On 20 April 2018, Lukáš Parízek, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, conducted bilateral political consultations with Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan, Muzaffar Huseinzoda. The current meeting followed up on the existing active dialogue between both countries.
Lukáš Parízek with Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade of the Republic of Mongolia Damdin Tsogtbaatar
State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Lukáš Parízek, received today (20 April 2018) Minister of Foreign and European Affairs and Trade of Mongolian People’s Republic, Damdin Tsogtbaatar, who came for a working visit to the Slovak Republic.
State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, Ivan Korčok, opened today (19 April) an exhibition titled “FDC (First Day Covers) – First Day Envelopes of Israel” in the Congress Hall of the ministry. By means of facsimile, the exhibition offers a unique insight into a rich collection kept by the Museum of Jewish Culture which preserves originals of Israeli envelopes that are first day issues in the years 1949-2001.
Lukáš Parízek, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, took part today in the opening of the last plenary session of the 11th year of the Model Conference at the Faculty of International Affairs of the University of Economics in Bratislava. At the beginning of November 2017, the first simulations of negotiations within the Model Conference took place in the auditorium of the University of Economics in Bratislava. Students could try, for the first time, how official intergovernmental negotiations take place within which representatives of involved countries have the opportunity to discuss issues, submit positions on them and seek joint solutions. The main themes were divided into three groups focusing on economy, security and politics.
The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic welcomes the publication of the European Commission’s reports regarding the enlargement policy, including reports on progress made by the candidate countries and potential candidates for accession to the EU. The reports evaluate in detail progress made in all the areas that are relevant for European integration and serve as the basis of differentiation between countries based on merits and achieved results. The ministry sees these evaluations mainly in the context of the recently publicized strategy of the European Commission on the Western Balkans and EU enlargement and is convinced that enlargement based on established criteria and their fulfilment is a strategic investment into a secure, stable, and unified European Union established on common values.