Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic


Pursuant to §16 of Act No. 575/2001 of Coll. on the Organization of the Activities of the Government and on Organization of Central State Administration (as amended in 2013) Ministry of Environment of the Slovak Republic is a central body of state administration responsiblefor environmental protection and development including:

  1. nature and landscape protection
  2. water management, flood protection, protection of water quality and quantity and its rational usage, fisheries with the exception of aquaculture and sea fishing
  3. air, ozone layer and climate protection
  4. environmental aspects of planning
  5. waste management
  6. assessment of environmental impacts
  7. provision of a unified information system on environment and area monitoring
  8. geological research and exploration
  9. protection and control of trade with endangered species of wild fauna and flora
  10. genetically modified organisms