In the first quarter of 2018, and in accordance with the dynamics of planned activities for accreditation of the measure “Investments in rural public infrastructure” in order to have proper preparation of the local self-government administration for the utilization of the measure, the IPARD Managing Authority in cooperation with the Centers for Development of the eight planning regions in the Republic of Macedonia held meetings with the municipal administration from all municipalities that are potential beneficiaries of the IPARD funds allocated for the measure “Rural Public Infrastructure”. Below is the schedule of the meetings held.
|Date||Place / Municipality|
|1.||Northeast planning region||16.03.2018||Kumanovo|
|2.||Vardar Planning Region||20.03.2018||Veles|
|3.||South-East planning region||21.03.2018||Strumica|
|4.||Skopje Planning Region||23.03.2018||Skopje|
|5.||South-west planning region||28.03.2018||Struga|
|6.||East planning region||30.03.2018||Shtip|
|7.||Pelagonia planning region||04.04.2018||Bitola|
|8.||Polog planning region||Dzepciste|
These meetings, besides the basic exchange of information regarding the possibilities offered by the measure, were aimed at determining the needs of the units of local self-government, their priorities as well as determining the municipal capacities for the implementation of the measure. Several of the mayors of the municipalities who gave their views and comments on the possibilities for using IPARD funds were also present at the meetings.