Slovak Republic and EU

  • 01.12.2019
    | Slovensko a Európska únia
    Bratislava/Brussels (1 December) – The face and voice of EU foreign policy in the media will be that of a Slovak diplomat.
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    26.11.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko a Európska únia
    On 26 November 2019, State Secretary of the Slovak Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, František Ružička, met with Vladimir Drobnjak, Advisor to the Prime Minister of the Republic of Croatia for Foreign Policy and Sherpa for the European Union, for bilateral consultations in Bratislava.
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    19.11.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | SR a EÚ | Slovensko a Európska únia
    On Tuesday (November 19, 2019), ministers for European affairs of the EU member states met in Brussels at the meeting of the General Affairs Council. The Slovak delegation was led by František Ružička, State Secretary of the Ministry for Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic.
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    18.11.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | Slovensko a Európska únia
    Today (November 18, 2019) in Brussels, Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic met with Josep Borrel, Vice-President Designate of the European Commission and the future High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Policy and Security Policy. The meeting was a follow up of the discussion that the two officials had at the beginning of October this year. The talks focussed on the current challenges of the EU foreign policy. With regards to the South-Eastern region of Europe, Miroslav Lajčák said that it was in the interest of the EU that the enlargement process continues in a trustworthy manner, and that there is no alternative to the full-fledged membership of those countries in the region that fulfil the necessary criteria.
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    21.10.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko a Európska únia |
    On Monday (21 October 2019) during his visit to Germany, the State Secretary of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry of the Slovak Republic František Ružička held discussions with his counterpart the Minister of State for Europe at the German Federal Foreign Office Michael Roth, the Advisor on Foreign Policy to the Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel Uwe Corsepius, and the Chair of the Parliamentary Friendship Group for relations with Slovakia, the Czech Republic and Hungary Renáta Alt. With Michael Roth he opened the 8th session of the Slovak-German Reflection Group which was devoted to the future of the European Union and developments in Ukraine.
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    21.09.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | SR a EÚ | Slovensko a Európska únia
    Yesterday (20 September 2019) Miroslav Lajčák, Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister, attended the session of the GLOBSEC International Advisory Committee in New York and gave an address at the conference devoted to the 30th anniversary of democratic transition in Central Europe.
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    10.09.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | SR a EÚ | Slovensko a Európska únia |
    The talks about the EU Multiannual Financial Budget for the period of 2021-2027 have reached their culmination. Therefore, the current Finnish EU presidency organized a series of bilateral meetings with representatives of the EU member states with the aim of looking for overlapping priorities and interests of individual countries in order to give them consideration in the final proposal. Yesterday, September 9, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, František Ružička, met with the Finnish Minister of European Affairs, Tytti Tuppurainen.
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    21.08.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko a Európska únia
    State Secretary of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry Lukáš Parízek today (21 August 2019) received Ola Henrikson, the Regional Director of the IOM's Regional Office for the EU, European Economic Area (EEA) and North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The core topics of the talks were the global migration trends and especially the opportunities for solving the issues brought about by migration.
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    22.07.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko a Európska únia |
    State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic František Ružička held a working visit in Helsinki today (22 July). On 1 July 2019 Finland took over the role of the presiding country in the Council of the European Union, which means that a considerable part of the European agenda and events will be concentrated in not just Brussels but also Helsinki and other Finnish cities.
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    15.07.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | SR a EÚ | Slovensko a Európska únia
    Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, attended the regular session of the Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) of the European Union in Brussels today (15 July 2019). The ministers launched their agenda today with a discussion on Iran, including the current situation concerning the Iranian nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPoA) and the question of Teheran’s meeting its respective commitments. They also analyzed the tensions in the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz. “We are interested in preserving the JCPOA and call upon Iran to adhere to its provisions since it is an important element in regional and global security,” emphasized Minister Lajčák; he also expressed the hope that Germany, France and Great Britain would succeed in achieving a solution such that Teheran does not withdraw from the deal. The head of Slovak diplomacy also drew attention to the importance and irreplaceability of the role of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in the entire process.
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    18.06.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | Slovensko a Európska únia
    Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, together with his State Secretary, František Ružička, took part in the meeting of the European ministers at the General Affairs Council (GAC) on 18 June 2019. A discussion on the enlargement of the European Union and its stabilisation were the most crucial items on the agenda.
  • 27.05.2019
    | Slovensko a Európska únia | Vyhlásenia a stanoviská ministerstva
    The European Parliament elections have shown that the majority of Slovak citizens favours the pro-European tendencies in Slovakia. This is mostly because, for 15 years now, the European Union has been our natural political, economic and cultural space that has provided us with security and prosperity.
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    16.05.2019
    | Prezentácia Slovenska v zahraničí | Slovensko a Európska únia |
    On May 11 – in the week the so-called Europe Day – The Embassy of Slovakia in Washington D.C. hosted the EU Open House, an annual public event of European embassies coordinated by the Delegation of the EU in Washington D.C.
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    04.05.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | SR a EÚ | Slovensko a Európska únia
    Europe Day was held in Košice on 3 May 2019. The event was organized by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic and the Information Office of the European Parliament in cooperation with the Košice City Hall and the Representation of the European Commission in Slovakia.
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    15.04.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Prejavy a vystúpenia ministra
    Today (15 April 2019), Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, spoke at the 19th Review Conference on Slovak Foreign and European Policy, organized by the Research Centre of the Slovak Foreign Policy Association (RC SFPA) in partnership with the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic. In his remarks, the minister evaluated developments on the global and European scene, important trends of Slovak foreign policy and internal developments.
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    12.04.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | SR a EÚ | Slovensko a Európska únia
    František Ružička, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, attended the event entitled “Slovakia in the EU after 2019” organized by GLOBSEC at the University of Economics in Bratislava held on 11 April 2019.
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    09.04.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko a Európska únia
    On Tuesday (9 April 2019), the Ministers of European Affairs of the EU member states met in Luxembourg at the meeting of the General Affairs Council. The Slovak Republic was represented by František Ružička, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic.
  • 08.04.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko a Európska únia
    State Secretary of the Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Ministry František Ružička represented the Slovak Republic today (8 April 2019) at the session of the Foreign Affairs Council of the EU (FAC) in Luxembourg.
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    03.04.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko a Európska únia | Slovensko a NATO
    State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, František Ružička held a discussion with students of the University of Economics in Bratislava and the Faculty of International Relations.
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    02.04.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Národný konvent o Európskej únii | Slovensko a Európska únia
    The eighth National Convention on the EU in the series of events entitled #MYSMEEÚ (#WEAREEU) took place at the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra on Tuesday (2 April 2019).