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Václav Havel Human Rights Prize


The Václav Havel Human Rights Prize is awarded each year by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe in partnership with the Václav Havel Library and the Charta 77 Foundation to reward outstanding civil society action in the defence… more ►

Initiative to promote Czech Studies at University of Toronto


Dear friends of the Czech Republic, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Ottawa and the Consulate General of the Czech Republic in Toronto would like to take this opportunity and draw your attention to the Advancing Czech Studies project… more ►

Address of the Consul General on November 17


Address of Mr. Vladimír Ruml, Consul General of the Czech Republic in Canada, on the Day of Struggle for Freedom and Democracy (Velvet Revolution) more ►

Study in the Czech Republic


Studying in the Czech Republic, in a country at the cultural crossroads, is well suited to help develop an open mind and strengthen ability of every student to work together with other people of different backgrounds. more ►

First Aid for International Families in Crisis


Open borders and easy travelling give rise to many international couples who get married. Coexistence of two people coming from different cultures may however present specific difficulties. Resolving such situations becomes even more complicated… more ►

Acquiring citizenship by declaration – as of January 1, 2014, former citizens of the Czech Republic and their descendants.

This article will briefly describe several ways how to acquire Czech citizenship by declaration as outlined in the new Citizenship Act No. 186/2013 Coll. These situations can apply to former Czech citizens and people of Czech origin (countrymen)… more ►