2009 Annual report on Phare, Turkey pre-accession, Cards and transition facility. Report from the Commission to the Council, the European Parliament and the Economic and Social Committee.
Since 1 January 2007, EU pre-accession assistance to candidate countries1 and potential candidates2 is channelled through the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA)3. IPA replaces five former pre–accession instruments, including PHARE4, the Turkish pre-accession instrument5 and the financial instrument for the Western Balkans, i.e. CARDS6. This report and the associated background document cover the continuing implementation of 2006 and earlier programmes under PHARE, the Turkish pre-accession instrument and CARDS, as well as under the Transition Facility7 during the year 2009, with a cut-off date of 31 December 20098.
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DescriptionRelated document: SEC (2010) 1604 final.
COM (2010) 793 final