Promoting friendship between the United States and Slovakia since 2001

Iveta Radičová

Slovakia has made significant progress in transitioning from being part of a socialist, pro-Soviet republic to an independent, democratic nation. However, there is still much hard work ahead, as highlighted in the 2010 Annual Czech and Slovak Freedom Lecture by Prime Minister Iveta Radičová.

The Best Summer Of My Life: Live, Learn, and Intern in Washington, D.C.

By Monika Izáková, IEIA 2012, President TFAS Slovakia, and the 2012 FOS Scholar I’ve always wanted to know and see as much as possible as well as experience and discover how things work in practice. Thanks to successful studies and several internships in government, I did pretty well in achieving this dream of mine. However, […]

1st Annual Amb. Peter Burian Roma Scholarship Presented in Bratislava

The Slovak honorary consuls in the United States were honored to join Amb. Peter Burian, now State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, in presenting the first annual Ambassador Peter Burian Roma Scholarship in Bratislava. The 2012 scholarship was awarded to Mr. Vladimir Gaspar, who will be studying […]

Honoring Amb. Bútora at Washington Golf & Country Club

FOS hosted a gala dinner for Martin and Zora Bútora on November 16, 2012 at the Washington Golf & Country Club following his presentation of the Annual Czech and Slovak Freedom Lecture at the Wilson Center in Washington. Among the 48 guests were Slovak Ambassador Peter Kmec, Czech Ambassador Petr Gandalovič, Martin Palous, former Permanent […]