There is deep disappointment over the rate of progress of various Roma inclusion policies of the European Union during the last few decades.
Jobless figures down by 0.1 percentage point month-on-month to 6.86%, and by 1pp from 7.9% posted a year ago.
Central and Southeastern European countries are among the most vulnerable to any cut-off in Russian energy exports, but this has not stopped some of them from being very vocal in demanding tougher action.
Consumer price index rose by 9% y/y in February.
Oxford Economics has cut its GDP forecasts for CEE by an average of 1 percentage point for this year and 0.5pp for 2023.
Commercial debt and equity markets can help fill funding and policy gaps, and rally bank and fund manager interests to public purpose.
After seasonal adjustments, industrial output dropped by 1.2% month-on-month in January.
Economy grew by 3% for the whole of 2021.
The creation of the Czech-led battle group in Slovakia is part of Nato´s efforts to strengthen its Eastern Flank.
Some 61% now believe that Slovakia´s membership of Nato is a good thing for their country, and more than 77% of Slovaks see Russia's actions in Ukraine as an act of aggression.
Central and Eastern Europe’s arms industry should also benefit from the shift of defence up the list of political priorities.
With the exception of Latvia, women in countries across the region are among the almost 2.4bn worldwide that don’t enjoy the same economic rights as men.
We may be witnessing the construction of a new Iron Curtain in Eastern Europe, though this time the former Warsaw Pact states of Central Europe will be on the western side.
The Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Slovakia and Romania have announced that they will quit the two Soviet-era international banks because of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Ukraine’s neighbours are preparing for the arrival of a wave of refugees following the Russian invasion of the country.
President says Kuciak's murder united society in demanding a decent and fair Slovakia. But former premier Robert Fico says murders were politically misused.