On the basis of Resolution No. 867 of 28 November 2012, the Ministry of Regional Development (MoRD) of the Czech Republic is in charge of the preparation of the programmes co-funded from CSF funds for the 2014 to 2020 programming period in the Czech Republic (CZ).

The draft Agreement is prepared in accordance with Art. 14 of the Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down common provisions on the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), the European Social Fund (ESF), the Cohesion fund (CF), the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (EAFRD) and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMMF) covered by the Common Strategic Framework (CSF) any laying down general provisions on the European Regional Development Fund , the European Social Fund and the Cohesion Fund and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1083/2006 (hereinafter “the Common Provisions Regulation (CPR)”), which sets forth its contents, and with the template from the European Commission, detailing the contents.

The Partnership Agreement for the 2014-2020 programming period is based on CSF, which includes ERDF, ESF, CF, (EAFRD and EMFF, and addresses materially the areas and programmes of all stated funds in all its parts. The content of the Agreement therefore covers not only the operational programs under the objective of Investment for growth and jobs, but also under the objective of the European territorial cooperation and the programs co-financed by the EAFRD and EMFF.