EU Funding Sources for South East Europe

Held at CEF, 5-7 April, 2017


  1. This learning initiative is part of the ’’Strengthening Financial Management Functions of Line Ministries’’ project funded through the Strengthening Accountability and the Fiduciary Environment Trust Fund (SAFE). Project’s overall objective is to assist line ministries strengthen capacities for efficient delivery of their financial management functions.
  2. Getting to know the participants from ministries of finance and line ministries from the SEE. We've learned about each other using creative approach.

  3. First lectures on EU budget funds for (potential) candidate countries under MFF 2014-2020 were held by Mojmir Mrak, CEF Senior Adviser
  4. EU budget revenues much defer from revenues of national budgets- they are less complex
  5. European Investment Bank and European Investment Fund, providing finance and expertise for sound and sustainable investment projects
  6. We started the Day 2 of workshop with the group work associations on EU Funding
  7. First session of the second day was focused on SECTOR BUDGET SUPPORT. #SBS brings more leadership to countries and motivates them to formulate realistic and well costed sector strategic documents
  8. Strengthening country’s MTEF is essential prerequisite for successful utilization of Sector Budget Support. #CEF puts a lot of effort into strengthening capacities of SEE officials in this area #lineministries

  9. Learning how to build capacities to absorb EU budget cohesion funds