ALDA and the Foundation for partnership and civil society development of the Region of Istria in cooperation with the Region of Istria and partner organisation ZUM Pula organised on 27th and 28th September 2012 in Pula the third and last module of the workshop “EU programs, funds and projects” on the subject of structural funds. Workshops are held within the project Think.EU, funded by Europe for Citizens programme.
Oriano Otočan, Head of Department of International Relations and European Integration of the County, since June this year also president of ALDA, greeted the participants and noted that the project was created in collaboration of the Region of Istria and the Foundation for Partnership and civil society development of the Region of Istria with the aim of educating the widest potential users to use European Union funds. “Through the project THINK.Eu 30-new participants will be trained and ready to prepare and implement projects from various EU funds, in particular the Structural Funds,” said Oriano Otočan.
In order to provide a high – quality training, ALDA has valorised the long-term experience in the structural funds of the Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia and has involved officials with solid experience in various aspects, i.e. planning, financial management, territorial cooperation. The speakers from Region Friuli Venezia Giulia were Roberto Piccini, 1st level controls on structural funds, Simonetta Micheli, regional service for Communitarian programmes, Raffaella Viviani, Brussels office. The coordinator Marco Boaria, and Anna Ditta, project officer from the ALDA Resource and Development unit also presented their experiences to the participants of the workshop.