In accordance with the obligations imposed by Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013, Annex XII, section 2.1.2 (f), on the responsibilities of the Member State and the Managing Authority to provide updated information on the implementation of the Programme, including its main achievements, we are pleased to inform you that the Interreg V-A Romania-Hungary Programme has exceeded the decommitment target set for the year 2020.
The 8th meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Interreg V-A Romania-Hungary Programme was held on 17 December 2020. The Monitoring Committee meeting was exceptionally held online due to the restrictive conditions imposed by the current epidemiological situation Covid-19.
The European Commission approved the modification of the Interreg V-A Romania-Hungary Programme, on November 16th, 2020. The Management Authority of the Interreg V-A Romania-Hungary has initiated and obtained the approval of the third revision of the Cooperation Programme. Thus, the fourth version of the Programme allows for increasing the ERDF co-financing rate to 100%, for expenditures declared in payment applications during the accounting year starting July 1st 2020 and ending June 30th 2021.
Between 19 – 23 October 2020, a series of 6 on-line consultation workshops have been organized, in the context of finalizing the Territorial Analysis, a strategic document elaborated under the programming process related to the future Interreg Programme between Romania and Hungary (2021-2027).
The programming experts, with the support of relevant Interreg V-A Romania-Hungary Programme’s structures, are organizing a series of consultation workshops, to involve in the programming exercise the most important actors in the Programme’s area.
The ROHU-396 Team-Cardio-Prevent squad from the Emergency Municipal Clinical Hospital Timișoara was awarded the Romanian Healthcare Awards Diploma of Excellence and the Medical Team of the Year trophy for the project named ”Cross-border cooperation in the prevention and complex treatment of cardiovascular and peripheral vascular diseases in Békés -Timiș counties”.
The Visual Identity Manual of the Interreg V-A Romania-Hungary Programme is a document addressing both the beneﬁciaries and the management structures, with regards to the visibility rules to comply with when designing communication materials.
In the context of the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), preventive actions are recommended, concerning public health risks. In the eligible area of the Romania-Hungary Programme, regarding the border crossing points between Romania and Hungary new restrictions have been introduced from the 15th of July 2020.
Shaping the future of the cross-border cooperation between Romania and Hungary for the period 2021-2027 remains our main interest, and collecting information/opinions by public consultations is one of the methods which could ensure an efficient programming process.
In the frame of Interreg V-A Romania-Hungary Programme, the Ministry of Public Works, Development and Administration in Romania, as Managing Authority, concluded 2 new financing contracts, for projects ROHU359 and ROHU421, receiving funding under the 3rd Open Call.