Government of the Czech Republic

The executive branch of the Czech political system

Government of the Czech Republic
Vláda České republiky
Central government
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Overview
Established1 January 1993 (1993-01-01)
State Czech Republic
LeaderPrime Minister
Appointed byPresidential nomination with Chamber of Deputies confirmation
Responsible toChamber of Deputies
HeadquartersStraka Academy,
Prague
Websitehttp://www.vlada.cz/en

The Government of the Czech Republic (Czech: Vláda České republiky) exercises executive power in the Czech Republic. The members of the government are the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic (Chairman of the Government), the deputy prime minister and other ministers. It has its legal basis in the Constitution of the Czech Republic.

Overview

The government is led by the Prime Minister, who selects all the remaining ministers at hand. The Government of the Czech Republic is responsible to the Chamber of Deputies from the Czech Republic.

The Prime Minister is appointed by the President of the Czech Republic. The current Prime Minister is Petr Fiala.

Straka Academy, Seat of the Government of the Czech Republic.
Cabinet room of the Government in Straka Academy.
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Current Cabinet

The current government, sworn in on December 17, 2021 is the 16th since the dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1993. It has # members and a prime minister. The cabinet consists of the following members:[1]

 
Cabinet of the Czech Republic
Office Name Political party
Chairman of the Government Petr Fiala ODS
Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Lipavský Piráti
Minister of the Interior Vít Rakušan STAN
Finance Minister Zbyněk Stanjura ODS
Minister of Defense Jana Černochová ODS
Minister of Justice Pavel Blažek ODS
Minister of Industry and Trade Jozef Síkela STAN
Minister for Regional Development Ivan Bartoš Piráti
Ministry of Health Vlastimil Válek TOP 09
Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Marian Jurečka KDU-ČSL
Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Petr Gazdík STAN
Minister of Transport Martin Kupka ODS
Minister of the Environment Anna Hubáčková KDU-ČSL
Minister of Culture Martin Baxa ODS
Minister of Agriculture Marian Jurečka KDU-ČSL
Minister of European Affairs Mikuláš Bek STAN
Minister of Science and Research Helena Langšádlová TOP 09
Minister of Legislative Michal Šalamoun Piráti

Advisory and Working Bodies of the Government

Councils

  • National Security Council
  • Government Legislative Council
  • Inter-ministerial Commission for Roma Community Affairs
  • Government Council for Human Rights
  • Government Council for National Minorities
  • Research and Development Council
  • Government Council for Drug Policy Coordination
  • Government Dislocation Commission
  • Government Board for People with Disabilities
  • Government Commissioner for Human Rights
  • The Government Council for Equal Opportunities for Women and Men
  • Committee for EU
  • Independent Panel on the Assessment of the Czech Republic's Long-Term Energy Requirements

Bodies not provided for by the Government Office

  • Government Council for Sustainable Development
  • The Czech Government Council for Health Care and Environment
  • The Government Council for Safety, Hygiene and Health at Work
  • Government Council for Seniors and Population Ageing
  • Czech Republic Government Council for Road Safety
  • National Co-ordination Group for Digital Broadcasting in the CR
  • The Czech Commission for UNESCO
  • The Central Flood Commission
  • The Czech Republics' Council for Quality (in Czech only)
  • Government Council for the Revitalization of Areas Affected by Flooding
  • Commission on the Management of Occurrences of Infectious Diseases in the Czech Republic
  • Government Council for the Information Society
  • Commission for the Reconciliation of Relations between the State and Churches and Religious Societies
  • Czech Republic Government Council - Investment Council

References

  1. ^ "Members of the Government | Government of the Czech Republic". vlada.cz.
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