Slovakian people choose guarantees

Posted on 14. March 2012 by Veronika Sobolova “People deserve guarantees” was the main motto of the winning party SMER in Slovakia´s early elections last weekend. People chose guarantees in the most important elections since the independence of the Slovak republic, as Slovak President Ivan Gasparovic classified them. The SMER-Social Democracy party of former Prime Minister … Continue reading Slovakian people choose guarantees

View from the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum: a crisis calls for leadership

Posted on 09. December 2011 by Veronika Sobolova The crisis has clearly shown us that Europe needs strong leadership. Sometimes it seems as though the European Union is incapable of acting together. The integrated European Union is empowered to act on the global scene. In times of crisis it is crucial to show the world that … Continue reading View from the Berlin Foreign Policy Forum: a crisis calls for leadership

Is Slovakia learning to become European?

Posted on 28. November 2011 by Veronika Sobolova It was suspenseful and unpredictable. Politicians in all European capitals and media from around the world were watching the voting of the parliament in one of the smallest countries of the eurozone. Slovakia was the last of 17 eurozone countries to approve the European Financial Stability Facility. The … Continue reading Is Slovakia learning to become European?