In 1994 Slivovič graduated from the Moscow State Institute for International Relations in Russia .
From October 1994 to 1997 Slivovič was Desk Officer for Turkey , Greece and Cyprus in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs . This was followed by the post of third secretary at the Slovak embassy in Ankara (Turkey) until 2001 . Slivovič was then advisor to the Secretary General in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, before becoming the first secretary at the Slovak embassy in Moscow from 2003 to 2004. In 2004, Slivovič completed an apprenticeship at the NATO Defense College in Rome ( Italy ) before becoming an advisor and head of the Politics Section at the Permanent Mission of Slovakia to NATO in Brussels ( Belgium ) . He held the office until 2008. Until 2009, Slivovič was director of the operational planning and project support department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. From 2010 to April 2011 he was in the Strategy and Analysis Department before becoming Director of the Security Policy Department in May. From July 2011, Slivovič was Director of the Asia, Africa, Latin America and Pacific Department. In June 2012, responsibility for Latin America was separated from the department. In November, Slivovič resigned his position as director of the department and became director of the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa department in June 2013 .
On April 22, 2014, Slivovič, succeeding Štefan Rozkopál , took up the post of Slovak ambassador to Indonesia . Based in Jakarta , Slivovič had additional accreditations as ambassador for Brunei , Malaysia , East Timor , the Philippines , Singapore and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). The accreditation was handed over to President Tony Tan Keng Yam in Singapore on May 29, 2014. Slivovič's term in Jakarta ended in 2018. He was succeeded as the new ambassador by Jaroslav Chlebo . Slivovič returned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Bratislava and became director of the Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and Central Asia department.
Michal Slivovič is married to Olga Slivovičová. The couple have a son and a daughter together.
In addition to his mother tongue, Slivovič speaks English, Russian, Turkish and French.
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|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Slovak diplomat|
|DATE OF BIRTH||November 10, 1969|