ÚVO review of equipment purchases by Bojnice hospital finds flaws

January 20, 2015

AN INSPECTION by the Public Procurements Office (ÚVO) into the purchases of new radiological equipment by the Hospital and Policlinic in Bojnice found a number of shortcomings, TASR learned from ÚVO’s spokesperson Ján Mažgút on January 19.

Slovakia active in development aid

January 20, 2015

THE YEAR 2003 meant a change for Slovakia in the area of development assistance when it transformed from the receiver to the donor.

Slovakia loses thousands of jobs

January 20, 2015

SLOVAKIA has lost thousands of jobs which are generated by international projects of development assistance. This has happened despite the fact that about €60 million are allocated for these projects every year, the McRoy Group consulting company said in October.

More transparent development cooperation

January 20, 2015

THE GOVERNMENT launched a new website which provides comprehensive statistics data about the development cooperation of Slovakia. This is another step towards more transparency and confirmation of its membership in the donors’ community, the TASR newswire reported on November 19, 2014.

2015 becomes the European Year for Development

January 20, 2015

THE MEMBERS of the European Parliament welcomed the decision that 2015 will become the European Year for Development (EYD), carrying the motto “Our world, our future, our dignity”.

Bilateral development assistance dropping

January 20, 2015

SLOVAKIA provided nearly €65 million within the official development assistance in 2013. About €53 million was comprised from the contributions of the state into international organisations, including the UN and the European Union.

Development aid in Slovakia

January 20, 2015

The Ministry of Foreign and European AffairsMinister: Miroslav Lajčákwww.mzv.sk

Some organisations active in development aid

January 20, 2015

Slovak NGDO Platform is an association representing 31 non-governmental organisations dealing with development assistance of Slovakia, including:

Anti-Gay Referendum Stirring Sentiment

January 19, 2015

The upcoming referendum depriving homosexuals certain rights initiated by the Alliance for Family (AZR) is attracting the attention also  of media abroad, while also causing a bit of a stir at home with its banned TV commercial.

Dozens of people slightly poisoned in Košice-Čaňa ice stadium

January 19, 2015

On January 18 evening, several dozen people were slightly poisoned at the ice stadium in Čaňa, in the Košice-Vicinity district.

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