Programme launching conference held at hotel Lav in Vukovar marked the beginning of the implementation of Interreg IPA CBC Programme Croatia – Serbia for financial period 2014-2020. At the conference, the welcome speeches were given by Mr Božo Galić, Vukovar-Srijem county prefect, Mr Ivan Penava, the mayor of Vukovar, Ms Olja Georis, Head of Managing Authority, Ms Ines Kos, Director of Agency for Regional Development of the Republic of Croatia, Mr Vicente Rodriguez Saez, Deputy Head of Unit for European Transnational and Interregional Cooperation on behalf of the European Commission, Mr Marija Vučković, Assistant Minister at Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds on behalf of National Authority of Croatia, and Ms Ana Ilić, deputy Director of European Integration Office of Government of the Republic of Serbia on behalf of the National Authority of Serbia.
The presentation about the Cooperation Programme was delivered by Ms Anđelka Hajdek, Head of Service within Managing Authority, the presentation about the 1st Call for Proposals was delivered by Ms Matilda Copić, Head of Joint Secretariat, whereas presentation of the project “APPLE.NET” from 2007-2013 perspective was given by Ivana Jurić from Regional Development Agency of Slavonia and Baranja.
The conference was attended by more than 200 national, regional, local and other relevant stakeholders from both countries participating in the Programme.
The presentations delivered at the conference can be downloaded here: