Introducing

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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20. 3. 2014

Director of the Section of the Cabinet of the Prime Minister Běla Hejná

PhDr. Běla Hejná was appointed to the position of Director of the Section of the Cabinet of the Prime Minister on 1 February 2014.

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29. 1. 2014

Martin Ayrer is the new government spokesperson

Bohuslav Sobotka’s cabinet appointed Martin Ayrer to the function of government spokesperson today.

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18. 9. 2013

Jana Jabůrková is the new government spokesperson

Jiří Rusnok’s cabinet appointed Jana Jabůrková to the function of government spokesperson today. She is concurrently head of the Press Office at the Office of the Government.

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4. 6. 2012

Czech Republic passes presidency of the Visegrad Group to Poland

On Friday 22 June, Prague is to host a formal summit of prime ministers of the Visegrad Group countries. The Czech Republic, which has stood at the head of the group since last July, will hand over the presidency to Poland.

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