4th Working Meeting of the representatives of the Managing Authorities and 3rd Working Meeting of the representatives of the IPARD Agencies from SEE,13th November 2015, Tirana, Albania

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The workshop will focus on the tasks of the Managing Authority (MA) according to the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance in Rural Development II (IPARD II) legal basis and the lessons learned from the performance of the Managing Authorities under IPARD I. The experience of a Managing Authority for an EU Member State Rural Development Programme will also be presented.

This meeting is organised by the Technical Assistance Information Exchange Instrument (TAIEX) of the European Commission in co-operation with Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in South Eastern Europe (SWG), and Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Commission.