The Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center hosted the Czech Republic’s Minister of Industry and Trade, H.E. Jan Mládek, on May 14, 2015 to deliver remarks on the state of Czech energy and economic affairs, with a particular focus on the newly announced European Energy Union and the future of nuclear energy in the Czech Republic. He also discussed how the Czech Republic’s economy and energy security have been impacted by the conflict in Ukraine. Minister Mládek was introduced by The Hon. Richard L. Morningstar, the Founding Director of the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center. The Minister’s remarks were followed by a moderated discussion with David Koranyi, Director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasian Energy Futures Initiative.