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Monitoring Committee

The Monitoring Committee of the Regional Operational Program (ROPMC) is the national partnership without legal personality, with decision-making and strategic role in the process of implementing the Regional Operational Program 2007-2013. ROPMC's role is to ensure efficiency and quality of program implementation.

ROPMC consists of 24 members with voting right and 27 members as observers, without voting right, according to GD no.765/2007 approving the establishment of the Monitoring Committee of the Regional Operational Program 2007-2013 and the Regulation of its organization and functioning.
Chairman of the Monitoring Committee of the Regional Operational Program is the Minister of Regional Development and Housing. ROPMC's Secretariat is provided by the Managing Authority for ROP.

Depending on the issues under debate ROPMC, at the invitation of ROPMC's President, other representatives of Government, of the regional development councils, some of the institutions and organizations involved in the socio-economic development and socio-economic partners as relevant for the elaboration and implementation of regional development policy may participate, if the meeting concerns specific field of their activity.

ROPMC performs the following tasks:

a) examines and approves the selection criteria, developed by ROPMA concerning projects funded by ROP;

b) periodically analyses the progress in achieving the specific goals of the program;

c) examines the results of implementation, through the realization of the objectives of each priority axis and makes recommendations;

d) examines and approves the Annual Implementation Reports and the Final Implementation Report, prepared by MAROP;

e) examines and approves the strategy of technical assistance to ROP;

f) examines and approves the Multi-annual Evaluation Plan and the Annual Evaluation Plans;

g) examines and approves the changes proposed to the financial allocation of ROP, between major areas of intervention of a priority axis, between the priority axes of development, and between regions;

h) is informed of the communication plan and the progress of its implementation, of its actions undertaken on information and publicity and of the means of communication used;

i) approves and amends its own rules of organization and operation, observing the provisions of the regulation framework.