Miroslav Poche

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Miroslav Poche
Member of the European Parliament for Czech Republic
In office
1 July 2014 – 23 May 2019
Personal details
Born3 June 1978 (1978-06-03) (age 44)
Chlumec nad Cidlinou, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic)
Political partySocial Democratic Party
Alma materCzech University of Life Sciences Prague
Charles University

Miroslav Poche (born 3 June 1978) is a Czech politician and economist who has been a Member of the European Parliament for the Czech Republic from 2014 till 2019. He is a member of the Social Democratic Party.[1]

Early career[edit]

From 2009 until 2010, Poche served as adviser in the cabinet of Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Kohout.

Member of the European Parliament, 2014 - 2019[edit]

Since joining the European Parliament, Poche has been serving on the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy. In addition to his committee assignments, he has been a member of the Parliament's delegations for relations with the People's Republic of China and to the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly. He also represented the European Parliament in the OSCE/ODIHR international observation mission for the 2019 Moldovan parliamentary election.[2]

Later career[edit]

In Andrej Babis' Second Cabinet, sworn in in June 2018, Miroslav Poche was originally nominated to be Minister of Foreign Affairs, but President Miloš Zeman's refused to swear him in and Jan Hamáček was made acting foreign minister.


  1. ^ "Miroslav POCHE". Europarl.europa.eu. Retrieved 2015-06-21.
  2. ^ EP delegation to observe parliamentary elections in Moldova European Parliament, press release of February 22, 2019.