“Balkan – Mediterranean” 2014-2020 Transnational Cooperation Programme - Objectives

The overall objective of the programme is the use of shared territorial advantages and support integrated territorial development and cooperation for a more competitive and sustainable Balkan – Mediterranean area.

To reach this objective, considering both, limited financial resources and regulatory

requirements on “thematic concentration”, the programme addresses local entrepreneurship potential and natural assets. The adopted comprehensive approach is aiming at smart and sustainable growth of the region, horizontally supported by a comprehensive training scheme to improve labour force skills and motivate inclusive growth.

Balkan – Mediterranean transnational programme gives a new opportunity for cooperation that enriches European territorial cooperation in the new programming period 2014 – 2020.