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Agreements on Swiss-Slovak cooperation are signed in Bratislava

On August 2 agreements on the Programme of Swiss-Slovak Cooperation were planned to be signed in the Bôrik Hotel in Bratislava between Viktor Nižňanský, the head of the Slovak Government Office and Christian Fotsch, the Swiss Ambassador to Slovakia, the Government Office informed The Slovak Spectator.

On August 2 agreements on the Programme of Swiss-Slovak Cooperation were planned to be signed in the Bôrik Hotel in Bratislava between Viktor Nižňanský, the head of the Slovak Government Office and Christian Fotsch, the Swiss Ambassador to Slovakia, the Government Office informed The Slovak Spectator.

The agreements concern spheres of prevention and management of calamities, environmental protection (monitoring and research of forest bio-systems; development of environmental protection in Slovak Carpathians), and a block grant for non-governmental organisations.

The agreements cover the period from August 2011 to August 2014. The mediator of the NGO block grant programme is the Nadácia Ekopolis (Ekopolis Foundation) which will be responsible for management and announcement of calls for NGOs to submit project proposals.

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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