Slovak Foreign Policy Association

The Slovak Foreign Policy Association is a foreign policy think-tank based in Bratislava, Slovakia. Since 1993 our mission has been to conduct high-quality, independent research and, on the basis of that research, to provide innovative practical recommendations for policy- and decision-makers.

Analysis and consulting

Expert advice for making qualified decisions.

Research and publications

Research activity in the field of foreign policy.

Development cooperation

Projects aimed at democratization and European integration of the Balkan and Eastern Partnership countries.

Events

Organizing discussions and conferences on current foreign policy topics.

Education

Educational activities in schools and for the general public.

Cooperation with the media

Outputs for media and operation of the portal zahranicnapolitika.sk.

News

CENTRAL EUROPEAN ENERGY CONFERENCE (CEEC) IN BRATISLAVA THIS MONDAY
CENTRAL EUROPEAN ENERGY CONFERENCE (CEEC) IN BRATISLAVA THIS MONDAY

The CEEC is organized under the auspices of the Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic Eduard Heger and the Mayor of the Capital City of Bratislava Matúš Vallo.

Events

22.11.2021  
Bratislava
Central European Energy Conference 2021
Central European Energy Conference 2021

The aim of the 15th CEEC conference is to discuss the upcoming changes in energy sector. The consequences of Covid-19 pandemic created an opportunity to speed up necessary changes of energy sector. The conference will discuss the opportunities brought by the Recovery Facility in V4 countries and will pay special attention to emissions reduction in cities, new developments in energy storage, rail sector, and decarbonisation in industry.

Projects

Improvement of European cooperation of higher territorial units to streamline territorial self-government
Improvement of European cooperation of higher territorial units to streamline territorial self-government

This project is funded by the European Social Fund. Find all the information about operational program on www.reformuj.sk.

Central European Energy Conference (CEEC) 2021
Central European Energy Conference (CEEC) 2021

The aim of the 15th CEEC conference is to discuss the upcoming changes in energy sector. The consequences of Covid-19 pandemic created an opportunity to speed up necessary changes of energy sector. The conference will discuss the opportunities brought by the Recovery Facility in V4 countries and will pay special attention to emissions reduction in cities, new developments in energy storage, rail sector, and decarbonisation in industry.

Economic Relations Between the V4 and Russia
Economic Relations Between the V4 and Russia

This project intends to undertake a long-term research on the state of economic relations between Russia and individual Visegrad countries. Its aim is to highlight possible changes and continuities in light of the crisis in Ukraine and assess in what ways commercial cooperation can affect political relations.

Publications

Policy Paper: New START Treaty – State, future and implications for the EU and V4 Juraj Sýkora

In this policy paper "New START Treaty – State, future and implications for the EU and V4", written in cooperation with the Think Visegrad think tank, Juraj Sýkora, a Junior Researcher at SFPA, analyses the current state of nuclear arms control, the New START Treaty, what it contains and who it concerns. The policy paper also analyses the prospects until 2026, when the extension of the Treaty expires.

Eastern Enlargement of the European Union: Perspectives and Role of the East and West German Länder

The following study is based on my M.Phil. dissertation that I submitted at the University of Oxford in April 1999. I am grateful for the financial assistance from the Henry R. Kravis Scholarship and Maurice Latey Award that enabled me to carry out the research for this study. I would like to thank Timothy Garton Ash and David Hine for their guidance, advice and patience. I am also grateful to Vladimír Handl for his comments.

Partners

Nadácia EPH
PISM
OSW
IIR
Ifat
Ceid
Europeum
Euractiv
Globsec