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Monday, 03 August 2015 11:50

INTERREG IPA – CBC Greece – Albania 2014-2020: Approval of the new Programme

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The Territorial Cooperation Programme INTERREG IPA Greece – Albania 2014 – 2020 is approved, with total budget 42,3 million €, in order to further develop their local economies with measures that will create jobs, improve infrastructures and protect the environment.

Τo find the balance between sustainable regional development and enhancement of cross-border cooperation among local population & regional institutions, in accordance with EU & national policies, in order to address common challenges through joint interventions.

Total Budget: 42,312,029 €


Eligible Partners:

Α. Public bodies

Public bodies are organizations which are founded and governed by public law. Their main purpose is to fulfill the needs of the public.

Β. Bodies governed by public law

A "body governed by public law" means any body:

(a) Established for the specific purpose of meeting needs in the general interest, not having an industrial or commercial character;

(b) Having legal personality; and

(c) Financed, for the most part, by the state, regional or local authorities, or other bodies governed by public law; or subject to management supervision by those bodies; or having an administrative, managerial or supervisory board, more than half of whose members are appointed by the state, regional or local authorities, or by other bodies governed by public law.


C. Bodies governed by private law

In the contest of this programme, “bodies governed by private law” means all organizations which are founded by private law such as chambers of commerce, trade unions or non-governmental organizations. They may receive ERDF funding if they fulfill the following criteria:
(a) They are established for the specific purpose of meeting needs in the general interest, not having an industrial or commercial character;
(b) They have legal personality;
(c) They make available the results of the project to the general public;
(d) They apply the principles of public procurement.


Eligible Geographical Area:


  • EL131 – Grevena
  • EL132 – Kastoria
  • EL134 – Florina
  • EL211 – Arta
  • EL212 – Thesprotia
  • EL213 – Ioannina
  • EL214 – Preveza
  • EL221 – Zakynthos
  • EL222 – Kerkyra
  • EL223 – Kefallinia
  • EL224 – Lefkada


AL031 – Berat
AL033 – Gjirokastër
AL034 – Korçë
AL035 – Vlorë

Priority Axes:

PA 1: Promotion of the environment and sustainable infrastructure
PA 2: Boosting the local economy


Expected Results:

• More water resources used sustainably.
• Reduced energy consumption in the public sector.
• Improved cross border preparedness for managing natural disasters.
• Contribution to growth with the development of tourism.
• Improved cross border capacity to support entrepreneurship.


For more information, please contact with us.