Press release

Miroslav Wlachovský Joins GLOBSEC as Distinguished Fellow


Bratislava, December 7th 2023 – GLOBSEC, pre-eminent public policy organization dedicated to freedom, democracy, and security, proudly announces the appointment of Mr. Miroslav Wlachovský as a Distinguished Fellow. This strategic addition to the GLOBSEC team amplifies the organization's commitment to fostering international collaboration and addressing global challenges.

"Ambassador Wlachovský's extensive experience and expertise in foreign affairs make him a valuable asset to GLOBSEC. His insights will undoubtedly contribute to the depth and quality of our work, further advancing our mission to address global challenges and act as a constructive voice of Central and Eastern Europe," commented Róbert Vass, President and Founder of GLOBSEC.

Mr. Wlachovský's career has been marked by his exceptional contributions to diplomacy and foreign affairs. Serving as the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic from May to October 2023, he demonstrated exemplary leadership in advancing Slovakia's interests on the international stage.

A distinguished diplomat, Mr. Wlachovský represented Slovakia as its Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (2011-2015) and to the Kingdom of Denmark (2018-2022). His diplomatic assignments reflect a commitment to fostering positive bilateral relationships and navigating the complexities of global diplomacy.

Throughout his illustrious career, Mr. Wlachovský also served as an advisor for foreign policy to the Prime Minister(s) of the Slovak Republic, offering his expertise to PM Mikuláš Dzurinda in 2001-2003 and, more recently, to PM Eduard Heger in 2018-2022.

Mr. Wlachovský, a graduate of the Faculty of Philosophy of the Comenius University in Bratislava, is not only an advocate for a strong European Union and NATO but also a committed supporter of transatlantic relations. His deep-rooted belief in the importance of international collaboration aligns seamlessly with GLOBSEC's mission.


GLOBSEC is a global think-tank based in Bratislava committed to enhancing security, prosperity, and sustainability in Europe and throughout the world. It is an independent, non-partisan, non-governmental organisation. With its presence in Bratislava, Brussels, Kyiv, Vienna, and Washington, GLOBSEC's mission is to influence the future by generating new ideas and solutions for a better and safer world. To this goal contributes the annual GLOBSEC Bratislava Forum, one of the leading global security conferences. GLOBSEC also organises the annual GLOBSEC Tatra Summit, a conference that provides the opportunity for experts to have fruitful political discussions on the future of Europe.