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Subdirección General de Cooperación Territorial Europea

Subdirectora General: María del Carmen Hernández Martin

Addresses

Paseo de la Castellana, 162
28071 Madrid

Teléfono: 91 583 00 68

Functions

It shall perform the functions which, by virtue of its competencies relating to European Territorial Cooperation (Interreg) programmes receiving assistance from the ERDF and/or the European Union's external financing instruments, are set out in the paragraphs:

  • The negotiation, preparation, evaluation and revision, in coordination with the different Administrations, funds and other instruments of the European Union, of the Agreements, Strategies or Frameworks, which serve for the preparation of the programmes co-financed with the European Funds; as well as the negotiation, preparation, programming, planning, evaluation and modification of the programmes and other forms of intervention co-financed with the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the Just Transition Fund (FTJ) and other funds assigned to it.
  • Garantizar la realización de las actividades de evaluación previstas en los Reglamentos relacionadas con los distintos fondos gestionados, en coordinación con las Administraciones territoriales; fomentar el cumplimiento de los principios horizontales de igualdad de género, igualdad de oportunidades y no discriminación, accesibilidad y desarrollo sostenible, así como velar por el cumplimiento del principio de adicionalidad.
  • Those which, according to the different European Regulations, correspond to the Spanish Member State with regard to the ERDF, the FTJ, European Territorial Cooperation, the European Union's external financing instruments and other funds assigned to it.
  • Those which, according to the different European Regulations, correspond to the Managing Authority or similar authority of the programmes financed by the ERDF, the FTJ, the European Territorial Cooperation, the European Union's external financing instruments, the Solidarity Fund, the European Economic Area Financial Instrument and other funds assigned to it.
  • The selection of operations for financing from ERDF, FTJ and other funds allocated to it and the implementation of systems to ensure compliance with European and national standards of expenditure submitted to the European Commission for co-financing from these funds.
  • Proposals for the development of legislation and regulations related to the management and control of aid from the ERDF, European Territorial Cooperation, the European Union's external financing instruments, the FTJ and other funds assigned to it, as well as the drafting of rules on the eligibility of expenditure.
  • The designation of intermediate bodies for the programmes and the definition of the terms of the agreements relating to the intermediate bodies managing the funds under their responsibility.
  • Negotiating with the European Commission and other institutions on matters related to the regulation of the ERDF, the FTJ, European Territorial Cooperation, the European Union's external financing instruments and other funds assigned to it.
  • Cooperation and coordination with the territorial administrations with regard to the programming, management, evaluation, monitoring and communication of actions carried out with the ERDF, European Territorial Cooperation, the European Union's external financing instruments, the FTJ and other funds assigned to it.
  • Representation in the committees and working groups for the coordination of European funds and other committees or collegiate bodies where it is competent and the coordination and promotion of the Thematic Networks related to the ERDF, the FTJ and other funds assigned to it.
  • All actions necessary for the finalisation and closure of operational programmes of the ERDF, the FTJ, the European Territorial Cooperation, the European Union's external financing instruments and other funds allocated to it.
  • Carrying out the verifications and proposing the corrective measures required to ensure the proper functioning of the management and control system for each operational programme of the ERDF, European Territorial Cooperation, the European Union's external financing instruments, the FTJ and other funds assigned to it. The overall coordination of the control system and the formulation of guidelines contributing to its maintenance.

It is the Managing Authority for European Territorial Cooperation programmes financed by the ERDF and other programmes of a similar nature.