On 26 April 2013 the Programme Operator finished the procedure carried out to select an external expert who would participate in the work of the Pre-defined Project Appraisal Team (PPAT) within the Programme “Judicial capacity building and cooperation/ Improvement of the efficiency of justice”. The selection was based on review of formal and substantive criteria as well as other criteria determined in the call for proposals. The following candidates were chosen in the procedure: 1. Ms Patrycja Ziółkowska (Łódź); 2. Ms Aneta Mikita (Lublin). Both candidates have fulfilled the requirements for the role of PPAT Chairman. They have demonstrated adequate experience and knowledge as well as proved to have expected education.