Interreg NEXT Cross-border Cooperation Programme in Black Sea Basin Promotion Event and Project Training will be Held in Trabzon

Interreg NEXT Cross-border Cooperation Programme in Black Sea Basin Promotion Event and Project Training will be Held in Trabzon

One of the promotional activities and project trainings for the 2021-2027 period of the Interreg NEXT Cross-border Cooperation Programme in the Black Sea Basin, which covers 25 provinces in the Black Sea, and for which the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Directorate for EU Affairs is responsible for the management and implementation in our country, will be held in Trabzon on 28-29-30 June 2022.

In the event, in addition to the presentations that will provide information on the "Cross-border Cooperation Programme in the Black Sea Basin and the new implementation period that will start as of 2023, the experiences of our beneficiaries who have implemented projects before within the scope of the programme will be shared, and a panel will be organized to shed light on the projects to be implemented in the upcoming period."

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and Director for EU Affairs, Ambassador Faruk KAYMAKCI will participate online in the promotional event to be held on 28 June, with local governments, regional representatives of the central government, universities, educational institutions, business support organizations and potential beneficiaries of Cross-border Cooperation Programmes. Representatives from non-governmental organizations are expected to participate.

Following the promotional event, a project preparation training will be held on 29-30 June 2022 for beneficiaries who wish to apply for the Interreg NEXT Cross-border Cooperation Programme in the Black Sea Basin. With the two-day training, the participants will be informed about creating project ideas for Cross-border Cooperation Programmes, detailing the project activities and budget, and filling out the project forms, and their institutional capacity will be strengthened for the call for proposals to be announced at the beginning of 2023.

Within the scope of Cross-border Cooperation Programmes, financial and grant support is provided to non-profit organizations such as local and regional administrations, education and training institutions, non-governmental organizations and professional chambers, as well as SMEs, for the projects they implement jointly with their counterparts in other participating countries in the determined priority areas.

Calls for proposals can be followed at:  https://cbc.ab.gov.tr/ and https://blacksea-cbc.net/

Since there is a great interest in the promotion event and project preparation training, participants will be accepted by registration and approval method in order to ensure participation from different institutions and organizations as much as possible. The registration is expected to be completed on 24/06/2022 and those interested are advised to fill out the registration form as soon as possible.

Participants from following cities are welcomed:

Amasya, Artvin, Bartın, Bolu, Çankırı, Çorum, Düzce, Giresun, Gümüşhane, İstanbul, Karabük, Kastamonu, Kocaeli, Ordu, Sakarya, Sinop, Samsun, Rize, Tekirdağ, Tokat, Trabzon, Yalova, Zonguldak

Registration forms for the event and training can be accessed from the links below.

28 June Trabzon opening event

29-30 June Trabzon project training

Please click here for the event agenda.