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European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations

European Commission - Enlargement - Institution building

Reinforcing the institutional and administrative capacity in candidate countries* and potential candidates* is financed by the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA)*. Funds are allocated to the strengthening of democratic institutions, public administrations and organisations at central, regional and local level that implement EU legislation. Institution building is assisted by TAIEX* for short-term assignments and furthered by Twinning*

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