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Current situation and further actions

26/11/2008

Press release
27 November 2008
The European Commission adopted the Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme 2007-2013

The European Commission adopted the Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme 2007-2013 through the EC Decision C (2008) 7406 from 27 November 2008. There are 10 participating countries in the Black Sea JOP, i.e. Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Russian Federation, Turkey, Ukraine, Romania, and Greece. The official launch of the programme, as well as the launch of the first call for proposal will take place at the beginning of 2009.
The Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme 2007-2013 is financed by the European Union under the European Neighbourhood & Partnership Instrument (ENPI). The participation of Turkey, as candidate country at the EU is financed by the IPA (Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance).
The total budget for 2007-2013 period is 18.863.479 Euro, from which 17.305.944 Euro represents the ENPI contribution and 1.557.535 Euro, the national co-financing.Turkey’s contribution from IPA funds has to be added to this budget, representing 1 million Euro per year for the 2009-2011 period.
In order to achieve its wider objective: “a stronger and more sustainable economic and social development of the regions of the Black Sea Basin”, the programme aims at economic and social development, environmental protection and conservation and promoting local people-to-people cooperation, by supporting cross border partnerships between communities within the Black Sea Basin.
The beneficiaries of this programme can be regional and local authorities, NGO’s, representative associations and organizations, universities, research institutes, cultural institutes, public agencies.
More information about the Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme 2007-2013 can be found on the the following web site: http://www.blacksea-cbc.net.


Where to find potential project partners?
If you are looking for a project partner for your application, please consider the following tools: 1. Partner Search and Project Ideas Search tools hosted by the programme dedicated website. In order to upload a project idea on the programme website, we recommend you to create an account on www.blacksea-cbc.net and after that to go to Section „Project Ideas Search”
Project preparation workshops organized in all participating countries, in the framework of the 2nd call for proposals
The main focus of the project preparation workshops will be on:
● raising the awareness about the key elements of the Guidelines for Grant Applicants
● strengthening the knowledges about key aspects of project development
● clarifying project proposal financial requirements
● raising the awareness about key aspects of project activity and financial planning
● clarifying how to apply in the programme electronic system
The third Newsletter of Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020
The third Newsletter of Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is ready to be read. From the material
Partner Forum in Yerevan
In view of the 2nd call for Proposals, the Managing Authority of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020, in collaboration with the Joint Technical Secretariat and National Authorities of participating countries, and with the support of TESIM project organized in Yerevan, Armenia, the second Partner Forum.
Project preparation workshops organized in all participating countries, in the framework of the 2nd call for proposals
The main focus of the project preparation workshops will be on:
● raising the awareness about the key elements of the Guidelines for Grant Applicants
● strengthening the knowledges about key aspects of project development
● clarifying project proposal financial requirements
● raising the awareness about key aspects of project activity and financial planning
● clarifying how to apply in the programme electronic system
Partner Forum in Chisinau
In view of the 2nd call for Proposals, the Managing Authority of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020, in collaboration with the Joint Technical Secretariat and national authorities of participating countries, and with the support of TESIM project organized in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova, the first Partner Forum.
The second Call for Proposals of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is open starting with 1 October 2018 with deadline 31 January 2019
  Herewith you can access the Applicants Pack for the 2nd Call for proposals of the   Joint Operational Progra


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