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Ambassador Pavel Vacek

Ambassador Pavel Vacek

Ambassador Pavel Vacek

Date of Birth:     15 August 1962

Place of Birth:    Moravský Krumlov, Czechoslovakia                              

Languages:          English, French, Russian


1980-1984                         Prague School of Economics, Faculty of Trade                             

1991-1992                           University Institute of International Studies, Geneva  

Professional career:

1984                         entered Czechoslovak diplomatic service (MFA), Prague  

1985                         military service/conscription (discharged as 2nd lieutenant)

1986-1989              desk officer, MFA, Prague

1989-1990               member of Czechoslovak delegation to CFA and CSBM talks, Vienna

1990-1991               assistant to Deputy Minister, MFA, Prague

1991-1992               participant in study programme in security policy, University Institute of Intl. Studies, Geneva, Switzerland

1993-1995               Director, Security Policy Department, MFA, Prague

1995-1998               Chargé d’Affaires/Deputy Head of Mission, Czech Embassy to Belgium/Mission to NATO and WEU, Brussels

1998-2000             Director-General for Multilateral Affairs, MFA, Prague

2000-2004            Ambassador, Head of Czech Delegation to the UN, OSCE and other intl. organisations in Vienna, Austria

2004-2007             Ambassador, Head of OSCE Mission in Albania

2007-2009             Director, Department of EU Policies

2009-2010             Director-General for EU Affairs

2011-2015               Czech Ambassador to Bulgaria, Sofia

2015-2016              South-Eastern Europe Dept. (pre-posting preparation), MFA, Prague

2017- present         Director, Security Policy Department, MFA, Prague

Marital Status: Divorced

Children:  3