FOURTH ANNUAL MEETING UNDER THE EEA&NORWAY GRANTS
The 8th of October marked the Fourth Annual Meeting for reporting the advancement in the implementation of the EEA and Norway Grants 2009 - 2014. The event was co-charied by Ms. Mariana Kordova - Head of the Bulgarian NFP and Ms. Lisa Grevstad, Director of Section for Central Europe and the EEA Financial Mechanism at the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. H.E. Guro Katarina Vikor, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway, Mr. Angantýr Einarsson, Counsellor on economic and financial issues in the Embassy of Iceland in Brussels, Ms. Karina Karaivanova, Director of National Fund Directorate at the Ministry of Finance also took part in the forum.
The representatives from the Donor States gave a positive evaluation of the secured stability for the process of implementation of the programmes. The cuality of the Annual Report and its update prepared by the NFP were also highly appreciated. It was also noted that the implementation of the horizontal priorities within the EEA and Norway Grants - the focus on the Roma issues, the bilateral relations and the partnership with the Council of Europe was of a very good cuality.