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
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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Map and facts

  Slovakia EU-27
GDP per capita in PPS (EU=100) 75 100
Economic growth (% change on previous year) 2.0 -0.3
Unemployment rate 14.0 10.5
Youth unemployment 34.0 22.8
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

Distribution of funding in Slovakia

News, results and projects


Garden That Teaches


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'!

Annual Report 2013-14


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.

Creating opportunities for the Roma


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.