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Will there be a Change of Course in Slovakia?

National Council Elections in the Slovak Republic and their consequences for Austria and the EU

Sep 20, 2023 / Vienna / EU Affairs

The Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy (AIES) in cooperation with the Austrian-Slovak Association (OSG), organized a discussion on the topic of the upcoming Parliamentary elections in the Slovak republic and the consequences for Austria and the EU. The event was held on the 20th of September at the Slovak Institute in Vienna under the title: Will there be a change of course in Slovakia?

The debate was moderated by Dr. Werner Fasslabend, joined by two speakers Mr. Christoph Thanei a freelance Austrian correspondent and Dr. Radoslav Stefancik, one of the leading Slovak political analysts.

The speakers gave a pivotal overview of the past but also the current political situation in Slovakia. They explained the election system, focused on the polarisation of the voters in the society and also the relatively noticeable instability of the political scene. The speakers speculated on the outcome of the elections and presented various possible scenarios. The real result is to be seen at the end of September.

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