National Authorising Officer – NAO

A high-ranking official in the state administration of the Republic of Macedonia. The NAO is appointed by the Government.  The NAO fulfills the following functions and assumes the following responsibilities:

  • As the head of the National Fund, bearing overall responsibility for the financial management of EU funds in the beneficiary country and being responsible for the legality and regularity of the underlying transactions.
  • being responsible for the effective functioning of management and control systems under IPA.