MOU seeks to collect, process, exploit and systematically disseminate the acquired experience through networking and technology transfer actions. It participates in European networks for regional development issues (IQ-Net, INFORM EU) and develops international collaborations with other member states.
Moreover, MOU participates
- in the Coordination Network for the Smart Specialisation Strategy
- in the National Network for Integrated Spatial Development
- in the Working Group of the National Coordination Authority for the coordination and monitoring of horizontal measures and actions to support Beneficiaries
- in the Monitoring and Implementation Committee for Local and Regional Spatial Planning at the Ministry of Interior
- in the National Information and Communication Network of the NSRF, contributing to the specialisation of information and communication measures as well as to the drafting of the new Guide for promotion, transparency and communication of NSRF 2021-2027.
At the same time, MOU organises conferences, workshops etc., programmed either by the European Commission or by the National Coordination Authority in order to transfer know how.
A basic responsibility of MOU is to support competent services and bodies in matters of administrative and functional organisation. More specifically, MOU:
- Prepares functional overview studies of bodies with a view to formulating improvement proposals so that they can best meet their operational requirements
- Depicts the organisational structure of bodies by mapping human resources and functions and explores possible restructurings
- Develops job description templates
- Supports competent bodies in specialised issues and effective implementation of procedures
- Develops specialised tools and guides to assist the administrative and organisational functions and procedures of Special Services, Intermediate Management Bodies and Beneficiaries.
MOU operations related to know how transfer, networking and information-communication are co-financed by the European Union.