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Which legal entities are eligible under this programme?

In order to be eligible for a grant, applicants and partners must represent one of the following legal entities:

  • national, regional or local public authority;
  • body governed by public law, other than legal entities defined under paragraph a, established for the specific purpose of meeting needs in the general interest (needs not having an industrial or commercial character) and which fulfils at least one of the following conditions:

i. be financed, for the most part, by the national, regional or local authorities, or other bodies governed by public law or

ii. be subject to management supervision by those bodies or

iii. have an administrative, managerial or supervisory board, more than half of whose members are appointed by the national, regional or local authorities, or by other bodies governed by public law;

  • association formed by one or several national, regional or local public authorities or one or several bodies governed by public law, as defined under paragraphs a-b or other non-profit organisation, other than legal entities defined under paragraph c;
  • public undertaking operating in the water, energy and transport services sectors, undertakings over which the legal entities defined under paragraphs a-c may exercise directly or indirectly a dominant influence by virtue of their ownership of it, their financial participation therein, or the rules which govern it.
  • International organisations

An indicative list with examples of potential applicants and partners is presented in section 2.1.1 Eligibility of applicants and partners of the Guidelines for Grant Applicants.


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According to the Guideline for Grant Applicants - 1st Call for Proposals, 17th of May 2017 is the deadline for request
Deadline for submission of proposals: 15 days away
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The European Commission, together with the Georgian Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development and the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection, is pleased to announce the 4th annual Black Sea stakeholder conference, which will take place on 15 September 2017 in Batumi, Georgia.
Project preparation workshops organized in all participating countries, in the framework of the 1st call for proposals

The main focus of the project preparation workshops will be on:

  • raising the awareness about the key elements of the Guidelines for Grant Applicants
  • strengthening the knowledges about key aspects of project development
  • clarifying project proposal financial requirements
  • raising the awareness about key aspects of project activity and financial planning
  • clarifying how to apply in the programme electronic system
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Launching Conference & Partnership Forum, 14th of July 2016, Constanta, Romania
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1st Joint Monitoring Committee of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020
The 1st Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC) of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 focused on the fo
6th meeting of the Joint Programming Committee
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The Joint Working Group meeting of the JOP ”Black Sea Basin 2007-2013”
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