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The F. A. Hayek Foundation Bratislava (FAHF) 2005f
Jasikova 6 Bratislava 821 03, Slovakia
tel:421-2 4829 1585 fax:421-2 4829 1243

Organizational Status: Independent NGO, founded in 1990.

General Description: FAHF, founded by a group of liberally oriented Slovak economists, has as its core mission the establishment of a tradition of liberal thinking in Slovakia. From this liberal tradition, the foundation seeks to offer practical reform proposals for market solutions to economic and social problems; widen and propagate classical liberal ideas in the reform process throughout Slovakia; provide a platform for the exchange of opinions of experts and the broader public; and further develop basic liberal ideas and values. The fundamental ideas presented by FAHF are those of freedom, free choice and responsibility for individuals, a market economy, minimal government intervention, reduced taxation, enforcement of contractual obligations and agreements, and securing the inalienable rights of every individual to their own lives, liberty, and property.

Annual Budget: USD 160 thousand (2003)

Staff: 6 (4 research, 2 administrative/support)

Executive Officers:
Dr. ORAVEC, Jan (President)
Mr. SVEJNA, Ivan (Chairman of the Board)
Dr. CHREN, Martin (Director)

Public Relations:
Mr. CHREN, Martin (Director)

(As of November, 2004)

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