Technical Assistance for Further Support to RCP CID in its Operations, Turkey
The project “Technical Assistance for further Support to the Regional Competitiveness Programme – Coordination and Implementation Directorate in its Operations” is a continuation of the earlier technical assistance activities implemented in the period 2010 - 2014, which were aimed at the provision of capacity building interventions along with the development of a pipeline of projects to be financed from RCOP 2007-2013 funds.
The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the achievement of the objectives and overall success of the Regional Competitiveness Operational Programme and IPA financial assistance to Turkey.
The purpose is:
To improve the institutional capacity of the Directorate of European Union Financial Programmes to successfully implement the Regional Competitiveness Operational Programme
To support the Finance and Contracts Department within the Direc-torate of European Union Financial Programmes with effective pro-curement, implementation and financial management of RCOP con-tracts
To provide assistance to the End Recipients of the RCOP Assistance (ERAs) in the target regions of RCOP with regards to the implemen-tation of RCOP projects
The expected results are:
Improved capacity of the Directorate of European Union Financial Programmes to manage and implement the Regional Competitive-ness Operational Programme
Procurement, contract management and financial management functions within the Directorate of European Union Financial Pro-grammes strengthened
Improved capacity of end recipients of RCOP assistance (ERAs) and other RCOP stakeholders to manage approved projects in conformity with relevant specifications, procedures and EU requirements