Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works of the Republic of Bulgaria (Managing Authority) in cooperation with Ministry of Local Self-Government of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (National Authority)
Announce on the 09.02.2018 the Second Call for project proposals under the Interreg-IPA Cross-border Cooperation Bulgaria- former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Programme, with aim to improve the cross-border cooperation between two countries. The Programme is co-financed from the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance II (IPA II) of the European Union.
The overall objective of the Programme is to intensify cross-border cooperation between the people and institutions of the region in order to jointly address common challenges and exploit untapped potentials for development of the border region through effective use of resources.
The total amount allocated to the Second Call for proposals is € 6 917 631.00.
Project proposals would have to target one of the following Priority Axes and specific objectives under the Programme:
The key objective of the Programme is to raise the capacity of the local and regional authorities in the development and implementation of joint projects in the eligible cross-border region, defined in the Programme as follows:
The full package of documents, including the Guidelines for Applicants is published and can be found on the following websites:
The deadline for submission of project proposals is 11 May 2018, 17:00 h. local time in Bulgaria (EET). The project proposal must be submitted entirely in electronic form using the Electronic System at the following address: https://bp.ipa-cbc-007.eu/beneficiary_reg/registration/add
A campaign for information and support of applicants is going to be organized in the upcoming months in the Republic of Bulgaria and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. The dates and venues of the information events are going to be announced soon on the web site of the Programme (www.ipa-cbc-007.eu).
You can contact the Joint Secretariat of the Programme for additional information:
For more information and to download the required documentation, please follow the link below