Programme: PA25 / RO18 Capacity-building and Institutional Cooperation between Romanian and Norwegian Public Institutions, Local and Regional Authorities
Programme Operator: Ministry of European Funds
Donor Programme Partner: Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority
General objective of the Programme: Strengthened institutional capacity and human resource development in the Romanian public institutions, through cooperation and transfer of knowledge with similar institutions in Norway.
Specific Objectives: The enhancement of the Romanian nuclear regulatory authority capacity in matters related to safety, security and emergency preparedness, as well as increasing the administrative capacity of the General Directorate for Integrity within the National Agency for Fiscal Administration to prevent and fight corruption.
Allocation amount: Total amount of the programme is € 7,058,824 of which € 6,000,000 the financial contribution from the Norway Grants and € 1,058,824 co-financing from the state budget.
This programme is implemented through two predefined projects:
1)Regional excellence project "Strengthening Regulatory Capacity in Nuclear and Radiological Safety, Emergency Preparedness and Response in Romania"
Project promoter: The Romanian National Authority for the Control of Nuclear Activities
Project partners: The Norwegian Radiation Protection Authority and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Expected results: Enhancing the capabilities of the Romanian nuclear regulatory authority through capacity building, exchange of experiences and best practices with the two partner institutions, in eight functional areas of the NACNA activity.
2) Project "Improving Integrity in the National Agency for Fiscal Administration (NAFA) through Institutional Cooperation and Capacity Building"
Project promoter: the Romanian National Agency for Fiscal Administration
Project partners: The Norwegian Tax Administration and the General Secretariat of the Romanian Government
Expected outcome: The promotion of integrity and fighting corruption in the field of taxation and customs by increasing the administrative capacity of the General Directorate for Integrity (GDI) within the NAFA, through cooperation with the Norwegian Tax Authority as concerns preventing, detecting and fighting corruption within the taxation system
Call for proposals: Only one call for applications will be organized under this programme, for accessing the fund for bilateral relations available at programme level, its total value being €175,765. The call will target the Romanian and Norwegian public institutions in order to fund initiatives meant to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, through cooperation and transfer of knowledge, i.e. organization and participation in relevant seminars, conferences, workshops, study tours. More details will be made available at a later date.
Programme site: www.eeagrants.ro