The Hague, 17 March 2011
On 1 February 2011, Mr Lukáš Starý was appointed the new National Member for the Czech Republic at Eurojust. In accordance with Article 9(3) of the Eurojust Decision, the appointment was approved by the Secretary General of the European Council.
The former National Member for the Czech Republic, Mr Pavel Zeman, has returned to his home country; on 1 January 2011 he became the General Prosecutor of the Czech Republic.
Before his appointment as National Member, Mr Starý was a prosecutor in the International Department of the Supreme Public Prosecutor’s Office of the Czech Republic from October 2008 to June 2009. From 2003-2008, and again from 2009 until his recent appointment, Mr Starý worked at the District Public Prosecutor’s Office in Karvina.
Mr Lukáš Starý commented: “The position as National Member for the Czech Republic at Eurojust is without any doubt the most challenging one in my career. I am fully aware of the responsibility involved with this job, and I will work as hard as possible to be a key player in international judicial co-operation."
Mr Lukáš Starý
(photo in hi-res available from Eurojust)
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Mr Joannes THUY, Spokesperson - Head of Press & PR Service
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