Slovak Republic


  • 16-July-2015

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    Green growth in countries and territories

    There are now 42 adherents to the OECD Declaration on Green Growth. Lithuania has joined Costa Rica, Colombia, Croatia, Latvia, Morocco, Tunisia, as well as OECD members in having adhered to the declaration. Latest reports are now available on Zambia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Korea and Latvia.

  • 24-June-2015

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    Database on instruments used for environmental policy

    This database provides information on environmentally related taxes, fees and charges, tradable permit systems, deposit refund systems, environmentally motivated subsidies and voluntary approaches used in environmental policy in OECD member countries and a number of other countries. Developed in co-operation between the OECD and the European Environment Agency.

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  • 6-February-2012

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    Energy Policies of IEA Countries: Slovak Republic 2012

    The Slovak Republic imports virtually all of its natural gas and crude oil from a single supplier, the Russian Federation. Energy security is therefore an overarching concern and priority in the Slovak Republicfs energy policy agenda. The government is taking steps to diversify supplies and build on lessons learned from the gas supply disruption in 2009. 

    Enhancing regional co-operation, particularly in the development of gas and electricity interconnections, is an essential step towards meeting the dual policy objectives of enhancing energy security and market competition. The Slovak Republic has moved forward with coupling its electricity market with the Czech Republic's, and supports the construction of a North-South pipeline connection that would link planned LNG terminals in Croatia and Poland, including an interconnector to Hungary. 

    Despite a sharp decline in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions since 1990, the Slovak Republic remains a GHG-intensive economy by OECD standards, with energy-related CO2 emissions accounting for over 70% of total GHG emissions. The country must continue to implement policies that ease the transition to a low-carbon economy. Nuclear power and renewable energy can play crucial roles in the Slovak Republicfs efforts to decarbonise its electricity production. Significant efforts can also be made to improve energy efficiency, especially in the transport and building sectors. District heating is a notable area with huge potential for reducing national GHG emissions. 

    This review analyses the energy-policy challenges currently facing the Slovak Republic, and provides sectoral studies and recommendations for further policy improvements. It is intended to help guide the country towards a more secure and sustainable energy future.

  • 25-November-2011

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    Reaping the benefits of a transition to greener growth in Slovakia

    The transition to a greener economy supported by international environmental commitments and national policies will entail structural changes in consumption patterns and industry structures, resulting in a reallocation of resources in and between countries.

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  • 16-June-2008

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    Slovak websites on agri-environmental issues

    Links to sites from the Slovak Republic on agri-environmental issues.

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  • 16-June-2008

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    Environmentálne aspekty polnohospodárstva OECD od roku 1990 Cast: Slovenská republika

    Environmentálne aspekty polnohospodárstva OECD od roku 1990 Cast: Slovenská republika

  • 16-June-2008

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    Slovak Republic: Environmental performance of agriculture since 1990

    Agri-environmental indicators for the Slovak Republic and data on the environmental performance of Slovak agriculture. Extract from the publication Environmental Performance of Agriculture in OECD Countries since 1990 (2008).

  • 21-January-2008

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    Slovak Republic Fisheries Services

    Country inventory from the Slovak Republic on fisheries services, submitted in 2007.

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  • 20-October-2005

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    Slovak Republic: Inventory on financial support in fisheries

    Country inventory from Slovak Republic as of 2005 on financial support in fisheries.

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