Quick Facts

Detention sites (including asylum facilities): 5 (2009)

Est. detention capacity: 350 (at the two migrant detention centres) (2009)

Removals/deportations: 2,462 (2007)

Asylum seekers: 909 (end of 2008)

Est. undocumented pop.: 15,000-20,000 (2007)

Max. length of detention: 180 days

 

Disclaimer 

Last updated: July 2009

Slovakia Country Links

 

Government Agencies

 

Ministry of Interior  (Ministerstvo vnútra)

http://www.minv.sk

 

Ministry of Interior: Asylum and Migration  (Ministerstvo vnútra, Azyl a migrácia)

http://www.minv.sk/?azyl-migracia

 

Bureau of Border and Aliens Police (Úrad hraničnej a cudzineckej polície)

http://www.minv.sk/?uhcp

 

Ministry of Labour, Social Affairs, and Family (Ministerstvo práce, sociálnych vecí a rodiny)

http://www.employment.gov.sk  

 

International Organizations

 

International Labour Organization: Office for the European Union

http://www.ilo.org/public/english/region/eurpro/brussels/

 

International Organization for Migration

http://www.iom.sk  

 

UN High Commissioner for Refugees

http://www.unhcr-budapest.org/slovakia

 

 

NGOs and Research Institutions

 

Amnesty International – Slovakia

http://www.amnesty.sk

 

Caritas Slovakia (Slovenská katolícka charita)

http://www.charita.sk

 

Clandestino Project

http://clandestino.eliamep.gr

 

Goodwill Society (Spoločnosť ľudí dobrej vôle)

http://www.cassovia.sk/sldv

 

Human Rights League (Liga za ľudské práva)

http://www.hrl.sk

 

Slovak Humanitarian Council (Slovenská humanitná rada)

http://www.shr.sk

 

Slovak Refugee Council (Slovenská utečenecká rada)

http://www.srcsk.eu

 

 

Media

 

Dennik SME

http://www.sme.sk

 

Inside World - Slovakia

http://www.insideworld.com/slovakia/

 

Pravda

http://www.pravda.sk

 

Slovakia Today

http://www.sktoday.com

 

The Slovak Spectator

http://www.spectator.sk/