Today at the Secretariat for
European Affairs was held the first meeting of the TAIEX expert mission on
developing an IPA staff retention policy.
The meeting was chaired by
the State Secretary of the Secretariat for European Affairs Mrs. Ana Blazheska,
who informed the experts about the current state and outflow of personnel from
the IPA structures and also stressed that it is important to a policy of IPA
staff retention which would increase the IPA funds absorption.
TAIEX experts from Bulgaria
who attended the meeting, Mrs. Dobrinka Krasteva, Head of the Central
Coordination Unit and Mr. Radoslav Milanov from the Department of modernisation
of the Administration office highlighted that they would use the level of their
experience acquired so far in their country, also taking into account the
national legislation of the Republic of Macedonia and that they will prepare a
draft version of the IPA staff retention policy therefore envisaging manners to
motivate and reward the employees in the IPA operating structure, according to
the extent of completed projects and absorbed IPA funds.