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Assistant Secretary Pyatt’s Travel to Prague and the Munich Security Conference – United States Department of State

Assistant Secretary for Energy Resources Geoffrey R. Pyatt will travel to the Czech Republic and Germany on February 15 and 16.  In Prague, Assistant Secretary Pyatt will meet with government and energy sector representatives to discuss U.S.-Czech cooperation on supporting Ukraine’s emergency energy sector needs and long-term reconstruction.  They will also discuss furthering the U.S.-Czech energy partnership, including the deployment of nuclear energy including small modular reactors in Europe.  His engagements will emphasize the need for diverse clean energy supply chains and the global clean energy transition.

On February 16, Assistant Secretary Pyatt will participate in the 60th Munich Security Conference, joining the U.S. delegation including Vice President Kamala Harris, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas, and Special Representative for Ukraine Reconstruction and Economic Recovery Penny Pritzker.

Assistant Secretary Pyatt’s engagements will center on critical minerals, energy security for U.S. allies and partners in ongoing response to Russia’s brutal and illegal invasion of Ukraine, and the United States’ enduring commitment to Ukraine’s economic recovery and European integration.  His discussions will also emphasize the need for diverse clean energy supply chains, accelerating decarbonization, and the global clean energy transition.

For further media information, please contact ENR-PD-Clearances@state.gov.

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