State Secretary - Activities
23.6.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Cyprus
Igor Slobodník, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, today (23 June) received Pantias Eliades, Political Affairs Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Cyprus, who visited Bratislava within regular bilateral consultations of political directors of diplomacy departments.
23.6.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov
Issues related to the status of the German minority in Slovakia, successful projects of integration of the Roma population as well as exchange of opinions concerning addressing the contemporary refugee wave to Europe dominated the meeting of Igor Slobodník, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, with Hartmut Koschyk, Federal Government Commissioner for Matters Related to Ethnic German Resettlers and National Minorities and a Member of the German Bundestag, in Bratislava today (23 June).
23.6.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko a Európska únia | Slovensko a V4
The ministers at the General Affairs Council (GAC) held in Luxembourg today (23 June) were preparing the summit for the leaders of the 28 EU members states that will take place in Brussels at the end of this week. The key issue was migration and a voluntary versus compulsory mechanism for redistribution of migrants between member states. Slovakia, as the presiding country, expressed the joint position of the Visegrad Four states, which jointly declared to participate in solidarity as well as the need to address the core of the migration issue.
19.6.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov
Igor Slobodník, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, was on the first ever joint working visit by the V4 State Secretaries of diplomacy departments in Georgia on 18-19 June 2015. Together with his colleagues from the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary, he held talks with: Tamar Beruchashvili, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Georgia; Davit Bakradze, State Minister for Euro-Atlantic Integration of Georgia; and Tinatin Chidasheli, Defence Minister of Georgia.
17.6.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov
The first meeting of the six working groups under the so-called Slavkov format for cooperation between the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic and Austria took place in Prague today (17 June). The meeting was conducted by state secretaries of foreign ministries, namely Petr Drulák (Czech Republic), Peter Javorčík (Slovak Republic) and Michael Linhart (Austria), as the national coordinators for the Slavkov cooperation.
16.6.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov
On the occasion of Slovakia’s participation in the EXPO Milano 2015 world exposition Igor Slobodník, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, presented a festive opening of the Slovakia-Italy Business Forum in the Vittoriano complex in Rome today (16 June 2015).
15.6.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov
At the Annual Meeting of the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Member States of the Central European Initiative (CEI) in Ohrid, Macedonia, today (15 June 2015) the Slovak Republic was represented by Igor Slobodník, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic.
12.6.2015 | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov
Peter Javorčík, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, received Mark Bailey, Ambassador of Canada to Slovakia, resident in Vienna, today (12 June). The meeting was dominated by the topic of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between the EU and Canada.