April 15th 2015
Joint Technical Secretariat of the Cross-border Programme Croatia - Bosnia and Herzegovina in cooperation with the Agency for Regional Development of the Republic of Croatia and Delegation of the European Union in Bosnia and Herzegovina held a two-day Implementation workshop in Livno, Bosnia and Herzegovina on 8th and 9th April 2015.
The workshop was organized for the recipients of funds allocated under the Third Call for project Proposals under this Programme. A total of 37 participants from eight contracted projects actively participated in the training.
During the workshop, the participants had the opportunity to acquire detailed information and guidance on project management, reporting and requests for payment, contract modifications, secondary procurement procedures, documenting of expenditures as well as the basic rules related to the visibility of EU funded projects.
Beside lectures where templates and procedures necessary for successful implementation of projects were presented and interactive exercises on project management, final beneficiaries had the opportunity to ask specific questions concerning procedures and potential challenges they might be facing during the implementation of their projects.
Photo Gallery is available on this link.
April 14th 2015
The final conference of the project "Our Lady of Sinj Route" was held on April 7, 2015 in Sinj. The project was funded under 2nd Call for Proposals of the Cross-border Programme Croatia-Bosnia and Herzegovina. The City of Sinj and Municipality Prozor-Rama implemented the project in partnership with: the City of Solin, Croatian Mountain Rescue Service - Station Split, Municipality Tomislavgrad and Municipality Livno. The associates were Tourist Board of Sinj, Franciscan Monastery Our Lady of Sinj, Franciscan Monastery Rama-Šćit, Tourist Board of HBC and the Mountaineering Association Kamešnica Livno. The project was implemented in the period from April 9, 2013 – April 8, 2015 with the total value of EUR 558,031.05.
The final conference gathered about 50 participants from the cross-border region along the Our Lady of Sinj Route including local media representatives. The project team presented Tourism Promotion Strategy for the Croatian-BiH cross-border region with particular emphasis on sites along the Route.
The total length of the marked Our Lady of Sinj Route is 150 kilometers. The Route begins at Gospin otok in Solin and goes over Klis, Dugopolje, Dicmo, Kukuzovac to Sinj. It continues further to Otok, Graba, Ljuta, than over the border crossing Kamensko toward Tomislavgrad, and ends at the Monastery Šćit. All conference participants received a copy of the Travel guide and the Tourist-Pilgrimage Map.
February 11th 2015
Joint Technical Secretariat of Cross Border Programme Croatia-Bosnia and Herzegovina in cooperation with the Contracting Authorities of the Programme, the Agency for Regional Development in the Republic of Croatia and the EU Delegation to Bosnia and Herzegovina, on 10th February 2015 organized Workshop for the preparation of the final report. The workshop was organized for grant beneficiaries of project selected under 2nd Call for Proposals from both countries. The workshop was organized in the Hotel Falkensteiner, Majstora Radovana 7 in Zadar, Croatia with total of 34 participants. The workshop was focused on the following topics:
• The importance of the Final Report as a contractual obligation,
• The importance of cooperation of both grant beneficiaries in the preparation of report,
• The most common errors that affect eligibility of costs.
Photo gallery from the workshop is available at this link