The Joint Monitoring Committee approved on 18th of June 2009 the Application Package (version 10th of June) for the launching of the first Call for Proposals.
According with the provisions stated in the operational programme and also in the 2008 EC Decision approving the participation of Turkey to the programme, the Joint Management Authority submitted on the 19th of June 2009 the notice for the first Call for Proposals and the Application Package for the endorsement to the Delegation of the European Commission to Turkey.
The first Call for Proposals will be launched immediately after receiving the endorsement of the Delegation of the European Commission to Turkey.
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.