Introducing

21. 6. 2017

Aleš Chmelař became the new Secretary of State for European Affairs

Today, Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka installed the new Secretary of State for European Affairs, Aleš Chmelař. From now on, he is the Deputy for the administration of the Department for European Affairs at the Office of the Government. In addition to the role of the Secretary of State for European Affairs, Aleš Chmelař will also be Prime Minister’s assistant, who represents the Czech government at the preparatory talks in Brussels.

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8. 6. 2017

Defence & Security Conference Prague

On 9 June 2017, Prague will host a unique high-level conference on European security and defence under the auspices of Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka. The Defence and Security Conference Prague – held at the Žofín Palace – will be opened by the Prime Minister and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.

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9. 6. 2016

The life of the Straka Academy

Exhibition about 240 th anniversary of the establishment of the Count Straka Foundation and 120 th anniversary of the construction of the Straka Academy building.

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12. 2. 2016

25th anniversary of the foundation of the Visegrad Group

On Monday, February 15, 2016 elapses 25 years since the establishment of the Visegrad Group, an alliance of four Central European countries: The Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia. Prague summit of the Visegrad countries will be held on this occasion. Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka, Prime Minister of Poland Beata Szydlová, Prime Minister of Hungary Viktor Orban and Prime Minister of Slovakia Robert Fico will meet leaders of Macedonia and Bulgaria. The main topics of the summit will be the migration crisis and V4 cooperation with the Balkan countries.

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4. 12. 2014

Prime Minister Sobotka inducted into office the new Minister of Transport, Dan Ťok

The new Minister of Transport, Dan Ťok, took up his new function on Thursday 4 December 2014. He was inducted into office by Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka. In the morning, Ťok was appointed by Miloš Zeman at Prague Castle.

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15. 10. 2014

Karla Šlechtová

Minister of Regional Development

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21. 7. 2014

The Czech Republic’s candidate for membership of the European Commission is the current Minister for Regional Development, Věra Jourová

At a meeting today the government of the Czech Republic discussed the Czech Republic’s proposed candidacy for membership of the European Commission. After discussion by all three coalition parties the government decided to nominate the current Minister for Regional Development, Věra Jourová, for this post. The Czech Republic is now the fourteenth of a total of eighteen EU countries which have put forward their nomination to the European Commission.

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