”Fresh start” – Meeting between MA POCU and specialists from the private sector
June 7, 2016
Thursday, 26 May 2016 we participated, together with the representatives of POCU Management Authority, to a roundtable debate about the key interest areas of the program. The debate was organized by Structural Consulting Group and the Romanian-Dutch Chamber of Commerce.
From MA POCU attended, among others, the General Director – Mr. Vladimir Rovintescu, the OIR Bucharest –Ilfov Director – Mr. Dragos Iorga, while the private sector has been represented by organizatios of the following interest areas: education, training, employers, NGOs, consultants, former projects beneficiaries etc.
The participants discussed and proposed solutions for improving several specific sections of the Applicant’s Guideline – General Conditions such as: beneficiary’s operational capacity, subcontracting of services, financing contract etc. Also they proposed amendments for the provisions of the Specific Guidelines related to employment of youngsters and entrepreneurship but also for the MySMIS system.
The representatives of the Ministry have acknowledged the participants recommendations and promised to return with more information and updated guidelines. Not at least, they announced that the call launches calendar will be updated and that the evaluation process of the grant applications will be more objective.