In September 2006, the process for revising the current NSDS was launched.
It is planned to complete the revision process by the end of 2008. The revised
NSDS will cover the 2009-2013 period. This will allow to harmonize the provisions
of the NSDS with the provisions of other strategic documents (e.g. National
Development Plan, Strategic Operations Programme) which are created for the
period 2007-2013. The subsequent revised strategies and action plans will have
the same time tables as the EU programming periods to guarantee a parallel
monitoring of progress, also with the new National Development Plan and Strategic
This Country Profile has been last updated on: Monday, 27 May 2013
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