The Permanent Mission of the Slovak Republic to the United Nations Office and Other International Organisations in Geneva
On 30 April 2020 the Slovak Republic joined the Declaration of the Media Freedom Coalition that was published on the occasion of the World Press Freedom Day.
Based on the decision of Miroslav Lajčák, Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic, the diplomatic missions of the Slovak Republic abroad are registering information about citizens who are currently staying abroad and are interested in returning to Slovakia. Since the telephone lines are permanently occupied, we recommend registering electronically. (When registering it is necessary to state one’s identification and contact details, and the reason why one is staying abroad.)
The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic recommends that the citizens of the Slovak Republic not travel to any country of the world.
Bratislava, 27 February 2020 – Based on the conclusions from the meeting of the Security Council of the Slovak Republic today, the Slovak Republic has adopted several measures. At the same time an emergency task force meeting was held at the Ministry of Interior of the Slovak Republic, which will daily evaluate the current situation with regard to the COVID-19 (the coronavirus) disease.
The Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the United Nations Organisation in Geneva, Juraj Podhorský, signed today (February 18, 2020) a donor agreement between the Slovak Republic and the World Health Organisation (WHO) on a financial humanitarian contribution to the fight against the coronavirus COVID-19.