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The auditors will check the system of dual education, debt relief of hospitals or social enterprises

Bratislava, 4 September 2020 - The health of the population, education and transport infrastructure will be among the priorities of the Supreme Audit Office (SAO SR) in the coming years. Next...

First half of the year in legislative initiatives and new audits for SAO SR

Bratislava, 20 August 2020 - The first initiatives of Parliament new members in the form of audits in the public RTVS or land fund were included in the Supreme Audit Office of the Slovak Republic...

Teachers point out poor quality textbooks and a badly set up system for their selection or distribution

Bratislava, 14 August 2020 - International surveys from 2013 and 2018 signaled significant risks associated with the provision of textbooks for students in Slovak primary schools. The analytical...

Interview: The situation in water companies is absurd

Mrs. Mária Machová, Adviser to the President of the SAO SR gave an interview to an economic newspaper Hospodárske noviny on the topic of water companies, which the SAO SR recently audited. She...

Slovakia is lagging behind meeting commitment contributions to mitigate negative climate change or saving energy

Bratislava, 31 July 2020 - Although the European Union has common goals for climate and energy policy, the individual states can take various measures to meet them. The joint audit by the Czech...

ECA: System to protect EU businesses from unfair trade competition functioning well

The European Union is committed to free trade. However, if European industries suffer as a result of unfair practices by non-EU countries, such as dumping and subsidised imports, the EU can...

Direct aid in agriculture without targeted control with holes in legislation

Bratislava, 23 July 2020 - The Slovak authorities have not made every effort to guarantee the efficient and transparent spending of EUR 450 mil on farmers (value as in 2018). The Agricultural...

ECA: React-EU recovery funding: tension between swift support and value for money

The European Commission’s REACT-EU proposal to top up cohesion funding for EU countries by €58 billion in the crucial first few years of the Covid-19 recovery aims to mobilise investment and...