Lenka Miháliková

Senior Adviser, First Committee 

Lenka MihálikováLenka Miháliková is Senior Adviser on issues relating to the First Committee within the Office of the President of the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

Lenka joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia in 1996. Before joining the PGA’s team she worked at the Department for Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and Counter Terrorism where she was responsible for coordinating and evaluating implementation of Slovakia’s obligations with regard to several international treaties and export control regimes. She was also a focal point for UN Security Council 1540.

During a previous posting to New York from 2009-2013, she followed the Fourth Committee and issues on the agenda of the Security Council.

She has been closely involved in UN affairs since 2002 when she finished her posting in London where she served from 1998 to 2002 as a Secretary for Press and Cultural Affairs.

Lenka participated in drafting strategy for candidature and membership of Slovakia in the Security Council (2006-2007), and has followed peace and security issues, peacekeeping and political affairs.

She deepened her experience in the field of culture and education while working at the desk office for UNESCO and the Deputy Secretary-General for the Slovak Commission for UNESCO.