Interreg Volunteer Youth (IVY) is an initiative by the European Commission and the Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) to promote European Territorial Cooperation. IVY enables Interreg programmes and Interreg project beneficiaries to strengthen their communication and improve the implementation of projects of cooperation through the contribution of passionate young people, IVY volunteers.
In May, 2023, constructing upon the basis built during the recent online events, we plan to organize physical events with the potential applicants in each country (for Ukraine the project preparation workshop will be online). These events are following the recent launch of the first calls for project proposals within the Interreg NEXT Black Sea Basin Programme.
Continuing the series of events dedicated to potential applicants of the Interreg NEXT Black Sea Basin Programme, we are organizing two webinars* focused on Jems:
REGIOSTARS are the yearly competition organised by the European Commission’s Directorate General Regional and Urban Policies since 2008. Over the years it has become the Europe’s label of excellence for EU-funded projects, which demonstrate the impact and inclusiveness of regional development. 2023 is the year of renewal and re-launch of the competition.
On February 7th, 2023, in Istanbul, Türkiye, took place the first meeting of the (Interreg VI-B) NEXT Black Sea Basin Programme Monitoring Committee.
To celebrate the start of the (Interreg VI-B) NEXT Black Sea Basin Programme for the programming period 2021-2027, the management bodies are organizing on 8 February 2023 a Launching Event & Partnership Forum.
While the (Interreg VI-B) NEXT Black Sea Basin Programme has recently been approved by the European Commission, the managing structures prepared the revised draft of the Application Packs for the 1st call for proposals for both regular and small-scale projects, envisaged to be launched in the first part of 2023.
The 12th Newsletter is bringing you up to date news about both ongoing Black Sea Basin programmes: ENI CBC and Interreg VI-B NEXT. Both programmes are progressing, and while the ENI CBC is delivering more and more results, Interreg VI-B NEXT was officially approved by the European Commission on 13th of December 2022.