It facilitates administrative cooperation by standardising contractual terms and committing to rely on UN audit, control, accounting and contracting procedures. This agreement applies to all directorates-general of the European Commission and all United Nations contracting organisations. The Financial and Administrative Framework Agreement (FAFA), signed in 2003, forms the general framework for the contribution-specific agreements signed between the EU and UNDP. the current EU programmes listed in the annex and open to the participation of Serbia and Montenegro after this agreement comes into force (the so-called “agreement”); The law on the ratification of the framework agreement between the Republic of Serbia and the Commission of the European Communities establishing the rules for cooperation in financial support from the EC to the Republic of Serbia in the implementation of the Pre-Accession Aid Instrument (IAP) Since then, FAFA has been adapted twice, in 2014 and 2018, to incorporate changes into the regulatory framework applicable to organizations. You can find the latest version here. (23) See Decision 1513/2002/EC of the European Parliament and the Council of 27 June 2002 on the European Community`s Sixth Framework Programme for Research Activities, technology development and demonstration, which contributes to the creation of the European Research and Innovation Area (2002-2006) (JO L 2002, p. JO L 232, 29.8.2002, p. 1). The Brussels meeting comes just days after an unexpected White House agreement on normalizing economic relations. The specific conditions, including the financial contribution, to Serbia and Montenegro`s participation in each programme should be established by mutual agreement between the Commission of the European Communities, on behalf of the Community, and the competent authorities of Serbia and Montenegro: “The so-called Washington agreement is not an agreement as such… there is clearly a lack of a political framework.” On Monday, both sides said the U.S.
agreement could “make a useful contribution” to a future global dialogue. But the agreement falls short of mutual recognition – something Pristina has been calling for since its declaration of independence from Belgrade in 2008. Strategy for the reform of public administration in the Republic of Serbia The Serbian President reportedly defended Belgrade`s close relations with Moscow and refused to impose sanctions on Russia because of its policy in Ukraine. The Thessaloniki Agenda has invited Western Balkan countries to participate in EU programmes and agencies, in line with the principles of participation of the candidate countries, in order to familiarise the countries concerned and their populations with THE EU`s policies and working methods in order to further anchor them in the EU and encourage them on the path to European integration.