Three EU funds regulations (Common Provisions Regulation, European Regional Development Fund Regulation and Interreg Regulation) setting the main rules that govern the cooperation at external borders of the Union for the 2021-2027 period have been published today in the EU’s Official Journal and enter into force on 1st of July 2021.
Together with the Regulation establishing the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI) – Global Europefor the period 2021-2027, published in the EU’s Official Journal earlier this month, the primary legislation for the Interreg NEXT Black Sea Basin Programme 2021-2027 is now complete.
DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE) and The Joint Research Centre, in cooperation with DG Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO), are organising the Workshop “Smart Specialisation for Sustainable Blue Economy” on 6 July 2021, at 09.00 – 12.45 CET.
The training sessions are organised by the programme management structures and are aiming to enhance capacity of beneficiaries to collect, consolidate and report the progress achieved by the projects.
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.