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Czech Ambassador Reinišová speaks at Leiden Law School

On Thursday 16 November, the Europa Institute had the honour of receiving HE Jana Reinišová, Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the Netherlands. She delivered a speech in the framework of the European Union Seminar Series, jointly organized by the master’s programme in International Relations, the Institute for History, and the Europa Institute at the Leiden Law School.

Jana Reinišová has been the Czech ambassador to the Netherlands since 2015. She has an extensive experience at EU level. Not only was she involved in the negotiations on the accession of the Czech Republic to the European Union, she also was the Deputy Permanent Representative to the European Union in Brussels.

In her lecture the Ambassador spoke about her experience, both personal and professional, in working in and with the EU. She provided an interesting insight in the functioning of the EU and the position of a central European Member State.

After the lecture, the Ambassador met with the Czech students for a meet and greet at the University’s Academy Building.

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