Role of the Czech Republic’s presidential office in the country’s foreign policy as it pertains to d
- Where: HUB Prague, Drtinova 10, 150 00 Praha 5
- When: May 15, 2013, 16:00 – 18:00
Panel and follow up discussion will focus on questions such as:
What is president’s role in articulating of foreign policy?
What impact do the vague competencies between the president and the Ministry of Foreign affairs have on perception of Czech Republic abroad?
How does the current situation differ from the past?
What does the constitution say about responsibility for foreign policy making?
What role do presidents play in foreign policy in other countries?
Can the president interpret foreign policy on his own?
Chair: Jan Machacek- Respekt weekly
Entry is free of charge.
The debate will be simultaneously translated into English.
Jiri Caslavka - Glopolis
Lubos Dobrovsky- former Czech ambassador to Moscow and former Czechoslovak Minister of Defence
Petr Drulak- Institute of International Relations, Prague
Jan Hamacek- Vice-Chairman, the Chamber of Deputies (CSSD)
Jan Kudrna- Faculty of Law, Charles University
Cyril Svoboda- former Minister of Foreign Affairs
Katerina Safarikova- Journalist
Josef Zieleniec- former Minister of Foreign Affairs