Lead Partner

For the 2007 - 2013 programming period Council Regulation (EC) 1080/2006 established the compulsory implementation of the Lead Partner principle in all Territorial Cooperation programmes.

The Lead Partner takes overall responsibility for managing an Operation.

The Lead Partner of this project, as confirmed, the

Ministry of Economy and Labour of the Federal State of Saxony-Anhalt,

has full financial responsibility for the entire Operation, including all partners, and is responsible for the proper reporting of progress to the Joint Technical Secretariat within CENTRAL EUROPE Programme (SEUPB). The Lead Partner is the administrative link between the Programme and the Operation.
The Lead Partner is responsible for sound project management, the delivery of outputs and ensures that the required controls and audit activities are in place.