Interreg IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Croatia – Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020

The overall objective of the programme is to strengthen the socio-economic development of the programme area through interventions in the field of health and social protection, environment and nature protection, risk prevention, sustainable energy and development of sustainable tourism and business environment.

The Programme Managing Authority is the Ministry of Regional Development and EU Funds of the Republic of Croatia seated in Zagreb, which is also responsible for programme implementation together with the relevant authorities in participating countries: the European Integration Office in Montenegro and the Directorate for European Integration in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Available funding: EUR 57.15 million (EUR 28.8 million from the ERDF (European Regional Development Fund) and EUR 28.8 million under IPA (Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance) + national contributions = total EUR 67.24 million.

Thematic priorities

1.      Improving public health and social protection with a view to improving the quality of services in cross-border public health and social care sectors

2.      Protecting the environment, improving risk prevention and promoting sustainable energy and energy efficiency in order to: promote and improve nature and environment protection, manage the risk prevention systems and promote the use of renewable sources of energy and energy efficiency

3.      Contributing to the development of tourism and conservation of cultural and natural heritage in order to: strengthen and introduce diversity in tourism through a cross-border approach and better management and self-sustainable use of cultural and natural heritage

4.      Enhancing competitiveness and developing the business environment in the programme area by strengthening institutional infrastructure and services,

5.      Technical assistance

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Contact point at the Directorate for European Integration:

Marina Kavaz - Siručić

Unit for Territorial Cooperation Programmes
+387 33 255 025