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Janina Hřebíčková appointed Head of the OSCE Mission in Montenegro


Janina Hřebíčková appointed Head of the OSCE Mission in Montenegro

This appointment  is a recognition of the long-term Czech engagement in the Western Balkans  and a fruit of concentrated effort  of  the Czech Republic‘s Foreign Service  to promote a  professional  diplomat  to such an  important international mission.  Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Kohout welcomed Janina Hřebíčková´s appointment by stating that  “After a long time  Czech diplomacy has succeeded in promoting a solid candidate to the  Senior Management Post  in the significant  OSCE Mission in the  region of the Western Balkans which is represents a priority in the Czech Republic’s Foreign Policy.“

Ambassador Hřebíčková  has expressed her deep appreciation due to the appoitment.  Intermittently, she has lived and worked in all the republics of the Former  Yugoslavia for 14 years.  “I look forward to get  working with all the institutions of  Monenegro, international partners, OSCE and instituions in the Western Balkans‘ region. The people of Montenegro deserve to live and work in an environment governed by democracy and a sound rule of law, sharing European and Euro-Atlantic  values. I will do my best to be  continuing building that  journey with them,“  the Ambassador said.

Strengthening of Democratic Institutions, Human Rights, Security for Nations from the Human Dimension  perspecitve, and,  the Rule of Law belong among the  core OSCE values.  The OSCE Mission in Montenegro has been active since 2006. It focuses on supporting the government  of Montenegro and its institutions in the implementation of reforms  primarily in the area of police, justice, legislation, minorities, media , human rights, environment and economic development.  Within the remit of its mandate, the OSCE Mission helps the country on its way to European and Euro-Atlantic integration.