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15. December 2015.

The European Commission approves the Interreg-IPA CBC Hungary-Serbia programme

The European Commission (EC) adopted the new cross-border cooperation programme between Hungary and Serbia – Interreg-IPA CBC Hungary-Serbia Programme on December 15, 2015.

The total EU contribution to the Programme (ERDF/IPA-Instrument for Pre Accession Assistance) is 65,124,000 EUR. Taking into consideration the national counterpart (including also the own contribution of project partners), the total budget of the Interreg-IPA CBC Hungary-Serbia Programme is 76,616,474 EUR.

The eligible area of the Programme includes the following NUTS III, or equivalent territorial units:

In Hungary:

  • Csongrád 
  • Bács-Kiskun 

In Serbia:

  • West Bačka
  • North Bačka
  • South Bačka
  • North Banat
  • Central Banat
  • South Banat
  • Srem

The Programme will focus on the following four priorities:

  • Improving cross-border water management and risk prevention systems;
  • Reducing traffic bottlenecks in the cross-border transport network;
  • Encouraging cooperation in tourism and cultural heritage preservation;
  • Enhancing SMEs’ economic competitiveness through innovation-driven development.

For the updates on the date of the call for proposals within the Interreg-IPA CBC Hungary-Serbia Programme, please check our website regularly. 

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