The Ministry of Regional Development and Tourism – acting as Joint Managing Authority for the Joint Operational Programme “Black Sea Basin 2007-2013” – published the notice for the launch of the second call for proposals. The deadline for submitting the project proposals is 30th of September 2011.
Cross-border cooperation projects will be financed within this call, in the areas of sustainable economic development, tourism, nature and environment protection and cultural cooperation, areas that correspond to the three priorities of the Programme.
The indicative amount of ENPI funds available under this second call is 15,169,098.86 EURO, and Turkey participates with IPA funds amounting to 5,300,241.30 EURO. The co-financing of the EU is maximum 90% of the total eligible costs at project level.
The eligible area of the Programme is extended to 8 countries: Armenia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, R. Moldova, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine.
The eligible applicants and partners are: national, regional or local public authority (e.g. ministry, regional/county council, local council, municipality); body governed by public law, other than legal entities defined above, established for the specific purpose of meeting needs in the general interest (e.g. state/regional owned institute, state owned university); associations formed by one or several national, regional or local public authorities or one or several bodies governed by public law, as defined under paragraphs above or other non-profit organization (e.g. NGOs, associations, unions, foundations, Euro regions, EGTC); public undertaking; international organizations.
The projects will be jointly submitted and implemented by partnerships that will always involve partners from one or several Member States (Bulgaria, Greece, Romania) and from one or several partner countries (Armenia, Georgia, R. Moldova, Ukraine) and/or Turkey. The participation of Turkish partners is only possible in tripartite projects involving at least one partner from a Member State and one partner from a partner country.
Applications must be in English and be submitted in a sealed envelope by registered mail, private courier service or by hand-delivery at the following address: Ministerul Dezvoltarii Regionale si Turismului, Directia Generala Cooperare Teritoriala Europeana, Bd. Libertatii nr. 12, Bucuresti 040129, sector 5, Romania, REGISTRATURA, ETAJ 4, until the 30th of September 2011 (at 16.00 local time for hand deliveries).
For more information about the second call for proposals please visit: http://www.blacksea-cbc.net/index.php/eng/Documents/Guidelines-for-applicants. For further details, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.