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Jan Lipavský was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on 17 December 2021
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Jan Lipavský was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on 17 December 2021

 

He served in the Chamber of Deputies for four years as Vice-Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Security. In addition, he was a member of the Standing Committee on Hybrid Threats, the Subcommittee on Defence, Cyber and Security Policy and Strategic Concepts of the Czech Republic and the Subcommittee on Migration and Asylum Policy. He focused mainly on issues of energy and international security and hybrid threats.

Before entering politics, he pursued a private sector career in banking IT, having worked for McKinsey & Company, Euro RSCG, ZOOT, Total Solutions and Moro Systems.

He was born in Prague, where he completed grammar school. Later he graduated in International Territorial Studies at the Institute of International Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, and spent a year at the University of Kent in the United Kingdom. He has a seven-year-old daughter.

Jan Lipavský was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on 17 December 2021

Jan Lipavský was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on 17 December 2021

Jan Lipavský was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on 17 December 2021

Jan Lipavský was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on 17 December 2021

Jan Lipavský was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on 17 December 2021

Jan Lipavský was appointed Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic on 17 December 2021

 

 

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