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NCSML CEO Cecilia Rokusek receives award from the Slovak Republic

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – On Oct. 21 at the recent meeting in Bratislava of more than 120 Honorary Consuls to the Slovak Republic (there are 189 worldwide), NCSML President and CEO Dr. Cecilia Rokusek was one of four Honorary Consuls awarded the Silver Medal by Miroslav Lajčák, the Slovak Republic’s Minister of Foreign Affairs. Dr. Rokusek has been Slovak Honorary Consul for Florida since 2008. The presentation took place at the 8th biannual meeting of Honorary Consuls of the Slovak Republic.

Dr. Rokusek was awarded the Silver Medal in recognition and appreciation for her “sustained and enduring contribution to bilateral cooperation and for significant role in promoting Slovakia´s reputation abroad.”

According to the Slovak Republic’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Silver Medal of the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic is, together with the Golden Medal, an award conferred upon persons or collectives from public life, foreigners, or Slovak citizens, who have significantly contributed to enhancing relations with the Slovak Republic, promoting Slovakia abroad or developing Slovak foreign policy.

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