On the 12th December Wladyslaw Ortyl, Marshal of the Podkarpackie Voivodship and Adam Hamryszczak, Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Economic Development of Poland have signed the Service Contract „Establishing the Branch Office of the ENI Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Poland-Belarus-Ukraine 2014-2020 in Rzeszow.
„We are coming ahead the expectations of the inhabitants of the four Polish voivodships that cooperate with partners from Belarus and Ukraine. We hope that the establishment of the Branch Office of this popular and extremely important Programme directly in Poland will meet a positive response from applicants and beneficiaries. This is particularly important now, when the first call for proposals is currently underway”- said Adam Hamryszczak, Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Economic Development.
The Cross-border Cooperation Programme Poland-Belarus-Ukraine 2014-2020 operates under the framework of the European Neighborhood Instrument. The Branch Office in Rzeszow was established in order to ensure the Programme promotion and access to information for potential applicants and beneficiaries from Polish area of the Programme. The Branch Office is located in the Marshal’s Office of the Podkarpackie Voivodship. It will support the Managing Authority and the Joint Technical Secretariat in the day-to-day implementation of the Programme, contributing to increase the effectiveness of activities addressed to the applicants. Therefore, conditions for grant application will be more friendly to the beneficiaries.
In the future the Branch Office in Rzeszow will also provide support in the implementation and settlement of projects. It will also implement the information and communication plan, support the JTS/MA in the organization of significant events of the Programme in Poland, collect data to improve the quality of project monitoring.
In the Branch Office in Rzeszow three experts are employed. Their activity is financed entirely from the Programme technical assistance budget in the framework of the signed contract.
Contact details of the Branch Office in Rzeszow:
Temporary location (till February 2017):
Marshal’s Office of the Podkarpackie Voivodship
4 Cieplinskiego str. 35-010 Rzeszow, Poland
Open hours: from Monday to Friday, 7:30-15:30
Temporary phone number: +48 17 747 66 27
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