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Deputy Minister – Head of the Defence Policy and Strategy Division

PhDr. Mgr. Jakub Landovsky, Ph.D.

PhDr. Mgr. Jakub Landovsky, Ph.D.

Biography

Date of Birth: 5 September 1976

Place of Birth: Prague

Marital Status: married

Education:

  • 2014
    Czech Bar Association; Lawyers bar exam – (Advocate)
  • 2003 - 2011
    Charles University, Prague – Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science: Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D); Thesis: “Conflict and Cooperation in Transboundary Watersheds”
  • 2010
    Charles University, Prague – Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science: Minor Doctor’s degree (PhDr.)
  • 1999 - 2007
    The University of West Bohemia, Pilsen – Faculty of Law: Master degree in law (Mgr.); Thesis: “Instruments of Public International Law Regulating International Fresh Water Law”
  • 2005 - 2006
    Oregon State University, USA: Fulbright Visiting Scholar
  • 2000 - 2003
    Charles University, Prague – Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science: Master degree in political science (Mgr.); Thesis: “Contemporary International Water Conflicts and Methods of Their Resolution”
  • 1996 - 2000
    Charles University, Prague – Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Science: Bachelor degree in political science (Bc); Thesis: “Geopolitics of Water in the Middle East”

Academic / Teaching Experience:

  • 2012 - Present
    Lecturer/Researcher – Charles University (faculty member), Prague – Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Sciences
  • 2013 - Present
    Lecturer – Vysoka skola mezinarodnich a verejnych vztahu, Prague, o.p.s. (University of International Relations and Public Relations), course title: Introduction to Political Science
  • 2007 - 2012
    Assistant Lecturer – Charles University (employee), Prague – Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Political Sciences

Courses Tought:

  • Public international law: master degree course introducing students to international law
    Conflict & Cooperation in International River Basins: specialized course dedicated to fresh water conflict and cooperation between subjects of international law
    Master´s Degree Seminar: preparatory class for students writing diploma thesis
    Introduction to Political Science: mandatory class for students at University of International Relations and Public Relations

Publications:

  • Stedron B., Potucek M., Landovsky J. (2013). Politicky marketing. Prague, C.H. Beck 2013, ISBN: 9788074004483
  • Landovsky, J. (2006). Human Development Report 2006 - Institutional Assessment of Transboundary Water Resources Management. Human Development Report Office OCCASIONAL PAPER, (36), 23. UNDP
  • Landovsky, J. Perspektivy Vychodniho partnerstvi in: (2013) ROMANCOV, Michael a kol. Jizni Kavkaz v bezpecnostni perspektive. Prague: Metropolitan University Prague Press, 2013. 180 s. ISBN 978-80-86855-90-5

Conferences:

  • November 2012
    29th Taiwan-European Conference: "New Security For the New ERA:EU, East Asia and Beyond” hosted by: Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs, NCUU, European Union Research Centre - speaker.
  • November 2011
    Strategic & Geopolitical Issues in Contemporary World. Charles University, Prague – Faculty of Social Sciences – speaker/moderator

Work Experience:

  • 2015 - Present
    Deputy Minister of Defence - Ministry of Defence
  • 2014 - 2015
    Adviser - Ministry of Defence
  • 2014 - 2015 - Present
    Advocate - Jakub Landovsky - Attorney in Law
  • 2008 - 2013
    Lawyer - Marek Legal Attorneys at Law, Prague, specializing in private and public international law
  • 2007 - 2010
    Adviser to the Foreign Affairs Committee - Parliament of the Czech Republic Chamber of Deputies; foreign policy analysis and facilitation of the legislative process
  • 2007 - 2008
    Project Coordinator - Forum 2000 Foundation, coordination of the project Water in the Middle East consisting of series of workshops and conference meetings in both, the Czech Republic and the Middle East and Africa
  • 2006
    Consultant - UNDP, consultancy under special service agreement with the group responsible for Human Development Report 2006. Co–author of the HDR 2006, study on resilient water management institutions
  • 2004 - 2005
    Consultant - Development Center of Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which is an expert office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; responsible for building of the institutional framework of the governmental program of ODA. Drafting bill establishing Czech Development Agency
  • 2002 - 2004
    Assistant - to the Ambassador at large at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic; Preparation of background papers on Balkan countries’ preparation for EU accession
  • 2000 - 2002
    Assistant - to UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in the Former Republic Yugoslavia; Preparation of background papers and materials, planning of missions to the Balkan region, and communication with UN Field offices

Language Skills:

  • Czech (mother tongue), English – excellent, Russian– mediocre, French – basic

Certificates:

  • Firearm license: Firearm collection, sport shooting, Hunting, Self-defence
  • Drivers license: car, motorcycle (unlimited)

Posted: June 13, 2015