The EU institutions demonstrated considerable resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, a report published today by the European Court of Auditors concludes. The European Parliament, the...

07.09.2022


REPowerEU, the EU’s plan to rapidly reduce dependence on Russian fossil fuels, diversify energy supplies at EU level and accelerate the green transition, may face significant practical challenges,...

29.07.2022


Bratislava, July 22, 2022 – The more than two-year-long pandemic caused by the disease COVID-19 revealed several risks in the functioning of the state's crisis institutions. As a positive example...

22.07.2022


Bratislava, July 15, 2022 – The Supreme Audit Office of the Slovak Republic (SAO) has already registered almost 400 suggestions from citizens in the first half of the year. With the coming...

15.07.2022


To help pay back the money borrowed to finance the non-repayable financial support for Member States under the €750 billion NextGenerationEU recovery plan, the European Commission has proposed...

21.07.2022


Introduced in 1991, the LEADER programme – the EU’s participatory and bottom-up policy for rural development – has helped to facilitate local engagement. But its approach is costly and its approval...

12.07.2022


The Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the single largest component of expenditure under the EU budget, includes some spending schemes that are particularly exposed to fraud risks. This is according...

11.07.2022


The way the European Commission hires and uses external consultants does not fully ensure that it maximises value for money or fully safeguards its interests, says a report published today by the...

06.07.2022


Bratislava, July 1, 2022 – Slovakia's economy has partially recovered after the downturn in 2020 caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The gross domestic product grew by 3 % in 2021. However, this is...

01.07.2022


The European Commission has not capitalised on the potential of big data for analysing and subsequently designing the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), the European Court of Auditors has said...

29.06.2022


Bratislava, June 24, 2022 - Complex processes related to the decommissioning of nuclear facilities will take decades in Slovakia and the state is not yet sufficiently prepared for them. The Nuclear...

24.06.2022


Since 2007, the European Commission has spent more than €25 billion of rural development funds on diversifying the EU’s rural economy and improving infrastructure in rural areas. However, according...

21.06.2022


To close the EU’s persistent gap in research and innovation (R&I) and unlock excellence in countries lagging behind, the European Commission is applying special measures (known as 'widening'...

16.06.2022


Because it has limited tools at its disposal, the European Commission has not scrutinised enough the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic posed to the right of free movement of people. This is the...

15.06.2022


 Bratislava, June 10, 2022 - Science and research in Slovakia have lacked an effective funding system. The method of allocating funds to this area has signs of bias and non-transparency, which...

10.06.2022


Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are key to the EU’s economy. But they have not really benefited from EU action aimed at enhancing their competitiveness. That is the conclusion reached by...

02.06.2022


The EU has missed its self-imposed target of spending at least 20% of its 2014-2020 budget on climate action, according to a special report published today by the European Court of Auditors (ECA)....

31.05.2022


Blacklisting is not used effectively to prevent EU funds from being paid out to of individuals, businesses or public organisations involved in illegal acts such as fraud and corruption, according...

26.05.2022


Predseda NKÚ SR 2015-2022 Fotografie predsedu NKÚ SR   Foto 1 - Karol Mitrík (.jpeg, 6,4MB) Foto 2 - Karol Mitrík (.jpeg, 7,2 MB)     Životopis Dátum narodenia:...

26.05.2022


The European Commission has identified the main barriers to the internationalisation of the EU’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and put in place many measures to help them expand their...

23.05.2022