Carried out by the Permanent Secretariat against the selection criteria defined in the Call for Proposals; it is meant to assess the quality of the eligible applications.
Association and/or grouping of urban authorities having delegated competencies for policy-making and implementation to a politico-administrative body. Organised agglomeration shall be recognised by the national legilsation as tier of government (i.e. Communautés d'Agglomeration in France, Città Metropolitane in Italy, etc.).
Tangible or intangible object produced as result of the funding given to the project. It shall be captured by an output indicator and directly contributes to the achievement of project result(s).