Slovakia is managing to combat poverty actively, with the number of people endangered by poverty shrinking from 1.1 million in 2008 to 877,000 in 2019, according to an international analysis conducted by the national authorities in Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Latvia and Slovakia's Supreme Audit Office (NKU). The drop in Slovakia represents 16.4 percent, but the European average stands at 21.4 percent, states the document. Supreme Audit Office's vice-chair Lubomir Andrassy claimed that Slovakia can set an example for other countries with projects such as Healthy Communities or the Atlas of Roma Communities. Andrassy poin ...
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The Interior Ministry will step up its efforts to combat human trafficking in the autumn, also to mark the International Day Against Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking of Women and Children, obs ...
Slovak folk traditions may seem distant not only to foreigners but also to the youngest generation. Alfred Lincke leads a children’s folk ensemble, where he tries to change this.
Marko Urdzík, founder and chair of the Slovak Food Bank explains how this institution works.
President Zuzana Caputova commemorated the victims of the Holocaust by laying a wreath in the Holocaust Museum in Sered, southern Slovakia, on Thursday.
In his speech marking the beginning of the 2021/22 school year, Education Minister Branislav Groehling promised not to close schools en mass anymore due to the COVID pandemic.
The 770 km long trail named after the Slovak National Uprising attracts many avid hikers, from Slovakia as well as from abroad. We spoke to Malte Seibold, a student from Germany, who in early summer of 2021 walked the famous trail.
For the first time in history, the Slovak public will commemorate the invasion of Soviet and Warsaw Pact troops on August 21, 1968 as a commemoration day.
Recent years have seen a sharp increase in attempts by social media platforms like Google or Facebook to exercise control over what their users are allowed to post or share online.
Instead of marching through the streets of Bratislava, this year the Rainbow PRIDE Bratislava Festival took place in a much more intimate atmosphere. After a month of mostly