Technical Assistance Fund - Poland

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Technical Assistance Fund
15.09.2008 - 13.06.2017
CHF  3’750’000

Note: the texts under all the headings, with the exception of 'Results achieved', describe the situation before the start of the project.

Background By virtue of the 24 March 2006 Federal Act on Cooperation with the Countries of Eastern Europe and the CIS, approved by Swiss voters on 26 November 2006, Switzerland made available a CHF 1 billion solidarity contribution not subject to reimbursement for the benefit of those States which became EU members on 1 May 2004.
Objectives To guarantee the effective and efficient implementation of the bilateral cooperation programme with the Republic of Poland.
Target groups NCU, the administration of the beneficiary country
Activities The financing of certain addition costs incurred by the administration of the partner country in its management of the programme, in particular for the costs of information, the external evaluation of projects, the hiring of experts and consultants, and external audits.

Achieved results:  

  • Information and promotion activities
  • Project management and monitoring
  • Submission of quality projects
  • Procedural transparency
  • Optimum visibility of the Swiss Contribution within the country

Directorate/federal office responsible SDC
Credit area Swiss Contribution to the enlarged EU
Project partners Contract partner
Foreign state institution
  • National State Institute North

Budget Current phase Swiss budget CHF    3’750’000 Swiss disbursement to date CHF    3’503’785