Philanthropist, financier and founder of the Open Society Foundation George Soros began a two-day visit to Bratislava today (October 20), the TASR newswire reported on Tuesday, October 19, citing the foundation’s Barbara Horváthová.
Soros, 80, will take part in an expert discussion concerning the challenges of the EU’s common policy aimed at Roma communities. Other guests will also include Christian Democrat (KDH) MP Anton Marcinčin, project manager for Roma education and inclusion Janette Maziniová and general director of the Social Development Fund Marek Hojsík. Soros, world-famous figure who has Hungarian roots, will also appear on private TV news channel TA3's daily discussion programme, where he will speak mainly about the Roma social inclusion programme.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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20. Oct 2010 at 14:00