Eduard KUKAN

Country: Slovakia
  • BRU:
    ASP 06F155 (Altiero Spinelli)
    Parlement européen
    60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
    B-1047 Bruxelles / Brussel
    Phone: +32 (0)2 2845216
    Fax:+32 (0)2 2849216
  • STR:
    LOW T09006 (Louise Weiss)
    Parlement européen
    Allée du Printemps
    BP 1024/F
    F-67070 Strasbourg cedex
    Phone: +33 (0)3 88 175216
    Fax:+33 (0)3 88 179216
My Positions in Parliament:
  • Chair - Serbia
  • Member - Conference of Delegation Chairs
  • Member - Foreign Affairs
  • Member - Independent
  • Member - Security and Defence
  • Substitute - Albania
  • Substitute - Euronest
  • Substitute - Employment and Social Affairs

Curriculum vitae

Born in 1939. Professional diplomat. Ambassador of Czecho-Slovakia to the UN, 1989-1993. Ambassador of the Slovak Republic to the UN, 1993 - 1994. Minister of Foreign Affairs in the coalition government in 1994. In 1998 helped establish the Slovak Democratic Coalition (SDK) and became its Deputy Chairman. Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1998. Co-founder of the Slovak Democratic and Christian Union (SDKU). Minister of Foreign Affairs, 2002-2006. Under his mandate the Slovak Republic received invitations to join both NATO and the EU. Currently Member of Parliament. Since the establishment of SDKU, he serves as a Vice-Chairman of SDKU-DS responsible for foreign policy. MEP since 2009.



Albania in EU
14.02.2018 - 15:07

EPP MEPs in Albania: joint efforts required from all political parties on EU prospects

Albania has progressed and showed political commitment to EU-related reforms - this is one of the conclusions of the EU-Albania Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee, which met for the 12th time in the country’s capital Tirana...
couple together at the beach
09.09.2015 - 15:08

Elderly people deserve our utmost attention

The Plenary of the European Parliament has adopted a Report by Slovakian EPP Group MEP Eduard Kukan on the assessment of the 2012 European Year for Active Ageing. Active ageing and inter-generational solidarity are important topics linked to Europe...


Press releases

European union puzzle game
13.06.2018 - 14:55

Historic agreement between Macedonia and Greece

Eduard Kukan, Member of the European Parliament and Co-Chair of the Jean Monnet Dialogue process with the Sobranie, made the following remarks after Prime Ministers Tsipras and Zaev agreed on the...
EU - Russia
18.04.2018 - 10:21

Stanovisko ku situácii v Ruskej federácii

Európsky parlament diskutoval s Vysokou predstaviteľkou EÚ pre zahraničnú politiku Federicou Mogherini o situácii v Rusku.  Poslanci Európskej ľudovej...
Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group and Ivan Štefanec MEP
14.03.2018 - 13:20

Situácia na Slovensku

Európsky parlament dnes popoludní diskutuje o situácii na Slovensku v súvislosti s úkladnou vraždou investigatívneho novinára Já...



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