27.4.2015 | Vyhlásenia a stanoviská ministerstva | Nepál
Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, today (27 April) decided to provide financial humanitarian aid of €30,000 to help overcome the consequences of the earthquake in Nepal. The financial aid is intended for the country’s most urgent needs, such as supplies of drugs, medical and sanitary material, drinking water and vaccines. The aid will be provided through the non-governmental humanitarian organization World Vision International (WVI). World Vision International is a reputable organization that has been implementing several long-term projects in the country and focuses on building resilience of communities to the consequences of earthquakes and similar natural disasters. WVI is present in a large portion of Nepal, also outside the capital city, including the city of Lamjung that is situated the closest distance to the epicentre. WVI is also involved in the current humanitarian response with focus on vulnerable groups (especially children). Last Saturday’s earthquake in Nepal of 7.8 magnitude of Richter scale, according to current reports, has claimed more than 3,700 lives and caused injuries to at least 6,500 people.
27.4.2015 | Aktivity ministra | Slovensko a OSN
New York (27 April) – “We face serious deterioration in the security situation around the world and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction continues to be one of the major threats.” This was said today at the United Nations General Assembly by Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, in his introductory address at the Review Conference of the Parties to the Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, as the second speaker and the first speaker from the EU member states. “The Non-Proliferation Treaty remains a unique and irreplaceable framework for maintaining and strengthening international peace, security, and stability,” emphasized Minister Lajčák in front of the United Nations’ officials and delegates from UN member states. Non-proliferation of nuclear weapons and nuclear disarmament, according to the minister, are an important element for strengthening the international security architecture.
26.4.2015 | Vyhlásenia a stanoviská ministerstva | Nepál
Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, today (26 April) sent a telegram expressing condolences to his Nepalese counterpart Mahendra Bahadur Pandey with regards to the natural disaster that has struck the country.
26.4.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov
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).
25.4.2015 | Aktivity ministra
Berkeley (California, 24 April) – “Better interconnection of universities with the private sector is a primary prerequisite for a successful economy based on innovation and modern technologies,” stated Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, during his visit to the prestigious University of California, Berkley. The university has a long history of being at the global top rankings of education quality and innovation and also provides useful background for start-ups, starting businesses,
24.4.2015 | Vyhlásenia a stanoviská ministerstva
In response to the concerns by personalities who expressed their opinion about the transit of the Night Wolves Motorcycle Club, we need to emphasize that the Slovak Republic is a country with rule of law and state institutions can only act within the limits of the law. As for the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic (MFEA SR), the fact is that no participant in the ride through Slovakia has applied for a Slovak visa with our authorities.
24.4.2015 | Aktivity ministra | Ekonomické správy | Prezentácia Slovenska v zahraničí...
Palo Alto, California (23 April) – Opening the first ever joint presentation of start-ups from the Visegrad Four (V4) in the American Silicon Valley and meeting with representatives of the telecom giant AT&T marked the beginning of a two-day visit of Miroslav Lajčák, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, in the most populous US state, California.
22.4.2015 | Aktivity ministerstva | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko a V4
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.