Donor: EU – IPA
Budget: 1,285,100 €

Project Description:

The overall objective of the project is to enhance Croatia’s capacity for effective management and absorption of IPA pre-accession assistance and for effective management and absorption of Structural and Cohesion Funds upon EU accession through:

  • provision of assistance in managing Environment Operational Programme (EOP) and assistance in transition from IPA to structural funds;
  • provision of assistance in respect of new programming period 2014-2020.

Results to be achieved are:

  • Swift transition between IPA and structural funds achieved with documents, procedures and tools adapted and/or new developed, in line with requirements of the Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006;
  • Operating structure assisted with the management of the multi-annual programme with learning effect ensured and sustained;
  • Bodies of the Operating structure assisted in programming for 2014-2020 programming period in respect to their sectoral responsibilities;
  • Enhanced capacities and capabilities of national bodies and final beneficiaries/end recipients for preparation, appraisal and management of EU financed projects.

Project components:

  • Component 1: Assistance in transition from IPA to structural funds
  • Component 2: Assistance with management of 2007-2013 OP on programme and project level
  • Component 3: Assistance with preparation and implementation for new programming period (2014-2020)
  • Component 4: Provision of trainings and organisation of study tours

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