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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Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Slovakia? Project partnerships between entities in Slovakia and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.

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Check the activities that are supported under the programmes in Slovakia

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


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.

Fostering bilateral relations


Funding is now available for activities strengthening bilateral relations between the Slovak Republic and the three donor countries – Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway – through the Fund for Bilateral Relations at National Level.

Annual report 2014-2015 out now


Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are contributing to future growth and development in Europe through the EEA and Norway Grants. Our annual report gives you an insight into the progress and achievements over the past year.