As part of the programming process for the Interreg NEXT Black Sea Basin Programme 2021-2027, a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) screening procedure – based on the Directive 2001/42/EC on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment – has been carried out to contribute to the integration of environmental considerations into the preparation of the programme and to assess its environmental effects.
The Managing Authority and the representatives of the participating countries, with the support of TESIM experts, further developed the draft version of the Interreg NEXT Black Sea Basin Programme 2021-2027.
The Ministry of Development, Public Works and Administration, through the General Directorate European Territorial Cooperation – acting as Managing Authority for the Interreg NEXT Black Sea Basin Programme 2021-2027 – notified the Romanian Ministry of Environment, Waters and Forests about the elaboration of the first draft of the Programme.
The Managing Authority and the representatives of the participating countries, with support of TESIM experts, jointly developed the 1st version of the Interreg NEXT Black Sea Basin Programme 2021-2027.
The first round of consultations – carried out in February 2021 and which involved country events and the compilation of a first online questionnaire – produced results which were jointly ratified by the programme’s representatives. The results confirmed the areas of interest and concentration of the programme within the following three fields:
As part of the preparation process for the new programming period 2021-2027, a draft territorial analysis was developed covering the eligible area of the Interreg Next Black Sea Basin Programme.
In order to explore the expectations of the stakeholders as first step for thematic concentration of the programme strategy, an online survey was published to receive inputs regarding the Policy, Interreg and specific objectives considered as relevant to receive support.
Preparations for the new programming period 2021-2027 are ongoing in the Black Sea Basin.
A draft Territorial Analysis was developed for the eligible area of the Interreg Next Black Sea Basin Programme 2021-2027 and currently the stakeholders’ expectations are explored in support of the first step for thematic concentration of the programme strategy.