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Ing. Pavol Šepeľák

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Czech Republic to the Republic of Latvia

 

 

BIOGRAPHY

 

Date of Birth: 21 December 1957
Nationality: Czech Republic
Marital Status: married, 2 children

 

 Work Experience

2011-      Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Republic of Latvia
  Embassy of the Czech Republic in Riga
   
2009-2011 Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to the Islamic Republic
  of Pakistan
  Embassy of the Czech Republic in Islamabad
   
2008  Ambassador - Department of the Middle East and North Africa
  Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prague
   
2007 Ambassador at large for the candidature of the Czech Republic to the UN
  Security Council
  Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prague
   
2002-2006 Ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Luxembourg
  Embassy of the Czech Republic in Luxembourg
   
2000-2002 Director - Department of international organizations
  Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prague
   
1994-2000 Deputy permanent representative to the World Trade Organization
  Permanent Mission of the Czech Republic, Geneva
   
1993 Head division for multilateral technical assistance and ecological co-
  -operation
  Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prague
   
1988-1992 Representative at the Economic and Financial Committee of the United
  Nations
  Permanent Mission of Czechoslovakia to the United Nations, New York
   
1986-1988 Senior officer - Department for international economic co-operation
  Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prague
   
1983-1986 Desk Officer - Department for international economic co-operation
  Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prague
 
 Education
1993-1994 Pembroke College, Oxford
  – postgraduate studies
   
1983 University of Economics, Bratislava
  Academic degree Ing.
   
1978-1983 Institute of International Relations Moscow
   
1977-1978 University of Economics, Bratislava
 
 Awards
2006 Grand-Croix of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
 
 Knowledge of Languages
  Fluent in English, French, Russian, Czech, Slovak