The first Call for Proposals is opened until 15 November 2017 at 2 p.m. (14.00 CET), which is the deadline for submission of the project proposals to the one-round Call.
The first open Call for Proposals of the Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine European Neighbourhood Instrument Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020 has been launched on 15 February 2017, by the Hungarian Prime Minister’s Office acting as the Managing Authority (MA) of the Programme, the Slovak Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Romanian Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration and the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine acting as the National Authorities (NAs) in the Programme.
The overall aim of the Programme is to promote activities with the support of the European Union which will lead to a more intense and deeper social and economic cooperation between regions of Ukraine and regions of Member States sharing common border.
With the assistance of European Neighbourhood and Partnership Instrument (ENPI) funds it is aimed to enhance the joint development of the Programme area by stimulating cross-border partnerships.
The indicative allocation of the first Call for Proposals is 22 million EUR, available for four different Priorities of the Programme as follows:
- Priority 6.1: Sustainable use of the environment in the cross border area – preservation of natural resources, actions to reduce GHG emission and pollution of rivers
- Priority 7.1: Development of transport infrastructure to improve the mobility of persons and goods
- Priority 7.2: Development of ICT infrastructure and information sharing
- Priority 8.1: Support to joint activities for the prevention of natural and man-made disasters as well as joint action during emergency situations
The first Call for Proposals is opened specifically for Large Infrastructure Projects, where the budget share of at least 2.5 million EUR shall be allocated to acquisition of infrastructure with the conditions set by the Programme.