Slovak Syndicate of Journalists (SSN)

Slovenský syndikát novinárov (SSN)
Contact: Peter Kubínyi Chairman
Contact: Andrea Stoláriková (f) Secretary


Dom novinárov, Župné námestie 7, 815 68 Bratislava, Slovakia
421 (0) 2 5443 5071
421 (0) 2 5443 2438

The Slovak Syndicate of Journalists (SSN) is a professional trade union organisation of journalists which brings together the majority of the journalists working in press, radio, television, and press agencies in Slovakia. Freelance journalists and publicists are also its members. The mission and the aims of the Syndicate are to protect freedom of expression, to advocate the professional interests of its members, to encourage the professional excellence of journalists, to protect the rights of its members, to conclude collective bargaining agreements, particularly with a view to the economic and social provision of its members, to provide legal protection in case of industrial disputes and to increase the social prestige of journalistic status.

The Press Council of the Slovak Republic is based at SSN headquarters.