INTERREG Euro-Mediterranean Programme (EURO MED) 2021-2027 - Programme bodies
The programme management structures are located on the territory of the Republic of France. The Managing Authority of the programme is the Region Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, Marseille. The Audit Authority of the programme is the Interdepartmental Commission for Coordination of Control and Activities co-financed by the European Union, Paris, with the creation of a group of auditors to the Audit Authority.
Participating countries nominate national bodies whose main functions are mainly aimed at ensuring the systems for controlling the costs incurred by the beneficiaries located on their territory, concluding contracts for national co-financing (with the partners of the projects approved for financing) and making payments on them.
The National Authority for the Republic of Bulgaria is the "Territorial Cooperation Management" Directorate of the Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works (MRDPW).
Monitoring Committee: Main decision-making body. Its main task is to ensure the quality and efficient implementation of the programme, including the approval of financing projects. It consists of representatives of all countries participating in the programme.
Joint Secretariat: The Joint Secretariat provides operational support to the Managing Authority, Monitoring Committee, National Authorities and Programme Contact Points.