News

Control and auditing must be part of everyday decision-making in State and public administration

Bratislava, October 7, 2020 - Control and auditing must be part of everyday decision-making in State and public institutions, said Boris Kollár, the National Council of the Slovak Republic...

The municipality control system shows significant risks and needs reform

Bratislava, October 2, 2020 - More than two thirds of all cities and municipalities in Slovakia do not have sufficiently secured control of their operation. This is resulting from the analysis by...

ECA: EU oversight of State aid to banks needs a fitness check

The European Commission has the legal powers and resources to control State aid to financial institutions. However, it had not always been in a position to use them to full effect, according to a...

ECA: EU action on child poverty needs greater focus

It is almost impossible to assess how the EU contributes to Member States’ efforts to reduce child poverty, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors (ECA). The relevance and...

The Capital City accounted for illegally the O. Nepela Stadium comprehensive reconstruction debt

Bratislava, September 25, 2020 - The comprehensive reconstruction of the Ondrej Nepela Winter Stadium in Bratislava worth almost EUR 100 mil was not covered in the Bratislava self-government...

The Supreme Audit Institutions of the Slovak Republic and the Republic of Poland have agreed to cooperate

Bratislava, September 24, 2020 - The Presidents of the Supreme Audit Offices of Poland and Slovakia, Marian Banaś and Karol Mitrík, signed an agreement for mutual cooperation between the two...

ECA: EU emissions trading system - free allowances must be better targeted

Free allowances still make up over 40 % of all available allowances under the EU’s ‘cap and trade’ emissions trading system (ETS), according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors...

The good financial year 2019 unused to achieve a balanced public administration budget

Bratislava, 16 September 2020 - The goal of a zero deficit and a balanced State budget in 2019 was not met and, in fact, the public administration managed a deficit of EUR 1.22 bn. Despite a...

The public administration budget must actively respond to the challenges associated with COVID-19

Bratislava, September 11, 2020 - National auditors draw the attention of the management of the Social Insurance Agency, as well as the Slovak Government, to the risks associated with further...

K. Mitrík praised the work of the outgoing Office Vice-Presidents

At the College September meeting, Karol Mitrík, the President of the Office, handed over "SAO SR Commemorative Plaques SR" to Mr. Igor Šulaj and Mr. Vladimír Tóth on mandate termination in their...