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Speaker(s): Miroslav Lajcák
Chair: Dr Abby Innes
Recorded on 13 February 2013 at Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Miroslav Lajcák is Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, a position he has held since April 2012. Prior to this he held a series of senior diplomatic postings including managing director for Europe and Central Asia, European External Action Service (Dec 2010-April 2012); High Representative/European Union special representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina (July 2007-January 2009); and personal representative of European Union High Representative for Common Foreign and Security Policy to facilitate the referendum on the independence of Montenegro (2006).
Miroslav Lajcák was educated at Moscow State Institute of International Relations, Faculty of International Relations; Comenius University Bratislava, Faculty of Law; and the College of International and Security Studies, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Garmisch – Partenkirchen.