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Nepál po zemetrasení./Nepal after earthquake. Kredit: ČTK/SCANPIX SWEDEN// AA / TT.

30 April

Czech aircraft carrying 14 Slovak citizens from Nepal will land in Bratislava

Today (April 30) shortly after noon the special aircraft deployed to Nepal by the Czech government will land at Bratislava´s airport responding to a request filed by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic and the agreement with the Czech side. The plane carries 14 Slovak citizens on board. The MFEA expresses hereby its gratitude to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic for the good services and cooperativeness in helping Slovak citizens in distress. The evacuation of Slovak citizens from Nepal is another proof of the effective and valued cooperation flourishing between both countries on the base of their outstanding bilateral relations.

Minister Miroslav Lajčák and Ambassadors of goodwill during the press conference of the European Development Year.

29 April

Looking back at the first quarter’s activities within the European Year for Development

Bratislava (29 April) - Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, met with personalities of the live cultural and non-governmental sectors to jointly evaluate current activities under the European Year for Development, in Bratislava today.

Minister Miroslav Lajčák and Ambassador of New Zealand Deborah Geels during welcome.

29 April

Minister Lajčák meets with Ambassador Geels on planned visit to New Zealand

Bratislava (29 April) - Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, received Deborah Geels, Ambassador of New Zealand to Slovakia, resident in Vienna, today.

Minister M. Lajčák presented the Golden Plaque for contribution to the development of Slovak diplomacy to the departing State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Peter Burian.

29 April

State Secretary Burian leaves to assume position of EU Special Representative to Central Asia

Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, today (29 April) presented the Golden Plaque for contribution to the development of Slovak diplomacy to the departing State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Peter Burian, who will assume the office of EU Special Representative to Central Asia on 1 May.

Minister Lajčák presented to Miguel de Serpa Soares, UN Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs, the ratification instruments to the Nagoya – Kuala Lumpur Supplementary Protocol on Liability and Redress to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety.

28 April

A wide array of topics and partners in New York

New York (28 April) – Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, continued holding a series of talks on global issues, European and bilateral topics at the United Nations on Tuesday. Minister Lajčák met with: Angela Kane, UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs; Miguel de Serpa Soares, UN Under-Secretary-General for Legal Affairs; Ramtane Lamamra, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Algeria; Samantha Power, the US Permanent Representative to the United Nations; and Andreas Mavroyiannis, the Negotiator of the Greek-Cypriot side in the inter-communal talks on the Cyprus problem.

State Secretary Peter Burian, Dagmar Repčeková Director General SHSP and M. Anttonen, State Secretary for External Economic Relations Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland during the Finnish business mission in Slovakia.

28 April

State Secretary Peter Burian holds talks with Matti Anttonen, Finland’s Under Secretary of State

Peter Burian, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, held talks with Matti Anttonen, Under Secretary of State of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Finland, today (28 April 2015).

  • Seminar on development of the digital agenda in the Visegrad Four (V4) region.

    28.4.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko a V4

    Digital agenda development within the V4

    Prague (28 April) – Upon an invitation from Aspen Institute Prague, Peter Javorčík, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, and Tomáš Prouza, the Secretary of State for EU Affairs at the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic, participated in a seminar on development of the digital agenda in the Visegrad Four (V4) region.

  • State Secretary Peter Javorčík and Ambassador of Hungary EC Molnár during welcome.

    26.4.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov

    State Secretary Javorčík receives Hungarian Ambassador Éva Czimbalmosné Molnár

    Peter Javorčík, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, received Éva Czimbalmosné Molnár, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Hungary to the Slovak Republic, today (24 April 2015).

  • A training course on Security Sector Reform (SSR) for experts from the Visegrad Four (V4) countries and Ukraine.

    22.4.2015 | Aktivity ministerstva | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko a V4

    V4 and Ukraine experts discuss Security Sector Reform

    The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, in cooperation with the International Security Sector Advisory Team (ISSAT) within the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), organized a training course on Security Sector Reform (SSR) for experts from the Visegrad Four (V4) countries and Ukraine today (22 April). The aim of the event was to present knowledge of reform and management of security institutions to make them more effective and transparent, to experts from the diplomacy, defence, interior, justice and other departments from the V4 countries and from Ukraine. The training course also offered opportunities for discussions of the reform processes in the V4 countries and in Ukraine.