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  • John Kerry, Secretary of State, Harman Center, Washington, DC (State Department photo).

    Washington Ideas Forum

    Secretary Kerry (Oct. 30): "As I said, nations are more developed, they’re more assertive, and it’s not a moment like that. That doesn’t make diplomacy any less important, it’s in fact more important

  • A World Health Organization, WHO, worker, center, trains nurses to use Ebola protective gear in Freetown, Sierra Leone (AP Images).

    We Will Stop Ebola in West Africa

    At a time when fear and misinformation spread panic faster than a virus, let's not miss the opportunity to scale up what's working, fix what isn't, and bring the best of science, technology, and ...

  • Vice President Joe Biden (The White House photo)

    Biden’s Call with Ukrainian Prime Minister Yatsenyuk

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke today with Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk to congratulate the people of Ukraine on holding successful, orderly, democratic elections despite continuing ...


Embassy Headlines

  • Ambassador Sedgwick with Slovak President Andrej Kiska (Embassy photo)
    Connecting Slovakia and Silicon Valley

    I was very fortunate to be included in President Kiska’s recent trip to the U.S. His main purpose, in addition to giving his speech at the United Nations, was to find opportunities to encourage entrepreneurship and startups in Slovakia and increased ties between our two countries. 

  • Legal Ethics Course
    Legal Ethics Course

    U.S. Embassy hosted the first session of an innovative new distance-learning legal ethics course for promising young Slovak legal professionals. 

  • Slovak soldiers from ISAF mission
    Slovak soldiers from ISAF mission

    Defense Minister Glvac, members of the Slovak General Staff and Ambassador Sedgwick in Topolcany welcomed home 256 Slovak soldiers who have been serving with great distinction in Afghanistan. 

  • Sanctions Make Sense
    Sanctions Make Sense

    Sanctions target those responsible for violating Ukraine’s sovereignty and guilty of inciting or committing atrocities against civilians. 

  • 2016 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2016)
    2016 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2016)

    The 2016 Diversity Visa Program (DV-2016) will open at noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (GMT-4), Wednesday, October 1, 2014, and will close at noon, Eastern Standard Time (EST), Monday, November 3, 2014. 

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United for Ukraine

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Medzinárodný týždeň vzdelávania

  • Medzinárodný týždeň vzdelávania 2014

GES 2014

  • Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Marrakech 2014

TTIP Slovakia

  • TTIP Slovakia

National Scholarship Program

  • National Scholarship Program 2015

Work & Travel 2014 Photo Contest

  • Work & Travel 2014 Photo Contest

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Fulbright Commission

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