Last modified: November 25, 2015

Eligibility of Projects

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.

Important notices:

  • Projects should always have a cross-border impact.
  • Priority will be given to integrated projects.
  • The recommended financial size and the number of partners involved in each project partnership will be defined in the calls for proposals.

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.


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Calls for Proposals
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