Contact

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Managing Authority

The Managing Authority is responsible for the efficient management and implementation of the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme in accordance with the principle of sound financial management.

Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure
Department of Spatial Planning and Development (DATER), Division for European Affairs

4, Place de l'Europe
L-2946 Luxembourg

E-mail: espon2020@espon.mat.etat.lu

Head of Managing Authority: Camille GIRA
(e-mail: espon2020@espon.mat.etat.lu)

Programme contact: Thiemo ESER | European and International Affairs
(Tel: +352 247-86934; e-mail: thiemo.eser@mat.etat.lu)

Contact and support:

Sara FERRARA | Senior Expert / Management Support and Coordination - GIE LERAS
(Tel: +352 247-86963; e-mail: sara.ferrara@espon.mat.etat.lu)

Eva SZARAZI | Financial and Communication Officer- GIE LERAS
(Tel: +352 247-86964; e-mail: eva.szarazi@espon.mat.etat.lu)

Jozsef SZARKA | Senior Expert / Financial Management and Control - GIE LERAS
(Tel: +352 247-86962; e-mail: jozsef.szarka@espon.mat.etat.lu)

The GIE LERAS supports the secretarial function of the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure as Managing Authority of the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme.

Certifying Authority

The Certifying Authority is responsible for guaranteeing the completeness, accuracy and veracity of the accounts, as well as drawing up and submitting payment applications to the European Commission.

Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure
Department of Spatial Planning and Development (DATER), Division for General Affairs

4, Place de l'Europe
L-2946 Luxembourg

Head of the Authority: Christian PLEIN
(Tel: +352 247-86911; e-mail: christian.plein@mat.etat.lu)

Contact and support:

Marie EVERAT | Senior Expert / Financial Control and Certification - GIE LERAS
(Tel: +352 247-86961; e-mail: marie.everat@espon.mat.etat.lu)

Isabelle GEETS| Administrator / Accountancy, Financial Control and Certification - GIE LERAS
(Tel: +352 247-86939; e-mail: isabelle.geets@mat.etat.lu)

Tom Ka Leung LIU | Administrator / Accountancy
(Tel: +352 247-86938; e-mail kaleung.liu@mat.etat.lu)

The GIE LERAS supports the secretarial function of the Ministry of Sustainable Development and Infrastructure as Certifying Authority of the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme.

Audit Authority

The Audit Authority is in charge of verifying the effective functioning and shall ensure that audits are carried out on the proper functioning of the management and control system of the Programme.

General Inspection of Finance (IGF)
Ministry of Finance

2, rue de la Congrégation
L-1352 Luxembourg

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Head of the Authority: Jeannot WARINGO | Director
(Tel: +352 247-82750; e-mail: Jeannot.Waringo@igf.etat.lu)

Contact: Laurent SANAVIA | Deputy Inspector of Finances
(Tel: +352 247-82682; e-mail: laurent.sanavia@igf.etat.lu)

Monitoring Committee

The Monitoring Committee ensure the follow-up of the implementation of the Programme. The Monitoring Committee consist of one representative of each EU Member State (EU 28) and of the four Partner States (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland) participating in the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme. The European Commission participates in the work of the committee in an advisory capacity.

MC Nomination updated list

ESPON Contact Points

The ESPON Contact Points (ECPs) form a European wide network of national organisations nominated by the Member and Partner States involved in the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme. The ECPs network shall support the ESPON outreach at transnational and national level.

ECP Nomination updated list

ESPON EGTC

The ESPON EGTC was established in Luxembourg on 9 January 2015 and has an Assembly composed by the three Belgian regions of Flanders, Wallonia and Brussels Capital as well as Luxembourg. The ESPON EGTC team is based in Luxembourg.

For further information on the contact details of the ESPON EGTC please visit the ESPON website.

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