News & Events

Consular Section Temporary Change to Opening Hours

Due to ongoing construction within the Consular Section, we will be closed to the public Wednesday-Friday from 12pm until further notice. If you are planning to pick up your U.S. passport, please do so on Monday-Tuesday, during normal business hours, or Wednesday-Friday, during morning hours only. In addition, from February 8 until March 1, 2019, we will not ...
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Information About a Fire on the U.S. Embassy Grounds

Last night around 11:00 pm there was a fire in a temporary shed on the U.S. Embassy grounds.  We are grateful for the quick response and professionalism of the Czech firefighters who worked with the Embassy to quickly put out the fire. Thankfully, there were no injuries and no damage to any historical structures of the ...
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Young Roma Activist Magdalena Karvayova Receives Annual Alice G. Masaryk Human Rights Award

On the occasion of International Human Rights Day marking the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, U.S. Embassy Prague presented the 15th Annual Alice G. Masaryk Human Rights Award to Magdalena Karvayova, a young Roma inclusive education activist and a founder of the NGO Awen Amenca. Ms. Karvayova was selected for her ...
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U.S. Embassy Hosted Fifth Academy of Patient Organizations Alumni Event

U.S. Embassy Prague hosted the fifth annual Alumni Event of Academy of Patient Organizations (APO). The event attracted almost one hundred participants, two thirds of which represented patient organizations participating in APO activities. Ambassador Stephen B. King highlighted the importance of patient-centric care, emphasizing that the patient is central to any healthcare system. Jakub Dvoracek, ...
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