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  • Convoy of Liberty in front of the U.S. Embassy Prague in 2013. (photo U.S. Embassy)

    The Convoy of Liberty, marking the 70th anniversary of liberation of Western Bohemia by the U.S. Army, will start its tour in front of the U.S. Embassy in Prague on Friday, April 24 at 10 a.m.

  • The 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices (photo U.S. Embassy Prague)

    Secretary John Kerry will present on April 28 the 2014 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices, which covers the status of human rights concerns.

  • Ambassador Andrew Schapiro and Director of the Moravian Land Library Tomáš Kubíček participate in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to open renovated American Space  called “InfoUSA” at the Moravian Land Library in Brno on April 14, 2015. (photo U.S. Embassy Prague)

    Ambassador Andrew Schapiro visited the South Moravian capital Brno on April 14. He began his visit by opening the renovated American Space called “InfoUSA” at the Moravian Land Library.

  • irls dressed in traditional Roma clothing wait for the start of the Romani Dignity March in Bucharest, Romania. (© AP Images)

    On the occasion of the International Roma Day (April 8) seven ambassadors to the Czech Republic signed the attached joint statement supporting the Roma community in the Czech Republic.

  • Ambassador Schapiro's Czech Republic travel map (graphic U.S. Embassy Prague)

    Ambassador Schapiro visited in his first six months in the Czech Republic 12 cities and met with thousands of Czechs at ministries, municipalities, companies, universities, NGOs and military.

Embassy Announcements

  • International Roma Day 2015
    Roma Inclusion Special Grant Competition

    To mark International Roma Day, the United States Embassy in Prague is proud to announce a special grant competition to support Roma inclusion in the Czech Republic. The deadline for submissions is April 30, 2015, before 9AM local time. 

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    Ambassador Schapiro's Statement of April 5, 2015

    As I said on Czech television, in response to a question, it is not for me to tell the President where he should go, and I understand the desire to honor all who sacrificed in World War II, but I think it would be unfortunate for President Zeman to be there as perhaps the only EU head of state, watching a military parade, at a time when Russian troops are destabilizing a neighbor in violation of international law. 

Embassy Latest

  • Ambassador Andrew Schapiro and Zdeněk Soukal, Commercial Director of GE Aviation Czech at GE Aviation Czech on April 16, 2015. (photo GE Aviation Czech)
    Ambassador Schapiro Tours GE Aviation Czech in Prague-Letňany

    On April 16, Ambassador Andrew Schapiro visited GE Aviation in Prague-Letňany, the only place outside of the United States where GE Aviation builds aircraft engines. The Ambassador was among the guests invited to GE Aviation Czech to celebrate a successful 2014. 

  • Ambassador Andrew Schapiro greets Dr. Wyatt Vreeland at the reception held at the American Center on April 13, 2015. (photo U.S. Embassy Prague)
    American Center Hosts Reception in Honor of Embassy Science Fellow

    The Embassy Science Fellow Program brings American scientists to the Czech Republic for six weeks to meet the science and technology community. This year, we are fortunate to have Dr. Wyatt Vreeland, Research Chemical Engineer at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. 

  • CS Prague Featured U.S. Cosmetics Market at World of Beauty and Spa fair in Prague
    U.S. Cosmetics Market at World of Beauty and Spa Fair in Prague

    CS Prague presented to an audience of almost forty Czech importers and distributors at the World of Beauty and Spa Prague on March 13. The presentation provided an update on current trends in the U.S. cosmetics and beauty market and information on the U.S. Commercial Service services. 

  • U.S. and Czech Soldiers Discuss Collection Management
    U.S. and Czech Soldiers Discuss Collection Management

    The Czech Republic 53rd Electronic Warfare and Reconnaissance Regiment hosted Soldiers from across the Czech Republic at their Headquarters in Opava from April 1-2 to discuss Collection Management. 

  • Skechers in Prague's store  (photo U.S. Embassy Prague)
    Skechers Opens Its First Store in CR

    Skechers USA, Inc., one of the global leaders in the lifestyle and performance footwear industry, opened its first store in the Czech Republic on April 8. The store is located in the Flora Shopping Mall in Prague’s Vinohrady district, with more stores planned around the Czech Republic.  

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