Czech Development Agency
Development Cooperation of the Czech Republic
The Czech development Agency (CzDA) was established by a decision of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs in January 2008. It has taken up activities of the Czech Development Center. CzDA cooperates with the MFA on the establishment of an institutional framework of the Czech development cooperation and actively participates in the creation of development cooperation programs between the Czech Republic and priority countries as well as on the other stages of the project cycle management.
More than 3,000 visitors attended the festival Czech Development Day, held on September 17 in Prague and organized on the occasion of the European Year for Development 2015. The event was commenced by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Lubomír Zaorálek, the Director of Czech Development Agency Michal Kaplan and the Head of Representation of the European Commission in the Czech Republic Jan Michal. A photogallery of the event is included.
With natural disasters on the increase worldwide, and as disasters grow in both scope and severity, many countries are desperate to find better ways of managing disaster risk. Bosnia and Herzegovina has found some answers with the recent conclusion of an FAO project on that very subject, made possible thanks to a grant of US$ 45,700 from the Czech Republic.
Czech Republic awarded for complete and timely submission of statistical data on Official Development Assistance
Czech Republic managed to provide statistics for 2013 in the first due time, furthermore the OECD/DAC Secretariat praised the completeness and accuracy of the statistical data. The Czech Republic thus finds itself at the very top of a total of 29 OECD/DAC members and its reporting was rated as excellent.