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ga - Overview of Human Capital Investment OP

Human Capital Investment Operational Programme 2007-2013

The Human Capital Investment Operational Programme (HCI OP) 2007-2013 is a €751 million plan that addresses Ireland’s labour market and human capital development needs for the period 2007-2013. It also sets out the broad financial management arrangements for the Programme.

The Programme is the successor to the Employment and Human Resources Development Operation Programme 2000-2006 (EHRD OP) and is the sole vehicle through which the ESF will be applied in Ireland during the 2007-2013 programming period.

The HCI OP sets out the essential context, rationale and strategic objectives and measures to be implemented as well as its broad financing and management arrangements. The full text of the HCI OP can be viewed and downloaded above, along with the text of the European Commission decision which gave effect to certain changes to the Programme.

The Programme comprises of 14 distinct areas of investment which contribute to the Programme’s overall objectives. More detailed information on the particular investment areas of the Programme are set out in the Operational Programme.

List of Beneficiaries 2014

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