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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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Slovakia to leave NATO is a hoax

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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)