Government of the Czech Republic

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Government of the Czech Republic
Vláda České republiky
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Established 1 January 1993 (1993-01-01)
State Czech Republic
Leader Prime Minister
Appointed by Presidential nomination with Chamber of Deputies confirmation
Responsible to Chamber of Deputies
Headquarters Straka Academy

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 ministers and other ministers. It has its legal basis in the Constitution of the Czech Republic.


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

The Prime Minister is appointed by the President of the Czech Republic. The current Prime Minister is Bohuslav Sobotka.

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

The current government, sworn in on January 29, 2014,[1][2] is the 13th since the dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1993. It has 17 members and a prime minister. The cabinet consists of the following members:[3]

Cabinet of the Czech Republic
Office Name Political party
Chairman of the Government Bohuslav Sobotka ČSSD
Minister of Foreign Affairs Lubomír Zaorálek ČSSD
Minister of the Interior Milan Chovanec ČSSD
Finance Minister Ivan Pilný ANO
Minister of Defense Martin Stropnický ANO
Minister of Science and Research Pavel Bělobrádek KDU-ČSL
Minister of Justice Robert Pelikán nominated by ANO
Minister of Industry and Trade Jiří Havlíček ČSSD
Minister for Regional Development Karla Šlechtová nominated by ANO
Ministry of Health Miloslav Ludvík ČSSD
Minister of Labour and Social Affairs Michaela Marksová-Tominová ČSSD
Minister of Education, Youth and Sports Kateřina Valachová nominated by ČSSD
Minister of Transport Dan Ťok ANO
Minister of the Environment Richard Brabec ANO
Minister of Culture Daniel Herman KDU-ČSL
Minister for Human Rights and Equal Opportunities Jan Chvojka ČSSD
Minister of Agriculture Marian Jurečka KDU-ČSL

Advisory and Working Bodies of the Government[edit]


  • 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[edit]

  • 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


  1. ^ "Nová vláda je po jednání na Hradě a ve Sněmovně blíž ke jmenování" (in Czech). ČTK. 22 January 2014. Retrieved 24 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Janicek, Karel (29 January 2014). "New Czech Republic coalition government sworn in". Seattle Post Intelligencer (originally Associated Press). Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Governmental Structure