The Joint Technical Secretariat (JTS) organised a two-day training on Reporting, Publicity and Visibility for grant beneficiaries of the 1st Call for Proposal within the IPA II CBC Programme Montenegro – Albania 2014-2020, with the support of the Contracting Authority Montenegro (CFCU), Operating Structures of the Programme, European Integration Office in Montenegro and Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs in Albania.
The training was held in Hotel Rozafa, in Shkoder (Albania) from 03 – 04 June 2018 and was attended by 23 representatives of grantbeneficiaries. The trainings were also followed by representatives of the Contracting authority of Montenegro, European integration Office of Montenegro, the Control body-Ministry of Finance and Economy of the Republic Albania and the Programme Manager of the Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro.
The training was designed to increase and strengthen the capacities of grant beneficiaries of the 1st Call for Proposal within the IPA II CBC Programme Montenegro – Albania 2014-2020 and enable them to understand the concept of reporting and proper usage of methods and techniques for publicity and visibility in line with EU rules.
During the two-day training, the participants had the opportunity to obtain information on all necessary elements and information regarding the reporting, publicity and visibility in accordance with EU procedures, rules and requirements. Additionally, the grant beneficiaries received detailed instructionson how each section of the report should be filled. In addition, they have been provided with recommendations and suggestion on how to ensure the visibility of the donor and how to use the communication channel and tools in order to inform the public regarding the cross-border projects.
The trainings provided are part of the Technical Assistance to the IPA CBC Programmes Montenegro – Albania and Montenegro – Kosovo funded by the European Union.