The Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Washington
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During the last two days (June 4 and 5) of the working visit to the USA by Lukáš Parízek, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, and special representative of the Slovak Minister of Foreign and European Affairs for Slovakia’s OSCE chairmanship, bilateral talks were held at the U.S. Department of State and the Department of Defense in Washington, D.C. Parízek spoke with Charles Hooper, Director of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, with whom he discussed current issues connected to the modernization of the Armed Forces of the Slovak Republic. He also met with Lee Litzenberger, Senior Advisor and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Political-Military Affairs of the Department of State, to talk about potential collaboration in the security area, also in view of the current developments in the world. Both partners agreed that the present situation, not only in Europe, has proved the necessity of more intense coordination and cooperation in the areas of security and defence. The partners supported further strengthening of communication at an expert level.
A Slovak delegation led by Lukáš Parízek, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, met on 2 June 2018 in New York with young Slovaks who have been successfully doing business in the USA and actively building the compatriot platform of a new generation. Ideas, innovations and solutions were presented during the meeting by successful entrepreneurs in the field of IT security, marketing, smart cities and virtual reality.
"The Velvet Revolution and Velvet Divorce as Witnessed by a U.S. Diplomat” by Ambassador Ted Russell, the first U.S. Ambassador to Slovakia, and “Remaking Slovakia: The Gentle Revolution and Its Legacies, 1989-2018” by Prof. James Krapfl, McGill University were the themes of a lecture accompanied by a discussion that took place at the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Washington DC on May 4, 2018 in the framework of the „Speaker Series“ initiated by the Slovak American Society of Washington (SASW).
In the framework of the European Month of Culture, an opening of an exhibition of the architecture of family houses in Slovakia entitled „Slovak Family House 2006 - 2015“ took place at the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Washington DC on May 3, 2018.
Bibiana Bieleková, Director of the Waddell Center for Multiple Sclerosis and Associate Professor of Neurology with tenure at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, was a guest in the talk show "Slovak-American Café”.