Office of the Mayor and External Relations

  • Department of External Relations
Ensures communication with the media (without acting as the press officer), and through its website and the Noviny Prahy 2 (Prague 2 Newspaper) informs the public about the activities of the Borough of Prague 2.  Organises cultural and social functions held by the Borough and is responsible for the cultural grant programme.  Coordinates matters regulated by Act No. 106/1999 Coll., on Free Access to Information.
  • The Organisational Department
Ensures the conditions for the performance of the positions of members of the Council of the Borough of Prague 2, both for those who have been released by their regular full-time employer and those who have not, and participates in the organisation of the Council meetings and the meetings of the Borough Assembly.  Provides information and administrative services to Council and Assembly members.  Acts as the founder of subsidised organisations - the Vinohrady Library and New Town Hall.  Takes care of the foreign relations of the Authority of the Borough of Prague 2.  Intermediates the publication of the conclusions of the meetings of the Borough Council and Borough Assembly.
  • Department for Crisis Management and Safety
Organises and, as authorised by the mayor, manages arrangements for the preparation of defence, coordinates the cooperation of the sections of the Borough Authority in executing the tasks of the City of Prague in this area, and performs tasks related to addressing extraordinary events, making preparations for the mobilisation of the state and tasks related to civil defence and protection; the department is also responsible for the activities of the drug prevention coordinator.
  • Department for Territorial Development
Represents the Borough in obtaining and discussing documents and documentation for territorial planning and as a party in zoning and development planning proceedings, and coordinates conceptual activities in the sphere of development, in line with the resolutions of the Borough Council and Borough Assembly; is responsible for issues concerning the Programme for the Revitalisation of Urban Heritage Reserves and Urban Heritage Zones in the borough;  and provides information to residents about the zoning and development plan of the City of Prague and other development documents of the borough