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ENI CBC Black Sea Basin Programme 2014-2020, approved by the Joint Programming Committee

01/06/2015

The final version of the ENI CBC Black Sea Basin Programme 2014-2020 has been approved by the Joint Programming Committee, the decision-making body composed by representatives of all the participating countries.

The total budget of the Programme is 49 million Euro, where 39 million Euro funded from the European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI) and 10 million Euro funded from the Instrument for Pre-Accession (IPA II) for Turkey’s participation.

The participating countries to the Programme include the following: Armenia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Turkey, Ukraine, Russian Federation [1], Azerbaijan [2].

The Programme is focused on 2 thematic objectives which will be addressed through the following 4 priorities:
1. Promote business and entrepreneurship within the Black Sea basin:

  • Priority 1.1 Jointly promote business and entrepreneurship in the tourism and cultural sectors
  • Priority 1.2 Increase cross-border trade opportunities and modernisation in the agricultural and connected sectors

2. Promote coordination of environmental protection and joint reduction of marine litter in the Black Sea basin:

  • Priority 2.1 Improve joint environmental monitoring
  • Priority 2.2 Promote common awareness-raising and joint actions to reduce river and marine litter

The document will be submitted for approval to the European Commission by the end of June 2015. The text of the Programme may be downloaded here.

The programme is expected to be approved by the European Commission before the end of 2015, while the first call for proposals is expected to be launched in the second half of 2016.

[1] Russian Federation has not been actively involved in the programme preparation and is unlikely to join the programme implementation.

[2] Azerbaijan withdrew from the negotiation on the development of the programme on 7 May 2015.


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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