According with section 2.1.5 Eligibility of costs in the Guidelines for Grant Applicants, a fixed percentage not exceeding 7% of the total amount of direct eligible costs of the joint Action may be claimed as indirect costs to cover the administrative overheads incurred by the Beneficiary and partners for the joint Action. The threshold of 7% refers to the individual costs of each partner and Applicant and not to the average costs of Applicant and each partner at project level.
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.