The Operational programme Quality of Environment (OP QE) is a programming document of SR for drawing aid from the EU Structural Funds and the Cohesion Fund in programming period 2014- 2020 in the area of sustainable and efficient resource use ensuring environmental protection, active adaptation to climate change and promotion of an energy efficient, low-carbon economy. The Ministry of Environment of SR, based upon the Proposal for the structure of operational programmnes for the multiannual financial framework of Structural and Investment Funds of EU in programming period 2014 – 2020 approved by Governemnt Council of SR for preparation of Partnership agreement 2014-2020 on March 11, 2013, and subsequently ratified by the Government of SR on March 20, 2013, executes governing authority for the OP QE.
In terms of these documents and regulations, the intermediary authority, which is subject to governing authority, is vested in following agencies:
- Slovak Environment Agency
- Slovak Innovation and Energy Agency
- Ministry of Interior of SR