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|Minister for European Affairs|
30 November 2009 – 13 July 2010
|Prime Minister||Jan Fischer|
|Preceded by||Štefan Füle|
16 August 1960 |
Chmiel was born in Budapest but studied in Bratislava and later graduated from the Charles' University in Prague. He's married and speaks English, Hungarian, Russian, German, Swahili and Amharic in addition to Czech and Slovak.
He entered the diplomatic corps in 1992 and held several positions within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He was specialised in Africa at that time. Chmiel served as the nation's Ambassador to Nigeria from 1996 to 2003 and Australia from 2008 to 2009. From September 2014 he serves as Czech Republic Ambassador to Hungary.
Minister for European Affairs
- "Czech upper house backs tougher requirements to EU petitions". CTK news agency via BBC. March 18, 2010. Retrieved 14 May 2011.
Czech EU Affairs Minister Juraj Chmiel said in the Senate today ...
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