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FOS Supports CEPA Forum 2018

The Friends of Slovakia (FOS) recently had the pleasure of sponsoring the CEPA Forum, hosted by the Slovak Presidency of the Visegrad Group. This gathering brought together experts to discuss important security matters affecting Central Europe, NATO, and Transatlantic cooperation. Notable attendees included Slovak Foreign Minister Miroslav Lajčák and Slovak Ambassador to Washington Ivan Korčok, […]

Amb. Rastislav Káčer Attends A Roundtable To Review Trends in Central Europe

The German Marshall Fund organized a roundtable discussion on September 21, 2018, in Washington, DC, titled “Trends in Central Europe: Addressing Liberal Democracy.” The former Slovak Ambassador to the U.S., Rastislav Káčer, who served from 2003-2008, was the main speaker at the event. Currently, Amb. Káčer is the Chairman of GLOBSEC, a non-governmental organization that […]

Attitudes About the Velvet Revolution

FOS Board members and others in the Washington foreign policy and Slovak-interest communities participated in a roundtable featuring former Slovak Ambassador Martin Bútora and his spouse, sociologist Dr. Zora Bútorová.  The ambassadorial couple served in Washington, DC from 1999-2003 and had a significant impact on Slovak-U.S. relations, as well as opening Slovakia’s new embassy building […]