In recent months, the Slovak government has been strongly criticized by EU-member states for its anti-migration attitude and European media have commented on the refusal to take in 800 refugees via the EU relocation scheme. Slovakia – along with other Visegrad (V4) countries – has been accused of failing to show solidarity with other member […]
Milan Nič and Claire Sturm
Milan Nič is Research Director at the GLOBSEC Policy Institute (formerly CEPI) in Bratislava. He worked as journalist at the RFE/RL, consultant in Bosnia and Hercegovina, and senior advisor at the Slovak Foreign Ministry. In 2010, he co-authored a book of essays on the EU and Slovak foreign policy. Claire Sturm is a German-Mexican living in Bratislava whose volunteering work with refugees began in September 2015 at the Hungarian-Austrian border and continues today with cook4refugee. She holds an MA in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University.