Final presentation of the results of the project „Providing graphics processing units in high performance computing environment“ took place at the University Computing Centre of the University of Zagreb. Through the project Graphic Processing Units – GPU nodes worth 89.298,95 euros (approx. 675 thousand kunas) have been provided and integrated into the existing Croatian National Grid Infrastructure (CRO NGI). The project has been financed by the European union with 75.904,11 euros (approx. 576 thousand kunas) from the pre-accession programme IPA IIIC Regional Competitiveness and has been implemented by the University Computing Centre in Zagreb - SRCE.
Closing ceremony of the Twinning Light project "Strengthening the work of the State School for Judicial Officials through upgrading its professional training programmes and work flow"
The closing ceremony of the Twinning Light project "Strengthening the work of the State School for Judicial Officials through upgrading its professional training programmes and work flow" was held at European Union Information Centre in Zagreb.
The project was financed from the European Union IPA 2008 Programme and jointly implemented by the Croatian Judicial Academy, the Spanish Centre for Legal Studies and the Spanish General Council for the Judiciary. The main objective of this project with a total budget of 198.921,75 EUR was to enhance the professionalism and efficiency of the judiciary in Croatia through raising the quality of initial training for future judges and state attorneys.
The Agency for the Audit of the European Union Programmes Implementation System and the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Croatia held an opening ceremony of the Twinning Project “Strengthening of the Administrative Capacity of the Agency for the Audit of European Union Programmes Implementation System (Audit Authority) for the Audit of the EU Cohesion, Agricultural and Fisheries Instruments” financed under IPA 2009 Programme for Croatia.
Launch of an EU financed project ‘Strengthening capacities for strategic environmental assessment (SEA) at regional and local level’
Croatia is now preparing for a full membership in the European Union and the use of EU Structural Funds and Cohesion Fund. Utilization of these funds will require elaboration of various plans and programmes which will need to undergo strategic environmental assessment in accordance with the Directive 2001/42/EC.
The Ministry of Labour and Pension System of the Republic of Croatia and the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Croatia held the closing ceremony of the twinning project “Strengthening the administrative capacity of competent authorities and implementation agencies for coordination of social security schemes”financed under EU IPA Programme for Croatia.
The objective of this project worth €1.000.000 was to increase the institutional and administrative capacity of the competent authorities and implementation agencies to effectively coordinate social security schemes upon EU accession.
A formal presentation of the IPA 2009 Twinning project “Strengthening of Croatian Administration in Charge for Structural Policy and State Aid in Fisheries“ werw held in order to familiarize the stakeholders and the public with the scope of the project and its specific activities. The overall objective of this Project is to support the Republic of Croatia in the implementation of the structural policy and state aid related acquis, primarily related to the current programming period. The purpose of the project is to strengthen the administrative system necessary for the implementation of structural policy in fisheries with particular reference to management and certification, as well as strengthening of the capacities of assessment, approval and notification of state aid schemes in fisheries.
International conference called „GAPA and the protection of citizens’ interests – novelties, benefits, challenges”, attended by numerous Croatian and international experts were held in Zagreb. The conference was organized by the Ministry of Public Administration as part of the EU funded IPA 2008 project „Support to the General Administration Procedure Act“, and it discussed the benefits of the new GAPA for the citizens and the Act’s implementation in Croatia.
Opening ceremony of the New Sisak Port Master Plan Technical Assistance Project financed as part of the IPA programme for Croatia – Regional Development Programme – Transport took place in Zagreb.
The objective of this EUR 1.435.120,00 valuable project is to promote development of inland navigation on the Sava river. To that purpose, the project will include development of the New Sisak Port master plan, comprising a feasibility study, cost-benefit analysis, environmental impact assessment and application for EU financing. The project beneficiary is Port authority Sisak.