Kickoff Meeting
09 June, 2016 - Ankara

The consortium led by Ecorys in Turkey is awarded the project "Technical Assistance for Operating Structure to Prepare and Strengthen Programming for the Period 2014-2020". The kick off meeting was held at Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications on 09 June 2016, Thursday; with the participation of Head of Department for European Union Investments (EUID) Operational Structure staff, the members of EU Delegation, the Technical Assistance Team and the representatives of Ecorys in Turkey. The project aims developing the required management and administrative capacity within the Operating Structure to effectively implement the Sectoral Operational Programme for Transport (SOPT); identifying and ensuring a continuous supply of quality, mature project proposals to facilitate the effective, timely and regular absorption of IPA funds. In course of the project Strategy and Action Plan for implementation of the SOPT will be prepared, management capacity of the Operational Structure will be strengthened and Priority Project Pipeline will be developed. The project will be implemented over 18 months.