Undersecretary Jose Fernandez’s Remarks at the 2021 Prague 5G Conference

VIRTUAL KEYNOTE REMARKS FOR UNDER SECRETARY FERNANDEZ PRAGUE 5G SECURITY CONFERENCE 30 NOVEMBER 2021, 0950AM EST Good morning. I am pleased to speak to you at the Prague 5G Security Conference today. I want to thank our hosts and Karel Rehka of the National Cyber and Information Security Agency, for championing this important event and …

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SentinelOne Opens New R&D Center in Prague

On October 14, Chargé d´Affaires Jennifer Bachus along with Minister of Foreign Affaires Jakub Kulhanek welcomed Silicon Valley-based cyber security firm SentinelOne for a ceremony to celebrate the launch of their new research and innovation center in Prague. The site will ultimately employ 300 people and will house product development functions to augment existing teams in the …

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Breast Cancer 2030: Post-Covid Challenges for the Oncology Flagship

On October 5, the U.S. Embassy celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness Month by organizing a seminar “Breast Cancer 2030: Post-Covid Challenges for the Oncology Flagship”. The seminar attracted the very top Czech oncology opinion leaders. The panel discussion was prepared in cooperation with the Medical Tribune and featured Adam Vojtěch, Minister of Health of the Czech Republic; Zdeněk Kabátek, Director …

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Embassy Welcomes Novavax Leadership to Prague

On September 16, Chargé d´Affaires Jennifer Bachus hosted a reception for U.S. biotech company Novavax during a recent visit of the company leadership from United States -Frank Czworka, Senior Vice President, Global Sales; Brian Rosen, Senior Vice President, Commercial Strategy;Kelly Cappio, VP for Policy & Government Affairs and their team. Chargé Bachus remarked, “I applaud …

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The Embassy participated in ceremonial opening of new UPS facility in Tuchomerice

Chargé d’affaires Jennifer Bachus and Christina Sharkey, Commercial Counselor, participated in the ceremonial opening of UPS’s new Prague package sorting and delivery facility in Tuchoměřice. Jennifer Bachus mentioned in her remarks: “UPS has made a smart bet on the Czech Republic. You can see the upward trajectory of this country, you see the growing export potential, and …

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Innovation for Life: Changes in Modern Therapies Accessibility in the CR

On September 1, Chargé d´Affaires Jennifer Bachus hosted the seminar “Innovation for Life: Changes in Modern Therapies Accessibility in the Czech Republic. ” The event featured a panel discussion with representation from key Czech healthcare sector stakeholders including the Ministry of Health, insurance companies, medical societies, Association of Innovative Pharmaceuticals, the Czech Society for Pharmacoeconomy, and patient organizations.  …

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GE Healthcare: Every Image Tells a Story Roadshow

Chargé d´Affaires Jennifer Bachus took part in GE Healthcare’s “Every Image Tells a Story Roadshow” as part of GE’s efforts to raise awareness of timely medical screening via a truck tour across Europe. GE presented its most advance medical imaging innovations, which help with early cancer detection and provide rapid diagnosis. On July 23 Bachus …

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U.S. Embassy Prague Marks 245 Years of U.S. Independence

Official Independence Day Reception Remarks by Chargé d’Affaires Jennifer Bachus First and foremost, I want to thank Czech and American healthcare workers and other first responders who served on the frontlines of the pandemic these last 16 months. Both of our countries made great sacrifices and took extraordinary steps to protect and care for our …

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Chargé d’affaires Bachus Opens American Library and Cultural Center in Ústí nad Labem

Chargé d’affaires Jennifer Bachus, Ústí nad Labem Region Governor Jan Schiller and former NHL goalie Michal Neuvirt opened a new American library and cultural center at the North Bohemian Research Library in Ústí nad Labem. “We are very much looking forward to working with the people of the Ústí Region through the North Bohemian Scientific …

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Remarks by Chargé d´affaires Bachus on the 76th Anniversary of the Liberation by the U.S. Army

Ladies and Gentlemen, For the second year, we commemorate this important moment in European, Czech, and American history in the shadow of a global pandemic. We pause today to pay respect to the brave men and women – Americans, Czechs, and many others – who fought together 76 years ago to defeat Fascism. Today, we …

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Ambassador King Celebrates the 31th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution

Ambassador King celebrated the 31 years of freedom in the Czech Republic and laid a wreath at the plaque commemorating the anti-communist Velvet Revolution at Národní třída on November 17th: “On behalf of the United States, we salute the students, civil society activists, and ordinary citizens who took enormous risks 31 years ago to demand …

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Ambassador King Commemorates the 78th Anniversary of Lidice Massacre

The U.S. Embassy representatives participated in the annual commemoration of one of the most brutal incidents of World War II: the Nazi annihilation of the Czech village of Lidice and the summary execution of most of its inhabitants in collective retaliation for the assassination of the senior German officer in Prague by Czech patriots in …

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A Message from Ambassador King in Commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the End of WWII

On the last Friday in April, the U.S. Embassy in Prague has traditionally hosted the launch of the Convoy of Liberty.  The Convoy is a magnificent tribute to the U.S. role in liberating Czechoslovakia from fascist dictatorship in 1945.  It honors the U.S., Czech, and other soldiers and civilians who brought freedom to Pilsen, Cheb, …

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Ambassador King and MFA Petricek make a “virtual visit” to the Dukane Company

U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Stephen King and Czech Minister of Foreign Affairs Tomáš Petříček participated in a virtual visit to the Prague plant of the U.S. company Dukane IAS. The firm has voluntarily converted part of its ultrasonic welding and cutting plant into a production line for face masks.  As the company’s European Regional …

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Explosive Ordinance Disposal Experts from Bechyne Receive New Equipment from USA

Members of the explosive disposal unit of the Bechyně engineer base received the last items in a grant from the U.S. The Army of the Czech Republic received almost four and a half million U.S. dollars worth of materiel from two foreign cooperation programs (Foreign Military Financing and the Global Train and Equip Program) aimed …

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U.S. Embassy Joins Prague Airport Roadshow

On November 11 – 19, 2019, the U.S. Embassy Prague U.S. Commercial Section joined the Prague Airport roadshow in six cities of the Czech Republic visiting Ostrava, Olomouc, Zlin, Brno, Plzen, and Prague. The roadshow celebrated its tenth anniversary and highlighted travelling from Václav Havel Airport Prague on direct flights to the United States. The …

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Ambassador King Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of the Velvet Revolution

Ambassador King celebrated the 30 years of freedom in the Czech Republic and laid a wreath at the plaque commemorating the anti-communist Velvet Revolution at Národní třída on November 17th: “I find it humbling to pay tribute, at this memorial, to those who struggled for the freedom of all Czechs during the Velvet Revolution. You …

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Declaration by Ambassadors in Prague on the Occasion of the Prague Pride Parade 2019

We, Heads of Diplomatic Missions in Prague, support the human rights of all, including LGBTI persons. Diplomats from eleven countries will proudly join the Pride Parade in Prague on August 10, 2019 behind a #DiplomatsforEquality banner. We join together to express our support for the human rights and fundamental freedoms of LGBTI individuals, as we …

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Secretary Pompeo: Restoring the Role of the Nation-State in the Liberal International Order

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo German Marshall Fund Brussels, Belgium December 4, 2018 SECRETARY POMPEO:  Thank you, Ian, for the kind introduction.  Good morning to all of you; thank you for joining me here today.  It’s wonderful to be in this beautiful place, to get a chance to make a set of remarks about the …

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Ambassador King Opens the U.S.-Czech Conference on Advanced Nanotechnology and Chemistry

American Center, February 17, 2018 As prepared Dobre rano, damy a panove. Good morning, and welcome to the American Center. I am excited to be here today to open the U.S.-Czech Conference on Advanced Nanotechnology and Chemistry. The Embassy is proud to be a sponsor of this conference as we kickoff our celebration of 100 …

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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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Ambassador Schapiro’s 240th Independence Day Remarks

Prague, June 29, 2016 Speaker Hamáček, Cabinet members, distinguished colleagues and guests, vítám vás všechny. Welcome to you all. Tamar and I are so happy to have you here to celebrate Independence Day. Before we start, I want to acknowledge the terrible events in Istanbul over the last 24 hours. Our sympathies are with all those …

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Ambassador Schapiro’s 239th Independence Day Remarks

June 30, 2015 U.S. Ambassadors’ residence Prague Vítám Vás na oslavě našeho státního svátku [Welcome to the celebration of our national holiday]. Senate President Štěch, Ambassador Kmoníček, government ministers, fellow diplomats and distinguished guests… My wife Tamar and I are so pleased to welcome you all to this celebration marking the 239th year since the …

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