European Regional Development Fund
The Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary Cooperation Programme document describes all relevant information regarding the programme to be implemented between Slovakia and Hungary. It contains the detailed description of the chosen Priority axes and the related implementation methods. The document also includes the setup of the management structures and all other major issues that are needed as a base for the future achievements of the goals.
Read more about the Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary Cooperation Programme.
The ex ante evaluation was carried out in order to support the programming process of the Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary Cooperation Programme and improve the quality of the Programme by justifying its adequacy, the coherence of its objectives, indicators, budgetary allocation, as well as its monitoring and evaluation system.
The objective of the Strategic Environmental Assessment was to integrate environmental considerations into the preparation and adoption process of the programme with a view to promote sustainable development.
The entire Programme strategy is built around the concept of a sustainable development, some objectives, priorities and individual interventions are directly focused on the promotion of technology development and infrastructural developments for the low carbon economy, resource efficient and environmental friendly developments. Requirements of sustainable development are reflected not just in planning specific objectives, but also they are integrated to the Programme as horizontal principles, which ensure to shift the Programme area towards the quality prevention of environmental resources. The clear contribution to sustainable development will be an eligibility criterion in the selection procedure for all actions. The principle of equal opportunities is also reflected in the design of the indicators for monitoring and evaluation, and in the eligibility and project selection criteria to be applied under various measures.
On the base of the guidelines directed by the European Commission the Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary will contribute to the delivery of the European Union EU2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, and will contribute to the achievement of economic, social and territorial cohesion.
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Slovak version of the Cooperation Programme document is available here. Please note that this is only for information purposes.