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.
Expert advice for making qualified decisions.
Research activity in the field of foreign policy.
Projects aimed at democratization and European integration of the Balkan and Eastern Partnership countries.
Organizing discussions and conferences on current foreign policy topics.
Educational activities in schools and for the general public.
Outputs for media and operation of the portal zahranicnapolitika.sk.
The parliamentary elections of 30 September 2023 will have a direct impact on domestic policy and individual sectors. They will also shape Slovakia's foreign, European, and security policy for the next few years at least. Experts at the SFPA have created three post-election scenarios for these three policy areas, drawing on the available sources and their own expertise.
Paring of 16 talented students with 16 esteemed diplomats for a unique job-shadowing experience.
From June 7th to June 8th, 2023, #SFPA welcomed four CSOs from Serbia within the project "Empowering Serbian CSOs involved in the decarbonization process through the V4 experience".
With the aim of strengthening cooperation among the think tanks of the Visegrad countries in the field of energy, as well as promoting dialogue between the academic sector and decision-makers in this area, REKK (HU) as coordinator, along with SFPA (SK), the Instytut Jagielloński (PL) and AMO (CZ) as partners, have initiated the launching of the V4 Energy Think Tank Platform (V4ETTP) as a permanent think tank cooperation platform focusing on energy, operating from 2018. In 2022 the Polish partnership was taken over by the Centre for Eastern Studies, OSW.
In order to be successful in energy transition, Slovakia should build new forms of regional cooperation, while also enhancing climate policies, especially the deployment of renewables and energy efficiency measures.
The project named EU Support for Local Media Outlets in Moldova focuses on promoting a more conducive environment for local media in order to strengthen their capacity, independence, sustainability and professionalism, as well as their ability to produce quality, evidence-based, balanced and reliable journalistic content.
Alžbeta Gavalcová, Veronika Oravcová, Nolan Theisen
Veronika Oravcová, Alžbeta Gavalcová, Nolan Theisen