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

Thank you for your leadership and defence of freedom

Thank you for your leadership and relentless defence of freedom, democracy and European unity. Glad to award chance.
President Kiska honours German Chancellor Merkel
PRESS RELEASE 07.02.2019

President Kiska honours German Chancellor Merkel

President Andrej Kiska received German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Presidential Palace on Thursday and presented her with the highest state decoration, the Order of the White Double Cross of the First Class, for her extraordinary contribution to the comprehensive development of relations between...
Kiska to diplomatic corps: Slovakia´s foreign policy position is clear
PRESS RELEASE 16.01.2019

Kiska to diplomatic corps: Slovakia´s foreign policy position is clear

On the occasion of the New Year 's meeting, president Andrej Kiska addressed the members of diplomatic corps accredited in the Slovak Republic: „It has become a good tradition to welcome you at the beginning of the year to sum up the previous year and to look forward....

Official Agenda of the President

Andrej Kiska

4th President of the Slovak Republic

Andrej Kiska (* February 2, 1963, Poprad) is the 4th president of the Slovak Republic, elected as civil candidate on March 29, 2014 and inaugurated on June 15, 2014. Philanthropist and former entrepreneur, graduated as electrical engineer, he is a founder of installment loan companies Tatracredit, Triangel a Quatro and co-founder of non-profit charity organization Dobrý anjel.

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15th
May
Farewell visit to Poland
Poland, Krakow
16th
Apr
Farewell visit to Hungary
Hungary
21st
Mar
Farewell visit to Austria
Austria, Neusiedler See
19th
Mar
Farewell visit to Brussels
Belgium, Brussels