Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Croatia and Agency for Public Private Partnership of the Republic of Croatia presented the resulats of the IPA 2008 Twinning Light contract “Further Strengthening of the Public private partnership system in the Republic of Croatia”, financed by the EU. Total value of the contract amounts to €250,000.00.
The Ministry of Justice and the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Croatia held a closing ceremony of the twinning project “Development of the Probation Services in Croatia” Financed under EU IPA 2008 Programme for Croatia. The project has been delivered by the Ministry of Justice of the UK, in partnership with colleagues from the Probation and Mediation Service of the Czech Republic.
Ex-ante Control over Public Procurement Procedures and Contracting Process of Projects Co-Financed from EU Funds Abolished
Zagreb – European Commission abolished previous (ex-ante) control over Public Procurement and Contracting Process of Projects Co-Financed from IPA Component I pre-accession programme.
European Commission transferred the obligation and responsibilities related to control over public procurement procedures and contracting process of projects co-financed from European Union within the framework of IPA Component I to Croatian institutions. In accordance with EU regulations, through the aforementioned process of transfer of responsibilities for tendering and contracting procedures, Croatian institutions are given recognition for previous quality efforts. This recognition emphasises the fact that the system is prepared for further independent management of public procurement processes financed from EU funds.
Closing ceremony of the project „EURES services to employers“ were held at the premises of the European Union Information Centre. The overall objective of this project was to promote mobility and recruitment on the European level, and its purpose to support the Croatian Employment Service in the development of quality EURES services for employers.
The Twinning partners involved in this project included the Croatian Employment Service and the Swedish Public Employment Service. The project was worth 200.000 € and it officially ends on 19 February 2013.
Closing Ceremony of the Twinning Light Project “Strengthening Capacities of the Ministry of Interior for Crime Prevention” financed under EU IPA 2008 Programme for Croatia were held in Zagreb. The objective of this project was to enhance the capacities of the Ministry of Interior in the field of crime prevention, harmonization with the related European policies and following the best practices of the EU Member States. Project lasted for 8 months and was worth € 200 000.
On Thursday, 14th, February 2013 a formal closing ceremony marked the official ending of the IPA twinning project “Strengthening of Croatian administration in charge of accreditation of agriculture paying agency”.
Opening Ceremony for the Twinning Light project “Enhancing Identification of Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings”
Croatian Government Office for Human Rights and the Rights of National Minorities together with Romanian National Agency against Trafficking in Persons officially launched the EU funded Twining Light Project “Enhancing Identification of Victims of Trafficking in Human Beings”. The overall objective of the project is the enhancement of the capacities of key stakeholders in combating trafficking in human beings; thus raising the level of protection of victims of trafficking in the Republic of Croatia in order to meet EU standards.
The Project has a budget of 191.888, 20 € and will be implemented over a period of 6 months, from17 January 2012 till 16 July 2013 by the Romanian National Agency against Trafficking in Persons, the final recipient being the Croatian Government Office for Human Rights and the Rights of National Minorities.
Delegation of the European Union in the RepublicofCroatia, the Ministry of Finance, and Customs Administration, Border Police Directorate presented the twinning project IBM – Further strengthening of enforcement capacities of Customs and Border Police. The objective of this project worth € 500.000 - is further development of an efficient and effective Croatian Integrated Border Management system, which will establish greater security at international borders and diminish cross border crime and illegal migration thus providing the right balance between safety and security and trade facilitation. The project is financed by the European Union and will be implemented within 12 months.