The Joint Managing Authority (JMA) is an executive body, having the overall responsibility for managing the joint operational programme, including technical assistance, and implementing the decisions taken by Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC). The JMA shall be the programme Contracting Authority, though certain tasks of the Contracting Authority will be given to the Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC). The JMA for the program has been jointly designated by the programme partners, within the Romanian Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration.
Tasks of the Joint Managing Authority
For more information regarding the composition and procedures of the JMA, please refer to the Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme 2007-2013.
Joint Managing Authority (JMA)
Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration
Directorate – MA for European Territorial Cooperation Programmes
Bulevardul Libertăţii, Nr. 14
050706 Bucharest, Sector 5
Mrs. Iulia HERTZOG, Director
Head of Joint Managing Authority
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.
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.