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National workshops – Lithuania

Workshop objectives

The workshop was aimed at introducing the project and its outputs to representatives of the Ministry of Health and other institutions involved in programming and managing ESIF linked to health as intended end-users of the outputs developed. Apart from that, the workshop was aimed at identifying health areas with funding potential under thematic objectives in 2014-2020 programming period and at opening discussion about the effective role of the Lithuanian Ministry of Health in supporting successful implementation of health priorities under ESIF and the specific roles of respective institutions in this model.

Workshop content

The main issues discussed at the workshop were as follows:

  • Project outputs
  • ESIF investment critical success factors
  • 2014-2020 programming period specifics
  • Specifics of implementation of complex projects
  • Health funding potential in the 2014-2020 programming period with greater focus on investments under Thematic Objective 9 – Promoting social inclusion and combating poverty
  • Role of the Ministry of Health in ESIF management and implementation in health

Workshop participants

The audience consisted of representatives of various institutions within the implementation structure:

  • Representatives of the Ministry of Health
  • Representatives of the Managing Authority of the 2014-2020 Operational Programme (Ministry of Finance)
  • Representatives of other institutions and agencies involved in ESIF management (Central Project Management Agency and ESF Agency)

Workshop outcome

The main outcome of the presentation was the group activity focused on key competencies of the Ministry of Health to support the effective implementation of ESIF in the area of health in the 2014-2020 programming period. The group activity was designed with regard to the participation of representatives from both the Intermediate Body and other institutions. Therefore, the outcome contained a list of activities typical not only for an Intermediate Body, but also activities related to the coordination and cooperation with other ministries responsible for the implementation of other thematic objectives under the Operational Programme.

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European Commission

Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency

Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety

Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy

Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs & Inclusion