The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented attention to China in Slovakia. In this infographic, we look into 10 issues which Slovakia needs to address if it is to achieve an effective and value-based foreign policy towards China.
Slovakia & China
10 issues to address for an effective and value-based foreign policy
Matej Šimalčík is Executive Director of CEIAS. In his research, he focuses on Chinese foreign and security policy, strategic culture, territorial conflicts, and relations between China and Europe. He is a member of ChinfluenCE, a regional initative aimed at monitoring China’s economic and political influence in Central Europe, where he acts as national coordinator for Slovakia. Previously he served as a legal counsel to the Slovak branch of Transparency International.