Alexandr Vondra Appointed Foreign Minister


Alexandr Vondra, PSSI International Advisory Board member, became Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

On Monday, September 4, 2006, Alexandr Vondra, PSSI International Advisory Board member and co-founder of the Program of Atlantic Security Studies, became the 5th Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

Between 2004 and 2006, Sasha Vondra worked as the Managing Director in Dutko Worldwide, Professor of Euro-American relations at the New York University in Prague, and the President of the Czech Euro-Atlantic Council. In 2004, Mr. Vondra coordinated the second annual conference of PSSI's Program of Atlantic Security Studies, entitled "Energy and Security". He served as Foreign Policy Advisor to President Havel (1990-92), the Czech First Deputy Foreign Minister (1992-97), the Czech Ambassador to the U.S. (1997-2001) and Czech Government Commissioner for 2002 Prague NATO Summit. In 1989, he was the spokesman for Charter 77 and co-founder of the Civic Forum in Czechoslovakia.

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