Phare Partnership Programme

Programme Phare de Partenariat

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1995, by E-XE2442 - European Commission (EC), within the framework of U-XK0152 - Phare Programme. Follows on from a pilot programme set up in 1993. Ceased to exist, when activities were taken over by U-XK2394 - ACCESS, which replaces this programme and U-XE2821 - Phare-Tacis LIEN Programme (LIEN).


As an NGO co-financing programme: advance the transition process in Central Europe through support for initiatives that encourage local economic development and institutional strengthening; add value to national economic reform policies by providing direct support for non-profit making public or private sector organizations which are autonomous from central government and which contribute to creation of local conditions and structures necessary to further sustainable local development, cohesion and improved quality of life in the region; promote local sustainable economic development through more efficient use of local resources by development of an integrated approach taking into consideration social, cultural and environmental aspects; encourage interregional cooperation among countries and creation and reinforcement of partnerships and networks among public and private non-profit organizations in the European Union and Central and Eastern Europe; facilitate exchange of acquired capabilities, of knowledge and understanding on development questions related to local economic development and related consultation processes between EU and Central and Eastern European non-profit organizations.


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 11: Sustainable Cities and CommunitiesGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong InstitutionsGOAL 17: Partnerships to achieve the Goal



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