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Further Capacity Building of the Agency for the Audit of European Union Programmes Implementation System
The Agency for Audit of European Union Programmes Implementation System and the European Commission Representation to the Republic of Croatia is the beneficiary of the Twinning project “Further Capacity Building of the Agency for the Audit of European Union Programmes Implementation System (Audit Authority) for the Audit of EU Cohesion, Agricultural and Fisheries Instruments”.The purpose of this project worth EUR 248.318,55 is to increase the effectiveness of Croatian Audit Authority with particular emphasis on the Independent Service for Methodology Development, Quality Assurance and IT.
The opening ceremony of the IPA 2011 Twinning light project “Strengthening the work of the Judicial Academy through curriculum development and training in the use of expert witnessing”, which will be implemented by the Judicial Academy of the Republic of Croatia in cooperation with the Forensic Science Centre of Lithuania, was held today at the House of Europe in Zagreb.
Capacity building of the environmental inspection and other relevant authorities and institutions for preventing, recognizing, investigating and prosecuting offences against environment
On Thursday, 15 January 2015, at the Croatian Chamber of Economy, the formal opening ceremony of Twinning Light Project “Capacity building of the environmental inspection and other relevant authorities and institutions for preventing, recognizing, investigating and prosecuting offences against environment” were held. The purpose of this project is to support Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection in strengthening the capacity of environmental protection inspectors to meet the requirements from Directive 2010/75/EU on Industrial Emissions (IED) and together with key stakeholders combat offences against the environment. The Republic of Croatia, as a member of the EU must continue to take the necessary measures to ensure efficient implementation and enforcement of the EU environmental acquis. Croatian and international experts (e.g. Austria, Belgium) will work together towards efficient implementation of relevant legislation. The project, with a budget of 188,889 EUR, is financed by the European Union under the IPA Programme and co-financed by the Republic of Croatia and will last until May 2015. The project is implemented by the Ministry of Environmental and Nature Protection and the Environment Agency Austria (Umweltbundesamt).