Inauguration speech of President Zuzana Čaputová
19.06.2019

Inauguration speech of President Zuzana Čaputová

"President Kiska, President Gašparovič, President Schuster, President of the National Council, Prime Minister, President of the Constitutional Court, Members...
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Kiska in his last address at Globsec: We need a strong and united Europe
PRESS RELEASE 06.06.2019

Kiska in his last address at Globsec: We need a strong and united Europe

On Thursday, President Andrej Kiska addressed GLOBSEC 2019 Bratislava Forum: "After almost five years, my mandate as President of Slovakia is coming to an end. During these years, I have not missed any of the Globsecs. Symbolically, today´s speech, as a president, is also my last foreign policy...
Kiska: Stronger Europe means meeting our NATO commitments
PRESS RELEASE 03.06.2019

Kiska: Stronger Europe means meeting our NATO commitments

On Monday, President Andrej Kiska addressed NATO Parliamentary Assembly, which hold a plenary session at Bratislava Castle. „Dear Madam President of the Assembly, Excellences, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dear Guests, Welcome to Bratislava. I wish to extend a special welcome to you, members of...
Joint Call for Europe ahead of the European elections in May 2019
PRESS RELEASE 09.05.2019

Joint Call for Europe ahead of the European elections in May 2019

Europe is the best idea we have ever had European integration has helped to realise a centuries-old hope for peace in Europe after unbridled nationalism and other extreme ideologies led Europe to the barbarity of two world wars. To this day, we cannot and should not take peace and freedom,...

I stand in solidarity with #SriLanka

Deeply shocked by horrific act of terror on the Easter day. I stand in solidarity with #SriLanka. Terrorism can't h… https://t.co/KKP2msosOB
On his farewell visit to Austria, Kiska met with Van der Bellen
PRESS RELEASE 21.03.2019

On his farewell visit to Austria, Kiska met with Van der Bellen

On Thursday, Andrej Kiska met with President Alexander Van der Bellen of Austria at the village of Weiden am See by Lake Neusiedl. The two heads of state had an informal lunch together and gave each other the highest state honours as an expression of their appreciation for the development of close,...
President awarded European prize for engagement with Roma issues
PRESS RELEASE 20.03.2019

President awarded European prize for engagement with Roma issues

During President Andrej Kiska’s visit to Brussels on Tuesday, he received the European Civil Rights Prize of the Sinti and Roma. The prize has been awarded since 2008 by the Central Council of German Sinti and Roma to individuals and institutions that have contributed to the protection of the...
President’s farewell message in Brussels: We are European Union
PRESS RELEASE 20.03.2019

President’s farewell message in Brussels: We are European Union

President Andrej Kiska visited Brussels as part of a series of farewell visits before the end of his term of office. On Tuesday he met with the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker and the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk. He also met with Slovak diplomats...
Kiska honoured the anniversary of Czechia’s accession to NATO
PRESS RELEASE 12.03.2019

Kiska honoured the anniversary of Czechia’s accession to NATO

On Tuesday, President Andrej Kiska took part in the celebrations of the twentieth anniversary of Czechia’s accession to NATO. President János Áder of Hungary and President Andrzej Duda of Poland also accepted invitations to Prague. At a ceremony in Prague Castle, the presidents of the Visegrad...
Kiska: Independent and professional journalism must be guarded
PRESS RELEASE 05.03.2019

Kiska: Independent and professional journalism must be guarded

On Monday, President Andrej Kiska addressed the journalists at the Press Freedom Conference in Bratislava, marking one year after murder of journalist Ján Kuciak and his fiancé Martina Kušnírová. „It’s a great honor for me to open your conference today in Bratislava. I would like...
The Presidents of the B9 countries discussed security in Košice
PRESS RELEASE 28.02.2019

The Presidents of the B9 countries discussed security in Košice

In Košice on Thursday, President Andrej Kiska hosted a meeting of the presidents of the other Bucharest Nine countries (Bulgaria, Czechia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Romania) and the Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg. The participants in the meeting issued a joint...
Slovakia will host a meeting of Heads of State of the Bucharest 9
PRESS RELEASE 26.02.2019

Slovakia will host a meeting of Heads of State of the Bucharest 9

On Thursday, February 28, 2019, President of the Slovak Republic Andrej Kiska will host a meeting of Heads of State of the Bucharest 9 (B9) countries - Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will also...
President receives US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
PRESS RELEASE 12.02.2019

President receives US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

President Andrej Kiska received Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, on Tuesday at the Presidential Palace. Secretary Pompeo was visiting Slovakia on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution and the fall of the Iron Curtain. President Kiska and Secretary...