Navigation path

Choose high-contrast version Set page to normal font size Increase font size by 200 percent Send this page to a friend print this page

Stay connected

Facebook  Twitter  Youtube  RSS
Key figures
Latest photos
Sibenik Business Incubator, © EC
Latest videos
Pre-accession assistance: an investment in Europe / Thematic video: An investment in sustainable economyPre-accession assistance: an investment in Europe / Regional video 1: An investment in peoplePre-accession assistance: an investment in Europe / Regional video 3: An investment in peopleTAIEX at workTAIEX - Sharing EU expertise

Help us improve

Find what you wanted?

YesNo

What were you looking for?

Any suggestions?

Croatia - financial assistance

Croatia - financial assistance

  • Funding allocation for 2013: €93.5 million
  • Croatia has access to:
    • IPA Component I (Transition Assistance and Institution Building)
    • IPA Component II (Cross-Border Cooperation)
    • IPA Component III (Regional Development)
    • IPA Component IV (Human Resource Development)
    • IPA Component V (Rural Development).

Croatia got access to all 5 IPA components when it became a candidate country, and received accreditation to manage the funding itself (under the Decentralised Implementation System).

  • EU assistance focuses on:
    • Institution building – especially an efficient justice system and a modern, transparent, citizen-oriented public service.
    • Preparing Croatia to use EU structural and cohesion funds.
    • Finalising the country's alignment with EU law.
    • Promoting economic and social development.

Selected projects

IPA programmes per component

Transition Assistance and Institution Building

IPA Component I: Institution building

The core activity under IPA Component I is InstitutionBuilding, with priorities in the fields of the political and economic criteria as well as ability to assume the obligations of membership with a particular focus on the justice and home affairs and the public administration reform sectors. Institution building also includes supporting programmes aimed at strengthening the institutional capacity for the management of EU funds as well as covering Croatia's participation in Community Programmes:

Civil society: Every year we have a project on civil society which aims to enhance the impact of Croatian civil society organisations (CSOs) on acquis-related policies and the upgrading of civil society dialogue, particularly in the fields of: fight against corruption; prevention of violence among youth and fostering of youth volunteering; equal opportunities and non-discrimination; sustainable development and environment protection.

National programmes & Project fiches

2011

2010

2009 Part II

2009 Part I

2008

2007

Multi-Annual indicative planning documents (MIPDs)

2011-2013

2009-2011

2008-2010

2007-2009

The purpose of support under the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) programme is to help candidate and potential candidate countries and territories – the Beneficiaries – to progress towards fully meeting the Copenhagen political and economic criteria as well as adopting and implementing the EU acquis. The Multi-beneficiary actions will complement and add value to the support given under the National Programmes.

Cross-Border Co-operation

IPA Component II: Cross- border cooperation

The core activity under IPA component II is Cross-border Cooperation. IPA 2007 and 2008 programmes support cooperation with bordering Member States (Hungary, Italy and Slovenia) and also include a new generation of cross border-programmes (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Serbia) as well as participation of Croatia in the European Territorial Co-operation trans-national programmes "South-East Europe" and "Mediterranean".

Multi-annual Cross-border co-operation programme with Member States

2007-2013

2007-2009

Multi-annual Cross-border co-operation programme with neighbouring Candidate or Potential Candidate Countries

2010-2011

2007-2013

Annual Cross-border decisions

2009

2008

2007

Programme on financing the participation in the ERDF territorial co-operation transnational programmes

2009

2008

2007

Regional Development

IPA Components III, IV & V: Preparation towards Community's cohesion policy as well as agriculture and rural development policy

Assistance under IPA Components III (Regional Development), IV (Human Resources Development) and V (Agriculture and Rural Development) aims at preparing Croatia for participation in the Community's cohesion as well as agriculture and rural development policies.

Transport Operational Programme

2007-2011

2007-2009

Regional Competitiveness Operational Programme

2007-2011

2007-2009

Environmental Operational Programme

2007-2011

2007-2009

Human Resources Development

IPA Components III, IV & V: Preparation towards Community's cohesion policy as well as agriculture and rural development policy

Assistance under IPA Components III (Regional Development), IV (Human Resources Development) and V (Agriculture and Rural Development) aims at preparing Croatia for participation in the Community's cohesion as well as agriculture and rural development policies.

Human Resources Development Operational Programme

2007-2011

2007-2009

Rural Development

IPA Components III, IV & V: Preparation towards Community's cohesion policy as well as agriculture and rural development policy

Assistance under IPA Components III (Regional Development), IV (Human Resources Development) and V (Agriculture and Rural Development) aims at preparing Croatia for participation in the Community's cohesion as well as agriculture and rural development policies.

Agriculture and Rural Development Programme

2007-2013

2007-2011

2007-2009

Webmaster | Top
Last update: 10/09/2013