Acknowledging the current situation generated by new coronavirus, respectively the pandemic of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) declared by the World Health Organization,
Having in mind the restrictions imposed by certain countries on entering on their territory,
Considering the necessity to address the negative consequences of the current crisis caused by the pandemic of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) with implications on the implementation of projects,
In line with the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative (CRII) of the EU, which allows for a flexibly respond to the rapidly emerging needs of programmes funded under the European Structural and Investment Funds in order to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus crisis,
The Managing Authority issued a Note for Beneficiaries regarding rules for the reimbursement of costs for COVID tests in projects funded under the ENI CBC Black Sea Basin Programmes 2014-2020,
The content of the note can be read here.
The European Union needs to show concrete results of its cooperation and development actions, and so does the ENI CBC community. At all times, communication activities should pursue the overall objective of increasing the knowledge of cross-border cooperation at the external borders of the EU and its position as a valuable, strategic tool for the EU and its neighbours.
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.