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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Instruction no 15 from 20 November 2018 has been revised
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European Cooperation Day 2019 in Romania
This year, to celebrate European Cooperation Day, a Solid Waste collecting Action was conducted at the Black Sea, because generating environmental attitudes is essential in the fight against climate change and the reduction of environmental pollution.
It is a step closer in spreading awareness of environmental challenges and good waste management practices in the Black Sea Basin region. Further, by involving children it was anticipated to improve attitudes towards the environment.
Fourth meeting of the Joint Monitoring Committee for Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020

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.

Workshop on the implementation of the Common Maritime Agenda

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.

The second Call for Proposals of the Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 is open starting with 1 October 2018 with deadline 5 February 2019
  Herewith you can access the Applicants Pack for the 2nd Call for proposals of the Joint Operational Programme


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