The Slovak Institute in Budapest
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.
Call for applications within the National Scholarship Programme of the Slovak Republic is open for study, research, teaching and artistic stays during the academic year 2019/2020.
Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, received today (16 October 2018) the directors of Slovak Institutes. In the interactive discussion with them he evaluated the activities of Slovak Institutes abroad and emphasized the importance of using the cultural dimension as an important instrument and an integral part of Slovak diplomacy. He deemed important the close cooperation with the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic, as well as many other cultural and educational institutions, which contribute to the wide spectrum of presentations and promotion of Slovakia.
Bratislava (25 May) - At its Wednesday session in Bratislava, the Government of the Slovak Republic approved the nomination of Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Miroslav Lajčák for the post of UN Secretary-General. This was done in response to the invitation made by President of the UN General Assembly for the member states to nominate candidates with proven leadership and managerial abilities, extensive experience in international relations, and strong diplomatic, communication and multilingual skills for this post.
Bratislava (5 October) – “Slovak institutes abroad represent a key part of cultural diplomacy and presentation of Slovakia abroad,“ stated Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák at the annual meeting of the heads of all the Slovak institutes in partner countries held in Bratislava on Monday.