Last modified: March 16, 2017

Management Structures

The eight participating countries in the programme have established a number of bodies forming the implementation and monitoring system of the programme.

Joint Managing Authority (JMA)

The JMA is responsible for managing and implementing the operational programme in accordance with EC Regulations and the principles of sound financial management. The JMA for the programme has been jointly designated by the programme partners, within the Romanian Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration.
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Joint Technical Secretariat (JTS)

The Joint Technical Secretariat (JTS) is the administrative and secretarial body of the Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme 2007-2013, responsible for day-to-day management and acting as contact point for potential applicants as well as grant beneficiaries.
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Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC)

The JMC is the main joint decision making structure of the programme. Each participating country -in the Programme is represented in the JMC Each national delegation has one voting right. The JMC is chaired by the JMA.
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Audit Authority (AA)

The Audit Authority is established within the Court of Accounts of Romania. The AA is responsible for ensuring that audits are carried out annually on the expenditure and accounts of the JMA. For IPA funds in Turkey, a designated Audit Authority carries out the audits of the Operating Structure.
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National Authorities (NA)

National Authorities are counterparts of the JMA in the programme preparation period, in the framework of which they are responsible for the coordination of the programming process in their respective countries.
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National Info Points (NIP)

National Info Points (NIP) are established in each participating country. Each NIP is providing information to potential applicants and partners in their own countries on the planned activities under the programme, being available for informing them in their own language and taking into account their own national context.
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Electronic signatures
26/03/2020 We remind all programme beneficiaries that electronic signatures can and should be used for all project d
e-Library is now open!
25/03/2020 To make the knowledge, experiences, and results generated by projects more accessible and to promote th
Important information for beneficiaries
13/03/2020 In the context of the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the recommended actions related
The first meeting of the Joint Programming Committee for the Interreg NEXT Black Sea Basin Programme 2021-2027

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.

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.

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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