On December 4th, 2018, the Joint Monitoring Committee of Romania-Republic of Moldova Joint Operational Programme met in Chisinau in order to discuss the implementation stage of the programme.
The Managing Authority informed the Committee about the progress made in the evaluation of the 241 projects submitted within the calls for proposals launched and further measures were discussed in order to speed up this process.
On November 14, 2018, the European Commission approved the four large infrastructure projects submitted for financing under Romania-Republic of Moldova 2014-2020 Joint Operational Programme.
The total value of the projects is of 40.5 million Euro, out of which 24.3 million Euro represent EU contribution.
The Managing Authority of the programme has undergone all necessary steps for the approval of the four large infrastructure projects submitted by the Romanian authorities together with those from the Republic of Moldova in order to receive financing under Romania-Republic of Moldova 2014-2020 Joint Operational Programme. The approved projects are, as follows:
Under the Joint Romania-Moldova Operational Program 2014-2020 241 projects were submitted. Of these, 162 projects are SOFT and 79 projects target HARD projects call.
Under the Joint Romania-Moldova Operational Program 2014-2020, for which MDRAP is Managing Authority, two calls for projects, SOFT (projects that do not have an infrastructure component or the value of this component is less than 1 million euro) and HARD (projects with an infrastructure component of at least EUR 1 million) which registered 241 applications for funding. The submitted projects represent partnerships between eligible beneficiaries in Romania (Botosani, Iasi, Vaslui or Galati counties) and the Republic of Moldova.
The evaluation and selection of the projects submitted within 2014-2020 Romania-Republic of Moldova Joint Operational Programme will be carried out by a Project Selection Committee set up for each of the launched calls for proposalas.
8The SOFT call for proposals of the Joint Operational Programme Romania-Republic of Moldova 2014-2020, whose deadline for application was May 7, 2018, will be opened again for 24 hours starting May 8, at 2 p.m.
We kindly remind you that deadlines for application are as follows:
For the 1st call for proposals – HARD projects
21st of May for online application and 24th of May for hard copy application.
For the 2nd call for proposals – SOFT projects
7th of May for online application and 10th of May for hard copy application.
Considering the difficulties notified by several potential applicants when downloading the application form for the Joint Operational Programme Romania-Republic of Moldova 2014-2020, the functionality of the form has been optimised.
Potential applicants may ask for assistance from the management structures of Romania-Republic of Moldova Joint Operational Programme by April 16 for SOFT projects and by April 30, 2018 for HARD projects. All the questions related to the present calls for proposals will be answered by April 27 (SOFT projects) and May 11, 2018 (HARD projects) the latest.
From March 19 to April 11, 2018, The Joint Technical Secretariat (JTS) for the Common Operational Programme Romania – Republic of Moldova 2014-2020 organizes training sessions in the programme eligible area, in order to offer support to potential beneficiaries. The JTS specialists will give assistance in filling in the application form and using the electronic application system, as well as in project management.