International exchange of experience with representatives of the Central Baltic Cross-Border Cooperation Programme

Ljubljana, 27 February 2019 – The Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy as the Managing Authority for the Cross-Border Cooperation Programmes Interreg V-A Slovenia-Austria, Slovenia-Hungary and Slovenia-Croatia, hosted the representatives of the Interreg V-A Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Finland- Estonia-Latvia-Sweden (Central Baltic) 2014-2020.

Today’s international meeting was attended by representatives of managing authorities and joint secretariats of all four above mentioned programmes in order to exchange experience in managing cross-border cooperation programmes in the period 2014-2020. They focused on the ARACHNE risk assessment tool, the preparation of annual summaries, the use of electronic monitoring systems (eMS) and their continued use after 2020, the completion of projects/programmes for the period 2014-2020 and the preparation of the period 2021-2027.

The participants welcomed such meetings. They expressed that the experience presented is comparable and can therefore be used in practice. They expressed their wish to further exchange experiences in the field of implementation of cross-border programmes and the preparations concerning the period 2021-2027.