Accession Partnership (AP)

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by European Commission (EC), within the framework of European Union (EU). No longer exists.


As part of the reinforced pre-accession strategy for applicant countries to the European Union, bring together all the forms of available support within a single framework so as to assist applicant countries in preparing for accession, whose timetable depends primarily on the progress made by each individual country in adopting, implementing and enforcing the acquis communautaire.

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Accession Partnerships provide the basis for programming national Phare programmes, cross-border cooperation programmes and additional pre-accession support. Partnerships are multi-annual and will last until accession, although they will be revised as required. Structural aid is directed mainly towards aligning candidate countries with Community infrastructure standards and helping familiarize these countries with arrangements for implementing structural measures. Assistance includes institution-building and investment support.

/Multi-beneficiary horizontal programmes/:

 • Democracy;

 • Multi-Country Transport Programme (MCTP);

 • PRAQ (quality assurance);

 • Consensus Programme (social security);

 • Twinning;

 • Special Preparatory Programme for Structural Funds (SPP);

 • Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Facility;

 • Large-Scale Infrastructure Facility (LSIF);

 • Catch-up Facility;

 • /Crossborder Cooperation Programme (CBC)/, including -

 • -Small Project Funds (SPF) scheme,

 • -CBC programme for the Baltics,

 • -Credo Programme (East-East cooperation);

 • INTERREG V (trans-border cooperation).

/Multibeneficiary Community Programmes/, including:

 • SOCRATES Programme;



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  • Philosophy
    • Knowledge

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality Education



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