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Ivan Mikloš

13

Nov

2006


Martin Palouš

17

Nov

2005


President Bush Highlights His Appreciation for Friends of Slovakia

On November 5, 2005, President Bush wrote a letter to Friends of Slovakia, expressing his appreciation for the friendship between Slovakia and the United States. The letter was sent on the occasion of the executive visit of President Ivan Gasparovič and Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda, who were attending a Gala Dinner in Washington, DC. It […]

07

Nov

2005


Reevaluating U.S. Visa Regulations: Strengthening Central and Eastern European Relations

On February 11, 2005, a significant forum on visa issues in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) was organized on Capitol Hill by the East Europe Project at CSIS, together with Friends of Slovakia (FOS) and American Friends of the Czech Republic (AFoCR). The meeting aimed to address the impact of current U.S. visa regulations on political and public relations with the CEE countries. Forum panelists and experts shed light on the legal intricacies of the visa issue and its implications for U.S.-CEE relations, urging for a reconsideration of the status quo.

15

Feb

2005


Timothy Garton Ash

For the Fifth Annual Freedom lecture, Oxford University Professor Timothy Garton Ash examined the legacy of the 1989 Velvet Revolution and its relevance for countries in transition today.

11

Nov

2004


Newsletter 2004, Volume 3, Issue 1

Friends of Slovakia is pleased to provide to its
supporters this summary of political and economic events in Slovakia in 2003. Sharon
Fisher is a valued member of Friends of Slovakia and is Senior Economist at Global Insight
here in Washington. She has written extensively on Central Europe, including Slovakia,
for the last decade. The views expressed in this
summary are her own.

01

May

2004


Václav Klaus

No video or transcript available.

19

Nov

2003


Adam Michnik

No video or transcript available.

05

Dec

2002


Madeleine Albright

19

Nov

2001


FOS Board Members Attend Celebrity Tennis Tournament

Several FOS Board Members, Slovak and US dignitaries, and sports celebrities attended the Celebrity Tennis Tournament on June 9 at the Washington Golf & Country Club, including Slovak Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda, Deputy Prime Minister Ivan Mikloš, Minister of Foreign Affairs Eduard Kukan, Ambassador Martin Bútora, and hockey stars Peter Bondra, Peter Šťastný and Miroslav […]

09

Jun

2001