Project will be implemented in two Components. The first one aims at effective coordination of structural instruments through support to Central Office for Development Strategy and Coordination of the EU Funds, as the future Coordinating Authority for National Strategic Reference Framework as well as to future Managing Authorities and Intermediate Bodies. The second one will support effective financial management of structural instruments and preparation for Compliance Assessment for Cohesion Policy in Croatia, through assistance to Ministry of Finance, as the future Certifying Authority as well as to a number of line ministries and agencies assigned with preparation and implementation of sector programmes. The Twinning project is being implemented until 1st September 2013. The project’s budget is 2 million EUR, of which 95 per cent is paid by the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA), and 5 per cent is paid through national co-financing.