The training for the implementation and procurement of the CBC grant contracts for the Grant Beneficiaries under IPA cross-border cooperation programme Montenegro-Kosovo* 2011-2013, was organised from 9-11 March 2016 in Kolasin, by the Joint Technical Secretariat/Antenna in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Montenegro and CBIB + 2 project.

The training aimed to enhanced knowledge and practical skills of grant beneficiaries to implement their projects in line with the provisions of their CBC grant contracts. More specificially training results included:

  • Improved knowledge of the training beneficiaries on fundamental rules and principles that govern the implementation of their grant contracts
  • Increased capacities for successful day-to-day management of their grant contracts
  • Improved knowledge of the training beneficiaries about the fundamental principles of procurement procedures under CBC grant contracts
  • Enhanced practical skills for preparation, implementation and evaluation of tenders according Annex IV of grant contract (PRAG 2015.1)

Besides grant beneficiaries of the IPA cross-border cooperation programme Montenegro-Kosovo 2011-2013, the training was attended by the representatives of Delegation of the European Union in Montenegro and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration of Montenegro.

*This designation is without prejudice to positions on status, and is in line with UNSCR 1244 and the ICJ Opinion on the Kosovo declaration of independence