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Bridges are a Critical Point for Maintaining a Safe and Accessible Transport Infrastructure

Bratislava, January 21, 2022 - During the sixteen years of the partition of bridges management on Slovak roads between the state and local governments, there was a long-term deterioration of their...

ECA: EU’s contribution to energy efficiency in businesses is unclear

In a special report published today, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) calls for clarification of the contributions made by EU funds to energy efficiency in businesses. The auditors conclude...

ECA: COVID-19 response and climate policies at the heart of EU auditors’ work programme

The European Court of Auditors (ECA) today published its work programme for 2022 and beyond, listing its strategic areas and audit priorities. These will cover a broad range of issues, reflecting...

ECA: EU support for the rule of law in Western Balkans has had little impact on fundamental reforms

EU action has had little impact in advancing fundamental rule of law reforms in the Western Balkans, according to a special report published by the European Court of Auditors (ECA). Some...

Forest Protection and Restoration Must Take Precedence over the Financial Gain from the Sale of Wood

Bratislava, December 22, 2021 - Forest management in Slovakia is governed by inconsistent rules, investments in forest restoration and planting are insufficient. According to the President of the...

National Auditors Will Put a Spotlight on Pandemic Aid, Soldier Equipment, Highway Company and Train Modernization

Bratislava, January 5, 2022 - The Supreme Audit Office of the Slovak Republic will focus on eight areas of public policy next year. The auditors have prepared projects for 31 audits in more than a...

Slovakia Needs to be Prepared to Solve Drought, System and Strategy is Missing

Bratislava, December 30, 2021 - Slovakia is not ready to deal with the drought enough to eliminate threats to the environment and society. There is no system of indicators to monitor the situation...

ECA: EU auditors recommend to set out a new European tourism strategy

The EU is the world’s most visited region: in 2019, around 37 % of all international tourist arrivals had the EU as their destination. However, the EU’s support for tourism needs a fresh...

Expensive, slow, delayed and without source codes - MUK module of slovensko.sk portal

Bratislava, 17th December 2021 - The module of official communication (MUK-P)[1], a 34-month delayed part of the Central Government Portal (UPVS), can be described as a prime example of...