Quality of Environment


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Programme description

Main objectives :

The Programme aims to support the fulfilment of the Europe 2020 targets for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth in all Slovak regions. The main objective is to support sustainable and efficient use of natural resources, ensure environmental protection, active adaptation to climate change and promotion of an energy efficient, low-carbon economy. 

Funding priorities

The Programme will focus on four main priorities:

  • Sustainable use of natural resources through development of environmental infrastructure
  • Adaptation to the adverse effects of climate change with the focus on flood protection
  • Promoting risk management, emergency management and resilience to emergencies affected by climate change
  • Energy efficient low-carbon economy in all sectors

 Expected impacts

  • More than 200 000 additional population served by improved wastewater treatment
  • More than 12 000 population benefiting from flood protection measures
  • Total surface area of rehabilitated land is 452 ha
  • Estimated annual decrease of greenhouse gas emissions is 713 000 t equiv. CO2
  • Estimated 15.5% increase the share of renewable energy sources in gross final energy consumption
  • Decrease of 279 million kWh/year in the total energy consumption by public buildings


  • Slovakia


  • Cohesion Fund (CF): 1,723,862,261.00 €
  • Regional Development Fund (ERDF): 1,108,669,029.00 €

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Financial information

Total OP budget: 3,489,554,090.00 €

Total EU contribution: 2,832,531,290.00 €

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CCI number: 2014SK16M1OP002