Lajčák in Jordan: “It is extremely interesting to hear the voice of the region directly in the region”
Leadership and inclusiveness, the ability of the young generation to take the steering wheel, to listen to, decide and act - these are parts of the recipe for the future resolution of the serious crises threatening the basics of our world. This has been heard today (20 May) at the World Economic Forum on Middle East and North Africa (WEF on MENA) in Jordan, wherein - at the invitation of the organizers – Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajčák also participated.
Lajčák in Nicosia: "Council of Europe plays an important role in fighting terrorism along with the EU, NATO and the UN.”
Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák today (19 May) led a delegation of the Slovak Republic at the 127th session of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers in Nicosia, Cyprus, focused on reinforcing democratic security in Europe. The meeting, chaired by Foreign Affairs Minister of Cyprus Ioannis Kasoulides, delved especially into current political issues related to democratic security, the fight against violent extremism and radicalization leading to terrorism, addressing the migration crisis and the key role of democracy, human rights and the rule of law in conflict resolution.
Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák met with an Omani delegation led by Princess Mona bint Fahad bin Mahmoud Al Said at the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry today (18 May). The representatives of Oman arrived in Slovakia for an educational mission – as Princess Mona, the daughter of Deputy Prime Minister of the Sultanate of Oman, works at the prestigious Sultan Qaboos University.
Minister Lajčák in Brussels: “We have to deepen our contact with Africa especially on issues of security, development and migration”
Major challenges facing Africa ever more intensively that we can also feel in Europe, include the growing population, unemployment, ethnic and religious conflicts, poverty and hunger; all of which work as catalysts of uncontrolled migration. This was acknowledged today (15 May) by heads of diplomacy of the European Union member states in the EU Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) in Brussels where Slovakia was represented by Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Miroslav Lajčák.
Invited by Slovak Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajčák, more than 40 ambassadors accredited to the Slovak Republic visited the Tatras region on 12-13 May. The diplomats admired attractive World Heritage Sites listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), as well as the beauty of the Slovak highest mountains - the High Tatras. They had a unique opportunity to become directly acquainted with cultural, historic and economic heritage of this region.