Visegrad Group (V4) and the Western Balkans (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Macedonia and Serbia) took place in… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Met Macedonian Minister of Foreign Affairs Dimitrov

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Deputy Minister of European Affairs Jakub Dürr and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Macedonia Nikola Dimitrov had a working breakfast on the margins of ministerial meeting of Visegrad Group and… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Welcomed Students from African Countries at the Czernin Palace

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On October 10, 2017, a meeting of Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek with current and former African students at Czech universities was held at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. During… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Visited Moscow

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Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr visited Russia and met the First Deputy Foreign Minister of Russian Federation, Vladimir Gennadjevič Titov on October 9, 2017. more ►

Czech-French Strategic Day

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Date: 12.10.2017 , Venue: Paris

On October 12, 2017, Czech-French Strategic Day in the context of the Strategic Partnership between France and the Czech Republic will take place… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Met Refat Čubarov, Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar People

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Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr met on October 10, 2017, with Refat Chubarov, Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people and Member of the Ukrainian Parliament. They… more ►

Deputy Minister Kolaja Met with the Secretary General of the Organization of American States

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On October 9, 2017, Deputy Minister Václav Kolaja met with the Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) Luis Almagro Nemes, who arrived in Prague within the Forum 2000… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa to Visit Malaysia

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Date: 12.10.2017 - 15.10.2017 , Venue: Malaysia

Deputy Minister for Non-European Countries, Economic and Development Cooperation Martin Tlapa will visit Malaysia on October 12–15, 2017. more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Visited Austria

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Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr visited Austria on October 6, 2017. At this occassion he held regular annual talks on the current bilateral relations and EU agenda issues with the… more ►

Minister Zaorálek to Speak at the Autumn Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the CoE

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Date: 09.10.2017 , Venue: Strasbourg

Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaoralek, in his capacity as Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, will address… more ►

Deputy Minister Kolaja Received Director of Diplomatic Academy of Peru

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On October 2, 2017, Deputy Minister Václav Kolaja met Allan Wagner Tizón, former Minister of Foreign Affairs and current director of the Diplomatic Academy of Peru, who arrived to Prague in… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr on a Business Trip in Yerevan

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Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr visited Armenia on October 2, 2017. He held regular talks with his Armenian partners at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs including Garen Nazarian… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa in Sudan and Egypt

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Deputy Minister for Non-European Countries, Economic and Development Cooperation Martin Tlapa paid an official visit to Sudan and Egypt on September 24–27, 2017. more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Paid a Visit to Washington

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Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr visited Washington on September 25–27, 2017 and participated in the STRATCOM conference of the Atlantic Council. more ►

Deputy Minister Smolek Visited Council of Europe

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Martin Smolek, Deputy Minister for Legal and Consular Affairs, visited the Council of Europe on September 20, 2017 in order to moderate a seminar on “State Immunity under International Law… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa Will Pay a Working Visit to Sudan and Egypt

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Date: 24.09.2017 - 25.09.2017 , Venue: Súdán, Egypt

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Tlapa will visit Sudan on September 24 and 25, 2017 to meet with his counterparts at the Ministry of… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa Discussed Sustainable Development Goals with Ambassadors

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On Monday, September 11, 2017, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs organized a briefing for the Diplomatic Corps on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Czech… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa Met with the Ambassador of Egypt

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On September 11th, 2017, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Tlapa met with Abderahman Salaheldin, Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the Czech Republic. The major agenda points of… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa Met with the EU Special Representative for Central Asia

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On September 8, 2017, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Tlapa met with and hosted working lunch for the EU Special Representative for Central Asia Peter Burian. more ►

Deputy Minister Kaucký Held Talks with OSCE Secretary General

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On September 8, 2017, Deputy Foreign Minister Lukáš Kaucký met with Thomas Greminger, newly appointed Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).… more ►

Czernin Palace Gardens Closed on Sep 7, 2017

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Date: 07.09.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace gardens

Please note the Czernin Palace gardens closure on September 7, 2017 due to the Meeting of the 25th OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum. Thank… more ►

Deputy Minister Kolaja Met with Delegation of Former Political Prisoners of Myanmar/Burma Headed by Vice Speaker of Parliament

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On September 4, 2017, Deputy Foreign Minister Václav Kolaja met with Aye Thar Aung, Vice Speaker of the Parliament of the Union of Myanmar and other former Burmese political prisoners and members… more ►

State Secretary Petr Gajdušek at the Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Visegrad Group with their counterparts from the countries of the Eastern Partnership

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State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Petr Gajdušek represented the Czech Republic at the traditional meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Visegrad group with their counterparts from… more ►

The Czech Republic Ratified the EU-Canada Strategic Partnership Agreement

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The Czech Republic concluded the ratification process of the Strategic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Canada adding the Czech Republic to the list of countries that have ratified the… more ►

Czernin Palace Gardens Closed from Aug 28 to Sep 1, 2017

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Date: 28.08.2017 - 01.09.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace gardens

Czernin Palace gardens will be closed to the public from August 28 to September 1, 2017 due to the Czech ambassadors’ meeting. Thank you… more ►

MFA Statement on the General Elections in Angola

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic welcomes the peaceful conduct of the general elections on August 23, 2017 as well as the high turnout of voters who by casting their vote… more ►

Deputy Minister Kaucký in Botswana

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Lukáš Kaucký with Deputy Minister of Defence Tomáš Kuchta visited Botswana during August 14-16, 2017. The Deputies were accompanied by a delegation of… more ►

The Czech Republic Elected as President of One of the Three Principal UN Bodies

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Represented by Permanent Representative to the United Nations, the Czech Republic will hold the presidency of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) from July 2017 to July 2018.… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa Visited Ethiopia

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Tlapa together with the Minister of Agriculture Marian Jurečka, accompanied by a business delegation, visited Ethiopia on July 24–25, 2017.… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa on Four-day Visit of Ghana

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The four-day visit of Ghana by Deputy Minister Martin Tlapa was concluded by political consultations at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Together with Minister of Agriculture Marian Jurečka,… more ►

David Davis, Secretary of State for Exiting the EU of the UK visits Prague

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Date: 25.07.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek will receive David Davis, the Secretary of State for Exiting the EU of the United Kingdom of Great… more ►

Czech Humanitarian Aid Arrives in Syria

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On July 18, 2017, another shipment of humanitarian aid has been airlifted to Syria by the Czech Army as part of a joint project of Czech Ministries of Foreign Affairs and Defense as well as the… more ►

Batumi Conference “Georgia’s European Way”

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Jakub Dürr represented the Czech Republic at the 4th International conference on “Georgia’s European Way” in Batumi on July 13, 2017. On this… more ►

Minister Zaorálek at the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels

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Date: 17.07.2017 , Venue: Brussels, Belgium

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek will lead the Czech delegation to the EU Foreign Affairs Council in Brussels on 17 July 2017. more ►

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Tlapa will hold political consultations in Ghana and Ethiopia

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Date: 20.07.2017 - 25.07.2017 , Venue: Ghana, Ethiopia

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Tlapa will visit between 20 – 25 July Ghana and Ethiopia where he will hold political… more ►

Meeting of Foreign Ministers of the V4 Group with Austria, Croatia and Slovenia

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Jakub Dürr represented the Czech Republic at the meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Visegrad Four group with the representatives of Austria, Croatia and… more ►

Ukraine Reform Conference 2017

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Jakub Dürr represented the Czech Republic at the conference on Ukraine’s reforms, hosted by the Government of Ukraine and the United Kingdom in… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Spoke at the Parliamentary Assembly of the CoE

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek, in his capacity as Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, presented the priorities of the Czech Chairmanship of the… more ►

Working Holiday Agreement between the Czech Republic and Japan Signed

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Václav Kolaja and Ambassador of Japan Kaoru Shimazaki signed the Agreement between the Government of the Czech Republic and the Government… more ►

Minister Zaorálek to Welcome German Foreign Ministr Gabriel

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Date: 24.06.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace, Beroun

The German Federal Minister of Foreign Affairs Sigmar Gabriel will pay a working visit to the Czech Republic upon the invitation from the Czech… more ►

Minister Zaorálek to Speak at the Parliamentary Assembly of the CoE

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Date: 22.06.2017 , Venue: Strasbourg

Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek, in his capacity as Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, will present… more ►

Deputy Minister Smolek at the International Conference “Binding Effect of Judicial Decisions“

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Deputy Minister Martin Smolek, on behalf of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek, attended the international Conference focused on the binding effect of judicial decisions on June 20… more ►

NATO Contact Point Embassy in Vienna: Conference on the Trans-Atlantic Security

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The Czech Deputy Minister Ivo Šrámek and the Commandant of the Austrian National Defence Academy LtGen Erich Csitkovits on June 21, 2017, opened a public conference at the Czech Embassy in Vienna… more ►

15 Years of Czech Participation in Civilian Missions

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This year marks the 15th anniversary of commencement of deploying Czech civilian experts to civilian missions abroad. Over the past 15 years more than 300 civilian experts participated in various… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Met with the President of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the CoE

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek met with the delegation of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, led by its President Gudrun Mosler-Törnström, at… more ►

Deputy Minister Kaucký Held Talks with Speaker of National Assembly of Burkina Faso

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On June 12, 2017, Deputy Minister Lukáš Kaucký held talks in the Czernin Palace with the Speaker of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso Salif Diallo who visited the Czech Republic from June 11… more ►

Minister Zaorálek to Hold Talks with His Counterpart from Belarus

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Date: 16.06.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek will welcome Minister of Foreign Affaires of the Republic of Belarus Vladimir Makei in the Czernin… more ►

Minister Zaorálek at DESCOP 2017: We Have to Move towards Security and Defence Union with Determination

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek gave a speech on June 9, 2017, in the Žofín Palace at the international conference on defence and security (DESCOP). The conference focused on… more ►

Minister Zaorálek to open the meeting of the Board of the Czech-German Future Fund

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Date: 13.06.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace

On Tuesday 13 June, 2017, Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek will open a regular meeting of the Board of the Czech-German Future Fund which will… more ►

Deputy Minister Šrámek at the OSCE Permanent Council as the Chairman of the CoE’s Committee of Ministers

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On June 1, 2017, Deputy Minister Ivo Šrámek addressed the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe as the Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council… more ►

Deputy Minister Kolaja at International Conference on Child Victims of Armed Conflicts

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Deputy Minister Václav Kolaja, along with Grand Hospitaller of the Sovereign Order of Malta Prince Dominique de La Rochefoucauld-Montbell on June 1, 2017, in Rome launched the International… more ►

Deputy Minister Kolaja Launched the 23rd Annual Olga Havel Award

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The Olga Havel Award was first announced by Olga Havlová in 1995 to bring attention to lives of people with disabilities who have managed to cope with their handicap and in spite of pitfalls they… more ►

Consultations of Deputy Minister Dürr in Latvia

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Deputy Minister Jakub Dürr held bilateral political consultations with Latvian Foreign Ministry’s Under Secretary of State for European Affairs Ms Inga Skujiņa and with State Secretary… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Met Minister of State of Ireland for European Affairs, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection

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On May 29, 2017, Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr met with Minister of State for European Affairs, EU Digital Single Market and Data Protection of Ireland Dara Murphy. more ►

Deputy Minister Kolaja at GLOBSEC 2017

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From May 26 to 28, 2017 the 12th annual security conference GLOBSEC took place in Bratislava. GLOBSEC is considered as one of the most important events of its kind in Central Europe. Presidents… more ►

Minister Zaorálek at the Meeting of the Standing Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

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Date: 30.05.2017 , Venue: Prague

On the occasion of the current Czech Chairmanship in the Council of Europe, the meeting of the Standing Committee of the Parliamentary Assembly… more ►

Deputy Minister Šrámek Will Address the OSCE Permanent Council as a Chair of the CoE’s Committee of Ministers

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Date: 01.06.2017 , Venue: Vienna

On June 1, 2017 Deputy Minister Ivo Šrámek will address the Permanent Council of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe as a… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Paid a Visit to Estonia

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Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr held political consultations in Tallinn at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Estonian Centre of Eastern Partnership on May 25, 2017. A visit… more ►

Deputy Minister Šrámek Handed over Certificates of Hope to RFE/RL Fellows

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Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ivo Šrámek received six journalists from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Georgia, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine on May 25, 2017 in the Czernin… more ►

Deputy Minister Smolek Held Talks in Mongolia

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Deputy Minister Martin Smolek held bilateral consultations on consular and visa issues between the Czech Republic and Mongolia in Ulaanbaatar on May 25, 2017. The head of the Czech delegation met… more ►

Czech Chairmanship in the Council of Europe Presented to Diplomatic Corps

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Deputy Minister Šrámek met with ambassadors of Member and Observer States of the Council of Europe on May 24, 2017 to present the priorities and the program of the Czech Chairmanship of the… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr at Aspen Institute’s Conference on Western Balkans

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Date: 31.05.2017 , Venue: Berlin

The 8th Aspen Southeast Europe Foreign Ministers’ Conference in Berlin on May 31, 2017 is organized in cooperation between the German… more ►

Czernin Palace Gardens Closed on May 25, 2017

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Date: 25.05.2017 , Venue: Czernin palace gardens

On Thursday, May 25, 2017, the Czernin palace gardens will be closed to the public due to a special event. Thank you for your understanding. more ►

Deputy Minister Smolek at the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Smolek leads the Czech delegation at the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting XL in Beijing. more ►

Minister Zaorálek Will Open International Conference “Africa as a Partner”

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Date: 25.05.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek will deliver an opening address at the international conference “Africa… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Took Over Council of Europe Chairmanship

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lubomír Zaorálek, visited Nicosia, Cyprus, on May 18–19, 2017 to inaugurate the Czech Republic’s Chairmanship of the Council of Europe. From May until… more ►

Deputy Minister Kolaja at EU Foreign Affairs Council

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Deputy Foreign Minister Václav Kolaja on May 19, 2017 in Brussels attended EU Foreign Affairs Council of Ministers responsible for development. more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa to Visit Jordan

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Date: 20.05.2017 - 22.05.2017 , Venue: Jordan

The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for non-European countries and economic diplomacy Martin Tlapa will visit Jordan on May 20 through 22,… more ►

Vice-Minister Dürr to Hold Talks with his German Counterpart Martin Kotthaus

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Date: 22.05.2017 , Venue: German Embassy in Prague

Czech Foreign Vice-Minister Jakub Dürr and German Foreign Office Section Director for Europe Martin Kotthaus will hold bilateral talks on… more ►

MFA Hosts OSCE Security Days

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Date: 18.05.2017 - 19.05.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace

The Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the… more ►

Czernin Palace Gardens Closed on May 18 and 19, 2017

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Date: 18.05.2017 - 19.05.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace gardens

Due to operational reasons the gardens of Czernin Palace will be closed to the public on May 18 and 19, 2017. Thank you for your understanding. more ►

Deputy Minister Šrámek Will Meet with a Delegation of the Sultan Qaboos University of Oman

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Date: 17.05.2017 , Venue: Czernin palace

On May 17, 2017, Deputy Minister Ivo Šrámek will meet with a Delegation of the Sultan Qaboos University of Oman lead by the vice-chancellor Dr.… more ►

Deputy Minister Stašek Met with His Peruvian Counterpart

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On May 12, 2017, bilateral political consultations between the Czech Republic and Peru took place at the level of Deputy Ministers of Foreign Affairs in the Czernin Palace. Deputy Minister of… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Will Take Over the Czech Republic’s Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe

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Date: 18.05.2017 - 19.05.2017 , Venue: Nicosia

Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek will attend the Ministerial session of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe on May… more ►

Deputy Minister Stašek Held Talks with Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia

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On May 9, 2017 Deputy Minister Miloslav Stašek received Mongolian Deputy Minister of Environment and Tourism Tserendorj Batbayar. Their talks focused on bilateral relations, economic cooperation,… more ►

Deputy Minister Šrámek Visited the State of Israel and the Palestinian Territories

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Ivo Šrámek visited the State of Israel and the Palestinian Territories on May 8–9, 2017. He led political-security consultations… more ►

Prague European Summit 2017: Minister Zaorálek and his Austrian counterpart to address radicalization in “post-truth era”

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Date: 13.06.2017 - 15.06.2017 , Venue: Lobkowicz and Czernin palace

Under the patronage of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek the third annual international conference “Prague European… more ►

Deputy Minister Stašek Held Talks with the Tanzanian Delegation

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Deputy Minister Miloslav Stašek received Tanzanian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation Susan A. Kolimba On May 2, 2017. Their talks focused on bilateral cooperation… more ►

Czech Heads of Mission in Europe Meet in Prague

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The meeting of Czech Heads of Missions in European countries is taking place at the Czernin Palace on May 4–5, 2017. Ambassadors will discuss the current EU issues such as the future of the… more ►

Deputy Minister Šrámek to visit Israel and Palestinian Territories

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Date: 08.05.2017 - 09.05.2017 , Venue: State of Israel / Palestinian Territories

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivo Šrámek will visit the State of Israel and the Palestinian Territories on May 8 - 9, 2017. During his visit… more ►

The Conference in Honor of Jiří Dienstbier

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Date: 11.05.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, the Czech Council on Foreign Relations and the Institute of International Relations Prague… more ►

Deputy Ministers Dürr and Šrámek Met the Georgian Delegation

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Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr and Deputy Minister for Security and Multilateral Issues Ivo Šrámek met with the Deputy Minister Vakhtang Makharoblishvili of Georgia's Ministry of… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Will Present the Upcoming Czech Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the CoE

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Date: 04.05.2017 , Venue: Czernin palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek will meet with journalists in the Czernin Palace on May 4, 2017 to present the program and… more ►

Czech MFA's Statement on the Incident of the OSCE Patrol Vehicle in Donbas

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MFA expresses deep regret over the incident in Donbas in which a patrol vehicle of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine exploded after driving over a mine. One American monitor… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Held Talks with Cape Verde’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense

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On April 18, 2017, Minister Lubomír Zaorálek held talks in the Czernin Palace with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defense of the Republic of Cape Verde Luís Felipe Tavares. The talks focused on… more ►

Deputy Minister Ivo Šrámek Met with Egyptian Partners

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On April 4, 2017, Deputy Minister for Security and Multilateral Issues Ivo Šrámek met with the Governor of Red Sea province Admiral Ahmad Abdallah, with the Governor of South Sinai General Khaled… more ►

Minister Zaorálek to Meet with Secretary General of the Council of Europe

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Date: 21.04.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace

Minister Lubomír Zaorálek will hold talks with Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjorn Jagland in the Czernin Palace on April 21,… more ►

Minister Zaorálek will meet with Cape Verde Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defence Luís Felipe Tavares

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Date: 18.04.2017 , Venue: Czernin palace

Minister Lubomír Zaorálek will hold talks with Cape Verde Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defence Luís Felipe Tavares on April 18, 2017, in the… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Will Attend the Meeting of Ministers of V4 and Eastern Partnership in Warsaw

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Date: 12.04.2017 , Venue: Warsaw

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaoralek will attend a meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Visegrad Group and six… more ►

Deputy Minister Stašek Held Talks in Zimbabwe and Zambia

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Miloslav Stašek realized a working trip to Zimbabwe and Zambia between April 3 and 8, 2017. He met with high representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs… more ►

Deputy Minister Kolaja Received Parliament Delegation of Moldova

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Václav Kolaja received on April 10, 2017, on behalf of the Minister the delegation of the Committee for Foreign Policy and European Integration of the Republic… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark Samuelsen

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek held a working meeting on April 7, 2017 with the Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs Anders Samuelsen. more ►

Deputy Minister Smolek Held Talks in China

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Smolek visited China from April 5 to 8, 2017. During this working visit, he discussed the current visa practices between our countries with his partners… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Will Meet with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark Anders Samuelsen

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Date: 07.04.2017 , Venue: Czernin palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek will hold a working meeting on April 7, 2017 with the Danish Minister of… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Met with the British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson over the Killing of a Czech National

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Lubomír Zaorálek, met with his British counterpart, Boris Johnson, on the margins of the Syrian donor conference on April 5, 2017. Minister… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Received Secretary-General of the Ibero-America Grynspan

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Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr received at Czernin Palace the Secretary-General of the Ibero-America Ms. Rebeca Grynspan who was for the first time visiting Prague on the… more ►

Consultations between the Czech Republic and Moldova

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of the Republic of Moldova held consultations on the Deputy Ministers´… more ►

Norwegian Minister Jensen in the Czech Republic

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Minister for the European Economic Area and the European Union of the Kingdom of Norway Frank Bakke-Jensen paid a working visit to the Czech Republic on March 31, 2017. Deputy Ministers of… more ►

Jakub Dürr’s Opening Speech at the Arctic Science Summit Week 2017 in Prague

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Jakub Dürr held a speech on behalf of Minister Lubomír Zaorálek at the opening ceremony of the Arctic Science Summit Week (ASSW) in Prague on March 31, 2017.… more ►

Deputy Minister Kolaja Met Chief Executive Officer of the American Jewish Committee

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On March 31, 2017, Deputy Foreign Minister Václav Kolaja met David Harris Chief Executive Officer of the American Jewish Committee (AJC) who was visiting the Czech Republic together with his team… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Met with France's Secretary General for European Affairs

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Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr held consultations with France's Secretary General for European Affairs Philippe Léglise-Costa on March 30, 2017. more ►

Consultations with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

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Consultations of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Finland took place in Prague on March 29, 2017. Deputy Minister for European Affairs… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Held Consultations in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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On March 23–24, 2017, Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr visited Sarajevo where he held political consultations with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bosnia and… more ►

Deputy Ministers Tlapa and Kaucký Met with Deputy Minister of Burkina Faso

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Deputy Minister for Non-European Countries, Economic and Development Cooperation Martin Tlapa and Deputy Minister Lukáš Kaucký on March 23, 2017 in Czernin Palace held talks with Deputy Minister… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Held Consultations in Italy

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Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr held political consultations with his counterparts from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Republic of Italy in… more ►

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Burkina Faso in Prague

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Date: 23.03.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace

Deputy Minister for Non-European Countries, Economic and Development Cooperation Martin Tlapa and Deputy Minister Lukáš Kaucký will meet with… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Held Talks in Belarus

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Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr held political consultations with his Belarusian Counterpart and participated in the V4-Eastern Partnership meeting in Minsk on March 15, 2017. more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Held Consultations with Croatian Counterpart

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Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr, on March 13, 2017 in Czernin Palace conducted political consultations with Zrinka Ujević, Assistant Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr Held Political Consultations with Norway

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Deputy Minister for European Affairs Jakub Dürr on March 13, 2017, in Czernin Palace conducted political consultations with his Norwegian counterpart Director General of the Ministry of Foreign… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Palestine Riyad al-Malki

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On March 13, 2017, Minister Lubomír Zaorálek met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Palestine Riyad al-Malki at the Czernin Palace. The discussion covered development of bilateral political and… more ►

Minister Zaorálek will meet with Minister of Foreign Affaires of Palestine Riyad al-Malki

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Date: 13.03.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace

On March 13, 2017, Minister Lubomír Zaorálek will meet with Minister of Foreign Affaires of Palestine Riyad al-Malki at the Czernin Palace. The… more ►

Deputy Ministr Smolek Inaugurated New Honorary Consul in Linz

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Deputy Ministr for Legal and Consular Affairs Martin Smolek inaugurated on March 8, 2017 Heinrich Schaller, new Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic in Linz, Austria. more ►

Minister Zaorálek Met with the Heads of Missions of the Arab League States

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On March 7, 2017, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek met with the heads of resident diplomatic missions of the Arab League States during working lunch at the… more ►

Minister Zaorálek to meet with the heads of missions of the Arab League States

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Date: 07.03.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace

On March 7, 2017, Minister Lubomír Zaorálek will meet with the heads of missions of the Arab League States for working lunch at the Czernin… more ►

Deputy Minister Smolek on Consultations in India

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Legal and Consular Affairs Martin Smolek led Czech delegation during consular consultations between the Czech Republic and the Republic of India, which were… more ►

Asia Meets Europe Day

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1st of March is the Day of the Euro-Asian cooperation – “ASEM Day”. ASEM (Asia-Europe Meeting) is an informal community forming a platform for dialogue and cooperation between… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa Held Talks in Portugal

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On February 24–26, 2017, Deputy Minister for Non-European Countries, Economic and Development Cooperation Martin Tlapa held a series of talks in Portugal. A potential for further… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Negotiated Petr Jašek’s Release in Sudan

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On February 26, 2017 Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek visited Sudan in order to negotiate the release of the Czech citizen Petr Jašek detained in Khartoum. Jašek was dismissed in the… more ►

Another Shipment of Czech humanitarian Aid to Syria

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Another part of Czech humanitarian aid arrived to Syria on February 23, 2017. It was again the joint effort of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defense, Administration of State… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa to hold talks in Portugal

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Date: 24.02.2017 - 26.02.2017 , Venue: Portugal

On February 24, 2017, Deputy Minister for Non-European Countries, Economic and Development Cooperation Martin Tlapa will hold a series of talks… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa held political consultations with Salvador

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Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Non- European Countries, Economic and Development Cooperation Martin Tlapa met with Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Integration and Economic… more ►

Deputy Minister Kolaja Celebrates the 60th Anniversary of the Renewal of Czech-Japanese Relations

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Deputy Foreign Minister Václav Kolaja inaugurated on behalf of Foreign Minister Lubomír Zaorálek the 10th Festival of Japanese Film and Culture in the Czech Republic. The Festival starts the Year… more ►

Czech Ambassadors from the Middle East and North Africa Countries Met in the Czernin Palace

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek opened the meeting of the Czech ambassadors accredited to the countries of the Middle East and North Africa on Monday February 13, 2017 in the Czernin… more ►

Minister Zaorálek to Open Regional Meeting of the Czech Ambassadors

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Date: 13.02.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek will open the meeting of the Czech ambassadors accredited to the countries of the Middle East and… more ►

Minister Zaorálek Met with Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek received Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See in on February 10, 2017. more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa met with Jordanian Prince El Hassan bin Talal

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Deputy Foreign Minister for Non-European Countries, Economic and Development Cooperation Martin Tlapa met with His Royal Highness Prince Hassan bin Talal from Jordan on February 8, 2017.… more ►

The Czech Republic has ratified the International Convention on the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance

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On February 8, 2017, in New York, the Czech Republic deposited its instrument of ratification of the Convention on the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance to the United Nations… more ►

Minister Zaorálek to Meet with Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See

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Date: 10.02.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace

State Secretary for Relations with States of the Holy See Paul Richard Gallagher will visit the Czech Republic on invitation of Minister of… more ►

Minister Zaorálek to Hold Talks with his Iraqi Counterpart

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Date: 08.02.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek will receive Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq Ibrahim… more ►

There has been no leak of classifed information, minister Zaorálek says

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Due to recent cyber attacks, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek called a meeting with heads of the Czech National Security Authority (NSA), Czech National Cyber… more ►

Deputy Minister Tlapa will lead political consultations in Oman

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Date: 04.02.2017 - 06.02.2017 , Venue: Oman

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Martin Tlapa will lead political consultations on February 4-6, 2017 in the Sultanate of Oman. more ►

Deputy Minister Kolaja Met with Deputy Speaker of the Council of Representatives of Iraq Humam Hamoudi

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On Tuesday January 31, 2017, Deputy Foreign Minister Václav Kolaja met with Deputy Speaker of the Council of Representatives of Iraq Humam Hamoudi who arrived in the Czech Republic on an official… more ►

Cyber Attacks on MFA

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IT systems of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs are a target of cyber attacks every week. However, in January 2017 MFA cyber security specialists detected that the MFA External Communication… more ►

Minister Zaorálek in Belgrade

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Date: 02.02.2017 - 03.02.2017 , Venue: Belgrade

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek will pay a working visit to the Republic of Serbia on February 3, 2017. The… more ►

Deputy Minister Dürr's Consultations in Denmark

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Jakub Dürr, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for European Issues, visited Copenhagen on January 27, 2017. more ►

MFA hosts Strategic Dialogue on the Occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Czech-German Declaration

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Date: 30.01.2017 , Venue: Czernin Palace

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the signature of the Czech-German Declaration, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic… more ►

Deputy Minister Kolaja at the Union for the Mediterranean Foreign Ministerial Meeting in Barcelona

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Deputy Foreign Minister Václav Kolaja participated at the January 23 and 24, 2017 Second Regional Forum of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), which was preceded by a joint meeting of the… more ►

Deputy Minister Kolaja at a ministerial meeting of the Union for the Mediterranean

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Date: 23.01.2017 , Venue: Barcelona, Spain

The meeting of Foreign Ministers of the Union for the Mediterranean is to be held in Barcelona on January 23rd. Ministers will review the… more ►

Minister Zaorálek on a Working Visit to Germany

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Date: 25.01.2017 , Venue: Berlin, Germany

On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the signature of the Czech-German Declaration, Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek will visit… more ►

Deputy Minister Kolaja at the Middle East Peace Process Conference

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Deputy Foreign Minister Václav Kolaja participated at the January 15, 2017 Paris international conference on the Middle East Peace Process that was preceded by the preparatory ministerial meeting… more ►

Deputy Minister Kaucký to Attend the Inauguration of Ghanaian President

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Date: 07.01.2017 , Venue: Accra, Ghana

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Lukáš Kaucký will represent the Czech Republic at the inauguration of the newly elected President of Ghana… more ►

Minister Zaorálek to Hold Talks with his Japanese Counterpart

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Date: 08.01.2017 , Venue: Czernin palace

Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek will welcome Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan Fumio Kishida in the Czernin Palace on January 8,… more ►

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