National Authorities

National Authority (NA) in Finland and Russia support the Managing Authority in the management of the programme, in accordance with sound financial management. NA is responsible for the set up and effective functioning of management and control systems at a national level. The NAs also assist the Managing Authority in the recovery process and they support the Managing Authority in the prevention, detection and correction of irregularities by notifying irregularities immediately to the Managing Authority and the European Commission and keep them informed of the progress of related administrative and legal proceedings. National Authority in Finland is the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment and in Russia the Ministry of Economic Development