In the Official Gazette of Romania, Part I, no. 151 of 28 February 2014 was published the Government Emergency Ordinance no. 9/2014 for the approval of measures of effectiveness of the managing system of structural instruments.
The normative act establishes the takeover by the Ministry of European Funds, starting 1 March 2014, of the activity and structures with the role of Management Authority for the Sectoral Operational Programme “The Increase of Economic Competitiveness” from the Ministry of Economy and the Sectoral Operational Programme “Human Resources Development ” from the Ministry of Labour, Family and Social Protection of Senior Citizens.
Also, starting 1 March 2014, the Ministry of EU Funds shall have the role of Managing Authority in accordance with Regulation (EU) no. 1.303/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 for the following operational programs: Operational Programme “Competitiveness”, Operational Programme “Human Capital” and the Operational Programme “Technical Assistance”.
Starting March 1, 2014, the Ministry of European Funds coordinates both structures within the institutions with managing authorities atributions and intermediate bodies, as well as the structures within the institutions with program operator atributions, according to the Memorandum of Understanding regarding the implementation of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 and the Financial Memorandum of Understanding regarding the implementation of the EEA Financial Mechanism 2009-2014.
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