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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

Corresponden las funciones que por razón de sus competencias relativas a los programas operativos de Cooperación Territorial Europea, a la gestión de la cooperación transfronteriza del Instrumento de Vecindad al Instrumento Financiero del Espacio Económico Europeo y de otros fondos asignados figuran en los párrafos:

  • Those which, according to the different European Regulations, correspond to the Spanish Member State with regard to the ERDF, the Just Transition Fund, European Territorial Cooperation, the Cohesion Fund, the Neighbourhood Instrument and other funds assigned to it.
  • Those which, according to the various European Regulations, are the responsibility of the Managing Authority or similar authority for operational programmes financed by the ERDF, the Just Transition Fund, the European Territorial Cooperation, the Cohesion Fund, the Solidarity Fund, the Financial Instrument of the European Economic Area, the Neighbourhood Instrument and other funds assigned to it.
  • The selection of operations to be funded with European funds and implementation of systems that aim to ensure compliance with European and national regulations of the expenses submitted to the European Commission for co-funding.
  • Legislative and regulatory implementation related to the management and supervision of assistance from the ERDF, the Cohesion Fund, the Just Transition Fund and other funds assigned to it, as well as the drafting of rules on the eligibility of expenditure.
  • The designation of intermediary bodies for operational programmes and defining of the terms and conditions for agreements related to the intermediary bodies that manage the funds for which they are responsible.
  • Negotiating with the European Commission and other institutions on matters relating to the regulation of the ERDF, the Just Transition Fund, European Territorial Cooperation, the Cohesion Fund and other funds assigned to it.
  • Cooperation and coordination with the territorial authorities, as regards the management and monitoring of actions carried out with the ERDF, European Territorial Cooperation, the Cohesion Fund, the Just Transition Fund and other funds assigned to it.
  • Representation on coordination committees and working groups for the European funds and other committees or member bodies where it has authority and coordination and promotion of the Thematic Networks related to the ERDF and other funds assigned to it.
  • All actions necessary for the completion and closure of operational programmes of the ERDF, the Just Transition Fund, European Territorial Cooperation, Cohesion Fund and other funds assigned to it.
  • The management of cross-border cooperation through the Neighbourhood Instrument.

It is the Managing Authority for European Territorial Cooperation programmes funded by the ERDF and for other programmes of a similar nature when it has been designated as such previously, or once compliance with the necessary requirements has been assessed, where provided for in European regulation.

In addition to the above, the functions set out in the following paragraphs:

  • The definition of the Spanish position in the negotiations for the approval and revision of the successive Multiannual Financial Frameworks of the European Union, without prejudice to the coordination competencies attributed to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation.
  • The negotiation, development, evaluation and revision, in coordination with the different administrations, funds and other instruments of the European Union, of the Agreements, Strategies or Frameworks used for the preparation of the operational programmes co-financed with the European Funds; as well as the negotiation, development, programming, planning, evaluation and modification of the operational programmes and other forms of intervention co-financed with the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), and other funds assigned to it.
  • Guarantee the implementation of the evaluation activities provided for in the regulations relating to the various funds managed, in coordination with the territorial authorities; promote compliance with the horizontal principles of gender equality, equal opportunities and non-discrimination, accessibility and sustainable development, as well as ensure compliance with the principle of additionality.

where it falls within the competence of the European Territorial Cooperation programmes and the management of cross-border cooperation under the Neighbourhood Instrument.