Letter to European Commission: Consultation process for the future Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance post 2013
Advocacy letter | 25 March 2011
Consultations for the future Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) has not been promoted adequately to attract attention and inputs from civil society. Bankwatch and its partners and members from the Western Balkan region therefore request to prolong the consultation period and promote the call for consultations more widely.
After more than three months, the European Commission replied to our letter (pdf), informing us that it was unable to prolong the consultations by more than one week and to organise the meetings we had requested.
The European Commission also mentioned having “… deliberately restricted information on the questionnaire to IPA stakeholders as some of the questions were complex, and they all required prior knowledge of IPA’s existing structures and practices.”
Theme: Other harmful projects
Location: Albania | Macedonia | Serbia