Acknowledging the current situation generated by COVID-19 and considering the necessity to address the negative consequences of the current crisis caused by the pandemic of coronavirus disease with implications on the implementation of projects, Managing Authority has issued a Note for beneficiaries listing indicative measures to deal with health related risks and to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus crisis.
The following indicative measures are included in the document:
1. Beneficiaries may consider using their potential economies under any budget line and irrespective of the group of activities, for making acquisitions related to the fight against COVID-19, for purposes linked with the project objective(s).
2. Beneficiaries may consider taking any of the following indicative measures in order to reduce the health related risks caused by COVID-19 during project implementation and to increase the capacity of stakeholders to timely deal with the crisis: purchase of sanitary or protective equipment, devices, signaling plaques relevant for the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, cleaning actions, set up suitable decontamination/disinfection arrangements at the entrance of museums, touristic places etc., display of educational and protective plaques; include in various materials (brochures, leaflets, etc) Coronavirus related educational and protective information, adapting/adding related topics in the training curricula etc.
Please read carefully the full content of the document and take note of the conditions, procedure, deadline and other requirements.
DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE) and The Joint Research Centre, in cooperation with DG Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO), are organising the Workshop “Smart Specialisation for Sustainable Blue Economy” on 6 July 2021, at 09.00 – 12.45 CET.
The training sessions are organised by the programme management structures and are aiming to enhance capacity of beneficiaries to collect, consolidate and report the progress achieved by the projects.
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.