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Robert Vass

Secretary General, Slovak Atlantic Commission

‚ (Moderator)


Róbert Vass is Secretary General of the Slovak Atlantic Commission. He started his professional career as a president of a non-governmental organisation, the Euro-Atlantic Center, in 2002. He had remained in this position for the next four years. In 2006, he was elected the Chairman of the Slovak Atlantic Commission and since 2008 he is Secretary General of the same institution. Under his leadership, SAC has achieved substantial development, opened two new offices in Banská Bystrica and Bratislava, extended its program and activities and became the exclusive member of the Atlantic Treaty Association for Slovakia. Six years ago he founded the tradition of the Bratislava Global Security Forum – GLOBSEC and since then he has been the patron of this initiative. He also organized the accompanying conference of NATO Defence Ministers’ Meeting in Bratislava and established the successful magazine on foreign policy and international security - the Euro-Atlantic Quarterly. Mr. Vass has a Master’s degree in International Relations and Diplomacy from the Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica.