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25th Session of the UN-Habitat Governing Council

20.04.2015 On 17 April 2015, the Governing Council of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN–Habitat) was officially opened in Nairobi, Kenya. At the opening session, the State Secretary of the Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic, Mr. Ján Ilavský, was elected President of the Governing Council for a 2-year term. More

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


The Minister of Environment of the Slovak Republic


 Ing. Peter Žiga

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