Analysis of the 2007 annual action programme for Bosnia and Herzegovina under the pre-accession instrument in preparation of the review of the relevant multi-annual indicative programme

30-07-2008

Executive summary Scope of the briefing The analysis concentrates on the issues presented as critical points in the 2007 Progress Report on Bosnia and Herzegovina, and evaluates the 2007 Annual Programme for Bosnia and Herzegovina under the Pre-Accession Instrument1 (IPA) in the light of these elements. The Multi-Annual Planning Document for the years 2007-2009 for Bosnia and Herzegovina2 is also taken as a reference point for the evaluation. We first present the main issues and measures regarding the political criteria. After this, we discuss the economic criteria and the measures foreseen in this field. This is followed by a concise description and a critical evaluation of the most important items and measures regarding European standards. Finally, we submit conclusions and recommendations regarding future EU activities in the field. [...]

Executive summary Scope of the briefing The analysis concentrates on the issues presented as critical points in the 2007 Progress Report on Bosnia and Herzegovina, and evaluates the 2007 Annual Programme for Bosnia and Herzegovina under the Pre-Accession Instrument1 (IPA) in the light of these elements. The Multi-Annual Planning Document for the years 2007-2009 for Bosnia and Herzegovina2 is also taken as a reference point for the evaluation. We first present the main issues and measures regarding the political criteria. After this, we discuss the economic criteria and the measures foreseen in this field. This is followed by a concise description and a critical evaluation of the most important items and measures regarding European standards. Finally, we submit conclusions and recommendations regarding future EU activities in the field. [...]