Having been formed following the dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1993, Slovakia is one of the world’s youngest countries (it celebrated its 23rd birthday on January 1st this year) but has come a long way in a short space of time and is now a eurozone country with a population of over 5 million people.
It remains a close partner of the Czech Republic, as well as Poland and Hungary, as members of the Visegrad Group, set up to promote cooperation and European integration.
And after initially having a frosty relationship with the European Union (EU) and NATO, things eventually thawed out as the country underwent economic reform and it joined both organisations in 2004.
The country now has one of the fastest growth rates in the European Union and OECD – so if you’ve got business interests over there, you’ll want an easy and convenient way to keep in touch.
And a conference call offers exactly that, needing nothing more than a landline or mobile phone.
Here’s how to set one up…