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PASOS Secretariat

Tesnov 3
110 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic
Tel/fax: +420 2223 13644
Email: info@pasos.org
Web: www.pasos.org

The PASOS Secretariat is located in Prague, Czech Republic. The Secretariat was established in March 2005.

PASOS Secretariat staff

Vita TēraudaVITA

Executive Director
PASOS Secretariat, Prague, Czech Republic
Tesnov 3
110 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 2223 13644
http://www.pasos.org

Vita Tērauda was the founding director of PROVIDUS, leading the think tank through its first decade, establishing PROVIDUS as a strong, sustainable voice in domestic policymaking, and as a  trusted knowledge partner regionally and internationally. She was elected to the first PASOS Board of Directors in 2004 and was Chair of the Board from 2004-2008.  In 2013 and 2014, she authored the Latvia country report for the Bertelsmann Foundation’s Sustainable Governance Index.

Tērauda served as director of the Soros Foundation – Latvia from 1995 to 2002, contributing to democratic development in Latvia via a wide range of grant-making and operational programming in areas such as criminal justice reform, introduction of new models of bilingual education, youth exchange programs, establishment of the Riga Graduate School of Law, civil society development, governmental transparency and accountability, judicial reform. She served as the Latvian Minister of State Reform in the early 1990s, spearheading the post-Soviet transformation of Latvia’s executive branch of government, including establishment of the civil service, the School of Public Administration, freedom of information regulations, conflict of interest legislation, administrative remedies, overhauling the decision-making process at the center of government.

 

Alfredo Azula

Communications Manager
PASOS Secretariat, Prague, Czech Republic
Tesnov 3
110 00 Praha
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 2223 13644
http://www.pasos.org

Alfredo Azula has worked as a reporter, writer and editor for a variety of print and online publications, including The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Arizona Republic, and MSNBC. He was the Executive Editor of The Prague Post, an English-language newspaper based in the Czech Republic. Azula also has an extensive background in the computing communications industry, as a managing editor and web producer with several Microsoft websites.

 

Tereza Blažejova
Finance Manager
PASOS Secretariat, Prague, Czech Republic
Těšnov 3
110 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 2223 13644
http://www.pasos.org
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Tereza Blažejova joined the PASOS Secretariat in November 2013. Before joining PASOS, Tereza worked an accountant with Accenture in Prague. She has a degrees in Economics with a specialization in European Administration from VŠB Technical University.
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Petra Lanská
Project Co-ordinator
PASOS Secretariat, Prague, Czech Republic
Těšnov 3
110 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic
Tel: +420 2223 13644
http://www.pasos.org
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Petra Lanská joined the PASOS Secretariat in February 2009. Petra has more than two years‘ experience as Finance and Office Coordinator with International Young Naturefriends, an international youth NGO, also based in Prague. At International Young Naturefriends, she led a team that won the Best Feasibility Study in the Czech Republic for the Social Enterprise Competition, awarded by the Nonprofit Enterprise and Self-sustainability Team (NESsT) in 2007. She has degrees in Public Administration, and in Public and Social Policy, from Charles University in Prague.