Update: In order to ensure transparency concerning the projects supported by the programme, the list with the awarded projects will be published on the website as soon as the contracting stage will be finalized, in compliance with the provision of art 44(1) from the Implementing Regulation (EU) No 897/2014 laying down Specific Provisions for the Implementation of Cross-Border Cooperation Programmes Financed under Regulation (EU) No 232/2014 of the European Parliament and the Council Establishing a European Neighbourhood Instrument.
Following the Joint Monitoring Committee’s approval of the Assessment Report of the applications submitted during the first call for proposals, the Chairperson of the Selection Committee informed accordingly all the Applicants through letters/notifications (using the eMS registration e-mail address), indicating whether their applications have been provisionally selected, rejected or listed under the reserve list.
Provisionally selected – those applications which are recommended for funding and which shall be contracted, provided that all documents requested under section 5 Pre-contractual conditions of the Guidelines for Grant Applicants are submitted within the set deadline;
Rejected – those applications which obtained scores below the minimum scores mentioned under step 2 – Quality Assessment;
Reserve list – those applications which obtained the minimum scores, but for which there are no available funds remaining under the first call for proposals following the ranking of the applications.
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.