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Ambassador

H. E. Pavel MIKEŠ

Pavel Mikeš

Pavel Mikeš

Date of Birth:                        16th September, 1960

Place of Birth:                      České Budějovice, the Czech Republic                   

Marital Status:                     Married, four children

Languages:                            Czech, English, French, Swahili, Amharic

 

Education:                           

1975 – 1978                            Secondary School Jírovcova, České Budějovice

1978 – 1979                            Secondary School in Žďár nad Sázavou

1979 – 1984                            Charles University Prague – Major in African History  

                                                 and  Linguistics

 1999                                      Addis Ababa University - African History Postgraduate Course

 

Work Experience:

1985 – 1993                            Oriental Institute of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences

                                                  African Department

1993 – 1998                           self-employed - organizer of  cultural and tourist programmes

1999                                        joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic

1999 - 2005                           Head of Mission - the Czech Embassy in Kinshasa,  responsible for the Democratic Republic of  Congo, the Republic of Congo, and the Central African Republic

2005 – 2008                         Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic - Middle East and Africa Department, Culture and Public Diplomacy Department

2008 – 2010                         European Union Delegation to the African Union in Addis Ababa – Political Advisor to the Ambassador

2011 – 2013                           Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic –  Sub-Saharan Africa Department

2013 – to July 2018             The Ambassador of the Czech Republic in the Federal Republic of Nigeria

September 2018 – date       The Ambassador of the Czech Republic in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

 

Publications:  

 

Books on history and geography (Ethiopia), and on East African   

traditional wisdom (collections of Amharic, Somali and Swahili proverbs).