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H.E. Róbert Fico, Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic, visited the OECD on 11th April to address the OECD Council and to hold a Lunch Seminar on Slovakia’s reform agenda with the Secretary-General, Mr. Angel Gurría, and OECD experts.
Over the last decade, the Slovak Republic has established itself as a provider of development co operation. Slovakia more than tripled its volume of official development assistance (ODA) between 2004 and 2008.
The priority for the Slovak Republic is to restore the sustainability of public finances while ensuring the prioritisation of funding for spending programmes which are important for growth, such as education and active labour market policies.
Is growth possible in all OECD regions? Evidence suggests that it is. This report argues that helping underdeveloped regions to catch up with more developed ones will have a positive impact on a country’s national growth overall, and that such growth helps to build a fairer society, in which no region’s citizens are left behind.
The Slovak Republic recovered strongly from the global economic crisis and is weathering well the storm that has struck its main European trading partners. The challenges going forward will be restoring public finances while driving down unemployment and fostering long-term inclusive growth, says the latest Economic Survey.
Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present the OECD 2012 Economic Survey of the Slovak Republic during his official visit to Bratislava on 6 December.
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Education at a Glance 2012: Key facts - Slovak Republic
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in the Slovak Republic.
20/06/2012 - The Slovak Republic must urgently meet its obligations under the Convention it signed 12 years ago and introduce an effective corporate liability regime so that Slovak companies are held accountable for the bribery of foreign public officials in cross-border business deals, says a new OECD report.
Slovakia has put in place many of the legislative, strategic and institutional building blocks for its development co-operation. Slovakia has scope to strengthen its development co-operation system so that it can achieve its development objectives more efficiently, effectively and&