EU Accession & Policy

With first hand experience in advising new and candidate EU member states at all stages of the
EU integration process, NIRAS is already a trusted partner to governments, civil society organizations in the process of EU integration.

Over the last 15 years, we have implemented numerous assignments providing technical assistance and capacity building for the governments in new EU member states, candidate and potential candidate countries. 

We offer support to the integration and adaptation of  policies and strategies as well as the development of legal and institutional frameworks in a number of sectors, such as agriculture and rural development, environment, water and waste management, renewable energy, regional and social development. We offer a range of services, including support in the implementation of EU acquis communautaire; development of national and regional strategies and action plans to meet EU requirements; support in approaching EU standards in Eastern Partnership countries; building institutional capacities of public institutions; support the use of pre-accession funds; and development of information and promotion campaigns.