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CENTRAL EUROPE Programme will fund transnational regional cooperation with 246 million Euros as of 2015

03.07.2014 Over the next seven years, 246 million Euros will become available for financing regional cooperation beyond borders through the transnational Interreg programme CENTRAL EUROPE. More

The new Waste Act suspended, a fine from Brussels prevented by a short novelization

14.08.2012 The Ministry of the Environment must act to prevent damages and fines that threaten the Slovak Republic from noncomplying to the requirements of the European Commission. These had been criminally neglected by the previous leadership of the Ministry of the Environment, even though they should have been addressed by the end of 2010. Therefore the Ministry will not continue in the legislative process of the Waste Act, instead prepared a short amendment to the current Act to introduce European legislation into our laws according to EU requirements. It shall be submitted by the accelerated legislative procedure. More

Slovakia averted sanctions. Our right for emission trading remains intact.

18.07.2012 The Slovak Republic remains eligible for emission trading with AAUs (Assigned Amount Units). The Compliance Committee of the Kyoto Protocol rendered this decision on Monday, July 16, 2012. It is clearly a precedent in which Slovak Republic as the only European country in similar process was able at the last moment to avert a negative outcome of the in-country review from august last year. More


The Minister of Environment of the Slovak Republic


 Ing. Peter Žiga

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