PAO for Coordination of EU Programmes in Azerbaijan

Support Projects

To support the PAO at the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Azerbaijan as a national coordination body for promoting, planning and implementation of the EU assistance, in particular Twinning, TAIEX and SIGMA, the following projects were funded by the EU:  

SUPPORT TO INSTITUTION BUILDING ACTIVITIES IN AZERBAIJAN (SIBA)
(EUROPEAID/134562/C/SER/AZ)

Overall objectives:

To assist the Government of Azerbaijan in the fulfilment of its obligations under the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement, ENP Action Plan and Eastern Partnership

Results/Outputs:

--> Relevant GoA institutions awareness, understanding, and management capacity of Twinning, TAIEX, SIGMA, and CIB support opportunities increased;

--> Institution Building interventions foreseen until mid-2016 effectively and efficiently identified and formulated;

--> On-going Institution Building activities monitored and reported on regularly;

--> Visibility of EU institution Building Activities by the general public improved.

Target group:

PAO and Twinning counterparts in the Azerbaijani institutions/administration

Start date: 21 May 2014

End date: 20 May 2016

Duration: 24 months

       

IMPLEMENTATION OF TWINNING, TAIEX AND SIGMA OPERATIONS IN AZERBAIJAN (ITTSO) II
(EUROPEAID/ENPI/2011/275-839)

Overall objectives:

To support the capacity of Azerbaijan to make the best use of EU assistance and in particular of the Institutional Twinning, TAIEX and SIGMA instruments

Results/Outputs:

--> Steady increase in the number of TAIEX, SIGMA and Twinning projects;
--> The Azerbaijani Government including PAO, line ministries and other public bodies receive sufficient 
     information and support on successful identification, preparation and implementation of Twinning projects, 
     TAIEX and SIGMA events;
--> Awareness increased in the use of the instruments and in the achievements of the EU cooperation towards 
     Azerbaijan;
--> Increased capacity of PAO to operate on its own.

Target group:

PAO and Twinning counterparts in the Azerbaijani institutions/administration

Start date: 10 October 2011

End date: 9 January 2014

Duration: 27 montht: …€

       

IMPLEENTATION OF TWINNING, TAIEX AND SIGMA OPERATIONS IN AZERBAIJAN 
(EUROPEAID /124602/C/SER/AZ)

Overall objectives:

Enhance the capacity of Azerbaijan to make the best use of Institutional Twinning and TAIEX instruments

Results/Outputs:

--> Potential Azerbaijani beneficiary institutions have sufficient awareness and knowledge of objectives and 
     principles of Twinning, TAIEX and Sigma programs to formulate requests for assistance in an appropriate 
     form;
--> The Azerbaijani government including the PAO, ministries, agencies and other public bodies receives 
     sufficient information and support on successful identification, preparation and implementation of Twinning 
     projects, TAIEX and Sigma events;
--> Long-term sustainability of the PAO to maintain the sufficient overall management of implementation of 
     Twinning, TAIEX and Sigma operations in Azerbaijan has been contributed; the PAO institutional and 
     technical capacity increased.

Target group:

PAO and Twinning counterparts in the Azerbaijani institutions/administration

Start date: 31 August 2009           

End date: 31 August 2011

Duration: 24 months

       

SUPPORT TO THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE TWINNING PROGRAMME ADMINISTRATION OFFICE (PAO) IN AZERBAIJAN (FWC  N° 2006/121637-1)

Overall objectives:

To support the establishment of a well-functioning PAO in Baku – Azerbaijan and successful launching of Twinning operations in Azerbaijan by supporting the establishment of a well-functioning Twinning Programme Administration Office

Outputs/Results:

--> Terms of Reference for the follow-up technical assistance project;--> Functional and well-functioning PAO structure documented in an adjusted PAO procedures reference manual;
--> Draft and final Annual Work Plan (AWP);
--> Term of Reference / FWC for development of Twinning Fiches as planned in the AWP;
--> Smooth start and monitoring of initial Twinning project(s);
--> Properly working lines of communication - between the PAO, the NCU, the potential beneficiary institutions and
     the Tacis National Co-ordinator on one hand, and with the European Commission, on the other hand –   
     established;
--> Initial set of PAO operating and financial procedures established, approved and implemented;
--> Initial PAO control and monitoring principles and systems established and approved;
--> NCU and follow-up TA to PAO staff trained and ready to operate in the framework of an adjusted Reference 
     Manual, as applicable in Azerbaijan.

Target group:

PAO and potential Twinning counterparts in the Azerbaijani institutions/administration

Start date: 3 October 2006

End date: 3 July 2007

Duration: 8 months

       
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