The eighth meeting of the Joint Monitoring Committee of the Joint Operational Programme “Black Sea Basin 2007 – 2013” was held in Yerevan, Armenia on the 8th of October 2013.
The meeting was attended by members of the Joint Monitoring Committee , representatives of the Joint Managing Authority (Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration), Audit Authority within Romanian Court of Accounts, European Commission and INTERACT ENPI.
During the meeting the following issues regarding the JOP Black Sea Basin 2007-2013 were discussed : briefing on the contracting process of the applications submitted under the second call for proposals, briefing on the implementation of the projects awarded under the two calls of proposals, briefing on the financial implementation of the joint operational programme, briefing on the award procedure for technical support services within the Joint Technical Secretariat and a briefing regarding the events organized by the JMA during 2013.
Also the Joint Monitoring Committee decided the available funds resulted during the contracting stage or during the implementation stage to be used to award a grant to the first two projects with the highest scores from the reserve list of projects under the 2nd call for proposals.
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.