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Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC)

The Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC) is being set up within three months from the approval of the programme and consists of representatives appointed by the two participating countries according to the partnership principle. The JMC meets minimum twice a year at the initiative of the participating countries or of the Commission and it is co-chaired by the Managing Authority (Bulgaria) and the National Authority (Serbia).

Representative/s of the European Commission or other relevant bodies participates in the work of the JMC in an advisory capacity.

The JMC is responsible for the following tasks:

  • considers and approves the criteria for selecting the operations financed by the cross-border programme and approves any revision of those criteria in accordance with programming needs;
  • periodically reviews progress made towards achieving the specific targets of the cross-border programme on the basis of documents submitted by the managing authority;
  • examines the results of implementation, particularly achievement of the targets set for each priority axis and the evaluations referred to in Article 57(4) and Article 109;
  • considers and approves the annual and final reports on implementation referred to in Article 112;
  • be informed of the annual control report, referred to in Article 105 (1)(c) and of any relevant comments the Commission may have after examining those reports;
  • it shall be responsible for selecting operations;
  • may propose any revision or examination of the cross-border programme likely to make possible the attainment of the objectives referred to in Article 86(2) or to improve its management, including its financial management;
  • considers and approves any proposal to amend the content of the cross-border programme;
  • carries out monitoring of the programme by reference to financial indicators, as well as the output and result indicators;
  • approves list of controllers and assessors;
  • approves any addendums to the contracts with lead beneficiaries that are related to change in total budget or duration of the project;
  • approves all internal documents concerning the programme implementation between the two countries.