By June 2012, 210 definitive project applications for CHF 950 million have been approved. In other words, 100% of the budget for projects in the ten new Member States has been definitively approved.
Romania und Bulgaria
By the end of 2012, five project proposals for CHF 54.2 million have been provisonally approved. Moreover, 13 thematic funds and eleven individual project applications for CHF 133.6 million have received definitive approval. In other words, CHF 187.8 million, i.e. 77% of the budget for projects in Romania and Bulgaria, has been either provisionally earmarked or definitively approved.
To what extent has the enlargement contribution been implemented?
The implementation of the enlargement contribution is well under way, as 100% of the project budget for the EU 10 has been committed.
The five-year commitment period during which project applications are approved ended on 14 June 2012. All projects are now in the operational implementation phase. Payments will increase substantially in line with the progress of the projects.
As the framework credit for Romaniaand Bulgaria was approved more than two years later, the commitment period for these two countries will expire at the end of 2014.
Additional Information and Documents
Switzerland supports projects within the following thematic domains:
- Selection procedure
A clear distinction needs to be made between the process of selecting project proposals and the awar...
- The Swiss contribution
Since 2008, Switzerland has been participating in various projects designed to reduce the economic a...