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20/07/2004 Basic Terms

The following is a list of terms used in this manual but not contained in Law 2860/2000.

Criteria Checklist:
This document is filled in by the O.P. Managing Authority, and amounts to a recommendation to recommending include or reject a project or operation.

CSF Management Organization Unit S.A.:
A non-profit company set up under Law 2372/96 to meet the needs for specialised personnel and transfer of know-how so as to improve the administrative structure employed in implementing the programmes co-financed by the European Union.

European Commission:
The largest institutional body in the whole administrative system of the European Union; it manages the amounts allocated by the Structural Funds and the Cohesion Fund to finance its interventions.

Expert consultants:
Individuals, companies, or joint ventures utilised for the implementation needs of the Programme because of their special knowledge or experience.

Information and Publicity:
The member States must undertake information and publicity actions concerning the Structural Fund interventions, pursuant Commission Regulation 1159/2000 of 30th May 2000.

Monthly / Quarterly Project Monitoring Reports:
Reports submitted by the Final Beneficiary to the Managing Authority. The Monthly Reports concern financial monitoring (declaration of expenses), while the Quarterly Reports cover project progress on all levels.
The contents of the Monthly and Quarterly Reports are entered in the MIS.

Performance Reserve:
This is a reserve corresponding to 4% of the Structural Fund credits assigned to the member State, which will be disbursed to the Operational Programmes or priority axes which will be recognized at an interim stage of the programme period as performing well according to a number of performance indices agreed beforehand.

Public Investment Programme (PIP):
This is the budget that determines the resources that can be allocated to investment projects. Projects are included in the programme by groups, on the basis of special decisions known as Collective Decisions, falling into the following categories:

  • Collective Project Decisions
  • Collective Study and Design Decisions
  • Collective Regional Project Decisions
  • Collective Prefectural Decisions
  • Collective Local Government Decisions

The PIP is is a one-year programme under the General State Budget. It is drawn up by the Greek ministry of National Economy after proposals by the appropriate ministries, regional and prefectural authorities. The various procedures are carried out by the Ministry of National Economy.

Technical Bulletin of Project, Technical Bulletin of Sub-Project:
The Project Technical Bulletin is completed by the Final Beneficiary and submitted to the O.P. Special Management Service, prior to approval of its inclusion.
The Project Technical Bulletin includes details on the feasibility, physical object, affinity, synergy, time-schedules, budget, adequacy of the Final Beneficiaries, monitoring indicators, etc.
The Sub-Project Technical Bulletin contains details of the individual sub-contracts through which the project is to be implemented.
The details in the Bulletins are entered in the MIS.

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