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Fiscal discipline in EU: question of transparency and commitment

LSE European Institute – APCO Worldwide Perspectives on Europe Series

Date: Tuesday 10 May 2011 
Time: 1-2pm
Venue:  Shaw Library, 6th floor, Old Building 
Speaker: Iveta Radičová
Chair: Professor Damian Chalmers

Iveta Radičová is the current Prime Minister of Slovakia. She is the first woman to hold this position. She holds a PhD in sociology and completed her postdoctoral studies at Oxford University. Radičová worked as a professor of philosophy at Comenius University in Bratislava.

Radičová began her political career as a member of the Public Against Violence (VPM) movement in the 1990s. She was appointed Minister of Labour, Social Affairs, and Families from 2005-2006 and became a member of parliament representing the Slovak Democratic Party in 2006. Iveta Radičová became Prime Minister of Slovakia following the parliamentary elections in 2010, in which the 4 party coalition won a majority.

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A transcript of Iveta Radičová's speech is available to download. Download: Fiscal discipline in EU: question of transparency and commitment (pdf)


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