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The Country Contact Point has completed its activities

On the 4-5 June 2009 an international conference “Neighbourhood Programme Romania – Ukraine: a catalyst of cooperation between two countries” took place in Odessa, Ukraine. This event was organised by the Country Contact Point for the Neighbourhood Programmes Romania – Ukraine and CADSES in order to mark the end of its 2 years of activity in Ukraine.

The conference was attended by about 100 participants from 9 regions of Ukraine as well as from Romania, Hungary, Germany and Poland. The conference participants were welcomed by the Head of the Odessa Regional State Administration Mr Mykola Serdyuk, Head of Operations Section 2 of the Delegation of the European Commission to Ukraine Ms Claudia Fischer and Consul General of Romania in Odessa Ms Cerasela Nicolas.

The participants had an opportunity to learn about the achievements of the Neighbourhood Programme Romania – Ukraine in 2007 – 2009, to find out about the results of cross-border cooperation at the regional level from the representatives of the Regional State Administrations of Chernivtsi, Ivano-Frankivsk, Odessa and Zakarpattia regions and to obtain detailed information about the projects that were awarded grants in the framework of the Programme. Furthermore during the conference the representatives of the Romanian Ministry of Regional Development and Housing and of the Joint Technical Secretariat of the Joint Operational Programme Romania – Ukraine – Republic of Moldova delivered presentations regarding the opportunities for the Ukrainian organisations in the framework of this new programme, which is the successor of the Neighbourhood Programme Romania – Ukraine.

The Country Contact Point published a special booklet for the conference that contains information about all the 10 projects that received financial assistance in the framework of the Programme. It includes detailed information about the organisations that implement the projects, the size of grants, topics, and implemented as well as future activities.

After the conference’s end the Country Contact Point also organised training for potential applicants of the Joint Operational Programme Romania – Ukraine – Republic of Moldova, which is the successor of the Neighbourhood Programme Romania – Ukraine. This training was attended by over 40 representatives from Odessa, Vinnytsia, Ternopil and Khmelnytskyj regions. The participants obtained detailed information about the new programme, its priorities and conditions as well as concrete and practical advice on how to fill in the application form, develop a budget and prepare a logical framework of the project. The speakers included the representatives of the Ministry of Regional Development and Housing of Romania, Joint Secretariat of the Joint Operational Programme Romania – Ukraine – Republic of Moldova as well as the expert of the international technical assistance project “Regional Capacity Building Initiative”.

 

Below you can find the conference materials in English (more materials can be found in the Ukrainian version of this page):
Brochure - 1.3 MB
Presentation by the Ministry of Regional Development and Housing of Romania - 4.4 MB
Presentation by the Joint Technical Secretariat - 190 KB
Seminar presentations part 1 - 1 MB
Seminar presentations part 2 - 825 KB

 

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Welcome words

 Conference opening. From left to right: Claudia Fischer, Mykola Serdyuk, Oleh Kyriyenko, Cerasela Nicolas

 

The audience is listening

 During the presentations of the representatives of regional state administrations

 

Presidium

 At the presidium

 

Seminar participants
Seminar participants
 
 
Presentation
 
During the presentation from the Ministry of Regional Development and Housing of Romania
 
 
Speakers
 Trainers Anna Ososinska and Marcela Slusarciuc
 
 
The experts
 
The Experts of the Country Contact Point Sergiy Kalabin and Oleh Kyriyenko
 
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Updated 11.06.2009