Based on the Croatian Regional Development Act (NN 147/14) REDEA was appointed as a regional coordinator for Međimurje County and has an assignment of effective coordination and encouraging regional development. From the year 2006 until today REDEA has coordinated and / or created several strategic documents (Regional Operational Programme 2006 – 2013; Međimurje County Development Strategy 2011 – 2013; Rural Development Strategy of Međimurje County; Human Resources Development Strategy for Međimurje County 2011 – 2013; Strategic Marketing Plan for Tourism of Međimurje County by 2020).
Regional coordinators, at the level of local (regional) government, carry out the following activities:
As a regional coordinator, REDEA is responsible for drafting the new Međimurje County Development Strategy by 2020.
The Strategic Planning in their work through the strategic planning process provides a foundation for focused development of local communities and takes care for the prerequisites for the use of structural funds, through:
♦ coordination of the County Development Strategy and sectoral strategies;
♦ monitoring the implementation of strategic documents for achieving the stated goals;
♦ managing database of development projects;
♦ preparation of local development strategies and strategies of public enterprises.