Last modified: November 25, 2015

Eligibility of Projects

In order for a Project proposal to be eligible for financing under the Black Sea JOP, the project must be dropping into one of the following categories:

1.Integrated projects with different activities in several countries that jointly achieve a certain objective having a cross border impact;
2.Symmetrical projects with the same activities in all countries participating in the project;
3.Single projects, implemented mainly or entirely in a single partner-country but having a cross-border impact.

Important notices:

  • Projects should always have a cross-border impact.
  • Priority will be given to integrated projects.
  • The recommended financial size and the number of partners involved in each project partnership will be defined in the calls for proposals.

The projects will be implemented by partnerships that will always involve partners from both EU Member States and non-EU partner countries. The participation of Turkish partners is only possible in tripartite projects involving at least one partner from a Member State and one partner from Armenia, Georgia, R. Moldova or Ukraine .
All partnerships will be led by a Beneficiary / Lead Partner responsible for financial management of the project in question and signing a contract on behalf of the partnership with the JMA. For Turkey special procedures will be established based on the IPA rules of implementation.


17 January 2019 – Deadline for request clarifications from the Joint Technical Secretariat
According to the timetable for submission of applications from the Guidelines for Grant Applicants – 2nd Call for Pro
Erratum 2 to: Applicants Pack for the second Call for Proposals
After the publication of Applicants Pack for the 2nd Call for Proposals an error was noticed in Annex 10, Eligibility
Vacancies announcement for the Joint Technical Secretariat for the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020/ Projects Assessment Unit
The Romanian South East Regional Development Agency (Joint Technical Secretariat of the Joint Operational Programme Blac
Partner Forum in Yerevan
In view of the 2nd call for Proposals, the Managing Authority of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020, in collaboration with the Joint Technical Secretariat and National Authorities of participating countries, and with the support of TESIM project organized in Yerevan, Armenia, the second Partner Forum.
Partner Forum in Chisinau
In view of the 2nd call for Proposals, the Managing Authority of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020, in collaboration with the Joint Technical Secretariat and national authorities of participating countries, and with the support of TESIM project organized in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, the first Partner Forum.
Training for Beneficiaries from the 1st Call for proposals
To ensure the premises for a smooth implementation of the projects contracted within the framework of the 1st Call for proposals of Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020, programme management structures with the support of TESIM project is organising a training session dedicated to the beneficiaries from the 1st Call for proposals.
The second Call for Proposals of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is open starting with 1 October 2018 with deadline 31 January 2019
  Herewith you can access the Applicants Pack for the 2nd Call for proposals of the Joint Operational Programme


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