The Managing Authority (MA) is responsible for managing the implementation of the programme, in accordance with the principle of sound financial management and for ensuring that the decisions of the Joint Monitoring Committee comply with the applicable laws and requirements.
By agreement of the countries participating in the programme, the appointed Managing Authority is the Ministry of Public Works, Development and Administration, Romania.
The main functions of the MA are:
1.In regard to programme management:
2. In regard to the selection and management of projects:
3. In regard to the financial management and control of the programme:
4. In regard to verifications:
Ministry of Public Works, Development and Administration
Directorate – MA for European Territorial Cooperation Programmes
Bulevardul Libertăţii, Nr. 14
050706 Bucharest, Sector 5
Mrs. Iulia HERTZOG, Director
Head of Managing Authority
Mrs. Laura BOBARNAC
Phone: +40 372 111 323
Fax: +40 372 111 456
The first meeting of the Joint Programming Committee – body responsible for the preparation of the Interreg NEXT (Neighbourhood External) Black Sea Basin Programme 2021-2027 – was held on the 29th of January 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. The eligible participating countries of the new Programme involves ten states from the Black Sea Basin: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Turkey and Ukraine.
The new generation of projects to be funded under the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 has been approved by the Joint Monitoring Committee during the meeting held in Odessa, Ukraine, on 17th of September 2019.