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The ambassador visited Valmiera and Strenči


On 18 April, Ambassador Jana Hynková, together with the Embassy's expert in science, education, and culture Nadežda Kopoloveca, visited the region and the city of Valmiera, as well as Strenči, Partner City of the Moravian town Rosice. The… more ►

Statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on World Press Freedom Day

The World Press Freedom Day is annually observed on May 3. On this occasion, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs would like to express its gratitude to all brave journalists and media professionals and to reassure them of the continuous support of… more ►

Petr Pavel is the new Czech President


Czechia has a new president – Petr Pavel, a former army general who has extensive experience in the military and international relations. President Pavel's inauguration ceremony took place on 9th March 2023, marking the start of his… more ►

Humanitarian Aid from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Helped Ukrainian Refugees with Shelter and Medical Care


The Czech Republic has actively been providing aid to Ukraine since the first day of Russian aggression. In addition to supplying weapons and military equipment and receiving hundreds of thousands of refugees or voluntary collections of citizens… more ►

Czechia sends hundreds of heavy military systems worth tens of billions to Ukraine during the first year of Russian invasion

In the first year of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, Czechia has delivered dozens of tanks, combat and armoured vehicles and other heavy military systems to Ukraine. Roughly one third of the material came from the Czech Army, the rest was… more ►

Conclusion of the Czech Presidency of the EU Council in Latvia


On 12 January 2023, the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU in Latvia ended with a symbolic handover of the baton at the Swedish Embassy in Riga. The Ambassador of the Czech Republic Ms Jana Hynková summarized the major achievements of CZ… more ►

Presentation of the facsimile edition of Jiří Holík's book in the Latvian Turaida Museum


On November 10, 2022, the Turaida Museum organized a scientific-practical conference and the opening of a facsimile edition of the book "Vereinigter Liff- und Aus-Ländischer Garten-Bau" (United Vidzeme and Foreign Gardening) by the… more ►

Exhibition Václav Havel: “Politics and Conscience" at the EU House in Riga


On the eve of the 33rd anniversary of the Velvet revolution (or "student revolution" on November 17, 1989), the exhibition Václav Havel: “Politics and Conscience" will be opened at the EU House in Riga and everyone interested may see it… more ►

Presentation of the textbook "Practical Grammar of Czech language" at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Riga


On Thursday, 20 October 2022, at the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Riga, we officially christened the new textbook "Practical Grammar of Czech language", written by our colleague and Assistant Professor at the University of Latvia Naděžda… more ►

Seminar on Czech and Latvian Literary Translations "FROM THE WHITE CARPATHIANS TO THE BALTIC SEA"


On the occasion of the Czech Presidency of the EU Council, the Day of European Languages and the Day of Translators, a popular science seminar and discussion on Czech and Latvian literary translations "From the White Carpathians to the Baltic… more ►