Central European Foundation (CEF)
Central European Foundation (CEF) connects people from diverse sectors of the Slovak society for more than 20 years. In cooperation with Slovak and international partners, CEF supports and implements artistic, cultural, environmental and other projects.
CEF percieves the Central Europe – which it carries in its name – as a room for creativity, as a place of extraordinary people, rich culture heritage and unique natural surroundings that CEF highlights and promotes.
Terra Recognita Foundation
Terra Recognita Foundation was established by young historians, political theorists and economists in 2005 as a Central European non-governmental foreign policy initiative. The Foundation aims at researching the past and present of the peoples of Central and Eastern Europe and to study the relations between them and Hungarians, as well as the relations with Hungarians abroad. The foundation seeks to promote an open Central European dialogue and cooperation.
The publishing house Větrné mlýny was founded in 1995 in Brno. It publishes quality literature across genres, putting emphasis on theatre, and also a cultural magazine RozRazil. It organizes a literary festival Authors’ Reading Month which today is one of the most important events of its kind in Europe taking place in four different countries.
Res Publica Foundation
Res Publica Foundation is the publisher of Res Publica Nowa, magazine of ideas, which has been presenting opinion and analysis of most important contemporary researchers of culture and politics since 1979, Cities Magazine, dedicated to urban culture and various aspects of city development, and Visegrad Insight, an opinion-making journal devoted to Central Europe.
The Foundation’s flagship programs are New Europe 100 annual list, showcasing most interesting leaders from Central and Eastern Europe, City DNA program, which has helped to create sound cultural policy in Polish cities, The Free Speech Partnership, aiming at creating a network of opinion-making intellectual and cultural communities from the countries of the former Eastern Bloc, as well as Central European Program, an international intellectual effort to understand and reflect on political ideas in the region.