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...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
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...
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....
PRESS RELEASE 08.01.2019

The president awarded state honours to 15 women and 15 men

On 08 January President Andrej Kiska conferred state honours on 30 personalities. “We meet here today to honour the life and work of 15 women and 15 men. To pay tribute to their good work, outstanding talents, personal courage and outstanding benefit to our country. It is both a personal pleasure...
PRESS RELEASE 01.01.2019

New Year’s Address by President Andrej Kiska

On 1 January 2019 President Andrej Kiska made a New Year’s Address on RTVS. “It has become an enjoyable tradition for me to speak to you as head of state on the first day of the new year. I wish you all the best – those who live in Slovakia, those who are fond of it, and people of Slovak...
PRESS RELEASE 14.12.2018

President: The Pope is the most cherished man I could ever meet

Family, humility and forgiveness were the themes of Friday’s talk between President Andrej Kiska and Pope Francis in the Vatican. The Slovak President referred to him “the most cherished man” he could ever meet. Friday’s audience was Kiska’s second with Pope Francis. Their first meeting...

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.

Farewell visit to Brussels
Belgium, Brussels
20 years of Czech Republic in NATO
Meeting with the member of the European Comission Věra Jourová
B9 Presidents' Meeting