According to art. 9.1 of the Grant Contract (GC), all Beneficiaries must comply with the procurement rules, as follows:
Beneficiaries from Member States
Art. 9.2 of GC stipulates that Beneficiaries – contracting authorities apply the national laws, regulations and administrative provisions, whereas, according to art. 9.3(b) of GC, Beneficiaries that are not contracting authorities apply PRAG rules.
|Country||Contracting authorities/entities||Other entities|
|Bulgaria||National legislation||National legislation|
*As set by the Bulgarian law
Beneficiaries from CBC Partner Countries
Art. 9.3(a) of the GC stipulates that both public and private Beneficiaries apply the provisions set out in Articles 52.2 to 56 of the Regulation no 897/2014, supplemented by the provisions of the Financing Agreements concluded by the respective CBC Partner Country with the European Commission. If no otherwise foreseen in the Financing Agreements, the provisions of PRAG shall apply.
Contracting authorities/ entities
| Republic of |
*As set by the Financing Agreement Separate Guides on procurement have been made available for all Beneficiaries from Armenia, Georgia, Republic of Moldova, Turkey and Ukraine. Please consult them here.
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.