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The extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of the Czech Republic to Denmark Jiří Brodský presented his credentials to Danish Queen Margrethe II on Tuesday 8 October 2013 at the castle of Fredensborg. He hereby formally began his mission as ambassador in the Kingdom of Denmark

Jiří Brodský

Jiří Brodský, MSc
Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Kingdom of Denmark

Born on 20 September 1977 in Prague

Education

2003 The London School of Economics and Political Science
MSc (Master of Science), European Studies

1999 Anglo-American University, Prague
BA (Bachelor of Arts), Political Science and Sociology

1996 Business Academy, Prague


Professional Experience


since 8 October 2013 Ambassador to Denmark

March-August 2013 Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Northern and Eastern Europe Department
preparation for the posting to Denmark, linguistic preparation

2005-2013 Office of the President of the Czech Republic
Deputy Director, Foreign Affairs Department
Head of the EU and NATO section          

2004-2005 Office of the President of the Czech Republic
Analyst, EU and NATO section, Foreign Affairs Department

2000-2002 Prague University of Economics
Assistant to the Vice-Rector for International Relations

1998-2000 Stratosféra Publishing Ltd.
translations from English

1998 Prague Business Journal
Researcher              

1997 Premiéra TV
Programme Editor                                                                         


External lectures

2004-2013 Prague University of Economics
lectures on foreign-politics topics for international students

2005-2006 Prague University of Economics
teaching the course „Central and East European countries in the European Union“ in English for the students registered in the „Central and East European Studies Programme“


Language skills


English (C1), French (B2)
Dutch (A2), Danish (A1)
Russian – passive knowledge


Membership in civic organizations

since November 2011 The Centre for Economics and Politics, Prague
member of the Advisory Committee

since December 2011  Endowment Fund of Livia and Václav Klaus
member of the Supervisory Council


Awards

2013 Silver Medal of the President of the Czech Republic
2012 Cross of Merit of the Chief of the Military Office of the President of the Czech Republic 1st Grade
2010 Commemorative Medal of the Department for the protection of the President of the Czech Republic


Publishing activities

Published specialized texts for the Institute of International Relations in Prague, for The Centre for Economics and Politics, articles for the dailies Hospodářské noviny and Lidové noviny and for foreign media: Washington Examiner (USA), The European Journal (The Great Britain), SIEN Quarterly (Hungary)


Academic interests

Czech foreign policy after 1989, European integration and the Eastern enlargement, Gaullist France, Scandinavian literature and facts


Other interests and activities

playing the piano, skiing, swimming, cycling, tennis

 

JB
Ambassador Jiří Brodský at the Ceremony of the Presentation of Credentials; photo: Scanpix