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Less Slovaks depend on social benefits

The total number of citizens depending on social benefits was 378,623 (7 percent of total population), as of December 1996, which is 7.3 percent less than in 1995. The share of socially dependent inhabitants varies widely by region (1.75 percent in Bratislava, 11.63 percent in Košice).

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Slovak scientist in the US: Slovak science needs more than just money to thrive

It seems as if we do not want skilled scientists to return home, says Dominika Truban, who founded a platform connecting Slovak researchers abroad and at home.

Dominika Truban

The Education Ministry to restore the analytical institute

The institute that is part of the Value for Money initiative was merged with another body at the beginning of the year.

Education Minister Martina Lubyová

Blog: Helping others helps your company too

Tatiana Čaplová, Program Coordinator for CSR at the Pontis Foundation, offers a very interesting look behind the scenes of the most successful CSR event in Slovakia - Naše Mesto (Our City).

Bratislava