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30 Years of Slovak Civil Society


In partnership with the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Washington, D.C., and the Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. (SASW), Friends of Slovakia hosted the fourth event in Slovakia@30 Series, a conversation on “30 Years of Slovak Civil Society” with Zuzana Wienk.

Zuzana Wienk is an accomplished former journalist and current affairs writer, as well as a passionate civic activist. She co-founded Aliancia Fair Play in 2002 and now serves as its Executive Director. The organization is a Slovak watchdog NGO that encourages citizens to engage in responsible politics, promotes government transparency, supports judicial reform, and fights against corruption. Wienk has also been a member of the steering committee for Open Government Partnership since 2016. Recently, she became the director of Bystriny [Currents], an off-shoot of Aliancia Fair Play that supports and connects community projects and individuals.



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