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Black Sea Basin


The Black Sea Basin Joint Operational Programme (hereafter Black Sea JOP) is one of the EU operational Programmes under the European Neighbourhood & Partnership Instrument (ENPI). It is implemented during the programming period 2007 – 2013.

There are 8 participating countries in the Black Sea JOP, i.e. Armenia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Turkey, Ukraine, Romania, and Greece.
The Black Sea JOP aims at a stronger and more sustainable economic and social development of the Black Sea Basin regions. Through the Black Sea JOP, communities in the areas concerned will be encouraged to further develop their local economy, confront environmental challenges and promote greater interaction among people.

The Programme is financed by the ENPI and its budget amounts at 25.696.516 €. The participation of Turkey is financed by the IPA (Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance). The participating countries co-finance projects with a minimum of 10% of the EU contribution.

The co-financed projects must have direct cross-border impact, which shall be understood in terms of respecting at least two of the following conditions, as described below:

  • Joint development: the project must be designed in common by partners;
  • Joint implementation: activities must be carried out and coordinated among all partners, joint management of the project;
  • Joint staffing: there should be one joint project manager, one joint financial manager etc.
  • Joint financing: each partner co-finances the project, the joint budget should be divided between partners according to the activities carried out.

Basic information on the Programme

Title of the Operational Programme

Joint Operational Programme “Black Sea Basin 2007-2013”

Location of the Managing Authority

Bucharest, Romania


25,696,516.00 € (EU funds from ENPI. Turkey’s budget comes from the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA) and is not included in the aforementioned budget


  • Supporting cross border partnerships for economic and social development based on combined resources
  • Sharing resources and competencies for environmental protection and conservation
  • Sharing resources and competencies for environmental protection and conservation

Potential Beneficiaries

Public bodies, local and regional authorities, public equivalent bodies, NGOs and non-profit organisations, Euroregions, European Groupings for Territorial Cooperation

Eligible area in Greece

  • Region of Central Macedonia
  • Region of Eastern Macedonia - Thrace

Eligible area outside Greece

Armenia, Bulgaria, Georgia, Moldova, Romania, Ukraine, Turkey (Russia and Azerbaijan have withdrawn for the Programme)

Link στην ιστοσελίδα του Προγράμματος


Ενταγμένα Έργα

Στο πλαίσιο του Προγράμματος «Λεκάνη της Μαύρης Θάλασσας 2007-2013» υλοποιούνται 17 έργα, συνολικού προϋπολογισμού 5.951.282,60 € (κοινοτική συμμετοχή). Σε έξι (6) από αυτά συμμετέχουν 10 εταίροι από την Ελλάδα, στους οποίους αναλογούν 1.031.863,70 €. Για περισσότερες πληροφορίες για τα υλοποιούμενα έργα παρακαλούμε επισκεφθείτε την ιστοσελίδα.

Προσκλήσεις Υποβολής Προτάσεων

  1. 1η Πρόσκληση Υποβολής Προτάσεων
    (30/06/2009 – 12/10/2009)
  2. 2η Πρόσκληση Υποβολής Προτάσεων
    (30/06/2011 – 30/09/2011)

Programme Authorities

Joint Managing Authority
Ministry of Regional Development and Tourism
12 Libertăţii Avenue
040129 Bucharest sector 5

Head of the Joint Managing Authority
Mr. Luliu Bara
Τηλ.: +40372111319
Programme Manager
Mr. Cristian Bulumac
Τηλ.: +40372111323

Joint Technical Secretariat
Str. Vanatorii, nr. 5-7-9, et.3, ap 19-20,
Sector 5, 050136 Bucharest

Head of the Joint Technical Secretariat
Mr. Sergiu Serban
Τηλ.: +40372784182
Φαξ: +40372111456
E-mail:  HYPERLINK "mailto:serban.sergiu@blacksea-cbc.net" \t "_self" serban.sergiu@blacksea-cbc.net

First Level Control in Greece
Ministry of Development, Competitiveness and Shipping
General Secretariat for Investments and Development
Special Service Paying Authority – Unit D “First Level Control & Certification of Expenses of Operational Programme and Community Initiatives”
Christos Pouris
Address: Navarhou Nikodimou 11 & Voulis
105 57, Athens, Greece
Tel.: +30 2131500471-472

Fax: +30 2131500453
E-mail: pouris@mnec.gr

National Coordinator

Theofylaktos Salonidis
Τηλ.: +30 2310 469622
Φαξ: +30 23 10 469602
E-mail: tsalonidis@mou.gr

Katerina Samakovli
Τηλ.: +30 2310 469680
Φαξ: +30 23 10 469602
E-mail: ksamakovli@mou.gr