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INDC is an international forum for scientific discussion focused on understanding of the relationship between nutrition and clinical diagnostics. more ►

Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti received the EU ambassadors

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The Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo, Avdullah Hoti received 18 June the ambassadors of the Member States of the European Union in Kosovo. more ►

Call for Applications: Jiri Dienstbier Journalism Fellowship 2020 - 2021

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The purpose of the Fellowship is to help aspiring journalists from the Western Balkans pursue their profession in support of media pluralism and independence. more ►

Call for Applications: Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellowship 2020 - 2021

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Applications are currently being accepted for the 2020-2021 Václav Havel Journalism Fellowship. more ►

Head of the Czech Embassy received by Prime Minister Hoti

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On 15 June 2020, the new Prime Minister of Kosovo Avdullah Hoti received Head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina Pavel Bílek. more ►

Statement by the Head of EU Office/EUSR and Heads of EU Missions in Kosovo

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Following the decision of the Constitutional Court, as a key principle of rule of law we call on all Kosovo political actors to implement it. more ►

Joint Statement of EU HOMs, other HOMs and International Organisations

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Statement by Head of EU Office/EU Special Representative in Kosovo, Heads of EU Missions, Ambassadors of Norway, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, Head of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for Kosovo, and World Bank Country… more ►

Zagreb Declaration, 6 May 2020

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We, the leaders of the European Union (EU) and its Member States, in consultation with Western Balkans leaders, and in the presence of regional and international stakeholders, today reiterate our strong solidarity with our partners in the… more ►

Against all odds, the COVID-19 pandemic cemented EU ties with the Western Balkans

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By Olivér Várhelyi, Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement more ►

Western Balkans' leaders meeting: EU reinforces support to address COVID-19 crisis and outlines proposal for post-pandemic recovery

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Today, the European Commission is announcing over €3.3 billion of EU financial support mobilised jointly with the European Investment Bank to the benefit of the Western Balkans' citizens. This package aims to address the immediate health… more ►

European Union Kosovo

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Statement by Head of EU Office/EU Special Representative in Kosovo, Heads of EU Missions, Ambassadors of United Kingdom, Switzerland and Norway, Head of EULEX and UN Development Coordinator more ►

Ambassadors informed about measures against COVID-19

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On April 11th the acting Prime Minister Albin Kurti, together with the acting Minister of Finance Besnik Bislimi met with the Ambassadors accredited in Kosovo. Due to necessary hygienic requirements Ambassadors were divided into 3 separate… more ►

Joint statement: Heads of EU and EU Member State missions in Belgrade and Pristina welcome the appointment of Lajcak

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Joint statement: Heads of EU and EU Member State missions in Belgrade and Pristina welcome the appointment of Miroslav Lajcak as EU Special Representative and call on the parties to resume the Dialogue more ►

EU Support for Kosovo - 5 Million Euro

On March 30, 2020 €5m contract for immediate needs of Kosovo to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, signed by Ambassador Apostolova with the UNOPS on 30 March 2020, in presence of caretaker Prime Minister Albin Kurti, and caretaker Ministers… more ►

European Union financial support support for Kosovo on fight against COVID-19

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€ 68 m from funds of EU help for Kosovo people’s needs in difficult times more ►

Minister Petricek’s reaction on green line to open accession negotiation with NM and Al

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He said: „Even in hard times #EU stays united and able to work on important agenda“ more ►

EU will support Kosovo in easing this difficult period

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Ambassador Apostolova had a phone call with the Minister of Health, Arben Vitia today more ►

European Union’s support for Kosovo

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EU is working with international aid organizations in Kosovo on allocating up to 5 million EURO to fight the #COVID-19 outbreak more ►

Statement by EU Special Representative and Heads of EU missions in Kosovo

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EU stands together with Kosovo and calls on all institutional leaders to work together more ►

Czech film A Novel for Women at Festival Francophonie in Pristina

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On March 10, 2020 The Czech Embassy in Pristina participated in the Francophonie events by screening of the Czech film A Novel for Women by the director Filip Renč. more ►

Minister Petříček meets Minister Konjufca in Prague

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On February 26, 2020 the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Tomáš Petříček met to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo Glauk Konjufca. more ►

The Joint Statement of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Visegrad Group countries on the Western Balkans

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The annual meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the countries of the Visegrad Group (V4) and the Western Balkans organized under the Czech Presidency of the V4 was held on February 27, 2020, in Prague. more ►

Czernin Palace to Host Meeting of V4 and Western Balkan Foreign Ministers

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The foreign ministers of the Visegrád Group countries will meet with their counterparts from the Western Balkan countries in the Czernin Palace on Thursday, 27 February 2020. They will also be joined by the foreign ministers of Austria, Croatia… more ►

Head of the Czech Embassy received by the First Deputy Prime Minister

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On February 20, 2020 the First Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo, Avdullah Hoti received the Head of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pristina, Pavel Bílek. more ►

Head of the Czech Embassy met new Minister of European Integration

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The Head of the Czech Embassy in Kosovo Pavel Bílek met new Minister of European Integration Blerim Reka. more ►

New Speaker of the Kosovo Assembly received the Head of the Czech Embassy

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On February 10, 2020 newly elected Speaker of the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo, Vjosa Osmani received the Head of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pristina, Pavel Bílek. more ►

Head of the Czech Embassy received by Prime Minister Albin Kurti

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On 7 February 2020, Head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina Pavel Bílek was received by the new Prime Minister of Kosovo Albin Kurti. more ►

Head of the Czech Embassy received by Kosovo´s Foreign Minister

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On February 7, 2020 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo, Glauk Konjufca received the Head of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pristina, Pavel Bílek. more ►

Josep Borrell's visit to Kosovo

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On January, 30 and 31, 2020 High Representative/Vice-President Josep Borrell Fontelles visited Kosovo as part of his first trip abroad to the Western Balkans region. more ►

Personal condolences of the President of the Kosovo Parliament to the death of Jaroslav Kubera

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Speaker of the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo, Glauk Konjufca expressed his condolences after the death of the President of the Senate, Jaroslav Kubera. more ►

The Embassy displayed condolence book on the death of Jaroslav Kubera

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On January 27 and 28, 2020 a condolence book was displayed with regards to the death of the President of the Senate of the Parliament of the Czech Republic more ►

Meeting of the head of the Embassy in Pristina with the commanders of the Czech unit in KFOR

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On the occasion of the regular rotation of the Czech soldiers operating in the NATO´s multinational peacekeeping operation in Kosovo (KFOR), the Head of the Czech Embassy in Kosovo Pavel Bílek met on 27 January 2020 with the departing… more ►

EU Election Observation Mission presented its Final Report

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Last year´s snap elections in Kosovo were monitored by the EU Observation Mission. more ►

Meeting of the Head of the Czech Embassy with regional representative of "People in Need"

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On January 21, 2020 Mr Pavel Bílek, Head of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Prishtina, met with the representative of “People in Need” for the Western Balkans region Judith Kiers and with coordinator for transformation countries… more ►

New year's meeting of the Head of the Czech Embassy with Czech soldiers in the KFOR mission

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On January 20, 2020 Mr Pavel Bílek, Head of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Prishtina, met with Czech soldiers performing their duties in the KFOR mission. more ►

Statement by Head of EU Office/EU Special Representative, EULEX and Heads of EU Missions in Kosovo

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19 December 2019 - the constitutive session of the Assembly has been scheduled to take place on 26 December. more ►

Head of the Czech Embassy met with Kosovo Forum of Disabled

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On December 11, 2019 Head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina, Pavel Bílek, visited Kosovo Disabled Forum. more ►

Breakfast with Kosovo NGOs on anniversary of International Human Rights Day

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On December 11, 2019 Head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina, Pavel Bílek, invited for a breakfast representatives of Kosovar respected human rights NGOs with which the Czech Republic has a long-term cooperation: Kosovo Forum of Disabled, Kosovo… more ►

Visit in school for blind children in Peja

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On December 5 2019, Head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina Mr. Pavel Bílek together with his wife Martina visited Resources Centre “Xheladin Deda” in Peja. This Centre is a specialized institution on education of blind people. The… more ►

Head of the Czech Embassy at International Day of Persons with Disabilities´ Conference

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On the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities a conference devoted to the situation of people with disabilities in Kosovo was held in Pristina on 3 December. more ►

Czech support of social inclusion of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians in Fushë Kosovo

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On 27 November 2019, a conference was held in Pristina as part of a program supporting the social inclusion of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians in Fushë Kosovo. more ►

Czech Embassy and Slovak Liaison Office commemorated 30th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution

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On November 20, 2019, the Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Liaison Office of the Slovak Republic in Pristina commemorated the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution in the representative premises of the Kosovo National Library "Pjetër… more ►

A joint letter to the President of the European Commission

Ministers of the 6 EU Member States (Czech Republic, Italy, Poland, Austria, Slovak Republic and Slovenia) addressed a joint letter to the President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, expressing their support for the EU enlargement… more ►

Head of Embassy of the Czech Republic Pavel Bílek met with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Anton Berisha

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On 18 November 2019, a meeting of the head of the Czech embassy in Kosovo Pavel Bílek was held with Mr. Anton Berisha, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kosovo. more ►

Consultation of Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Aleš Chmelař with a partner from Kosovo

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On November 15, 2019 the consultations were held in Prague between the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Czech Republic Mr. Aleš Chmelař and Deputy Foreign Minister of Kosovo Ms. Rejhan Vuniqi. more ►

After win against Kosovo the Czech Republic qualified for EURO 2020

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On November 14, 2019 the Czech Republic won in a decisive game against Republic of Kosovo 2:1 at the football match played in Plzen. more ►

Czech soldiers in KFOR celebrated National Day

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Members of the Czech contingent in the KFOR peacekeeping forces held a National Day on 9 November. more ►

Minister Petříček gave an interview on the Western Balkans

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Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Tomáš Petříček visited Prague headquarters of Radio Free Europe on Wednesday 6, November 2019 and gave and an interview on the Western Balkans more ►

Practice of the Czech Police in the Field of Dactyloscopy of Foreigners

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On Friday, October 25, 2019, a delegation of Czech policemen returned from Kosovo, led by Col. Ing. Milena Křivánková Beranová and completed a four-year project entitled “Practice of the Police of the Czech Republic in the Field of… more ►

Reception on the occasion of a Czech National Day in Pristina

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On October 31, 2019 a reception on the occasion of the Czech National Day was held in the Rron restaurant in Pristina with the participation of 200 guests. more ►

Meeting with Vice-President of the Democratic League of Kosovo

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On Friday, October 25 2019, Head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina Pavel Bílek met with the Vice-President of the Democratic League of Kosovo Vjosa Osmani. more ►

Joint Article by V4 foreign ministers about accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania

V4 foreign ministers call for accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania more ►

Head of the Czech Embassy awarded in the Academy on International White Cane Week

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On October 15, 2019 Head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina, Mr. Pavel Bilek, participated in the Academy International White Cane Week organized by Kosovo Association of Blind. In the Academy were present President of the Kosovo Disabled Forum,… more ►

Head of the Czech Embassy – member of EU Election Observation Mission

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Head of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pristina, Pavel Bilek, together with his deputy, Dusan Kralik, participates as members of the EU Election observation Mission to Kosovo. more ►

International Children's Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice 2019 – Diploma Handover

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On September 26, 2019, the Head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina Mr. Pavel Bilek handed over a Lidice Memorial Honorable Mention to the schoolgirl Elejsa Jashari from the Eqrem Qabej Elementary School in Mitrovica. more ►

Minister Petříček meets Acting Minister Pacolli on the outskirts of the 74th UN GA in New York

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n September 24, 2019, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Tomáš Petříček met with the Acting Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo Behgjet Pacolli on the outskirts of the 74th UN GA in… more ►

Statement by Heads of EU Mission in Kosovo on early parliamentary elections, 6 October 2019

Following the invitation from President Thaçi, an EU Election Observation Mission (EOM) was deployed to observe the early parliamentary elections of 6 October 2019. Elections are one of the fundamental components of democracy. They represent an… more ►

Head of the Czech Embassy paid tribute to deceased Czech soldiers

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On September 13, 2019 the Head of Czech Embassy, Pavel Bílek, and the members of the Czech contingent of KFOR paid tribute to the deceased Czech soldiers close to the ex-Czech military base of Šajkovac, where the memorial was situated. The… more ►

Joint statement of the V4 Prime Ministers on the Western Balkans

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he Prime Ministers of the Visegrad Group countries met with partners from the Western Balkans in Prague on 12 September 2019. Republic of Kosovo attended the Prime Ministers' meeting at the level of CDA e.p. In this context, the V4 leaders have… more ►

Head of the Czech Embassy met with Kosovo students – winners of Czech Government Scholarship

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On September 4, 2019 Head of the Czech Republic´s Embassy in Pristina, Mr. Pavel Bilek, met with seven Kosovo students who are awarded with Czech Government Scholarships. They will start their studies in the Czech Republic in following… more ►

Czech Professors at European Summer Music Academy in Kosovo

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From August 24 till 30, 2019 there were two well-known professors of the classical music from the Czech Republic performing within European Summer Music Academy 2019. The professors from Czech Republic Petr Nouzovský, professor of Violoncello… more ►

Czech Republic – Kosovo football match on Euro2020 Qualifiers

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On September 7, 2019 at 3.00 p.m. national teams of Czech Republic and Republic of Kosovo will play football match in Fadil Vokrri Stadium in Pristina. This is first match of these two teams and it is a part of the Euro2020 Qualifiers… more ►

Head of the Czech Embassy met the President of Vetëvendosje Albin Kurti

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Head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina Pavel Bílek met on Wednesday 14th August 2019 with the President of the parliamentary party Vetëvendosje Albin Kurti. more ►

Czech AcroYoga in Prizren

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Certified lecturer AcroYoga International and AcroYoga Montreal Level I. and II., Mrs. Daniela Dušková, leads the Acro Yoga workshops for children in the accompanying program DokuKids, which is the part of the largest Kosovo Film Festival… more ►

Meeting of the Head of the Embassy with the Chairman of the Social Democratic Party and the Mayor of Pristina Shpend Ahmeti

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Head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina Pavel Bílek met on Thursday August 1 with the Chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Kosovo and the Mayor of Pristina Shpend Ahmeti. The discussion focused on cooperation between the Czech Republic and… more ►

International Documentary and Short Film Festival

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On 2 – 10 August 2019, the 18th edition of the International Documentary and Short Film Festival, DokuFest, will take place in Prizren, Kosovo. more ►

Study in the Czech Republic

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Studyin.cz is an official source of information on higher education in the Czech Republic. It provides essential information about the higher education system, study opportunities and student life in the Czech Republic. Find out more and visit… more ►

Czech film Trilemma of Kosovo director was screened at the Pristina Festival Pri Fest

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On July 17, 2019 short film Trilemma of Kosovo director student in Czech Republic, Dritëro Mehmetaj, production of FAMU International from Prague, was screened at the Pristina cinema Armata. more ►

ESMA - European Summer Music Academy

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The 8th year of the international music festival European Summer Music Academy will take place from 14 to 31 August in the towns of Pristina, Peja, Gjakova and Mitrovica in Kosovo. The festival is a successful project created by the Embassy of… more ►

Meeting of the head of the Embassy in Pristina with the commanders of the Czech unit in KFOR

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On the occasion of the regular rotation of Czech soldiers operating in the NATO´s multinational peacekeeping operation in Kosovo (KFOR), the head of the Czech Embassy in Kosovo Pavel Bílek met on 26 July 2019 with the departing Commander… more ►

Transfer of Authority of the NATO Advisory and Liaison Team in Kosovo

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On June 28, 2019, a ceremony was held in Pristina during which General Uwe Becker handed over the command of the NATO Advisory and Liaison Team in Kosovo (NALT) to his successor General Michael Oberneyer. NALT´s mission is to support… more ►

Visit to the University Clinical Center of Kosovo

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Head of the Embassy in Pristina Pavel Bílek and his wife visited 20 June 2019 the Clinic of Radiology and the Emergency Clinic of the University Clinical Center of Kosovo in Pristina. The clinics´ workplaces were conducted by the Director… more ►

Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli on a two-day working visit to Prague

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On June 13, 2019 the first Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo, Behgjet Pacolli, together with the Minister for Economic Development Valdrin Lluk, arrived for a two-day working visit to Prague.… more ►

Czech Contingent in KFOR proud of providing security in Kosovo for 20 years

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On June 11, 2019 KFOR Commander, Major General Lorenzo D’Addario said at the ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of NATO troops’ deployment to Kosovo that KFOR has provided security and freedom of movement for all the people in… more ►

The Head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina visited Prizren

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On June 7, 2019 Mr Pavel Bílek, the head of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Prishtina, visited Prizren, the second largest city in Kosovo, where he met with representatives of the Prizren municipality, Deputy Mayor Eshref Memaj, Chairman of… more ►

Statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on the annual Enlargement Package published by the European Commission

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The EU enlargement policy is one of the long-standing Czech foreign policy priorities. On 29 May 2019, the European Commission published its annual summary report on the EU’s enlargement policy and a package of evaluation reports on… more ►

Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Visegrad Group and the Western Balkans

The annual meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Visegrad Group (V4) and the Western Balkan countries took place on 28 May, 2019 in Bratislava under the Slovak Presidency of the V4. more ►

Workshop on the social inclusion of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians

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A workshop on the social inclusion of Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians in Fushë Kosovo took place between May 22 and 23 2019 in Prishtina and Fushë Kosovo. more ►

Snap local elections in majority Serbian municipalities in Kosovo

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On May 19, 2019 the Czech Embassy in Pristina sent its “Diplomatic Watch” team to follow early local elections in four majority Serbian municipalities in the north of Kosovo. more ►

Europe Day video with the EU HoMS

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Link to the Europe Day video with the EU HoMS. more ►

Jiří Dienstbier Journalism Fellowship 2019 - 2020

Call for Applications - JIŘÍ DIENSTBIER JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP 2019 - 2020 Fellowship term: November 18, 2019 – June 26, 2020 Deadline for applications: June 2, 2019 more ►

Czech poet and novelist Marek Šindelka at the Polip International Literature Festival in Pristina

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From May 10 till 12, 2019 will be organized Polip International Literature Festival in Pristina. There will be Czech poet and novelist Marek Šindelka as one of the guest speakers in the festival. Marek Šindelka is a Czech poet and novelist,… more ►

Applications for the 17th European Summer School in Prague

EUROPEUM, the Institute for European Policy, is organizing the 17th European Summer School in Prague this year. EUROPEUM is a Prague think tank focused on the issues of European integration. The current European Summer School will take place… more ►

Meeting of the Head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina with representatives of Transparency International - Czech Republic

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On April 26, 2019 a meeting of the Head of Czech Embassy in Prishtina, Mr. Pavel Bílek, was held with representatives of Transparency International - Czech Republic, where both partners were able to consult TI ČR activities in the Republic of… more ►

The Czech Republic helps to make political party financing more transparent

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On April 25, 2019 the representatives of Transparency International - Czech Republic visited the Kosovo metropolis of Prishtina in order to implement the project "Making the funding of political parties of the Republic of Kosovo more… more ►

The Czech Western Balkans Special Envoy visited Kosovo

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On April 1 – 3, 2019 Ms Janina Hřebíčková, the Special Envoy for Western Balkans, visited the Republic of Kosovo to send out a clear signal that the Western Balkan region, including Kosovo, is a priority of Czech foreign policy and also to… more ►

V4 Ambassadors Meeting with Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj

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On March 29, 2019 The V4 Ambassadors met with Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj. In particular, the very fruitful discussion served to bring V4 countries closer to Kosovo. There was also an exchange of views on current political, economic and… more ►

Czech movie The Clowns at Francophonie

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On March 25, 2019 The Czech Embassy in Pristina participated in the Francophonie events by screening of the Czech film „The Clowns“ by the director Viktor Tauš. The Acting Head of Mission, Dušan Králík, presented the screening of the… more ►

Opening of the Exhibition „The Czech Republic´s Twenty Years in NATO“ with the participation of senior guests

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On March 14, 2019 the Head of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Prishtina, Mr Pavel Bílek, inaugurated an exhibition of photographs entitled "Twenty Years of the Czech Republic in NATO", held at the National Library „Pjeter… more ►

Meeting of the Head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina with the commanders of the Czech unit at KFOR

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On the occasion of the regular rotation of Czech soldiers operating in NATO's multinational peacekeeping operation on the territory of Kosovo (KFOR), the head of the Czech Embassy in Kosovo Mr. Pavel Bílek, met on 18 February 2019 with the… more ►

Meeting of the Head of Czech Embassy with the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo

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On February 5, 2019, the Head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina, Mr. Pavel Bílek, was recieved by Mr. Ramush Haradinaj, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kosovo. The Prime minister described the relations between the Czech Republic and Kosovo… more ►

Meeting of the Head of Czech Embassy with the Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Kosovo

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On February 5, 2019, the Head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina, Mr. Pavel Bílek, was recieved by Mr. Kadri Veseli, the Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Kosovo. The Speaker of the Parliament described the diplomatic and political… more ►

Concert of Czech musicians in Pristina

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On February 6, 2019, a concert recital of our leading Czech musicians, pianist Ivo Kahánek and flute player Mario Mesany was held in Pristina. The concert took place within the International Flute Sounds Festival. The Embassy of the Czech… more ►

Meeting of Foreign affairs Ministers of the Czech Republic and Kosovo in Bucharest

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On February 1, 2019 a meeting of foreign affairs ministers of the Czech Republic and Kosovo took place in the romanian capital Bucharest, at the edge of the two-day informal meeting of EU foreign affairs. more ►

Meeting of the Head of Czech Embassy with the President of the Republic of Kosovo

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On January 29, 2019 the Head of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pristina, Mr. Pavel Bílek, was recieved by Mr. Hashim Thaçi, the President of the Republic of Kosovo. President Thaçi described the relationship between the Czech Republic and… more ►

Meeting of the Head of CZ Embassy with the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs

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On December 20, 2018 the head of CZ Embassy in Prishtina, Mr Pavel Bílek, met with the First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kosovo, Behgjet Pacolli. Minister Pacolli described the relations between the Czech Republic… more ►

Meeting of the Head of CZ Embassy with the Minister for European Integration

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On December 11, 2018 the head of CZ Embassy in Prishtina, Mr Pavel Bílek, met with the Minister for European Integration Mrs Dhurata Hoxha. Minister Dhurata Hoxha, who recently visited the Czech Republic and met with Minister of Foreign Affairs… more ►

Meeting of the head of CZ Embassy with the Commander of KFOR

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On December 11, 2018 the head of CZ Embassy in Prishtina, Mr Pavel Bílek, met the KFOR Commander General Lorenzo D'Addario. The Czech Republic is and remains a responsible ally in NATO and will continue to participate in the KFOR military… more ►

V4 countries support the activities of the Western Balkans Fund

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On December 7, 2018 Embassy of the Czech Republic in Prishtina organized the meeting of heads of embassies of the Visegrad countries (CZ, SK, HU - PL represented by HU) with Regional Affairs Director Valdet Sadiku and Director of Europe and EU… more ►

KFOR Change of Command

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On November 28, 2018 the Change of Command ceremony, when Major General Salvatore Cuoci handed over the command of KFOR troops to Major General Lorenzo D’Addario, was held in Camp Film City. The ceremony was attended by many distinguished… more ►

Common century – Exhibition in National Library in Pristina

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On October 24, 2018 a photo exhibition “1968 and its personalities” in National Library in Pristina was opened. This exhibition was organized by the Embassy of the Czech Republic and Liaison Office of the Slovak Republic on the… more ►

European Summer Music Academy 2018 in Gjakova and Mitrovica has started

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On August 22, 2018 the 7th European Summer Music Academy has been launched in Gjakova and will end up with the final student's concert on August 30, 2018. Young students at the age of 17 – 27 will be able to improve their musical skills in… more ►

Fires in Greece - expressing condolences

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The staff of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pristina firmly believes and hopes that the wildfires that tragically affected many Greek families will be extinguished as soon as possible. The Embassy's staff would like to express deep… more ►

World Forum on Future Trends in Defence and Security

The Czech Republic will host the 13th edition of specialized international meetings and exhibition FUTURE FORCES FORUM (FFF) in Prague on 17 - 19 October 2018. All events are primarily focused on presentation of needs of armed and security… more ►

Junior Deputy Minister Košatka visited Kosovo for bilateral consultations

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Junior Deputy Minister Martin Košatka visited Kosovo for bilateral consultations from 21st to 24th May 2018. more ►

„Prague 68“ –„Actress Arta Dobroshi Jumping Joyfully for World Peace“

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On May 23, 2018 an opening ceremony of a photo exhibition “Prague 68”- “Actress Arta Dobroshi Jumping Joyfully for World Peace“ took place in the National Library in Pristina to commemorate the 50th anniversary of… more ►

Lecture by Professor Frédéric Charillon at the Faculty of Political Science in Pristina

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On Tuesday 17 April, 2018, Professor Frédéric Charillon spoke at the Faculty of Political Science in Pristina on the theme of "Europe in the world: the common foreign policy of the European Union (EU)". more ►

International Children's Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice 2017 – Diploma Handover

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On April 16, 2018, the head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina Mr. Ivo Šilhavý handed over a Lidice Memorial Honorable Diploma to the schoolgirl Kodra Dituri from the Emin Duraku School in Kaçanik. The work of Kodra Dituri was evaluated as one of… more ►

Beyond Duty - Diplomats "Righteous Among the Nations"

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On April 13, 2018, a solemn commemorative event titled "Beyond Duty" dedicated to diplomats awarded the "Right Among Nations" by Yad Vashem Memorial was held in Pristina. The main part of the event, prepared by the State Department of the State… more ►

Transparency International Czech Republic works on transparency of the political scene in Kosovo

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The next step in the long-term cooperation between Transparency International Czech Republic and KDI/TI Kosovo, which successfully resolves joint projects supported by the Transition Promotion program of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the… more ►

Czech movie The Wolf from Royal Vineyard Street at Francophonie

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The Francophonie in Kosovo was officially launched by a press conference and a concert of Charles Baptiste on 7 March, 2018. The Embassy of France together with other Embassies and cultural institutions of Kosovo prepared an extensive program of… more ►

Celebrating 5 Years of Diplomatic Academy of Kosovo

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On March 8, 2018 Director of the Diplomatic Academy at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, Ambassador Věra Jeřábková, took part in the International Conference entitled “Celebrating 5 Years of Diplomatic Academy of… more ►

Purim festivity in Kosovo

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On March1, 2018 Bet Israel, the Jewish community in Kosovo celebrated Purim by a feast in the Sirius hotel in Pristina. Rushdi Shkodra, chairman of the Bet Israel welcomed all the guests, a lot of children among them. more ►

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker for the first time in Kosovo

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On February 28, 2018 the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker concluded his Western Balkans tour in Pristina, accompanied by High Representative/Vice President, Federica Mogherini and Enlargement Commissioner Johaness Hahn. more ►

Kosovo Independence Revisited

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On February 23, 2018 an opening ceremony of a photo exhibition “17th of February 2008 - Kosovo Independence Revisited “ took place at the courtyard of the Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo. more ►

Holocaust Remembrance Day in Kosovo

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On January 25, 2018 a memorial ceremony on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day organized by the Jewish Community Bet Israel took place in the Cinema ABC in Pristina. more ►

New Year’s Reception of Serbian Orthodox Church in Prizren

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On January 15, 2018 Bishop Teodosije held a reception on the occasion of Orthodox New Year in his residence attended by representatives of Kosovo institutions, representatives of other religious communities, diplomatic corps and international… more ►

Happy New Year!

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The Czech Embassy in Pristina thanks its partners and supporters for cooperation and wishes all the best in 2018! more ►

Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague - Master in Geopolitical Studies

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Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague - Two-Year English-Language Master's Degree Programme more ►

Brass Kosova Festival 2017

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The opening concert of the Czech trombonist Lukáš Moťka on 30 November 2017 launched the 2nd year of Brass Kosova Festival. The concert took place at the amphitheater of the Institute of History in Pristina in the presence of Ambassador of the… more ►

First Call for regional Project Proposals (WBF)

Western Balkans Fund (WBF) is pleased to announce the First Call for regional Project Proposals. Following the WBF objectives and scope of work, the call aims to promote cooperation and strengthening the relations between Contracting Parties by… more ►

Students from elementary school Chvaleticka Praha, from Czech Republic visited school Liria Pogragje from Gjilani

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On November 21, 2017 students Karolína Nejedlá, Bára Chloupková and Jakub Drápalík under supervision of principal of the elementary school of Chvaleticka, Mr. Josef Knepr, visited elementary school Liria Pogragje, in the context of early signed… more ►

Regional Conference of Ambassadors of the Czech Republic in Tirana

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Ambassadors of the Czech Republic in the Western Balkans region, plus Slovenia and Croatia, were holding the first Regional Conference in Tirana during 22 – 24 November 2017. more ►

Czech Development Project for Down Syndrome Youth

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On October 30, 2017 a Czech development project supporting social inclusion of young people with Down syndrome was solemnly concluded by a photo exhibition titled “Beauty through Photographs” in the Kosovo National Museum in Pristina… more ►

"Imagine ..." - Celebration of the Czech National Day

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On October 17, 2017 the Czech National Day´s Reception and exhibition of black and white photographs by Mr. Ivo Šilhavý under the name "Imagine ..." were held in ​​Sheshi 21 in Pristina. Among the most prominent guests were the Prime… 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 Budapest on October 11, 2017, under the Hungarian… more ►

Transparency International Czech Republic and KDI/TI Kosovo report on financing of the pre-election campaign for local elections in Kosovo

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On October 10, 2017 an expert group composed of representatives of both organizations evaluated a second round of the monitoring procedures aimed at making the political campaigns in Kosovo more transparent. Thanks to this co-operation, voters… more ►

Czech Ambassador paid tribute to deceased Czech soldiers

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On September 14, 2017 the Czech Ambassador Ivo Šilhavý, and the members of the Czech contingent of KFOR paid tribute to the deceased Czech soldiers close to the ex-Czech military base of Šajkovac, where the memorial was situated. The wreath… more ►

European Summer Music Academy 2017 - Final Concerts

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The 6th European Summer Music Academy was finished by the final three concerts in Gjakova Prishtina and Tetovo. The Academy became the main cultural event of the Gjakova region during the two weeks in July. This year, the Czech Republic again… more ►

European Summer Music Academy 2017 in Kosovo has started

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On Monday, July 10, 2017, the 6th European Summer Music Academy was launched at the "Prenk Jakova" Music School in Gjakova. The Artistic director Mr. Desar Sulejmani welcomed the students of the Academy and the guests. The Austrian Ambassador… more ►

Visegrád Group – meeting on Western Balkans Fund

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On June 19, 2017 Visegrád Group representatives – Hungarian Ambassador Lászlo Márkusz (representing the Polish Presidency of the V4), Czech Ambassador Ivo Šilhavý, Hungarian DHoM Béla Bozsik and Slovak DHoM Dana Coleová – met with… more ►

Joint maintenance of the Jewish Cemeteries in Pristina

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On June 13, 2017 the Jewish Community Bet Israel Kosova in cooperation with the Kosovo Security Forces initiated cleaning up of the Jewish cemeteries in Velania and Arbëria neighborhoods in Pristina. Based on mutual agreement, the Kosovo… more ►

Visit of Czech Senators to Kosovo

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On June 5 and 6, 2017 - less than a week before early parliamentary elections - an intensive working visit of the Committee on European Affairs and the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defense and Security of the Senate of the Parliament of the… more ►

Transparency International Czech Republic and KDI/TI Kosovo are cooperating on electoral monitoring in Kosovo

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Last week of May 2017, an expert group of representatives from both organizations has been working in Pristina in order to evaluate a test round of monitoring procedures to make the political campaigns in Kosovo more transparent. This is… more ►

EU supports Cultural Heritage in Kosovo

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On May 23, 2017 the EU Heads of Mission in Kosovo accompanied by representatives of civil society visited the historic center of Prizren. The main purpose of the event was to influence an attitude and behavioral change among citizens and… more ►

Roundtable on the Berlin Process

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On May 10, 2017, the Kosovar Chamber of Commerce held a Roundtable on the Berlin Process. The main purpose of the talks was to identify the most important issues ahead of the upcoming meeting of the high representatives of the states of the… more ►

EU 60

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On March 27, 2017 the EU Office in Pristina and Embassy of Italy in Pristina organized a solemn evening to mark the 60th anniversary of the signature of the Rome Treaties in the National Library of Kosovo in Pristina. Speeches by the Head of EU… more ►

Czech movie FC Roma presented at Francophonie

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On 15 March, 2017 the concert "Electronic Pop Act" officially launched Francophonie in Kosovo. The Embassy of France together with other Embassies and cultural institutions of Kosovo have prepared an extensive program of exhibitions, music,… more ►

CERGE-EI Prague promotes modern education and research programs in economics

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CERGE-EI (Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute), a joint workplace of Charles University and the Economics Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences, a unique partnership designed to promote modern education… more ►

Karel Schwarzenberg at the parliamentary conference in Pristina

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On February 20 – 21, 2017 an international conference „Summit of the Foreign Parliamentary Committees“ organized by the Kosovo Assembly took place in Pristina. Among participants of the conference there were parliamentarians… more ►

Ceremony on the accasion of "Integrated Border Management" in Merdare

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On February 16, 2017 a ceremony was held to mark the start of working on the "Integrated Border Management" at the border crossing point between Kosovo and Serbia in Merdare. The ceremony was attended by senior representatives of the Kosovo… more ►

Holocaust Remembrance Day in Kosovo

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On January 26, 2017 a memorial ceremony on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day organized by the Jewish Community Bet Israel took place in the National Theatre in Pristina. more ►

Bilateral consultations of deputy ministers in Prague

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On January 23, 2017 bilateral consultations with Kosovo MFA deputy minister Emanuel Demaj took place in Prague at the invitation of deputy minister Jakub Dürr. more ►

Happy New Year!

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The Czech Embassy in Pristina thanks its partners and supporters for cooperation and wishes all the best in 2017! more ►

Admiral Howard in Kosovo again

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On December 13, 2016 Admiral Michelle Howard, the first woman four-star US admiral attended a reception hosted by the US Ambassador to Kosovo Greg Delawie in his residence in Pristina. Admiral Howard in her short address emphasized role of NATO… more ►

Czechia supports Kosovo children in the region of Gjilan

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On Monday, November 21, 2016 the Czech Ambassador Ivo Šilhavý received an invitation of the Mayor of Gjilan municipality Lufti Haziri for a meetings and discussion on the cooperation in the field of education. The Czech Ambassador stressed the… more ►

Cooperation between Czech and Kosovo elementary schools

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On Monday, November 21, 2016 the Czech Ambassador Ivo Šilhavý visited elementary school Liria in Pogragjë, Gjilan region which cooperates on a long-term project with the partner elementary school Chvaletická in Prague. The distinguished guest,… more ►

„Czech Day“ at the KFOR

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On November 12, 2016 a "Czech Day" was held on the occasion of the anniversary of the foundation of Czechoslovakia at the KFOR military base „Film City". Ambassador Ivo Šilhavý and the commander of the Czech contingent, Major Kamil Chadim,… more ►

Wreath laying ceremony at the Cemetery of WWI Soldiers

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With the participation of the representatives of the Hungarian and the Austrian Embassies in Pristina, Kosovo's government and the KFOR troops of Austria and Hungary in Kosovo the soldiers who died during the World War I were commemorated at the… more ►

In Kosovo with Love

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On October 27, 2016 a reception on the occasion of the Czech National Day and opening ceremony of a photo exhibition “In Kosovo with Love” took place in the Kosovo National Library in Pristina. The event was attended by former… more ►

Czech MPs visited Czech soldiers in KFOR HQ

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On October 21, 2016 the members of the Chamber of Deputies of the Parliament of the Czech Republic, Mr. Adolf Beznoska, Mr. Milan Šarapatka, and Mr. Václav Klučka accompanied by Ms. Iva Masaříková, Director of International Relations Department,… more ►

Czech artist gained success in the concert in Pristina

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On September 29, 2016 a well-known Czech artist, oboist Michaela Hrabánková, performed in the concert dedicated to St. Teresa at the Catholic Church "Shën Ndou" in Pristina. The concert was a highlight of the 8th International Festival "Flute… more ►

Czech Ambassador paid tribute to deceased Czech soldiers

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On September 14, 2016 the Czech Ambassador Ivo Šilhavý, and the members of the Czech contingent of KFOR paid tribute to the deceased Czech soldiers close to the ex-Czech military base of Šajkovac, where the memorial was situated. The wreath… more ►

Kosovo Police 17th anniversary

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On September 6, 2016 at the Red Hall in Pristina Kosovo Police officially marked 17th anniversary of its existence. The celebration was attended by Kosovo Prime Minister Mr. Isa Mustafa, Kosovo Minister of Interior Mr. Skënder Hyseni, Kosovo… more ►

KFOR Change of Command Ceremony

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On September 1, 2016 KFOR conducted the Change of Command Ceremony between Major General Guglielmo Luigi Miglietta and Major General Giovanni Fungo at Camp Film City Pristina. more ►

Statement of the MFA on Status of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv

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With reference to some media reports on the status of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic informs about the following: more ►

Remembering Nice

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On July 18, 2016 a concert to commemorate victims of the terrorist attack in Nice on July 14 took place in Pristina in the Swiss Diamond Hotel. The commemorative event was initiated by Minister of Foreign Affairs Enver Hoxhaj. The chamber music… more ►

Donate a Child’s Smile

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The Czech contingent in KFOR mission under command of lieutenant-colonel Martin Andrle organized a charity collection called “Donate a Child’s Smile” aimed to support Kosovo orphans, children from socially vulnerable families… more ►

A Minute of Silence for Czech Fallen Soldiers

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On June 30, 2016 a commemorative ceremony was held close to the village Šajkovac to pay homage to Staff Sergeant Luděk Severa and Master Sergeant Vlastislav Hendrich – two Czech soldiers who lost their lives in a tragic accident in 2002… more ►

Visegrad Group 4x4 – virtual walk through Prague Panoramic

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On June 9, 2016 a presentation event “Visegrad Group 4x4” with a subtitle “tasting Visegrad Group with four senses” was held at the National Library in Pristina to complete the Czech Presidency of the Visegrad Group. more ►

EULEX – „Jurisprudence Digest“ on Privatization

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On May 31, 2016, within the framework of the EULEX mission project, members of the appellate panel of the Special Chamber of the Supreme Court on Privatization Agency chaired by Czech judge of EULEX Ondrej Pridal issued a publication… more ►

Memorandum of Understanding between Czech and Kosovo Diplomatic Academy signed

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Memorandum of Understanding between Diplomatic Academies of Czech and Kosovo Ministries of Foreign Affairs was ratified on May 30, 2016. On behalf of the Czech Diplomatic Academy Ambassador Ivo Šilhavy signed the Memorandum, Kosovo side was… more ►

Film Institute – Film Academy Ohrid / Call for Scholarship Applications

Skopje, Macedonia – Film Institute – Film Academy Ohrid is pleased to announce that is giving 30 scholarships for master programs for the departments of: Screenwriting, Creative Producing, Directing, Cinematography, and Post… more ►

EU Agenda Unifies

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On May 16, 2016 a working breakfast of MEPs/members of “EU – Kosovo Stabilization and Association Parliamentary Committee” with EU Heads of Mission in Kosovo took place in Pristina. Head of EU Office in Kosovo/EU Special… more ►

Europe Day – The Times They Are A-Changin´

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A photo exhibition of Oldřich Škácha, titled „The Times They Are A-Changin´“, was ceremonially launched on May 9, 2016 at Information and Cultural EU Centre in Pristina as a part of the Europe Day celebration. The exhibition is… more ►

Federica Mogherini celebrated with Kosovars

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High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini visited on May 5, 2016 Kosovo with a goal to celebrate together with Kosovo citizens publication of the European Commission proposal on lifting… more ►

President Thaçi presented his priorities to the EU Heads of Mission

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On May 4, 2016 President Hashim Thaçi invited the EU Heads of Mission in Pristina to a meeting in the Office of the President to inform them about his political priorities. President Thaçi presented five fields where he would concentrate his… more ►

Admiral Ferguson III acknowledges cooperation

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On April 27, 2016 Admiral Mark E. Ferguson III, Allied Joint Force Command Naples Commander met with Heads of Missions of KFOR mission troop-contributing countries at KFOR “Film City” camp in Pristina. more ►

Passover in Kosovo 2016

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On April 22, 2016 the association Bet Israel Kosova held a festive dinner for the first night of Passover, called seder. In the presence of members of the Jewish community in Kosovo, friends of Bet Israel association, representatives of the… more ►

Primary school Chvaletická signed Memorandum of Cooperation in Kosovo

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On April 18, 2016 Headmaster of Chvaletická Primary School in Prague 9 Josef Knepr signed Memorandum of Mutual Cooperation with Headmaster of “Liria” Primary School (Pogragje, Gjilan) Hajrush Limoni in Pogragje. more ►

Hashim Thaçi – new President of Kosovo

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On April 7, 2016 Hashim Thaçi took the presidential oath in the Kosovo Parliament, and the next day he took over from the outgoing President Atifete Jahjaga the Constitution and the Duty of the President. The ceremonial handover took place on… more ►

Invention for Destruction movie presented at the Week of Francophonie

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On March 23, 2016 a Czechoslovak adventure film “Invention for Destruction” directed by Karel Zeman was presented in the French Cultural Centre in Pristina as part of the “Week of Francophonie in Kosovo”. This famous… more ►

Week of Francophonie has started

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On March 21, 2016 the Chamber Orchestra of Kosovo Philharmony performed a concert on the occasion of ceremonial opening of the “Week of Francophonie in Kosovo”. Compositions by Nik Bohnenberger, Claude Debussy, Alexander Müllenbach… more ►

HRH The Prince of Wales in Prizren

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On March 19, 2016 His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales at the end of his Western Balkans tour, during which he together with Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall visited Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro and Kosovo, was warmly welcomed in… more ►

EU expresses gratitude to Madame President Jahjaga

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On March 16, 2016 Head of the EU Office in Kosovo/EU Special Representative Samuel Žbogar together with EU Heads of Mission in Kosovo hosted a farewell lunch for Atifete Jahjaga, outgoing President of Kosovo. EUSR Žbogar in his address… more ►

PDK Leadership meets EU Heads of Mission

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On March 11, 2016 the PDK leadership informed the EU Heads of Mission in Pristina at their meeting about priorities of PDK in the coming period. more ►

Chairman Hoxhaj appreciates Czech Presidency of Visegrád Group

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On March 7, 2016 Czech Ambassador to Kosovo Ivo Šilhavý met Chairman of the Foreign Committee of the Kosovo Assembly Enver Hoxhaj. Priority areas of mutual cooperation were discussed during a friendly meeting. Chairman Hoxhaj in this context… more ►

Czech Music in Pristina

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On February 29, 2016 the Symphony Orchestra of Kosovo Philharmony performed a concert in the overcrowded Red Hall in Pristina, directed by an eminent French conductor Nathalie Marin. The performance of compositions by Hector Berlioz, Jiří Pauer… more ►

Regular briefings for Ambassadors by KFOR Commander

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On February 18, 2016 KFOR Commander Major General Luigi Guglielmo Miglietta invited Heads of Missions of KFOR mission troop-contributing countries accredited in Kosovo to a regular briefing at KFOR “Film City” camp in Pristina. more ►

Prague Declaration (joint statement on the 25th V4 anniversary)

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An Extraordinary Summit of the Prime Ministers of the Visegrád Group Countries, Prague, 15 February 2016 more ►

Special Envoy Füle visited Kosovo

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Special Envoy for the OSCE and the Western Balkans Štefan Füle visited Kosovo from 7th to 9th February 2016. In Pristina, he met with several state officials as well as with representatives of civil society and the business sector. The meetings… more ►

SACEUR General Breedlove acknowledged cooperation

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On February 4, 2016 at the end of a two day working visit to NATO Headquarters in Pristina, General Philip M. Breedlove, the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, met with Heads of Missions of KFOR mission troop-contributing countries. At KFOR… more ►

Germia Hill Conference 2016 in Pristina

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On February 2 – 3, 2016 Germia Hill Conference took place in the Swiss Diamond Hotel in Pristina. The international conference was organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kosovo in cooperation with the Aspen… more ►

Holocaust Remembrance Day in Kosovo

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On January 27, 2016 the memorial ceremony on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day organized by the Jewish Community Bet Israel took place in the National Theatre in Pristina. more ►

European Summer School (ESS), Prague July 16th – July 26th 2016

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“Europe in Motion” The European Summer School in Prague is an intensive 10 day learning programme focused on European integration. It is organized by one of the leading think-tanks in Prague, EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy,… more ►

Madame President Jahjaga commemorated former President Rugova

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On January 21, 2016 Madame President Atifete Jahjaga organized in the National Theatre in Pristina a memorial ceremony on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of former President Ibrahim Rugova’s death. Madame President Atifete Jahjaga in… more ►

Memorial to the Slovak soldiers erected in Pristina

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A memorial to the Slovak soldiers who died in an air accident on their flight from a deployment mission in Kosovo was unveiled by Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, on… more ►

New Year’s Liturgy of Serbian Orthodox Church in Prizren

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On January 14, 2016 Bishop Teodosije served a New Year’s Liturgy of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the Diocesan Cathedral of St. George in Prizren. Father Sava, Archdeacon of Dečani Monastery took part at the liturgy as well. more ►

Diplomatic Protocol Handbook I. - Privileges and Immunities

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Deputy Minister of Chancery of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Ivana Červenková presented on 17 December 2015 in Czernin Palace to the representatives of foreign diplomatic missions accredited in the Czech Republic the… more ►

Czech Expert in KFOR Awarded with MFA Silver Medal

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On January 8, 2016 Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Kosovo Mr. Ivo Šilhavý awarded Silver Medal of Jan Masaryk to Mr. Lukáš Pimper for his personal active support and valuable cooperation in performing the common tasks in Kosovo. more ►

From Pristina with Love

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On December 16, 2015 Blerina Kllokoqi Rugova, a leading Kosovo fashion designer presented in Pristina a fashion show entitled „From Pristina with Love“. more ►

Science for Change: how Kosovo’s young people are monitoring air pollution

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Kosovo is one of the most polluted regions in Europe, where most pollution levels are significantly above European Union (EU) levels. According to a World Bank report (January, 2013), “air pollution in Kosovo causes 835 premature deaths,… more ►

Prime Minister Mustafa – EU Visa Discrimination

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On December 9, 2015 an extraordinary meeting of the EU Heads of Mission took place under a chairmanship of EUSR Samuel Žbogar. The Prime Minister Isa Mustafa and Minister for European Affairs Bekim Çollaku were the main guests. more ►

John Kerry in Kosovo

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On December 2, 2015 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shortly visited Kosovo. At the Adem Jashari Airport, he met Kosovo Prime Minister Isa Mustafa, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Hashim Thaçi and Deputy Prime Minister… more ►

We condemn brutal terrorist attacks in Paris

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic condemns brutal terrorist attacks on civilians that took place at night on November 13 on several public places in Paris. We fully support French government and measures that it undertook to… more ►

Visegrad Group – Western Balkans Fund became a reality

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On November 12 – 13, 2015 a traditional Conference of Visegrad Group and Western Balkans countries took place in Prague. At the end of the conference an agreement on establishment of Western Balkans Fund was signed by all Western Balkans… more ►

Visegrad Group - helping hand on the EU path

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On November 11, 2015 Kosovo daily newspaper Kosova Sot published a joint article of Visegrad Group Ministers of Foreign Affairs on Western Balkans and EU enlargement. more ►

EP Vice-President Lunacek at lunch with EU Heads of Mission

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On November 9, 2015 Vice-President of the European Parliament, replacing the President for Western Balkans Ulrike Lunacek from the Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance accepted the invitation to a working lunch with the EU Heads of Mission… more ►

Just a Perfect Day... Czech Presidency of the Visegrad Group

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On Tuesday October 27, 2015 the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Pristina organized a reception on the occasion of the Czech National Day in the Kosovo National Library in Pristina and at the same time an opening ceremony of a photo-exhibition… more ►

Commander of KFOR commended Czech military and civil experts

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On October 23, 2015 Ambassador Ivo Šilhavý met at the informal lunch Commander of KFOR General Guglielmo Luigi Miglietta and Czech Deputy Political Adviser Mr. Lukáš Pimper. more ►

Czech Development Assistance improves the overall situation of Kosovo blind community

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On September 28, 2015 Mr. Xhavit Kastrati, Executive Manager of the Xheladin Deda Resource Center in Peja was interviewed on cable TV station Dukagjini about the development projects the Center has implemented mainly thanks to the Czech… more ►

Cooperation between schools

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On October 8, 2015 Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Kosovo Ivo Šilhavý visited Hajrush Limoni, the headmaster of Liria Elementary School in the village Pogragj/Gjilan. The purpose of his visit was to agree on concrete plan of partnership with… more ►

Autumn Salon in Gjilane – the 11th edition of the international exhibition

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This year, already the 11th edition of the Autumn Salon - an international visual arts exhibition - takes place in Gjilane from October 1 to October 16. more ►

Honorable Mention of the Fine Arts Lidice 2015 Exhibition goes again to Liria School

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On September 30, 2015 Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Kosovo Mr. Ivo Šilhavý visited again after a year the Liria Elementary School in the village Pogragj/Gjilan to hand over to its student Sevdail Mustafa a Lidice Memorial Honorable Mention… more ►

Rosh Hashanah in Kosovo

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On September 14, 2015 the association Bet Israel Kosova held a traditional festive dinner on the occasion of the Jewish New Year, called Rosh Hashanah. In the presence of members of the Jewish community in Kosovo, friends of Bet Israel… more ►

Prime Minister Mustafa at EU Heads of Missions Meeting

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On September 10, 2015 the Prime Minister of the Kosovo Government Isa Mustafa presented recent developments in Kosovo at the EU Heads of Missions meeting. The main topics of his presentation were foundation of the Special Court, last round of… more ►

MAIN MESSAGES OF THE EXTRAORDINARY V4 SUMMIT ON MIGRATION

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The main objective of the summit of the V4 Prime Ministers was twofold: first, to declare that the V4 countries play an active role in the EU solutions to migration challenges and that they are ready to increase their commitments where necessary… more ►

KFOR Change of Command Ceremony

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On August 7, 2015 the KFOR Change of Command between outgoing commander General Francesco Figliuolo and the new commander General Guglielmo Luigi Miglietta took place in KFOR Headquarters in Pristina. more ►

Pristina in the sign of music and youth

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On July 19 – 29, 2015 already the forth annual summer music festival – European Summer Music Academy (ESMA) - for students from all over Europe took place in Pristina. For ten days Pristina lightened up due to a series of musical… more ►

Commander of KFOR is completing his mission

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On July 22, 2015 on the occasion of completion of his one-year mission, Commander of KFOR Gen. Francesco Paolo Figliuolo met Czech Ambassador Ivo Šilhavý at the KFOR Head Quarters in Pristina. more ►

European Summer Music Academy has started!

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On July 19, 2015 it has already been the 4th European Summer Music Academy (ESMA) ceremonially opened in Kosovo. In the Red Hall in Pristina, Pierre Weber, Head of the Luxembourg Embassy in Pristina, launched the two week-long international… more ►

University scholarship in the Czech Republic

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Students from Kosovo have every year an opportunity to apply for university scholarship provided by the Government of the Czech Republic. Application deadline is 30. September 2015. more ►

Kosovo alpinists commemorated two killed Czech tourists

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On July 5, 2015 the Czech flag was raised on the highest peak of the Albanian Alps named Jezerca (2 694 m) to commemorate two Czech tourists killed in Prekal nearby the town of Shkodra in Albania. more ►

„1984“ – Photo-exhibition on Orwellian theme by Petr Šálek

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On 9th June, 2015 the launching of the photo-exhibition “1984” by the Czech author Petr Šálek took place in the National Library in Pristina. The Czech Ambassador Ivo Šilhavý welcomed guests and the author Petr Šálek introduced… more ►

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Petr Drulak visited Kosovo

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On June 3rd and 4th, 2015 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Prof. Petr Drulak visited Kosovo. During the visit Deputy Minister Drulak met both Kosovo representatives and leaders of international missions in the country. more ►

Commemoration of the Fallen Slovak Soldier

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On May 15, 2015 a ceremony was held at Sekiraća region to commemorate Sergeant Miroslav Hajdúch, soldier of the Army of the Slovak Republic, who died in a tragic accident at detached position close to the Kosovo-Serbian border. more ►

Congratulations, Madame President!

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On April 20, 2015 Mr. Ivo Šilhavý, Czech Ambassador to Kosovo, and Mrs. Jana Kálmán, Deputy Head of Mission, were at their request received by Madame President Atifete Jahjaga to congratulate her on the occasion of her jubilee. more ►

Commander of KFOR hosted Czech Ambassador

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On April 17, 2015 Commander of KFOR Gen. Francesco Paolo Figliuolo organized a dinner in honor of Czech Ambassador to Kosovo Mr. Ivo Šilhavý. more ►

Passover in Kosovo

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On April 4, 2015 the association Bet Israel Kosova held a festive dinner for the first night of Passover, called seder. In the presence of members of the Jewish community in Kosovo, friends of Bet Israel association, representatives of the… more ►

Federica Mogherini in Pristina: Kosovo is energy and future

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On March 26th, 2015 High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European Commission Federica Mogherini visited Pristina, for the first time in her function. Mogherini, during her meetings with… more ►

Madame President Jahjaga at the annual gathering for the Diplomatic Corps

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On March 12, 2015 Madame President Atifete Jahjaga invited members of the Diplomatic Corps in Prishtina to the annual gathering. Among the guests there was also Michael D. Kirby, US Ambassador to Belgrade, and on behalf of the Kosovo government… more ►

#InstaKosovo – New Way of Diplomacy

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On February 16, 2015 the launch of photo exhibition and book #InstaKosovo, as part of Kosovo’s independence celebrations took place in Pristina on Mother Theresa Square, organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of… more ►

International Holocaust Remembrance day in Kosovo

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On January 27, 2015 the memorial ceremony on the occasion of the International Holocaust Remembrance Day organized by the Jewish Community Bet Israel took place in the National Theatre in Prishtina. more ►

Concert on the occasion of launching the Latvian EU Presidency

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The Latvian Presidency of the European Council was, in Kosovo, launched on 22nd January 2015 by the ceremonial concert in the Cathedral of Blessed Mother Teresa in Pristina. more ►

Commemoration of the deceased Slovak soldiers

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On January 19, 2015 the memorial ceremony was held in KFOR base in Pristina to pay tribute/to commemorate 42 Slovak soldiers who died nine years ago in a plane crash while returning from KFOR mission. more ►

Czech experts in KFOR mission

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On January 16, 2015 Czech Ambassador to Kosovo, Mr. Ivo Šilhavý, hosted a festive lunch arranged on the occasion of the mission completion of the Czech expert, Jan Becka, in Kosovo. more ►

Prime Minister Mustafa at lunch with EU Heads of Mission

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The Prime Minister of the new Kosovo Government Isa Mustafa accepted the invitation by the EU Heads of Missions to a working lunch on 14th of January 2015. more ►

Celebrations of 6th KSF Anniversary

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On November 26, 2014 celebrations of the sixth anniversary of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) took place in Kosovo. more ►

International Children’s Exhibition of Fine Arts Lidice 2014 – Award Ceremony

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The head of the Czech Embassy in Pristina Mr Ivo Šilhavý handed over a Lidice Memorial Honorable Mention to the pupil Liri Rexhepi from the Liria Elementary School in the village Pogragj / Gjilan on November 20, 2014. L. Rexhepi’s art work… more ►