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International Tree of Peace

The International Tree of Peace (Slovak: Strom pokoja, Russian: Дерево мира, German: Der Friedensbaum) is an international project that originated in Slovakia. The project, created on the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of the end of World War I, was initiated by Slovak landscape architect Marek Sobola from Žilina. The main goal of the project is to promote a message of peace by planting a Tree of Peace on every…

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World Map of Peace

The World Map of Peace or World Peace Map, abbreviated as well the Map of Peace, was created to unify the individual plantings of the Trees of Peace in different countries of the world and give them a clear goal: to involve as many countries as possible into the planting of Trees of Peace and thus gradually supplement the Map of Peace. The International Tree of Peace was founded in…

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Carl Gustav Swensson Memorial in Žilina

Carl Gustav Swensson Memorial in Žilina

Marek Sobola, CEO of Servare et Manere,has initiated historical research and international cooperation which led to a significant discovery that sheds light on the history of architecture in Žilina, the fourth largest city in Slovakia. This particularly interesting discovery was the fact that the author of landscaping around the former Cloth Processing Factory in Žilina – Silleiner Fabriken Adolf Löw & Sohn was Carl Gustav Swensson (June 15, 1861 –…

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Medal of Merit for Slovak Diplomacy Marek Sobola Servare et Manere

Medal of Merit for Slovak Diplomacy

Servare et Manere is the exclusive supplier of the highest departmental award of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic (MFAaEA SR) called the Medal of Merit for Slovak Diplomacy. The award is awarded by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and is awarded to persons for extraordinary merits in building diplomacy of the Slovak Republic, significant contribution to the fulfillment of foreign policy goals of the…

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