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Czech Ambassador and Slovak Consul General Mark the 100th Anniversary of the Pittsburgh Agreement


In commemoration of the Pittsburgh Agreement of 1918, which declared
the intent to create an independent European state to be known as
Czechoslovakia, the International Relations Council and the World Trade
Center–Kansas City, together with the Czech and Slovak Club of Greater
Kansas City, invite you to join us in welcoming to Kansas CityAmbassador Hynek Kmoníček (Czech Republic)

Ambassador Hynek Kmoníček (Czech Republic) 

Consul General Ladislava Begeç (Slovakia).

and  Consul General Ladislava Begeç (Slovakia).

A luncheon with an introduction to the Pittsburgh Agreement’s significance will be held at Union Station on Wednesday, May 16, with registration at 11:30. There, the visiting dignitaries will discuss the  valuable role of the modern states of the Czech and Slovak Republics and the important economic, social, and cultural ties between the Czech and Slovak Republics and the U.S., with particular emphasis on the Midwestern United States. A smaller business round table will follow the lunch program.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 • 12-1:45 p.m. (11:30 registration) • Union Station

$40 (General Admission) • $30 (Members) • $20 (Students)

Event sponsorships are available for $750 and include a reserved table of ten in a premium location, signage and sponsorship recognition, podium recognition, and two guaranteed seats at the business round table following the luncheon.

More information and registration are available online at

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