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Scheduled demonstrations in Bratislava on Thursday, March 16 and on Saturday, March 18, 2023

Subject: Scheduled demonstrations in Bratislava on March 16 and 18 March 16 location:  Hviezdoslavovo námestie and surrounding Old Town Time:  11:00 to 17:00 Event: The U.S Embassy would like to advise of a march related to a UEFA Conference League soccer match. Approximately 1000 fans are expected to participate. There will be a large police presence. ... Read More»

Scheduled demonstrations in Bratislava on Friday, March 3, 2023

Location:  Hodzovo námestie (at the Presidential Palace) and Hviezdoslavovo námestie (at the U.S. Embassy)   Time:  Friday, March 3 from 17:00 to 20:00   Event:  Up to 2000 protestors are expected to participate in a scheduled demonstration in front of the U.S. Embassy and the Presidential Palace.    The protest is directed at the Government of Slovakia, ... Read More»

Statement on the 75th Anniversary of the Opening of the U.S. Consulate in Slovakia

Today, March 1, 2023, marks the 75th anniversary of the opening of the U.S. Consulate in Slovakia by then Vice-Consul – and future U.S. Senator – Claiborne Pell, just days after the Communist Party takeover of the Czechoslovak government. The consulate established the first U.S. diplomatic presence in Slovakia and although deteriorating relations after the ... Read More»

Statement by the diplomatic community in the Slovak Republic – One year since Russia’s full scale invasion of Ukraine

24 February 2023 marks one year since the beginning of Russia’s illegal, unprovoked and unjustified full scale invasion against Ukraine. Russia’s barbaric war of aggression has caused untold suffering to the indomitable people of Ukraine. It has also affected millions of people around the world, including in the Global South. As we mark this somber ... Read More»

2023 YTILI Call for Applications Now Open

The Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative Fellowship Program   The Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI) is the U.S. Department of State’s flagship program for emerging entrepreneurs from Europe. A cohort of young European entrepreneurs from 45 countries will participate in a robust fellowship program in 2023-2024. The YTILI Fellowship Program application opens February 1, 2023 ... Read More»