Joint Operational Programme Black Sea Basin 2014-2020 - Area
In “Black Sea Basin” Joint Operational Programme are involved 10 countries of which 8 actively involved with their entire territories or regions at NUTS II level or equivalent.
EU Member States:
Bulgaria – Northeast and Southeast Region
Greece – Central Macedonia, Eastern Macedonia and Thrace
Romania – Southeast Region
EU Candidate countries:
Turkey: TR10 (Istanbul), TR21 (Tekirdağ, Edirne, Kırklareli), TR42 (Kocaeli, Sakarya, Düzce, Bolu, Yalova), TR81 (Zonguldak, Karabuk, Barton), TR82 (Kastamonu, Çankırı, Sinop), TR83 (Samsun, Tokat, Corum, Amasya) and TR90 (Trabzon, Ordu, Giresun, Rize, Artvin, Gumushane)
Armenia – throughout
Azerbaijan – the whole territory
Georgia – the whole territory
Moldova – the whole territory
Russian federation – Rostov region, Krasnodar region, Adygeya Republic
Ukraine – Odessa, Nikolaev, Kherson, Zoporozhie and Donetsk areas, Crimea and Sevastopol
 On 7 May 2015 Azerbaijan withdrew from the negotiation on the development of the programme
 Please note that the Russian Federation has not been actively involved in the programme preparation and is unlikely to join the programme implementation.