Programming process

(Interreg VI-B) NEXT Black Sea Basin Programme, approved by the European Commission

We happily announce that, on 13 December 2022, the European Commission approved the (Interreg VI-B) NEXT Black Sea Basin Programme by implementing decision C(2022)9608.



The total approved budget of the Programme is of 72.28 million Euro, out of which the EU funds (the European Regional Development Fund, the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance and the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument - Global Europe, under the European territorial cooperation goal (Interreg)) represent 65.05 million Euro and the national co-financing of participating states is of 7.23 million Euro.

For the 2021-2027 period, the Programme aims to remain a platform where the links between the participating countries are strengthened and new ones are created and where the regional actors can get together and contribute to a sustainable management of resources for the benefit of local citizens from Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Türkiye and Ukraine.

 The approved version of the Programme may be consulted HERE