On July 11, 2016 the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration, acting as Managing Authority for the Interreg V-A Romania - Hungary Programme, launches for public consultation the consolidated version of the draft Guide for Applicants, 1st Call for proposals, for flagship (strategic) projects. The consolidated version of the Guide is the result of the analysis of contributions received during the first round of public consultation held in April 2016.
In this context, stakeholders are invited to get involved in the consultation process and express their views and contributions for improving the Guide by sending them until 18th of July 2016, to the following e-mail addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
The documents (the Guide and annexes) are available on the MRDPA’s website, under the section dedicated to Interreg V-A Romania – Hungary Programme ( http://www.mdrap.ro/dezvoltare-regionala/-4970/-7572/-1369 ) and on the website of the programme ( https://interreg-rohu.eu ).
The eligible area of the programme comprises of Timiş, Arad, Bihor and Satu Mare counties (in Romania) and Csongrád, Békés, Hajdú-Bihar and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg (in Hungary).
The total budget of the programme is of 231.861.763,00 euro, out of which 189.138.672,00 euro represents financing from the European Regional Development Fund.
During 2014-2020 period, the programme intends to support flagship (strategic) projects, under 4 priority axes, in the fields of joint protection and efficient use of common values and resources (Cooperating on common values and resources), improvement of sustainable cross-border mobility and removal of bottlenecks (Cooperating on accessibility), improvement of employment and promotion of cross-border labour market (Cooperating on employment), as well as improvement of health-care services (Cooperating on health-care and prevention).
The total budget for financing strategic projects is 111,258,043 euro, out of which 94,569,336 euro represents the ERDF financing.
Romania is acting as Managing Authority (through the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration), the National Authority being established within the Prime Minister’s Office in Hungary, while the Joint Secretariat is functioning within BRECO, in Oradea.
The Audit Authority carries out the audit of the programme. The designated Audit Authority of the Programme is the Romanian Court of Accounts. The Managing Authority performs the certification functions.
The Guide for Applicants together with its Annexes can be dowloaded from here.
Programme's replies to requests for clarification/amendment of the Guide for Applicants for Flagship projects – second round of national public consultation in Romania – can be dowloaded from here.