Operational Programme Effective Public Administration (OP EPA) has been developed by the Ministry of the Interior of SR with the cooperation of other partnership bodies. The Ministry of the Interior of SR executes also governing authority over the OP EPA.
The main aim of the OP EPA is a client-oriented, transparent public administration, providing its services swiftly, effectively and in good quality, in the interest of supporting sustainable growth, job creation and social inclusion. Implementation of the OP EPA will contribute to the national strategic objective, which is a modern, professional, effective, reliable, non-corrupt and transparent public administration in SR in 2020. The goal of OP EPA is to create conditions for the provision of quality and accessible public services in an efficient manner at every stage of life.
The programme strategy of the OP EPA is defined so as to promote the fulfillment of the Europe 2020 priorities and contribute to the objectives of the National Reform Programme of SR, as well as requirements arising from EU legislation in the relevant areas and to reflect the needs and challenges at national, respectively, regional and local level, to ensure the preconditions for sustainable and inclusive growth through a comprehensive reform of public administration in SR.
The OP EPA will cover the entire territory of SR and its main target groups are government bodies and local self-government, social partners, business sector, civil society organizations, NGOs and other stakeholders and partners.
The OP EPA has been ratified by the resolution of the Government of SR no. 228 on May 14, 2014, and subsequently approved by the decision of the European Commission no. CCI - 2014SK05SFOP001 on November 27, 2014.