24 November 2016
Commemoration act next to the bust of Alexander Dubček in Bratislava Square in Rome, linked to the opening of the exhibition dedicated to this outstanding Slovak statesman
This event has been organised to commemorate the 95th anniversary of this Slovak statesman, the leading figure of the Prague Spring in 1968. Dubček is associated with the reform process in Czechoslovakia in the period from January to August 1968. In 1988 he was awarded a doctor honoris causa degree in political sciences by the University of Bologna. After November 1989 he resumed his political career, becoming an MP, Chair of the Federal Assembly and Chair of the Slovak Social Democrats.