Supported by: The German Marshall Fund of the United States
Project span: May 2003 – April 2004
Project team: Marek Šťastný, Grigorij Mesežnikov and external experts
Co-organizing Institutions: The German Marshall Fund of the United States
Objective: To broaden and enhance the international discourse among experts, academics, and representatives of political parties and state institutions in Slovakia and NATO member countries on various ways of strengthening the transatlantic relationship. To compare the positions of key political players of EU and NATO member states on issues of transatlantic partnership and measure the degree of influence they convey onto the main political players in Slovakia. To analyze the impact of the process of transatlantic integration on new developments within political parties in Slovakia .
Working paper – "Analysis of Positions of Main Political Actors in Slovakia on Issues of European Integration and Transatlantic Partnership".
A lecture series of experts from member NATO and EU countries on issues of foreign policy and security. Lectures are intended for the broader public (May 2003 - April 2004). Newsletters containing the texts of the lectures (case studies of individual political parties/party families).
Presentation of research findings at panel discussions and workshops in the USA (March 2004).