Metod ŠPAČEK, Ph.D.



Experience

Head of the Office of the President of the Slovak Republic
2021 -
 

Legal Advisor and Director of the International Law Department
Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic
2014 - 2021
 
Member
Permanent Court of Arbitration
2019 -
 
Lecturer on International Law
Faculty of Law of Comenius University in Bratislava
2017 - 2021
 

Deputy Head of Mission
Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Budapest
2010 - 2014
 
Director of the Office of the State Secretary
Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic
2007 - 2010
 
Head of the Public International Law Division
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak Republic
2005 - 2006
 
Legal Advisor
Permanent Mission of Slovakia to the United Nations in New York
2001 - 2005
 
Legal Officer at International Law Department
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Slovak republic
1998 - 2001



Education


Charles University in Prague
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), International Law, European Law, Constitutional Law, 2006 – 2012

Comenius University in Bratislava
Doctor of Laws (JUDr.), Law, 1998 - 1999

Comenius University in Bratislava
Master's degree (Mgr.), Law, 1993 - 1998



Memberships


Vice-president
Slovak Society of International Law

President
Slovak Branch of the International Law Association




National and International Participation


Agent of Slovakia
before the International Court of Justice in Gabcikovo - Nagymaros Project Case
2017 - present
 
Head of Legal Team
Slovak Government Delegation for the Implementation of the ICJ Judgment in Gabcikovo - Nagymaros Project Case
2005 - present
 
Chair
EU Council Working Group on Public International Law – COJUR
2016

Chair
EU Council Working Group on International Criminal Court – COJUR-ICC
2016

Chair
EU Council Working Group on the Law of the Sea – COMAR
2016



Languages

Slovak, Czech, Hungarian, English, French, German