Mr. Václav Dvořák Ph.D.
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Czech Hydrometeorological Institute
Mr. Vaclav Dvorak acts as a Director of the Czech Hydrometeorological Institute and Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic with the World Meteorological Organization since 2011. He completed his MSc. in hydrology at the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the Czech Technical University in Prague, and later defended his Ph.D. thesis on Analysis of Non-Stationary Hydrological Time Series at the Faculty of Environmental Sciences of the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague, parallel to his career at the Ministry of the Environment of the Czech Republic as a Chief of the European Integration Department of the Water Protection Section. While professionally participating during the Czech Presidency of the Council of the EU, he had already a strong international experience as a Scientific Officer of WMO (1988-1993), co-operating with UNESCO, WHO, FAO, IAHS, IIASA and other international agencies. He joined the Permanent Representation of the Czech Republic to the EU in Brussels between 2004 and 2009, participating in negotiations and coordination of the environmental policies with EU institutions.
As a Director of the National Hydrometeorological Service he manages the Institute which provides a range of essential data, information and services in the field of meteorology, climatology, hydrology and air protection, fundamental for the state administration, crisis management, integrated rescue system and other sectors including transport, agriculture, industry, education, scientific and research institutions, as well as regional authorities and general public.