The travel and per diem costs of an Associate – the only eligible costs applicable in case of Associates – should be included in the budget of one of the partners, responsible for the relevant activity/event. Therefore, depending on the country of the partner in charge with the activity/event, you can identify if the participation costs for the Associate should be included in the ENPI or IPA budget.
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.