Joint Managing Authority

As Joint Managing Authority, the Autonomous Region of Sardinia is responsible for the management and implementation of the Programme and ensures the legality and regularity of the operations. In particular, it:
• chairs the Joint Monitoring Committee;
• countersigns the Financing Agreements between the European Commission and the Mediterranean Partner Countries;
• prepares and launches the calls for proposals;
• negotiates and signs the grant contracts with the beneficiaries;
• submits the requests for payment to the European Commission and proceeds with payments to the beneficiaries;
• carries out the monitoring and audit of the projects and Programme activities.

The Joint Managing Authority is organized in three units:
• an operational management unit;
• a financial and certification unit;
• an internal audit unit.