Bezpečnostní rada státu

Working Committees of the National Security Council

Standing working bodies of NSC:

Committee for Foreign Security Policy Co-ordination (supervised by the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Foreign Affairs) for internal co-ordination of the foreign security policy of the Czech Republic.

Defence Planning Committee (supervised by the Minister of Defence) for the co-ordination of the planning of measures to safeguard the defence of the Czech Republic.

Civil Emergency Planning Committee (supervised by the 1st Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior) for the co-ordination and planning of measures to safeguard the internal security of the state, the population and economy and co-ordination of the requirements for civil resources, which are necessary to safeguard the security of the Czech Republic

Intelligence Activity Committee (supervised by the Prime Minister) for co-ordinating the activities of the intelligence services of the Czech Republic and planning measures to secure intelligence activities and co-operation with the state bodies that gather and evaluate information necessary for safeguarding the security of the Czech Republic

NSC's working body for resolution of crises:

Central Crisis Staff as a working body of the Council for providing solutions to crisis situations or other serious situations concerning the security interests of the Czech Republic (supervised by Minister of Defence in the event of an external military threat to the Czech Republic, in fulfilling allied obligations abroad and in the participation of Czech armed forces in international operations for the restoration and maintenance of peace, or by the supervised by the 1st Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior in the event of other types of threat to the Czech Republic, in the provision of large scale humanitarian aid abroad and in engaging the Czech Republic in international rescue operations in the event of major accidents and natural disasters).