Workshop on the EU financial planning framework guidelines 2014-2020 & ITA coordination mechanism in Belarus, 23 July, 2014.

Workshop on the EU financial planning framework guidelines 2014-2020 & ITA coordination mechanism in Belarus, 23 July, 2014.

The purpose of this event was not only to train the representatives of the targeted institutions, but also to use this opportunity for creation of the external assistance platform. The presentations delivered during workshop were followed by open and intensive discussions and brain-storming sessions. The following results were achieved: a) The knowledge of the Belarusian stakeholders actually involved or planning to be involved in EU TA programmes on the EU financial planning framework was consolidated; b) The weaknesses in the capacity of the related institutions and the need in more effective sector TA coordination mechanism and TA programming cycle was debated and preliminary conclusions drawn; c) The External Assistance Platform (Coordination Working Group) was de facto created.