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ROBOT - the most famous Czech word celebrates 100 years


This year we commemorate 100 years since the first use of the word robot in the utopian play R.U.R. written by Karel Čapek. This Czech author used this word to describe his story’s futuristic helpers that would ultimately take over the… more ►

Minister Petříček and other 52 foreign ministers announced the Declaration Against Arbitrary Detention in State-to-State Relations


The Czech Republic has joined the Declaration Against Arbitrary Detention in State-to-State Relations, prepared by Canada. more ►

Ceska zbrojovka purchases Colt, a legendary firearms manufacturer


Ceska zbrojovka Group signed a deal to acquire the American company Colt. Thanks to this acquisition, Ceska zbrojovka also acquires the Canadian subsidiary Colt Canada Corporation, an exclusive supplier of small arms to the Canadian military. more ►

The conditions for entry of persons to the Czech Republic change with effect from Friday, February 5, 2021


Canada is considered as a high-risk country (dark red zone). more ►

Information for foreign nationals – obligation to take an adaptation and integration course


We would like to inform of an obligation for foreign nationals, who were issued a long-term residence permit or a permanent resident permit as of 1 January 2021 to take an adaptation and integration course. more ►

Czech Republic and OECD – 25 years


The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has the pleasure to invite you to the on-line conference to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Czech Republic´s entry in the OECD. It will highlight the most important moments of the accession process of the… more ►

Honorary Consulate in Montreal – change of business hours


We would like to inform applicants of a change in the business hours at the Honorary Consulate in Montreal. It is no longer possible to visit the Consulate without a confirmed appointment. more ►

The 49th International Children's Art Exhibition Lidice


Every year, with the International Children's Art Exhibition Lidice, we commemorate the victims of the extermination of Lidice, the death of Lidice's children and all other children who perished in wars. more ►

Czech border closure for travelers from Canada – effective from November 9, 2020

As of November 9, 2020, the borders of the Czech Republic will be closed, with limited exceptions, to travelers from countries not on the list of the Czech Republic's Ministry of Health Travel Directive, that categorizes countries in relation… more ►

Joint call in the field of non-energy non-agricultural raw materials: ERA-MIN 3


In January 2021, ERA-NET Cofund will launch an international joint call for projects in the field of non-energy non-agricultural raw materials. The Technology Agency of the Czech Republic (TA CR) participates in the project as a financing… more ►