New donors discussed best practice in ODA during a learning event in Bratislava

In an event co-hosted by UNDP and Slovakia, 40+ development cooperation practitioners from 13 countries shared insights and enhanced their collective capacity to address pressing global challenges through innovative development cooperation.  


2023 marks the 20th anniversary of SlovakAid and Slovakia’s development cooperation as a donor—a history in which UNDP has played an important role.  

More effective tax policies: MF SR and ATI

Sharing experiences and lessons learned from numerous reforms in public finance management, including those of revenue mobilisation, has been a cornerstone of the Slovak development cooperation for years. In 2015, the country joined The Addis Tax Initiative (ATI) and became part of a broad international network of stakeholders active in the field of tax and development. The Addis Tax Initiative is a global, multi-stakeholder partnership that aims to promote [...]

Improving Public Officials’ Capacities: MF SR and CEF

One of the main objectives of the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic´s (MF SR) development cooperation is sound public finance management and good governance in partner countries. The MF SR, interested in knowledge exchange and facilitation of technical assistance in public financial management, decided to partner with the Center of Excellence in Finance. The CEF is an international organization based in Ljubljana, Slovenia with a [...]

learn4dev – I know, you know, we know more

learn4dev is an international network of developmental organisations encompasing different backgrounds, established to provide better mutual learning opportunities. It’s also a platform offering training and knowledge-sharing in the key areas of international developmental cooperation. Today the network consists of 30 members, including bilateral-donor organisations, multilateral donor organisations, and international training and research centres.  The Ministry [...]

The Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic becomes the new member of PEFA

The Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic is a member of the Public Expenditure and Financial Accountability (PEFA) Program since April 2019.  PEFA brings together eights countries and institutions - some of the most active donors in the area of public finance management. Its main objective is to promote sound management of public finances [...]