International Projects Directorate


1. Acts as Responsible Authority under the European Return Fund and the External Borders Fund within the EU General Programme Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows in order to:

     a) interact with structures of the European Commission and responsible authorities in other Member States;
     b) coordinate programming and submit multi-annual and annual programmes to the European Commission;
     c) interact with authorities and organizations involved in the implementation of annual programmes, including international organizations and NGOs;
     d) ensure consistency with funding under the European Return Fund and External Borders Fund and other national and EU financial instruments;
     e) perform ex-ante control as regards law conformity in public procurement procedures and calls for proposals financed entirely or partially under European funds;
     f) organize and conduct public procurement procedures and calls for proposals and award contracts;
     g) receive payments made by the European Commission and proceed payments to final beneficiaries;
     h) coordinate and conduct information campaigns and activities related to EU funds implementation;
     i) monitor, evaluate and control final beneficiaries’ activities;
     k)  ensure that final beneficiaries observe the accounting requirements;
     l) provide necessary information to Certifying  and Audit Authorities so that they can carry out their activities;
     m) draft and submit to the European Commission's interim and final reports on the implementation of the annual programs;
     n) keep documentation related to public procurement procedures and calls for proposals as well as for received and processed payments and provides access to it by
competent authorities in 5 years period after the completion of each programme;

2. Coordinates activities related to programming and implementing MoI projects financed under  EU other non-budgetary funds;

3. Interacts with the competent bodies at the European Commission as well as the national institutions while programming, implementing, monitoring and evaluating of projects;

4. Detects and reports irregularities and frauds with EU funds ;

5. Coordinates the work and provides methodological guidance to structural units within the Ministry of Interior responsible for the implementation of projects. 

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