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Ambassador Mrs. Jana Šedivá


Jana ŠEDIVÁ – Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Philippines


Date of Birth:          27 December 1974


Place of Birth:       Český Brod, Czech Republic


Education:                Charles University, Prague

                                       Faculty of Arts – Political Science, Sinology

                                       Beijing University (1995 – 1996)



2018 – onwards          Ambassador-designate to the Philippines

2016 – 2018                 Asia and Pacific Department, Deputy Director

2008 – 2016                Asia and Pacific Department, Head of Unit of South and South East Asia,

                                       Desk Officer (2011 – 2013 maternity leave)

2004 - 2008                Eurojust, Head of Czech National Member´s Cabinet

2003 – 2004               Czech Centre in The Hague, the Netherlands, Deputy Director

2002 – 2003               Embassy of the Czech Republic in The Hague, the Netherlands

2001                              Embassy of the Czech Republic in Jakarta, Indonesia

2000 – 2002               Department of Asia and Pacific, Desk Officer

2000                             Diplomatic Academy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech


1998 – 2000               Charles University, Sinological Centre


Language Skills:       English, Chinese, intermediate level of French, basic level of  Spanish and



One daughter (born 2011)