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Slovakia Welcomes 2018-2019 U.S. Fulbright Exchange Particpants

DCM Natasha Franceschi welcomed ten incoming Fulbright Exchange participants to Slovakia at a reception hosted by the Fulbright Commission in Slovakia on September 12. Franceshi highlighted the Fulbright exchange program as the “tool of first resort” for building people to people ties and fostering academic exchange, while thanking the Slovak government and partners in the ...
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Bound by Courage: The United States of America and Slovakia

In 1776, the founders of my country had the courage to declare their independence and commit to a national project grounded in democratic governance and liberty for all citizens. Over a century later, communities of Slovak and Czech immigrants in the United States had the courage to seek for their compatriots in Europe the blessings ...
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Embassy Marks Roma Holocaust Memorial Day

August 2 marks Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day on the anniversary of the Nazi’s execution of approximately 3,000 Roma prisoners (mostly the elderly, women, and children) at Auschwitz. The Embassy Spokesperson Griffin Rozell laid flowers at the annual August 1 “Ma bisteren!” remembrance event at the Slovak National Uprising Museum in Banska Bystrica, saying: “we must ...
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Diplomatic 25K Bicycle Tour Highlights Shared Values, History

On July 19, Ambassador Sterling led a diplomatic peloton, with participants from the U.S., European and Asian embassies as well as the Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on a twenty-five kilometer bicycle tour to commemorate Slovakia’s twenty-fifth anniversary as well as the 138th anniversary of the birth of Slovak hero M.R. Stefanik. Stefanik played a ...
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