The Model Conference of the Faculty of International Relations is a project which originated in the initiative of students of the Faculty of International Relations and this year celebrates its 12th anniversary. The aim of the Model Conference is to link the theory gained at the university with practice. For this purpose, the multilateral negotiations take place over two semesters. As part of the simulations of multilateral negotiations on current international issues, students seek to reach...
On December 05, 2018, the second session of the Round Table of the Security Section was held with the ESET's Chief Operating Officer Mr. Palo Luka. The main topic of the negotiations was cyber security on the territory of Slovakia. Students discussed about international cooperation of OSCE countries and IT companies. Next topic of the discussion was international cooperation, in which companies are helping together against cyber attacks. The students also discussed the protection of people and the voluntary dissemination of information, where they concluded that users often do not realize the risks of misuse of information they provide on the Internet. During the discussion, Mr. Palo Luka clarified the focus of ESET, which aims, among other things, to educate internet users and to warn them of the potential danger they are facing on the Internet.
On November 22, 2018, the Round Table of the Economic Section was held with the invited guest Mr. Matej Šimalčík from the Institute of Asian Studies, who is dealing with Chinese influence in Europe. Mr. Šimalčík approached the current position of Chinese investments in the countries of the European Union and in the "16 + 1" countries. During the discussion the participants came to the conclusion that thanks to the investments from China there is a great potential in this region.
V stredu 21. novembra 2018, prebiehali v Aule Ekonomickej univerzity prvé rokovania Modelovej konferencie Fakulty medzinárodných vzťahov 2019.
The guest of the first round table discussion, organized by the Security Section of the Model Conference of the Faculty of International Relations, 2019, was Mr. Martin Vereš, Head of the Information and Cyber Security Department of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic. Mr. Vereš shared with us interesting insights from the area of cyber security and explained what this term means. The students discussed the spread of false information as a cyber threat and how the state authorities are fighting potential cyber attacks. In the past, Slovakia faced cyber attacks from abroad. Nowadays, Slovakia is fighting with cyber attacks and threats with the help from ESET, one of the most renowned companies, which works with state authorities.