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Networking event for the members of Washington Intergovernmental Professional Group

Networking event for the members of Washington Intergovernmental Professional Group

19.2.2016

On February 17, 2016 the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in DC organized a networking event for the members of Washington Intergovernmental Professional Group (WIPG). WIPG is a non-partisan organization composed of senior staff members from the US House and Senate, US government agencies, business and trade association communities.

Ambassador Kmec opened the event with remarks about the current state of bilateral relations between Slovakia and US; the priorities of the Slovak Presidency in the EU Council and cooperation with the Visegrad 4. He also spoke about the activities of Slovakia in the field of business and innovation and the new project SABIC – Slovak American Business and Innovation Council. Travel and tourism was also featured during the event. During the question and answer session, the guests had an opportunity to ask about the Slovak positions on global issues such as migration, Ukraine, Russia.