The First Training session for Lead Beneficiary / Beneficiaries is scheduled for 13-14 September 2018 in Istanbul. Additional information on the venue and agenda of event will be advertised in due time. Further, formal invitations with details will be sent to all the Lead Beneficiaries of the projects approved in the first call. The aim of this training session is to provide all the necessary information and guidance for the smooth start of the projects, with focus on the programme requirements and rules, financial aspects, communication and visibility tools.
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.