Good Governance at the Municipal Level and Transparent and Accountable Institutions

Members of the International Visitor Alumni Club organized a panel discussion entitled Good Governance at the Municipal Level and Transparent and Accountable Institutions at the American Center on February 29. The speakers discussed methods employed by government to encourage transparency and ensure responsibility to the public, as well as the important the role played by ...
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Exchange Programs Alumni Share Their Experiences from the U.S.

NGO Slovo 21 Project Managers Martina Horvathova and Michal Miko led a roundtable at the U.S. Embassy’s American Center on March 24 to discuss their recent experiences on the U.S. International Visitor Leadership Program Political Action For Civil Rights which took place in Alabama, Texas, Washington and Washington, D.C.  While on the program they studied ...
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The Embassy Celebrates Thanksgiving Day with Pecan Pie Cooking Contest

The U.S. Embassy conducted a Thanksgiving Pecan Pie Cooking contest on November 24th at the American Center. Nineteen bakers participated in the contest, competing for the “Best Pie” and “Most Creative Pie” awards. Diana-Company provided 300 grams of pecans free of charge to each contest participant. Seven judges, including famous Czech Chef Ondřej Slanina, tasted ...
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Similarities and Differences in Czech and American Entrepreneurial Cultures

Two prominent Czech economists – Pavel Kohout and Aleš Michl – presented a discussion on entrepreneurship on November 4 at the American Center, in coordination with the Czech IVLP Alumni Club. The two compared Czech and American Entrepreneurial Cultures and discussed economic trends driving new business. During the interactive and lively discussion they discussed legal ...
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The new U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Hosts the Annual IVLP Alumni Reunion

On September 29 the new U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Andrew Schapiro hosted a reception for the Alumni of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) in the Czech Republic. It was Ambassador’s first meeting with the Czech Alumni community.  Before the reception, the Ambassador met with the Board Members of the Czech IVLP Alumni ...
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