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Cabinet starts dialogue with NGOs

Establishment of a dialogue on cooperation was the main aim of a November 13 meeting between Pál Csáky, the vice-Premier for Human Rights and Minorities, and representatives of non-governmental organizations. Csáky reported that he had told NGO's of a new willingness in the Slovak government to work towards a new partnership with NGOs. He praised NGOs' activities during the election campaign, elections, and celebrated their contribution to the building of a civil society in Slovakia.

Pavol Demeš, spokesman for the Third Sector Gremium, an organization sheltering NGOs in Slovakia, stressed that Slovakia has a unique chance to build a partnership between the government and citizens. He applauded the new government's efforts to establish a connection with the NGO sector, as well as Csáky's promise that the new government would erase "all deformations" affecting NGOs in the legal system.

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Kiska: Even Europe has its aggressive neighbour

President Andrej Kiska addressed UN commenting poverty, instability and climate change.

President Andrej Kiska

Ryanair cancels some flights from and to Bratislava

The Irish low-cost airline publishes full list of cancellations

Irish budget airline Ryanair is believed to be cancelling up to 50 flights every day over the next six weeks because it "messed up" its pilots' holiday schedules.

No fees bring higher summer roaming

EU regulation raises the volume of roaming calls and data with Slovak mobile operators .

People should pay attention on used data abroad.

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

This time round, the Slovak, European and US ensembles at the theatre festival focus on #fundamentals, i.e. basic values and the essence of all things.

Nature Theatre of Oklahoma: Pursuit of Happiness