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Interview for Právne noviny with the head of the SAO SR also about the detailed functioning of the Office and audits

Source:  Právne noviny Released on:  23/09/2020 In the course of August, Právne noviny had the opportunity to look into the functioning of an independent Slovak...

The State budget responds to the challenges COVID-19 has brought to society

Bratislava, 13 November 2020 - The coronavirus and extraordinary security or economic measures taken at the national and international level are significantly reflected in the functioning of the...

ECA: The Capital Markets Union: slow progress

The free movement of capital is a key long-standing objective of the European Union. It is one of the pillars of the Single Market, along with the free movement of people, goods and services....

ECA: 2019 EU accounts: clean, but too many spending errors

In the European Court of Auditors’ annual report for the 2019 financial year, published today, the auditors sign off the EU accounts as giving “a true and fair view” of the EU’s financial...

Slovakia lacks carers and their financial evaluation is more than demotivating

Bratislava, November 6, 2020 - Those interested in care services in Slovakia are dependent on local governments and do not always receive adequate and quality service as confirmed in the SAO SR...

ECA: EU auditors to assess how the EU supports tourism

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) is analysing whether EU funding for public investments in tourism was effective and provided suitable support for the sector prior to the pandemic, and what...

The citizens´ electronic communication encounters barriers with the local government

BRATISLAVA, October 30, 2020 - Removing bureaucratic obstacles in communication between the citizen and local government or State administration is one from the Government of the Slovak Republic...

ECA: EU is struggling with recruitment of officials

The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) should reconsider how it selects new recruits for the EU civil service, according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors (ECA) published...

Slovakia was not ready for a pandemic; the State did not have supplies of medical devices

BRATISLAVA, 16 October 2020 - Competent institutions involved in crisis management, including the State Material Reserves Administration, were not sufficiently prepared to address the challenges...

ECA: Plastic packaging waste: EU needs to boost recycling to achieve ambitions

There is a significant risk that the EU will not meet its plastic packaging recycling targets for 2025 and 2030, according to a review by the European Court of Auditors (ECA). The update of the...