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Priorities & Measures

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:

Priority 1: Supporting cross border partnerships for economic and social development based on common resources

  • Measure 1.1:Strengthening accessibility and connectivity for new intra- regional information, communication, transport and trade links
  • Measure 1.2: Creation of tourism networks in order to promote joint tourism development initiatives and traditional products
  • Measure 1.3: Creation of administrative capacity for the design and implementation of local development policies

Priority 2: Sharing resources and competencies for environmental protection and conservation

  • Measure 2.1: Strengthening the joint knowledge and information base needed to address common challenges in the environmental protection of river and maritime systems
  • Measure 2.2: Promoting research, innovation and awareness in the field of conservation and environmental protection for protected natural areas
  • Measure 2.3: Promotion of cooperation initiatives aimed at innovation in technologies and management of solid waste and wastewater management systems

Priority 3: Supporting cultural and educational networks for the establishment of a common cultural environment in the Basin

  • Measure 3.1: Promoting cultural networking and educational exchange in the Black Sea Basin communities.

Technical Assistance

The technical assistance will focus on two measures:

  • Programme management and implementation
  • Information, promotion and project generation activities

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.


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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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