The Ministry of Justice, as Programme Operator of the Justice Programme of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2014-2021, hosted a technical meeting with representatives of the Financial Mechanism Office (FMO) in Brussels and the National Coordination Unit.
On behalf of the FMO, the meetings were attended by Mr. Borgar Thór Einarsson, Deputy Managing Director of the FMO, Country and Bilateral Cooperation Directorate and Mrs. Ellen Riotte, Country Officer for Bulgaria at the FMO, who took up her post in the middle of last month. The meeting was also attended by Mr. Torsten Wangen, Counsellor at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Romania.
The aim of the event was to introduce the Justice Programme management team, as well as to present the status of the Programme, main problems and risks related to their implementation, upcoming activities.
In this regard, the Ministry of Justice reported on the progress in the implementation of the programme measures and the fulfilment of the conditions of the Programme Agreement. The monitoring activities carried out and planned for the rest of the year as well as the cooperation with the partners from the donor countries and international partner organisations were outlined.