In 2015 Switzerland concluded a bilateral framework agreement with Croatia which sets out the aim, scope, form and use of the enlargement contribution as well as the most important provisions on its implementation.
The framework agreement between the Swiss Federal Council and the government of Croatia concerns the implementation of Swiss-Croatian cooperation efforts to reduce economic and social disparities within the enlarged European Union (EU). It was concluded on 30 June 2015.
Annex 2 defines the practical rules and procedures agreed upon, i.e., the procedures for project approval, project implementation, payment, controlling, and audits – all are described in detail along with specification of the respective responsibilities.
Finally, Annex 3 contains the procedures for the special financing facilities such as the so-called Block Grants, the Project-Preparation (Seed Money) Facility, the Technical Assistance Fund, and the Scholarship Fund.