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Institutions and organisations of Slovaks living abroad

Office for Slovaks Living Abroad

Office for Slovaks Living Abroad


(Úrad pre Slovákov žijúcich v zahraničí - ÚSZZ)


It is the organisation of the Slovak Cabinet Office and carries out the state policy with regards to Slovaks living abroad. It issues certificates of Slovak living abroad, administers a grant system, by which it supports activities of Slovaks living around the world, presents the culture of Slovaks living abroad in Slovakia and cooperates with organisations and groups of Slovaks living abroad.


www.uszz.sk



Friends of Slovakia


The mission of this US-based non-profit organisation of volunteers founded in 2001 is to strengthen friendship and mutually beneficial cooperation between the United States and Slovakia, as nations sharing similar values of freedom, democracy and a market economy. The site is in English.


www.friendsofslovakia.org



Slovak Centre


This is a London-based, non-profit, politically independent organisation established in 2004, whose aim is to unite the Slovak community around the world and to represent Slovak interests in all aspects. The site is both in English and Slovak.


www.slovakcentre.co.uk



Slovak in exile (Slovák v exile)


This portal of Slovaks living abroad launched by volunteers from around the world in 2004 offers practical information for Slovaks living abroad as well as their personal experiences. The site is in Slovak.


www.exil.sk



Slovaks around the world (Slováci vo svete)


This portal was launched by the World Association of Slovaks Living Abroad - SZSZ in 2007. SZSZ was launched in 2002 in relation to the older tradition of umbrella organisations of Slovaks living abroad free of regional or political limitations. It covers 80 organisations from 23 countries.


www.slovacivosvete.sk (Slovak only)


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