In this section, the reader will find all the useful documentation regarding the implementation of the European Economic Area (EEA) Financial Mechanism 2014-2021.
Fundamental legal documents that explain the whole process of the Strategic Planning, the general principles and scope of Bilateral Relationships, Management and Control Systems, the Preparation, Selection, and Screening of the Programmes, the selection of Projects, the Information and Communication responsibilities assumed by the POs, the FOs, and so, are uploaded here.
To facilitate browsing, the reader can also find the documents they are interested in in the correspondent section, that is, the “Bilateral Fund“, or the “Programmes” sections, on the website.
According to the “Regulation” on the implementation of the European Economic Area (EEA) Financial Mechanism 2014-2021” (article 2.6), each National Focal Point submits to the FMC an annual strategic report on its implementation of the EEA Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 (and Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021) covering all programmes and bilateral activities implemented in the Beneficiary State, except for programmes operated by the FMO, inter-governmental organisations or Donor State entities in accordance with Article 6.13. The Strategic Report forms the basis of discussions at the annual meeting, and is subjected to approval by the FMC.
The Strategic Report is written in English—according to a template provided by the FMC—and submitted to the FMC at least two months before the annual meeting unless otherwise agreed.
The approved Strategic Report is published on the website of the National Focal Point within one month of the approval by the FMC.
About the annual meeting
According to the Regulation on the implementation of the EEA Financial Mechanism 2014-2021 (article 2.7), annual meetings should be held between the Financial Mechanism Committee (FMC) and the National Focal Point (NFP).
The NFP is responsible for organising the meeting and, when appropriate, arranging for site visits.
Annual meetings allow the FMC and the NFP to examine progress achieved over the previous reporting periods and agree on any necessary measures to be taken.
Annual meetings provide fora for discussion of issues of bilateral interest.
Communication Strategy & Communication Plans
The NFP Greece Communication Strategy and the Communication Plans drafted by the BF Project Promoters, according to Annex 3 “Information_and_Communication_Requirements“.
In this section, useful guidelines are selected to help those involved in the implementation of the EEA and Norway Grants 2014-2021 Financial Mechanism.