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.



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...
19.03.2014 - 10:30

EPP Group MEPs Statement on the situation in Ukraine

Pay less for more - that's great formula for advertising of anything worth paying. Even when you go advertising virtual things like peace or security. Growth of peace, what brings growth of welfare etc. Not an opposite link, no chance. Give...

Press releases

hands, Global Peace and Security
07.07.2017 - 11:01

Nový investičný plán EÚ pre Afriku a susedstvo EÚ

Poslanci vo štvrtok 6. júla 2017 schválili plán EÚ, ktorý by mal do Afriky a susedstva EÚ prilákať súkromné invest...
West African market scene
06.07.2017 - 12:21

€44 billion to fight root causes of migration

Members of the European Parliament gave the green light today for the European Fund for Sustainable Development, an EU scheme of €3.3 billion worth of loans and guarantees aimed at mobilising...
European union puzzle game
10.11.2015 - 12:48

Integration process must be revitalised

 EU Commissioner Hahn presented the Commission's 2015 Enlargement Strategy and Country Reports today morning in the European Parliament's Foreign Affairs Committee to the MEPs. Eduard...



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