Ex-ante Evaluation of the Partnership Agreement and Operational Programmes for the period 2014-2020
- Programme strategy including consistency of programme objectives, coherence, linkages between supported actions, expected outputs and results, as well as evaluation of horizontal principles (gender and environmental issues).
Indicators, monitoring and evaluation: In particular, the evaluators will verify that result indicators reflect the most significant intended effects of the programme priorities:
- Consistency of financial allocations: The evaluators will examine whether the financial allocations concentrate on the most important objectives in line with the identified challenges and needs and with the concentration requirements set out in the relevant EU Regulations
- Contribution to Europe 2020 strategy: The evaluators will appraise the "contribution of the programme to the Europe 2020 strategy, having regard to the selected thematic objectives and priorities, taking into account national and regional needs.