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  • Secretary of State John Kerry makes opening remarks at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on Foreign Operations.

    Secretary of State John Kerry makes opening remarks at a hearing of the House Appropriations Committee on Foreign Operations.

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    "We are here today because we are united against the scourge of violent extremism and terrorism." – President Barack Obama, Summit on Countering Violent Extremism

  • Ambassador Andrew Schapiro opens a panel discussion the 25th anniversary of the first visit of President Havel in the U.S. The event was held at the American Center on February 12, 2015, and was co-organized with Vaclav Havel Havel Library. (Photo: Ondrej Nemec/Vaclav Havel)

    On February 12, the American Center hosted a panel discussion on the 25th anniversary of the first visit of President Havel in the U.S. The event was opened by Ambassador Andrew Schapiro.

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    Secretary Kerry’s statement on the ceasefire in Ukraine: Actions will be what matter now.

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    Anti-Corruption Special Grant Competition

    The U.S. Embassy in Prague is pleased to announce a special competition to provide support for anti-corruption projects whose aim is to promote good governance, citizen activism, transparency, and in general work towards ending corruption in the Czech Republic. The deadline for proposal submissions is on February 27, 2015. 

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    Apply for the Emerging Global Leaders Initiative Atlas Corps Fellowship

    The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce a special opportunity for emerging civil society leaders to participate in a 6- to 18-month professional fellowship in the U.S. All Fellows will be placed at a leading social change organization in the U.S. Apply by March 15, 2015 and become an EGLI - Atlas Corps Fellow! 

  • The Embassy Launches On-line Auction of Used Property
    The Embassy Launches On-line Auction of Used Property

    The U.S. Embassy Prague has begun using an on-line auction to conduct property sales. The on-line auction will be open to the public and only items that are functioning or repairable will be sold (office and residential furniture, equipment, applicanes, etc.).  

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  • American soprano Nicole Taylor performs at the Church of Saint Lawrence in Malá Strana in Prague on February 17, 2015. (photo U.S. Embassy   Prague)
    American soprano Celebrates African-American History Month in Prague

    On February 17, American soprano Nicole Taylor performed at the Church of Saint Lawrence in Malá Strana in Prague on the occasion of her European tour celebrating African-American History Month. At the concert, Nicole Taylor beautifully sang African American spirituals (traditionally called Negro Spirituals). 

  • r Norma Bean Comrada at the American Center on February 9, 2015. (photo U.S. Embassy Prague)
    Ambassasor Schapiro Congratulates Norma Comrada on the Čapek Medal

    Ambassasor Andrew Schapiro congratulated Norma Bean Comrada, U.S. translator and promoter of popular Czech writer Karel Čapek, on the Karel Čapek Medal for Lifetime Achievement which she received on January 31 in Prague from the Čapek Brothers Society.  

  • Professor Barbara Slusher Presents U.S.-Czech Drug Discovery Project
gives a lecture at the American Center, February 5, 2015. (photo U.S. Embassy Prague)
    Professor Barbara Slusher Presents U.S.-Czech Drug Discovery Project

    Ambassador Schapiro opened the lecture “Drug Discovery Goes Back to School” given by Professor Barbara Slusher at the American Center on February 5. Professor Slusher highlighted a joint drug discovery project between Johns Hopkins University and the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry. 

  • Ambassador Schapiro and Cardinal Dominik Duka, the Archbishop of Prague, on rooftop of the Prague Archdiocese (photo U.S. Embassy Prague)
    Ambassador Schapiro Meets Cardinal Dominik Duka

    Ambassador Andrew Schapiro and Deputy Chief Mission Steve Kashkett paid a courtesy call on Cardinal Dominik Duka, the Archbishop of Prague and had a wide-ranging discussion of issues surrounding church and state in the Czech Republic as well as attitudes among the Czech people towards religious and ethnic minorities. 

  • Journalist Kateřina Šafaříková and Alexandr Vonrda of Center of Transatlantic Relations discuss the 2015 State of the Union speech at the American Center on January 29. (photo U.S. Embassy Prague)
    2015 State of the Union Speech, Implications for Czech Republic

    U.S. Embassy Prague’s American Center hosted a discussion looking in detail at the content of President Obama's 2015 State of the Union Speech. Ambassador Andrew Schapiro opened the event and highlighted key themes of the speech, particularly the state of economy. 

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  • Czechoslovakian President Vaclav Havel gives the victory sign before speaking to the joint meeting of Congress in Washington, Feb. 21, 1990. (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi)

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