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Parliament adopts law on public procurement

Parliament approved a new law on public procurement on September 14. The law specifies methods of procurement and calls for a Public Procurement Office (UVO) that will open its doors on January 1, 2000, the day the law takes effect. The office will oversee the public procurement process and fine violators of the law up to one million crowns.

In comparison with the previous 1993 law, the new law sets rules for the awarding of contracts not only for organizations and companies spending public money, but for other entities as well.

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Slovakia remains unknown in convention business

Ten MICE events in 2017 should bring almost €6.5 million to Bratislava.

The GLOBSEC security forum is one of the regular MICE events in Slovakia since 2005.

Kotleba should be defeated in election, not banned

More constitutional can be less democratic, and it is not clear that it always has the intended result. Perhaps the clearest historical case came with the rise of the Nazis in Germany.

Marian Kotleba

Slovakia to leave NATO is a hoax

The Slovak Spectator brings you a selection of hoaxes that appeared over the past week.

Some peple gathered at Slavin in Bratislava brought ani-NATO banners.

Fico: We cannot allow multi-speed EU to become divisive Video

Final session of the 12th edition of Globsec 2017 featured Slovak PM Robert Fico, Czech PM Bohuslav Sobotka, and President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, in a panel entitled European (Dis)Union?

Donald Tusk, Robert Fico, and Bohuslav Sobotka (left to right)