State of play

State of play

Programme Operator has started working on an implementation of the Programme since signing of the Memorandum of Understanding on 20th December 2017. First important meeting, Stakeholder Consultation,  took place on 1st March 2018. During the meeting potential beneficiaries of the Programme Home Affairs (representatives of law enforcement entities, international organisations and NGOs) have identified biggest challenges within the Programme Areas supported by the Grants.

Since the beginning of April 2018 Programme Operator has been working on the Concept Note – a document consisting conception, goals and measures of the Programme. This document has been accepted on 4th March 2019 by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Currently Norwegian side is preparing a draft of  the Programme Agreement. The basis for this document is the Supplementary Information which was prepared by the Programme Operator and sent by the National Focal Point to the Financial Mechanism Office on 29th March 2019.

On September 1, 2019, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (NMFA) approved the "Home Affairs" Programme.

On September 12, 2019, the Programme Agreement was signed by the Minister of Investment and Development, Jerzy Kwieciński and Olav Myklebust, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway in Poland.

On October 24, 2019, an Programme Implemntation Agreement was signed between the National Focal Point and the Ministry of Interior and Administration.

On November 29, 2019, the open call in the programme area No. 20 "International police cooperation and combating crime" was announced, which will last until February 14, 2020 (until 4pm).

Information about the next phases of work will be published accordingly.