Key areas of support

  • Increasing competitiveness of green enterprises and green job creation
  • Preventing and tackling domestic violence
  • Improving flood resilience and raising public awareness of flood prevention
  • Strengthening cross-border cooperation with Ukraine
  • Promoting social inclusion of Roma
2009-14 2004-09
Total allocation: €80.75 M Total allocation: €70.3 M
EEA Grants: €38.35 M EEA Grants: €32.3 M
Norway Grants: €42.4 M Norway Grants: €38 M

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Map and facts

  Slovakia EU-28
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 75 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 0.9 0.1
Unemployment rate (%)* 13.2 10.2
Youth unemployment rate (%)* 30.4 22.2
Public debt (% of GDP) 54.6 85.4
Gender pay gap (%) 19.8 16.4
At-risk-of-poverty rate (%) 19.8 24.5
Human development index 21 (EU-28 ranking)*
Corruption perception index* 23 (EU-28 ranking)

Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2013, except where * indicates 2014. Last updated in April 2015.

Distribution of funding 2009-14




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News, results and projects


Beneficial green partnerships


64 Norwegian partners take part in green innovation projects in countries such as Estonia, Poland and Romania. “The participation gives direct access to business opportunities and business culture in the beneficiary countries,” says Anne Lise Rognlidalen from Innovation Norway.

Fighting corruption and economic crime


Anti-corruptions experts, policymakers and stakeholders from across Europe gather in Prague 20-21 October for a conference focusing on combating corruption, money laundering and recovering criminal assets.

Equal opportunities for Roma students


“We want to change the lives of our students and influence the rhetoric around Roma education.” This is how Zuzana Balážová of the Slovak Centre for Research of Ethnicity and Culture (CVEK) describes the ‘You also have a chance’ project.