Alexandr Vondra

Director, Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations

Czech Republic

Alexandr Vondra is the Director of the Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations (PCTR) at the CEVRO Institute in Prague. He is also Member of the Program Council of the Forum 2000 Foundation and of the Advisory Council of the CEPA, and the Honorary President of the Czech Atlantic Commission. Mr. Vondra served as a Foreign Policy Advisor to President Václav Havel, First Deputy Foreign Minister, Czech Ambassador to the U.S., the Czech Government Commissioner for 2002 Prague NATO Summit, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs, Minister of Defense, and Senator. In 1989, he was the spokesman for Charter 77 and co-founder of the Civic Forum.