The Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Addis Ababa
Addis Ababa (1 October) – Slovakia and Ethiopia will intensify their political dialogue and economic cooperation. This is the outcome of an official visit by Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák, in Addis Ababa during which he and his Ethiopian partners signed an agreement on prevention of double taxation and a memorandum on cooperation between the foreign ministries of both countries.
Bratislava (25 May) - At its Wednesday session in Bratislava, the Government of the Slovak Republic approved the nomination of Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Miroslav Lajčák for the post of UN Secretary-General. This was done in response to the invitation made by President of the UN General Assembly for the member states to nominate candidates with proven leadership and managerial abilities, extensive experience in international relations, and strong diplomatic, communication and multilingual skills for this post.
Addis Ababa (13 July) – Sustainable development and transformation changes in the world will be effectively achieved only through the cooperation of the governmental and non-governmental sectors, according to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák, who co-chaired the international round table – with several dozen countries in attendance – on global partnership in providing development aid in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia.
There is no development without security. Functional security institutions – protecting the territorial integrity of states and their inhabitants – contribute to the successful implementation of other reforms as well as international peace, stability and cooperation. Slovakia has been helpful in security sector reform (SSR) in many countries where we transfer our own SSR expertise.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic recommends the parents who plan to travel outside of the Slovak Republic with their children after June 26, 2012 to have individual passports issued for their children.