no. 021-01-271/2023-02 date: January 31, 2023.
Acting within the statutory competence to monitor the implementation of the laws on the prohibition of discrimination and recommend measures for achieving equality and protection against discrimination to the public authorities and other persons, the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality refers to the Broadcasting Company “A. A.” doo the following
RECOMMENDATION OF MEASURES FOR ACHIEVING EQUALITY AND PROTECTION AGAINST DISCRIMINATION
The Commissioner for the Protection of Equality recommends the media house:
– when reporting and publishing texts and articles about the Slovak national minority, make sure that these contents do not advocate or support prejudices and other social patterns of behavior that are based on stereotypes, and especially that these contents do not use expressions and phrases that insult the dignity of Slovak women and men, e.g., such as using the term “Zuska”.
The media house will inform the Commissioner for the Protection of Equality about the measures taken to implement this recommendation within 30 days from the date of receipt of the recommendation of measures for achieving equality.
Against this recommendation of measures for achieving equality, in accordance with the law, no appeal or any other legal remedy is allowed.
 Law on Prohibition of Discrimination (“Official Gazette of RS”, Nos. 22/09 and 52/21), Article 33, Paragraph 1, Item 9.
COMMISSIONER FOR THE PROTECTION OF EQUALITY