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Ambassador Bijan Sabet

Bijan Sabet was sworn in as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Czech Republic on December 16, 2022.      Prior to his appointment, Ambassador Sabet was co-founder of Spark Capital, a successful venture capital firm. Throughout his career, Ambassador Sabet focused on helping technology entrepreneurs reach their potential and build important global companies. In his role ...
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Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute 2023

Are you a student (age 16 – 18) interested in learning about leadership, and exploring global issues, community activism, and American culture? Then apply for the 2023 Benjamin Franklin Summer Institute at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. The program takes place from June 24 to July 22, 2023.  All expenses will be paid by the U.S. government.  ...
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Game-Changing Quantum Tech: Framing New Opportunities for the Czech Republic

Chargé d´affaires Christy Agor hosted a discussion titled “Game-Changing Quantum Tech: Framing New Opportunities for the Czech Republic” which focused on the latest technological trends in the field of quantum technologies. Key Czech government, academia and industry experts attended the event. Robert Loredo, IBM Quantum technical business development lead, introduced the opportunities that quantum brings for the future as well as IBM ...
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United States Thanks Czech Republic for Hosting Terezin Declaration Conference

The United States extends its gratitude to the Czech Republic for hosting the Terezin Declaration Conference November 2 – 4, 2022 as part of its EU presidency.  We fully support the  “Chair’s Statement”  as a follow-up to the conference and countries’ subsequent pledges to assist Holocaust survivors and their heirs and to preserve the memory of the ...
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Magda Faltová from Association for Integration and Migration Receives Alice Garrigue Masaryk Award

On December 14, Chargé d’affaires, a.i. Christy Agor presented U.S. Embassy Prague’s annual Alice Garrigue Masaryk Human Rights Award to prominent human rights activist Magda Faltová, director of the Association for Integration and Migration, for her relentless fight for the rights of asylum seekers, migrants, and refugees, as well as against discrimination in Czech society.  She ...
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