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Náměstek Smolek přijal v Černínském paláci norskou delegaci
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Deputy Minister for Legal and Consular Affairs Martin Smolek led discussion with Norwegian Delegation on Consular Issues


On Monday, November 4, 2019 Deputy Minister Martin Smolek received at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Norwegian delegation headed by Ms. Kristin Ugstad Steinrem, Director of the Department of International Services, The Norwegian Directorate for Children, Youth and Family Affairs, along with Mr. Thomas Stangeby, Director of the Section for Consular Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Partners among others shared their experiences on consular protection of its citizens abroad, exchanged lessons learned in crisis management. They also discussed challenges of digitalization in consular field.

Child welfare systems in Norway and the Czech Republic were discussed with the aim to strengthen the cooperation and communication between relevant authorities in this field.