26. March 2018

We continuously work with Romani members of local councils News release

The Center for Open Policy (COP) is continuously educating Romani members of local councils. Through a variety of projects, we are developing and strengthening their skills. Self-governing bodies in Slovakia have disposal of many great powers and have command over important financial and property resources. Therefore it is essential for the local council members to […]
6. December 2017

About security and foreign policy at school desks New series of discussions with high school students

Last week, on December 5 th and 6 th we have visited Námestovo and Dolný Kubín. We have discussed various topics within foreign and security policy with an emphasis on extremism and its impact on Slovak society. Our new series of discussions “About security and foreign policy at school desks” is co-organized by the Ministry […]
17. November 2017

Today we celebrate the anniversary of the Velvet Revolution

Today, without hesitation and overconfidence, we celebrate the most important anniversary of our modern history. The dramatic events of November 1989 in Czechoslovakia are a part of European development which crushed the communist ideology responsible for millions of victims over last 100 years. The experience with totalitarian regimes of the 20 th century is still […]
11. November 2017

Advancement of skills of a Roma member of local council II. The continuation of our effort

The Center for Open Policy in cooperation with NDI Slovakia continue in the series of workshops aimed at advancement of skills of Roma members of local councils. The series is co-funded by the ESET Foundation. In this workshop, we have discussed social activism and social entrepreneurship in a municipality. The participants from Košice, Košice okolie […]
17. October 2017

Education of members of local councils

Center for Open Policy, in cooperation with NDI Slovakia, have organized another workshop for members of local councils. Last weekend we headed to Bardejov and Poprad to meet motivated participats.