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The multilateral cross-border cooperation "Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme" is part of the new European Neighbourhood Policy and of its financing instrument (ENPI) for the 2007-2013 period: it includes the European Union and partner countries regions placed along the shores of the Mediterranean Sea.

14 participating countries, which represent 76 territories and around 110 million people, are eligible under the Programme: Cyprus, Egypt, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Malta, Palestinian Authority, Portugal, Spain, Syria and Tunisia.

The general objective of the Programme is to contribute to promoting the sustainable and harmonious cooperation process at the Mediterranean Basin level by dealing with the common challenges and enhancing its endogenous potential.
The ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme has a budget of € 173 million for the 2007 – 2013 period, coming from the European Regional Development Fund and the Heading 4 of the EU budget - EU as global partner

Joint structures

Τhe management of the Programme is ensured by joint structures, namely: the Joint Monitoring Committee, the Projects Selection Committee, the Joint Managing Authority, the Joint Technical Secretariat, and two Branch Offices respectively located in Valencia (Spain) and Aqaba (Jordan).

Basic information on the Programme

Title of the Operational Programme

ENPI Cross-border Cooperation Programme “Mediterranean Sea Basin 2007-2013”

Location of the Managing Authority

Cagliari, Italy


200.007.324 €
Additional funds: 26.400.000€


  1. Promotion of socio-economic development and enhancement of territories
  2. Promotion of environmental sustainability at basin level
  3. Promotion of better conditions and modalities for ensuring the mobility of persons, goods and capitals
  4. Promotion of cultural dialogue and local governance

Potential Beneficiaries

Public bodies and local, regional and national authorities, Universities and research centres, Non-governmental organisations and those representing economic and social interests, associations and federations, companies and other private organisations

Eligible area in Greece

The entire country

Eligible area outside Greece

France, Spain, Italy, Cyprus, Malta, Portugal, Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, Palestinian Authority, Syria, Tunisia




37 projects, with a total budget of 36,129,399 € have been contracted within the framework of the ENPI Cross-border Cooperation Programme “Mediterranean Sea Basin 2007-2013”. 19 Greek partners are taking part in 16 of them, sharing a budget of 4,405,477.45 €. For more information on the projects please visit the website  http://www.enpicbcmed.eu


  1. 1st Call for proposals
    (19/05/2009 - 20/10/2009)
  2. 1st Call for Proposals for Strategic Projects
    (05/05/2011 - 06/02/2012)
  3. 2nd Call for Proposals
    (21/12/2011 - 29/02/2012)

Programme Authorities

Joint Managing Authority
Regione Autonoma della Sardegna
Via Bacaredda,

tel.: +39 070 6062482
fax:+39 070 400359
E-mail: enpi.med@regione.sardegna.it

Contact Point for Western Mediterranean Sea
Generalitat Valenciana
C/ Cronista Carreres 11, 4º
46003 Valencia

tel.: +34 961 922631
fax: +34 961 922611
E-mail: enpicbcmed_valencia@gva.es

Contact Point for Eastern Mediterranean Sea
Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA)
P.O. Box 2565
77110 Aqaba
E-mail: CBC-Aqaba@aseza.jo

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

Katia Sagona
Tel.: +30 2310 469659
Fax: +30 2310 469602
E-mail:  ksagona@mou.gr

Vassilis Gavrielides
Tel.: +30 2310 469633
Fax: +30 2310 469602
E-mail:  vgavrielides@mou.gr