Civil servants’ salaries are eligible costs as long as the hiring documents (orders of appointment or other) are proving that the members of the team of the project are directly employed by the Beneficiary’s and/or partner(s)’ organisation(s). If this is the case, the hiring documents (orders of appointment or other) may be considered equivalent with work contracts, being necessary only to be accompanied by a letter mentioning the fact that the respective members of the project team are civil servants hired according with this procedure.
Note: This rule is general. Each partner shall check the national rules before committing the budget in this respect.
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.