IPA cross-border co-operation programme Kosovo* - FYR of Macedonia

While the implementation of the last projects contracted under the IPA 2007-2013 programme is slowly coming to an end and the countries are preparing for closing the programme, the implementation of the new programme financed from IPA 2014-2020 funds is going to start soon. IPA 2014-2020 programme was prepared by participating countries during second half of 2013 and first half of 2014 and adopted by European Commission for funding at the of 2014.

Programme overall objective:
 To foster co-operation among institutions and organisations in the cross-border region in order to support sustainable economic growth and strengthen social cohesion
Thematic priority 1 Enhancing competitiveness, business and SME development, trade and investment
Thematic priority 2 Encouraging tourism and cultural and natural heritage
Thematic priority 3 Protecting the environment, promoting climate change adaptation and mitigation, risk prevention and management
Thematic priority 4 Technical Assistance

To learn more about priorities, potential candidates and financial allocations see IPA 2014-2020 cross-border programme Kosovo - the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia or visit programme website.

Management of the programme

IPA 2014-2020 programme will be implemented in direct management and the  European Union Office in Kosovo will be the Contracting Authority for this programme.

The CBC bodies coordinating the programming and implementation process on the respective sides of the border are the Ministry for the Local Self-Government, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and the Ministry for Local Government Administration, Kosovo.

The JTS is located in Gjilan/Gnjilane, Kosovo and the Antenna in Kumanovo, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

Source and further information: CBIB+

Geographical focus
  • Kosovo*
  • Republic of North Macedonia
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General

Entry created by Giorgio Piccirillo on April 25, 2017
Modified on April 25, 2017