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The State must guarantee every citizen equal access to basic postal services

Bratislava, January 22, 2021 - The State, through the Ministry of Transport, has not managed to coordinate relations with the management of Slovenská pošta (Slovak Post) for a long time, and the...

ECA: Planning for EU bank resolution still missing some key elements

The Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM) is the EU system for the orderly winding-up of failing banks within the Banking Union, to avoid costly bail-outs. Since its establishment in 2015, the SRM has...

ISKRA - the project of the Ministry of Economy is an exemplary case of public finances waste

Bratislava, 15 January 2021 - In 2013, the Ministry of Economy initiated the construction of its own information system for crisis management - ISKRA. The use of almost € 24 million was not...

ECA: Audit preview - Strengthening the rule of law in the Western Balkans

Rule of law is one of the fundamental values on which the EU is founded. Promoting the rule of law is a key part of the EU’s agenda in its relations with non-EU countries and it is a necessary...

National auditors draw attention to insufficient internal control and continuing paper bureaucracy

Bratislava, January 8, 2021 - The principle once and enough in the citizen's communication with State or public institutions still does not work and the removal of bureaucratic obstacles using the...

Pandemic reveals risks in state management during the emergency situation

Bratislava, 21 December 2020 - State institutions were not sufficiently prepared for crisis management in times of emergency. This was confirmed not only by the setting up the activities of the...

The internal control system in state administration and self-government is insufficient

BRATISLAVA, December 18 (SITA) - The internal control system in State administration and self-government is insufficient. This was stated at today's press conference by the Supreme Audit Office of...

The State failed in the management but also in the control of the Mochovce nuclear power plant completion

Bratislava, December 11, 2020 - The increase in the price of almost 6 billion completion of the third and fourth units of the Mochovce nuclear power plant (EMO34), as well as its delay, was caused...

ECA: Review No 06/2020 - Risks, challenges and opportunities in the EU’s economic policy response to the COVID-19 crisis

The European Union and its Member States implemented a variety of measures to limit and counter the economic damage caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This review provides an integrated...

Slovakia lacks general practitioners for adults; a critical condition is also with pediatricians

The Supreme Audit Office of the Slovak Republic warns not only the Ministry of Health, but also the Government of the Slovak Republic and members of Parliament that the availability of general...