Libor Rouček

Co-Chair, Czech-German Discussion Forum


Libor Rouček is the Co-Chairman of the Czech-German Discussion Forum. Previously, Mr. Rouček served as the Vice President of the European Parliament and as the Vice Chairman of the Socialists and Democrats group. In 2002, Mr. Rouček was elected member of the Czech Parliament, where he was the Vice Chairman of the European Integration Committee, the Foreign Affairs Committee, and the ČSSD Party Deputies Club. Mr. Rouček worked as the Government Spokesman from 1998 to 2002. Prior to the Velvet Revolution he lived in exile and served as a reporter for Voice of America. He studied political science and sociology at the University of Vienna and has earned a Ph.D. in foreign relations.