The 2014-2020 Regional Operational Program (ROP) is the successor to the 2007-13 Regional Operational Program and is one of the programs by which Romania will be able to access European structural and investment funds from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in the current programming period.
The Regional Operational Program (ROP) 2014-2020 is managed by the ROP Managing Authority within the Ministry of Regional Development, Public Administration and European Funds and was adopted by the European Commission (EC) on June 23, 2015. In May 2015, was launched in public consultation the Applicant's Guide. General conditions for accessing funds under the ROP 2014-2020.
The ROP 2014-2020 addresses the five national growth challenges identified in the Partnership Agreement: competitiveness and local development, population and social aspects, infrastructure, resources, administration and governance.