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Applications Open for FLEX’s Free One-Year U.S. Exchange Program for Slovak High School Students!

[The Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) is fully funded US DOS exchange program for secondary school students, who will live with a host family, and attend a U.S. high school for a full academic year.] What is FLEX? 1993-1994 was the first program year of the Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) program. FLEX was created from the belief ...
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U.S. Embassy Celebrates Shared Centennial for Women’s Right to Vote

August 25th, 2020, BRATISLAVA — The U.S. Embassy, together with the daily SME and the city of Bratislava, marked 100 years of voting rights for Czechoslovak and American women in a successful online event with TED Talk-style addresses by extraordinary women. Ambassador Brink opened with remarks on the launch of the Women’s Global Development and Prosperity ...
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Slovak Officials Commemorate Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day

On August 2, Chargé d’Affairs Natasha Franceschi commemorated the Memorial Day of the Roma Holocaust in Banska Bystrica, alongside President Zuzana Caputova, and Prime Minister Igor Matovic. She observed a moment of silence to remember the 500,000+ Roma victims who died in Nazi extermination camps during World War II. Through Chargé d’Affairs Franceschi’s participation in the ...
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New Special ‘Dejiny’ Podcast Series – The Silent Majority and Accepting Responsibility for the Holocaust

[Podcast only available in the Slovak language] Listen to the latest podcast of the SME History special (SME Dejiny Špeciál) with Jaro Valent from the Historical Review (Historická revue) and guest Ivan Kamenec.  In this final chapter, you will learn about the Holocaust and the atrocities committed before the concentration camps were discovered.  When Allied soldiers liberated camps ...
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Embassy Speaker Talks Texas and NASA with Summer Campers

The Embassy’s spokesperson, Griffin Rozell, gave a talk about Texas and NASA to over 45 Economic University of Bratislava summer campers between the ages of 11-15 on July 24. The talk was part of the summer camp’s “America Day” with speakers from the Embassy, the American Chamber of Commerce and several U.S.-based employers.  At the ...
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