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  Updated: 27/03/2007

22AT

  

Analytical examination of the acquis

CHAPTER 22 - REGIONAL POLICY AND COORDINATION OF STRUCTURAL INSTRUMENTS

Turkey

Country session

09-10.10.2006

   

Time

Subject

Areas of presentation and discussions

Acquis references*

Experts from Turkey and EC

Monday 9 October 2006Legal and institutional framework, administrative capacity and programming

9.00 – 12.30

Legal and institutional framework

9.00 – 9.15

Welcome and introductory remarks 

Chairman: C. Danielsson (DG ELARG)

A. Bougas (DG REGIO)

9.15 – 9.30

Introduction by Turkish Delegation

General introduction to chapter preparations

9.30 – 10.15

Legal framework

Budget planning and implementation mechanisms at national and local level

Co-financing mechanisms at national and local level

Specific financial control legal provisions

Compliance with Community policies

Territorial organisation

TR:

 EC: A. Bougas, B. Nadler, DG REGIO B2

P. Corti, A. Marquez Camacho, DG EMPL C3

10.15 – 10.45

Time for questions

10.45 – 11.00

Coffee break

11.00 – 11.45

Institutional framework

Designation of bodies / authorities responsible for the preparation and implementation of Structural Funds and the Cohesion Fund

Setting up of the implementation system, definition of tasks and responsibilities of the bodies or authorities involved in the preparation and implementation of the Structural Funds and the Cohesion Fund

Inter-ministerial co-ordination, Partnership

TR:

 EC: A. Bougas, B. Nadler, R. Lopez Sanchez, DG REGIO B2

P. Corti, A. Marquez Camacho, DG EMPL C3

11.45 – 12.30

Time for questions

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch Break

14.00 – 17.00

Administrative capacity and programming

14.00 – 14.45

Administrative capacity

Establishing and implementing organisational development strategies, recruitment and training plans

Recruiting and retaining high quality staff

TR:

 EC: A. Bougas, B. Nadler, DG REGIO B2

P. Corti, A. Marquez Camacho, DG EMPL C3

14.45 – 15.15

Time for questions

15.15 – 15.30

Coffee break

15.30 – 16.15

Programming

Preparation of programming documents: NSRF, Operational Programmes

Effective partnership

Project Pipeline

TR:

 EC: A. Bougas, J. Torrebadella and B. Nadler, DG REGIO B2

P. Corti, A. Marquez Camacho, DG EMPL C3

16.15 – 17.00

Time for questions

17.00

Closure Day 1

Tuesday 10 October 2006Monitoring and Evaluation, Financial Management and Control

9.15 – 10.00

Monitoring and Evaluation

Establishing evaluation capacity and process

Set up and implementation of a Management Information System (MIS)

TR:

 EC: C. Le Foll, DG REGIO B3

A. Mairate, DG REGIO C2

P. Corti, A. Marquez Camacho, DG EMPL C3

10.00 – 10.45

Time for questions

10.45 – 11.00

Coffee break

11.00 – 11.45

Financial Management and Control

Designation of the bodies or authorities responsible for the implementation of the specific financial management, control and audit provisions

Setting up of the implementation system, definition of tasks and responsibilities

TR:

 EC: C. de Lassus, DG REGIO A

A. Wicha, DG REGIO I 2

P. Corti, A. Marquez Camacho, DG EMPL C3

11.45 – 12.30

Time for questions

12.30 – 14.00

Lunch

14.00 – 15.30

Further discussions and a.o.b.

15.30 – 15.45

Closuring remarks and closure of Day 2

Chairman: D. Daly (DG ELARG)

A. Bougas (DG REGIO)

 

RELEVANT ACQUIS:

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Main Structural Funds/Cohesion Fund Regulations

 

·        1080/2006 - Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Regional Development Fund

·        1083/2006 - Council regulation laying down general provisions of the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund

·        1084/2006 - Council regulation establishing a Cohesion Fund

·        1081/2006 - Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the European Social Fund

·        1082/2006 - Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a European grouping of cross-border co-operation (EGCC)

EUR-Lex nomenclature covered by Chapter 22

14. Regional policy and coordination of structural instruments 

Useful information

A wealth of useful resources can be found on the web pages of DG REGIO and DG EMPL as follows:

·        http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/regional_policy/index_en.htm

·        http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/employment_social/index_en.htm


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