The Joint Technical Secretariat would like to remind Belarusian beneficiaries of the projects approved for Programme funding that in order to receive Programme funding and implement activities of the project the Belarusian beneficiaries have to pass the national procedure of approval and registration of international technical assistance (hereinafter – ITA) projects in Belarus. The implementation of ITA projects without their prior registration is prohibited.
In accordance with the Decision of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus dated 26.09.2019 No. 661 “On the implementation of the Decree of the President of the Republic of Belarus dated 09.08.2019 No. 304” the new procedure for registering cross-border cooperation projects is established.
As well as the procedure for issuing confirmations on the purpose of goods (works, services), funds provided for the implementation of CBC projects registered by the Ministry of Economy for part of co-financing is determined by this document.
We would like also to draw your special attention to the fact that the approval procedure can be initialized only after receiving a copy of the letter from the Joint Technical Secretariat / Managing authority approving the final version of the project description and the final project budget.
The Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Belarus together with the European Union International Technical Assistance Centre in the Republic of Belarus introduces in test mode a weekly single day of consultations on international technical assistance from June 30 to December 31, 2020.
Consultations on ITA issues, including the preparation, regulation and implementation of ITA projects (programs), will be held every Tuesday from 9.00 to 13.00 at the address: 1, Kalvariyskaya str., room 707, Minsk.
More detailed information can be found HERE.