The MA has set up the JTS to carry out the practical implementation of the Programme. The JTS shall assist the MA, the JMC and where relevant also the AA in carrying out their respective functions. In particular, the JTS shall inform the potential beneficiaries about funding opportunities under the Programme and shall assist beneficiaries in the project implementation.
The JTS is located in Warsaw, in the state-owned body Center of European Projects (CEP). The relevant arrangements between the MA and the JTS will be formally recorded in writing.
The JTS will be located in the separate unit of CEP which shall be functionally independent from the other unit which is to be involved as the Polish CCP.
The JTS shall employ Polish, Belarusian and Ukrainian experts. The internal structure of the JTS will be set up in the PMCS. Operational management functions and financial management functions shall be organised separately within the JTS.
The costs of JTS functioning shall be covered from the Programme TA budget.
The JTS shall be responsible for performance of the following tasks: