INTERREG V-A Greece – Bulgaria Programme 2014-2020 - Programme bodies

Managing authority is represented by Ministry of Development and Competitiveness, Hellenic Republic. The Managing Authority is responsible for managing and implementing the Programme in accordance with the principles of sound financial management.

National Authority is represented by Directorate General “Territorial Cooperation Management” Ministry of Regional Development of the Republic of Bulgaria. The competencies and responsibilities of the National Authority are to support the Managing authority in the implementation of the Programme.

Monitoring Committee is composed by representatives of Managing Authority (MA), National Authority (NA), the European Commission, as well as other relevant national/regional/local authorities and stakeholders, including civil society and private sector organisations. The composition of the JMC is in line with partnership and multi-level governance.

Joint Secretariat

The JS is a common structure, guaranteeing the impartiality of the Programme implementation. The JS is assisting the MA, NA and the JMC in carrying out their respective functions and is providing relevant support and information on the Programme to the potential beneficiaries. Relevant support and information on the Programme to the potential beneficiaries.

Info point

The information point provides technical expertise and support to candidates and partners in projects on the Bulgarian side of the cross-border region.