NADÁCIA OTVORENEJ SPOLOČNOSTI – OPEN SOCIETY FOUNDATION HAS A NEW DIRECTOR

The Board of Nadácia otvorenej spoločnosti – Open Society Foundation closed the selection process last week. From 8 June 2015, Ján Orlovský is the new head of the OSF. The Board of the Foundation completed the open call for applicants for the position of Executive Director of the Foundation last week. Ján Orlovský succeeds Marek […]

Introducing Lifetime Partnership

A broad coalition of non governmental organizations introduced a shared platform Životné partnerstvo (Lifetime partnership) to reach public support and gain a legal recognition of the same sex couples and their families

Not only for parents: new publications of our grantees available for download

These days three new publications from our grantees were presented to the public.

Racism and extremism at stadiums need more attention, says a sports journalist

Approximately forty future journalists and TV editors from the Department of Journalism at Comenius University in Bratislava attended a workshop called Media Versus Racism and Extremism in Sports, organized by the Institute for Intercultural Dialogue (Inštitút pre medzikultúrny dialóg, IPMD).

Misery in Slovakia: A topic that belongs to the theatre

Nacionalizmus, národná identita či postoj voči inakosti. Divadlo Pôtoň s mladými ľuďmi v rámci vzdelávacieho projektu hovorí o spoločenskej situácii na Slovensku.

Cultural Bratislava: We have something to be proud of, but there are no conditions for survival

KU.BA is an open platform that aims to connect independent cultural operator and contribute to creation of cultural strategy for Bratislava.

How Separated Children Disappear

Migration of unacompanied minors are ignored subject in society, says Liga za ľudské práva.

Private nationalism: A story of a state representation causing distortion of collective memory

On February 17th, Czechoslovak flag by Dalibor Bača will be a subject of discussions as part of the Private nationalism cycle organised in Open Gallery. Here is an interview with an artist about a controversial masterpiece and a wave of private nationalism it generated.

For the sake of good choice: To make your mum understand

It is often difficult to explain the work of non-profit sector. And it is even harder to clarify the judicial system’s functioning. However, civil organisation Via Iuris managed to launch a successful campaign on jurisdiction. Their video-films and information graphics were very visible prior to election of the Supreme Court’s Chairman in Slovakia. Thus, the campaign For the sake of good choice serves as good practice example which managed to present non-mainstream topic to lay public.

Superar summer school in Srebrenica: Music connects Serbian and Bosnian children

Great Superar summer school hosted children from different countries including small singers from Banská Štiavnica. Read and see for yourself how music changes relationships between today’s generation of Serbs and Bosnians.

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