Last modified: March 16, 2017

Joint Technical Secretariat

The participating countries have appointed the South East Regional Development Agency (SERDA), Romania, to fulfil the role of Joint Technical Secretariat (JTS).

The main tasks are the following:

In regard to programme management:

  • Act as secretariat of the JMC, i.e. organise the meetings, draft the minutes, prepare, implement and follow up decisions;
  • Contribute to the elaboration of annual implementation reports and the final report;
  • Support the MA in the implementation of the annual communication plan;
  • Support the MA in the implementation of the monitoring and evaluation plan;
  • Inform potential beneficiaries about funding opportunities under programme and shall assist beneficiaries in the project implementation.

In regard to the call for proposals:

  • Support the MA in the preparation of the application pack and relevant templates;
  • Support the MA in the preparation of grant contract template and annexes;
  • Carry out information and publicity activities to support project generation (update the web-site, provide a help-desk, organise workshops and seminars for partners search, awareness raising and capacity building for potential beneficiaries, etc.);
  • Support the MA in launching the calls for project proposals as needed;

In regard to the selection and management of projects:

  • Prepare documentation for SC and JMC meetings;
  • Carry out administrative and eligibility checks of project applications, a quality check of the work carried out by the external assessors during technical and financial evaluations, prepare requests for clarification and draft reports for all the evaluation steps;
  • Support the MA in the signing of grant contracts (e.g. review the project proposal and project budget with the lead beneficiary, contribute to the preparation of grant contracts, etc.)
  • Monitor progress, including financial progress, made by funded projects by checking financial and technical reports and requests for payments, visiting project events, carrying out on-the-spot checks and supporting the MA in Results Oriented Monitoring (ROM); provide day-to-day assistance to project beneficiaries;
  • Assist the MA in the financial management of the projects, including on the spot-checks and in updating the risk analysis;

Contact details: 

South-East Regional Development Agency

Address: Bd. Tomis 48, Constanta 900742, Romania

Contact person: Danut Ragalie, Coordinator

Phone:           +40 341 452 836

E-mail:           office@bsb.adrse.ro


Where to find potential project partners?
If you are looking for a project partner for your application, please consider the following tools: 1. Partner Search and Project Ideas Search tools hosted by the programme dedicated website. In order to upload a project idea on the programme website, we recommend you to create an account on www.blacksea-cbc.net and after that to go to Section „Project Ideas Search”
Project preparation workshops organized in all participating countries, in the framework of the 2nd 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
The third Newsletter of Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020
The third Newsletter of Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is ready to be read. From the material
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.
Project preparation workshops organized in all participating countries, in the framework of the 2nd 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
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.
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 Progra


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