Seminars in Grodno, Brest and Vitebsk on March were conducted as regional events

Seminars in Grodno, Brest and Vitebsk on March were conducted as regional events

Seminars in Grodno, Brest and Vitebsk were conducted as regional events. Being thematically integrated by the very similar agenda and contents, these seminars needed to consolidate the significant project resources and efforts for nearly two weeks. The aims of the Training Seminars were the following: a) to provide interactive training to regional stakeholders of EA in Belarus from the three regions on EU related cooperation issues and on programming, project identification, project design, implementation and management, capacity building, monitoring and reporting and programme/project related transparency and visibility issues and requirements; b) to promote the establishment of an improved EA coordination system on the side of the regional institutions, regional officers and NGO-s by providing the opportunity to them to give feed-back and inform each other and the Ministry of Economy and the NCU about their respective activities, results and problems in the EA field in 2013-2014.; c) to collect information on the activities and status of cooperation and plans of oblast stakeholders with the aim to balance possibly better the roles and responsibilities of the central and the regional levels of governmental administrations.