Key areas of support
- Increasing competitiveness of green enterprises and green job creation
- Improving flood resilience and raising public awareness of flood prevention
- Strengthening cross-border cooperation with Ukraine
- Promoting social inclusion of Roma
|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|
Are you interested in funding and partnership opportunities in Slovakia? Project partnerships between entities in Slovakia and in Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are encouraged.
Map and facts
|GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100)||75||100|
|Economic growth (% change on previous year)||2.0||-0.3|
|Public debt (% of GDP)*||43.3||82.5|
|Human development index||20 (EU-27 ranking)|
|Corruption perception index||23 (EU-27 ranking)|
|Inequality of income distribution*||3.8||5.1|
Sources: Eurostat, UNDP, Transparency International. All data is from 2012 except where * indicates 2011
Distribution of funding 2009-14
DocumentsSlovakia factsheet (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 09-14 (in force as of 16 November 2010, amended 10 August 2011) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 09-14 (in force as of 27 October 2010, amended 10 August 2011) (PDF) MoU EEA Grants 04-09 (signed 11 January 2005) (PDF) MoU Norway Grants 04-09 (signed 3 February 2005) (PDF)
Calls for proposals
|31.05.15||Technical assistance to the Beneficiary State & Fund for bilateral relations at national level|
Click on the programme names below for key facts about each and read why the programme is needed, what it will achieve and how, and partnership opportunities. For details on the application process and eligibility, consult the programme operator websites accessible via the below pages.
|Programme||Partner(s)||Grant (€ million)|
|Adaptation to climate change||12.5|
|Green industry innovation||Innovation Norway||14.6|
|Local and regional initiatives||Council of Europe||1|
|Cross‐border cooperation||Norwegian Barents Secretariat||12.7|
|Cultural and natural heritage||11.9|
|Decent work and tripartite dialogue||Innovation Norway*||0.4|
|Domestic and gender‐based violence||Norwegian Directorate for Health Council of Europe||7|
News, results and projects
Children, teachers and parents are digging in and getting their hands dirty in school gardens across Slovakia. Zilina elementary school in Zajezova is one of eight schools where children learn through growing fruit and vegetables. They're 'Happy'!
The EEA and Norway Grants annual report for 2013-14 is out now. The report provides an overview of some of the achievements of the funding provided by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway in the beneficiary countries over the last year.
In Slovakia, the unemployment rate among the Roma population is around 80 percent. In the eastern part of the country, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are helping create employment opportunities for the Roma through ecological farming.