Georgia becomes the second partner country to conclude the Financing Agreement with the European Commission. The signature of the Financing Agreement allows Georgia to fully take part at the Joint Operational Programme “Black Sea 2007-2013”.
The first partner country to sign the Financing Agreement was Armenia.The other partener countries are expected to conclude the Financing Agreement with the European Commission by the end of 2009.
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.