The objective of this IPA funded project was to further develop an effective and efficient management and control system for the implementation of the IPA II programmes and to support the effective implementation of the recommendations/ conditions stated in the audit reports by the European Commission.

The assignment consisted of providing support to the beneficiaries in the specific areas where weaknesses are identified in the audit reports, such as:

  • Activity 1 – Support to NAO/ Managing Structure in effective supervision of the management and control system for the IPA II Programmes and certification of expenditures;
  • Activity 2 – Support in implementation of the recommendations stated in the Final Report from the ISO 27002 Audit and the activities in the Action plan for Information Security of the IPA II structure;
  • Activity 3 – Support to internal audit units in performance of the internal audit function related to IPA II specific requirements.