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The New SKUS Cooperation Map Presents more than 100 Scientific and Academic Projects Between Slovakia and the United States

We have better health care in Slovakia thanks to our cooperation with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and better development and innovation thanks to the University of Žilina‘s access to state-of-the-art laboratories at U.C. Berkeley Engineering. These scientific and academic partnerships are examples of the type of U.S.-Slovak cooperation shown on the new SKUScooperation.sk map. ...
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Art in Embassies

Among the many forward-minded initiatives launched by the all-too-brief administration of President John F. Kennedy, the Art in Embassies program is one that has quietly been spreading the gospel of art since its establishment by the Department of State in 1963. At its core, the program creates vital cross-cultural dialogue and fosters mutual understanding through ...
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The Memorial Day for Victims of the Holocaust and of Racial Violence

9th of September is observed as Memorial Day for victims of the Holocaust and racial violence throughout Slovakia. This day is connected to September 9, 1941 when the Slovak state ratified so called Jewish Codex. This Codex was a series of laws and regulations that stripped Slovakia’s 80,000 Jews of their civil rights and all ...
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9/11 Remembrance

September 11th is observed as a National Day of Service and Remembrance in memory of the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 attacks. Across the U.S., numerous events are held on this day to honor the loss of those at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania on Sept. 11th, ...
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Statement By Secretary Antony J. Blinken to the Slovak Constitution Day

On behalf of the United States of America, I send best wishes to the people of the Slovak Republic as you celebrate the 29th occasion of your Constitution Day. Not long after Slovakia ratified its constitution, the United States and Slovakia established diplomatic ties, affirming our shared commitment to democracy, freedom, rule of law, and ...
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