Slovak Republic and EU

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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).
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    27.03.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Slovensko a Európska únia
    From the point of meeting the commitments of the Paris Climate Agreement, the key activity of the European Union is currently to prepare the Long-Term Strategy for the Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050.
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    18.03.2019
    | Aktivity ministra | Slovensko a Európska únia
    Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, attended the regular session of the EU Foreign Affairs Council (FAC) in Brussels today (18 March 2019).
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    14.03.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | Oficiálna rozvojová pomoc | Slovensko a Európska únia |
    It is for the third time that the European Union and the UN have organized the Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region. The Slovak delegation was led by State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Lukáš Parízek. Federica Mogherini, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, expressed her appreciation for the responsible approach of the European states and countries of the region in the form of humanitarian and post-humanitarian assistance to the inhabitants. 11.7 million people in Syria and 5.6 million refugees in the neighbouring countries and the wider region are in need of help. The international community has repeatedly expressed support for a political solution to the eight-year conflict and for the continuity of help to Syria and the neighboring countries and host communities.
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    27.02.2019
    | Aktivity štátnych tajomníkov | SR a EÚ | Slovensko a Európska únia
    On 27 February 2019, one of the series of events of the National Convent #MYSMEEU took place at the János Selye University in the city of Komárno. The opening remarks were delivered by György Juhász, Rector of the University and František Ružička, State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic. “The European Union is the best project that Europe has ever had, and I cannot imagine Slovakia having any other alternative than being a member of it,” said State Secretary František Ružička. iIn the second panel, he discussed the future of the EU with students and with Michael Roth, Minister of State for European Affairs at the Federal Foreign Affairs Ministry of the Federal Republic of Germany.