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									Country Development Strategy on
duty of Information Society on the
  post and pre-accession stage
             Monika Walczak
                    I Secretary
       Department of the European Union
       Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland
EU Enlargement


•    2004: 10 new member states /incl. Poland/
•    2007: Bulgaria and Romania
•    Candidate countries: Croatia and Turkey
•    Potential candidate countries: other Western Balkan
     states, Eastern European countries.




    Monika Walczak   ISSS/LORIS 2007 /Local and Regional Information Society/   2
Support levels for the Accession of
Balkans countries


                                                                  Serbia
 Date            Croatia   Macedonia Bosnia&H.                                        Albania   Turkey
                                                                  &Mo.


04/2006            70          63                 61                60                  59       51


11/2005            70          57                 55                55                  48       42


06/2005            74          63                 62                61                  56       54




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Transitional arrangements for new
members


• ‘Transitional arrangements’ as an exclusion
  from full participation in certain policies for a
  number of years;
• In the interest of the old members or a new
  members?




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COUNTRY DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY
/case of Poland/


• EXTERNAL                                   • INTERNAL
  SOURCES:                                     SOURCES:
• European Regional                          • National budget
  Development Fund                           • Municipality & Rural
• European                                   • PPP
  Agricultural Fund for
  Rural Development
• others



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EU Financial Assistance


• Post-accession                             • Pre-accession
  assistance:                                  assistance:
• EDIS /Extended                             • IPA /Instrument for
  Decentralized                                pre-accession
  Implementation                               assistance/
  System/
• Transition Facility




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Components of IPA


• Cross border co-operation;
• Regional development;
• Transition assistance and institutional
  building;
• Rural development;
• Human resources development.




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Implementing the renewed Lisbon strategy
/Polish National Reform Programme/


• In order to boost R&D and innovation, pursue
  the reform of the public research sector and
  introduce policies to better attract and
  maximize the benefits of medium and high-
  tech foreign direct investment;
• Increasing the quantity and quality of R&D




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What measures Poland proposes?


• More comprehensive strategy for attracting
  foreign direct investment in medium and
  high-tech industries;
• Reform of public procurement rules to
  stimulate innovative products and services;
• Pilot projects on clusters and technology
  start-ups to introduce on a much larger
  scale;
• Law amendments and tax exemption.

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