South Programme

Transversal Activities & Co-ordinating Structure

A kick-off meeting was organised in Brussels, on 7 September 2012, in the presence of representatives from the European Union, the Council of Europe and partner countries.

Conclusions of the South Programme’s kick-off meeting (Brussels, 7 September 2012)

A Steering Committee composed of Council of Europe and European Union representatives, as well as national coordinators for each partner countries, has been set up to guide and assess the Programme’s implementation.

The Steering Committee ensured that the deliverables met the requirements which were set for the South Programme, advised on decisions on the requirements for the component's projects, assessed the monitoring and audit results and supervised a communication campaign following the visibility guidelines concerning, notably, acknowledgement of EU financing.

To this aim, three Steering Committee meetings were held: the first one took place in Paris, on 5 February 2013. A second meeting took place in Strasbourg in March 2014. The final meeting was organised in Paris at the final stage of the Programme's implementation period in December 2014.

Conclusions of the Third South Programme’s Steering Committee meeting (Paris, 15-16 December 2014)

Conclusions of the Second South Programme’s Steering Committee meeting (Strasbourg, 17-18 March 2014)

Conclusions of the South Programme’s Steering Committee meeting (Paris, 5 February 2013)

Mid-term review of the South Programme- interview with the South Programme Coordinator