European Regional Development Fund
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary as Managing Authority (MA) and the Ministry of Investments, Regional Development and Informatization of the Slovak Republic Section of Cross-border Cooperation Programmes (NA) scheduled the so-called Second Phase evaluation of the Interreg V-A Slovakia-Hungary Cooperation Programme (2014-2020) for 2022.
The Second Phase evaluation of this programme will be carried out by the Central European Service for Cross-Border Initiatives (CESCI). CESCI is a Budapest-based association established according to Hungarian private law aiming to ease cross-border cooperation along the Hungarian borders, and in Central Europe in general. The organisation is one of the strategic partners of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Hungary. Based on this strategic partnership, CESCI is committed to perform the evaluation of the Programme.
The evaluation procedure has been designed based on the evaluation plan of the programme and further previous evaluations as models. During the evaluation, the following methods will be used: desk research, online surveys, interviews, document review and analysis; collection and analysis of data and information gained from the programme and the project database; as well as GIS-based territorial analysis.