Evaluation of the Structural Funds’ project selection criteria

This report sets out the results of the project for evaluation of the selection criteria of the structural funds. The project was carried out from December 2009 to June 2010 on the basis of an employment contract between the Ministry of Finance and Ernst & Young Baltic AS. The survey was conducted by a consortium comprising Ernst & Young Baltic AS, the PRAXIS Centre for Policy Studies and the Institute of Baltic Studies.

The aim of the survey was to analyse the functionality of the criteria specified in the criteria of the measures upon selection of projects corresponding to the objectives set out in the strategy documents of the structural funds. To this end the following were analysed: