Ambassador Lubomir Kopaj of Slovakia was appointed Head of the OSCE Mission to Montenegro as of 1 December 2012.
He was OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Ukraine from 2008 until April 2012.
Ambassador Kopaj had previously held senior posts in Slovakia’s Foreign Ministry, including in the Analysis and Foreign Policy Planning Department from 2003 to 2008 and as Director-General of the Administrative Section from 2002 to 2003.
He was Ambassador to The Netherlands from 1997 to 2000.
Ambassador Kopaj has headed or been a member of a number of election observation missions organized by the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, and he was a member of Slovakia’s delegation to the 1992 CSCE Summit in Helsinki.
In addition to his native Slovak, he speaks English, German, Polish, Russian, and Swedish.