Demonstration Alert – U. S. Embassy Prague, Czech Republic, March 14, 2018

Location: Vaclavské náměstí (Wenceslas Square), Prague, then proceeding through the city to Prague Castle Event: A demonstration is expected to take place on March 14, 2018, beginning at 4:30 p.m. lasting until about 9:00 p.m. The group is demonstrating for freedom of speech and freedom of the media. Organizers expect approximately 10,000 participants. Vehicle and …

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U.S. Commercial Service to Introduce U.S. HORECA Trends

U.S. Embassy Commercial Service Prague Specialist Veronika Novakova will introduce new trends in the U.S. HORECA products market at the FOR GASTRO & HOTEL fair at Prague Letnany. The presentation will be of interest to Czech importers and distributors. U.S. companies seeking partners for the Czech market will also be introduced during the presentation. U.S. …

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The U.S. Embassy Prague Commemorated 9/11

The U.S. Embassy in Prague illuminated the Embassy’s Gloriette pavilion with two columns of light to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks on the United States. The two beams was lit up on Monday, September 11 at 9.00 p.m. The illumination was inspired by the Tribute in Light, placed next to the site …

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Civil Society Organisation Sustainability Index for the Czech Republic

The Association of Public Benefit Organisations presented the findings of the Civil Society Organisation Sustainability Index (CSOSI) for the Czech Republic at a press conference held at the American Center on August 1. CSOSI was developed by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and for the past 20 years was applied in 29 countries …

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Independence Day 2017 Remarks

Charge d’Affaires Kelly Adams-Smith Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Chief of Mission Residence Dear Ministers, your Excellencies, distinguished colleagues and guests, vítám vás všechny. Welcome to you all. We are so happy to have you here to celebrate our Independence Day. America is a big, diverse country. As a nation of immigrants and descendants of immigrants, …

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U.S. Embassy Will Commemorate Liberation in 1945

The U.S. Embassy in Prague will commemorate the 72th anniversary of the end of World War II and of liberating the country from Nazi oppression. American diplomats will travel to the regions to participate in events organized by locals commemorating the liberation of western and southern parts of Bohemia by the U.S. Third Army led …

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U.S. Embassy Prague Celebrates 240th Independence Day

On Wednesday June 29, Ambassador Andrew H. Schapiro and his wife Tamar Newberger hosted a reception marking America’s Independence Day on July 4. Among the distinguished guests was the president of the lower parliamentary chamber, Jan Hamacek, Vice Prime Minister Andrej Babiš, Chief Foreign Affairs Advisor to the President Hynek Kmonicek, diplomats, and many others. …

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Ambassador Schapiro Visits Brno

During his two-day visit to Brno on March 9 and 10, Ambassador Andrew Schapiro visited the Brno Mosque and met with members of the local Muslim community, including the Chairman of the Centre of Muslim Communities, Muneeb Alrawi. The two discussed the importance of tolerance, inclusiveness, and building bridges of mutual understanding among faith communities. Ambassador Schapiro …

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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations February 6, 2016

U.S. Embassy Prague informs U.S. citizens that demonstrations are expected to take place in Prague on Saturday, February 6, 2016, from approximately 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. We anticipate the size of the protests to be approximately 300 to 2,000 people. Various groups will be demonstrating with the stated purpose of protesting against a variety …

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Deputy Assistant Secretary Lerner Discusses Exchange Programs with Young Czechs

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchange Robin Lerner met with young people at the American Center on January 22 during her visit to Prague to discuss the State Department’s Exchange Visitor Program (EVP), which annually brings more than 3,700 Czech citizens to the United States to work, study and teach. Participants discussed their experiences …

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Transparency and Accountability Social Media Campaign

January 21, 2016 — Today, the Embassies of Canada , Korea , Norway , the United Kingdom , and the United States are launching a six week social media campaign on transparency and accountability. This campaign continues our long term joint efforts on transparency and accountability . Our goal is to share our countries’ experiences in combating corruption. Each week will be dedicated to a different corruption-related theme. …

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President Obama To Deliver His Final State of the Union Address

On Tuesday night January 12th, President Obama will give his final State of the Union address from the Capitol. He’ll talk about where we find ourselves as a nation and lay out his agenda for the year ahead. Come to WhiteHouse.gov/SOTU on Tuesday, January 12 at 9 pm EST (in Prague on January 13 at 3 am). …

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