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2019 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute

The U.S. Embassy in Slovak Republic, Bratislava is now accepting applications for the 2019 Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship. The four-week institute addresses U.S. foreign policy priorities such as youth engagement, democracy and civil society development, and economic prosperity. The program will take place in June and July of 2019; exact dates will be communicated at ...
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Nord Stream 2 – A Threat to European Stability and Security

On December 13, Slovakia and other European Union nations voted to extend comprehensive sanctions against the Russian Federation. This decision reflects not only Russia’s failure to make progress on its commitments in Ukraine under the Minsk Agreements, but also its increasingly aggressive and illegal behavior against Ukraine. Russia’s unwarranted attacks against Ukrainian vessels in the ...
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Ambassador Sterling Opens “My American Story” Discussion in Southern Slovakia

Ambassador Sterling told approximately 250 high school students about how study abroad changed his life as he opened a “My American Story” panel discussion in the southern Slovak city of Levice on December 6. A panel of successful young former U.S. exchange students held a presentation about their experiences studying in the United States at ...
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Joint Anti-Corruption Day Statement

On December 9, we recognize International Anti-Corruption Day as a reminder to strengthen our common efforts to fight corruption globally. The United Nations recognizes corruption as the single greatest obstacle to economic and social development with at least $2.6 trillion stolen annually through global corruption. It weakens economies and corrodes democracy to make us poorer, ...
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