Tag Archives: Slovakia

MediaAboutDev editor-in-chief at PechaKucha Night Auckland

“Despite my age I remember many important moments from Velvet revolution (1989). After Iron curtain fell down (and also later – after Czechoslovakia break up in 1993) many U.S. volunteers arrived to my home country / Slovakia as English-teachers. They … Continue reading

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Professional Fellows Alumni create incubator for community organizing reflection and initiatives

Fifty inspiring leaders from four European countries shared their small victories at the ‘Professional Fellows Alumni Reunion’ in the High Tatras in order to get professional feedback and support from U.S. mentors, as well as other Professional Fellows Alumni in … Continue reading

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Boba Markovič Baluchová – rozhovor pre blog YJTE2015

YJTE: Ako ste sa Vy dostali do kontaktu s písaním a žurnalistikou? BMB: Počas štúdia na svojej prvej vysokej škole (prírodovedného smeru: štúdium geológie na PriF UK) som začala pracovať v internetovom študentskom rádiu TLIS v Mlynskej doline. Bavilo ma … Continue reading

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Slovak analyst as a part of Slovak national radio talk about Slovak ODA and MDGs

Boba Baluchová – journalist, teacher and development analyst. In 2013 she coordinated development cooperation project in Kenya with focus on malnutrition reduction; in 2014 she prepared developing volunteers for their voluntary service in developing countries. A few months ago she … Continue reading

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To destroy our prejudices & stereotypes about other countries

Czechoslovakia as socialistic country (under the Soviet influence) used to provide international aid as a part of solidarity gesture to other socialistic countries until the year 1989. After the Velvet revolution Slovakia became the beneficiary of overseas assistance – country … Continue reading

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How to change Slovaks’ perception of development

How many online blogs do we need in order to change East Europeans’ perception and understanding of the life in developing countries? Apparently a lot. But the setup of another online blog platform in Slovakia or Hungary will not change … Continue reading

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