The Monitoring Committee steers the Programme and ensures the quality and effectiveness of its implementation and approves projects for funding. It is composed of representatives of the Member States participating in the Programme.
According to art. 28 of Interreg Regulation, the MC has been set up within three months of the date of notification to the Member States of the Commission decision adopting the Interreg Programme.
Its composition has been agreed by Italy and Croatia and includes their relevant representatives. MC composition is in accordance with art. 8 of CPR and involves representatives of regional, local, urban and other public authorities, representatives of the economic and social partners; representatives of civil society and representative of research organisations and university.
Moreover, the MC includes, in advisory capacity, representatives of:
- European Commission;
- IPA ADRION Managing Authority
- Audit Authority
- Managing Authority
- Joint secretariat, with role of support for the Monitoring Committee
According to article 28 of Interreg Regulation, the Monitoring Committee has been set up and adopted its Rules of Procedure.
See here the Monitoring Committee composition.