The Black Sea JOP covers three priorities and a technical assistance component. Each of the three priorities is further broken down in a number of Measures, as presented in the following table:
The technical assistance will focus on two measures:
To have a better idea regarding the type of projects eligible for funding under each measure mentioned above, please refer to the Black sea Programme Documents.
The following regions or countries form the eligible area of the Black Sea Programme:
The following paragraphs summarize the type of entities that can apply under the various measures of the Black Sea JOP:
Indicative applicants for this Priority are local and regional administrations, development agencies, NGOs active in local development, associations of agricultural producers and fishermen, public agencies active in the fields of business promotion etc.
Indicative applicants for this Priority are local and regional administrations, NGOs active in environmental protection and conservation, research and higher education institutions and environmental protection agencies etc.
Indicative applicants for this Priority are local and regional administrations, NGOs active in the cultural and social areas, cultural and educational institutions etc.
The Joint Management Authority (JMA) and the Joint Technical Secretariat (JTS) will be the direct beneficiaries of the Technical Assistance measures.
For more specific information regarding the eligibility of an entity to apply for the programme, please refer to the guidelines for applicants.
In order for a Project proposal to be eligible for financing under the Black Sea JOP, the project must be dropping into one of the following categories:
1.Integrated projects with different activities in several countries that jointly achieve a certain objective having a cross border impact;
2.Symmetrical projects with the same activities in all countries participating in the project;
3.Single projects, implemented mainly or entirely in a single partner-country but having a cross-border impact.
The projects will be implemented by partnerships that will always involve partners from both EU Member States and non-EU partner countries. The participation of Turkish partners is only possible in tripartite projects involving at least one partner from a Member State and one partner from Armenia, Georgia, R. Moldova or Ukraine .
All partnerships will be led by a Beneficiary / Lead Partner responsible for financial management of the project in question and signing a contract on behalf of the partnership with the JMA. For Turkey special procedures will be established based on the IPA rules of implementation.
The Facility for Blue Growth is pleased to announce the first workshop towards the implementation of the Common Maritime Agenda that will take place on July 4th, 2019, in Varna, Bulgaria.