Milan Ježovica has been the State Secretary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since July 2010. Prior to this assignment, he was the international policy analyst of the think tank M.E.S.A. 10. He started his professional career in 1989 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since 1991 he was the consul at the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Washington, D.C. In 1996 – 1999 he headed the Human Rights Department of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. As a deputy head of the mission at the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in the USA, in 1999 – 2003, he contributed to the accession of the Slovak Republic to OECD, NATO and European Union. In 2003 – 2007 he was the advisor on the foreign policy of the Prime Minister at that time, MikulášDzurinda. He represented Slovak Republic in the EU, NATO, UN, CE and the OSCE as well as the European Court for Human Rights.