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First project contracted within the Black Sea Basin Programme. First ENI CBC project starts implementation


Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration from Romania as Managing Authority announces that today, on 18th of June 2018, the first Grant Contract was signed in the frame of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020. Subsequently, in the universe of ENI CBC programmes, Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is the first one which has passed to project implementation.

Georgian Institute of Public Affairs together with Elva Community Engagement from Georgia, Varna Economic Development Agency from Bulgaria and SMART Development Center from Romania seek to support cross-border trade opportunities and modernisation in agricultural sector by delivering the most advanced, effective, innovative online marketplace platform used on the national and international levels. With a total budget of 699,993 euro (643,993.56 from ENI), the project Piloting Modern Trading Opportunities in Agriculture through Creation of the Innovative Online Platform – AgroNet (BSB294) foresees the development of 8 additional ITC based tool to support cross-border cooperation and increasing cross-border trade opportunities for agricultural products to support 300 business development organisations. The online platform agriculture trading platform will help farmers, agricultural cooperatives, wholesalers, exporters, retailers and processors, warehouses, enterprises to improve their agricultural practices, will bring them in line with increasing food safety international standards, will give then access to agriculture and trade related information aiming to increase cross-border trading.

Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 aims to improve the welfare of the people in the Black Sea basin regions through sustainable growth and joint environmental protection. The Programme builds upon the previous cooperation framework and has a total budget of approx. 54 million EUR, out of which 49 million EUR represent support from the European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI). Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is co-financed by the European Union through the European Neighbourhood Instrument and by the participating countries: Armenia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine.

INSTRUCTION No.17 / 29.08.2019 for Beneficiaries
29/08/2019 Having regard to the entry into force of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the C
Assessment process of the applications submitted during the second Call for Proposals
22/08/2019 The assessment process of the applications submitted during the second Call for Proposals is running acco
IMPORTANT NOTICE! Annex 4 Timesheet_vers2 at Project Implementation Manual
16/07/2019 Annex 4 regarding timesheet template with the Programme’s visibility elements in editable *xls. format,
Workshop on the implementation of the Common Maritime Agenda

The Facility for Blue Growth is pleased to announce the first workshop towards the implementation of the Common Maritime Agenda that will take place on July 4th, 2019, in Varna, Bulgaria.

8th edition of the EUSDR Annual Forum
The 8th EU Strategy for the Danube Region Annual Forum will take place on 27/28 June 2019 in Bucharest (Palace of Parliament) under the motto: “Building cohesion for a shared prosperity in the Danube Region”.
The event is organized by the Romanian EUSDR Presidency, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania, jointly with the European Commission and the Danube Transnational Programme under the Romanian EU Council Presidency.
National Training event for Greek Beneficiaries
To ensure the premises for a smooth implementation of the projects contracted within the framework of the 1st Call for proposals of Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020, the programme management structures are organising on 8 May 2019 a National training event in Thessaloniki, Greece.
The second Call for Proposals of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is open starting with 1 October 2018 with deadline 5 February 2019
  Herewith you can access the Applicants Pack for the 2nd Call for proposals of the Joint Operational Programme

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