Call for proposals - Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Albania – Kosovo (2010-2013) EuropeAid/133224/M/ACT/AL Closed!


The global objective of the Programme is to foster sustainable development in the cross-border region. The specific objectives of the Programme are:

  • Promote and stimulate the socio-economic development of the programming area through the valorisation of its economic potential;
  • Support joint initiatives and actions aimed at protecting, promoting and managing traditions and cultural and natural resources and at encouraging sustainable environmental development;
  • Encourage co-operation among local communities and citizens’, and foster networking and partnership building across the border;
  • Strengthen capacities of national and joint structures to manage cross-border programmes;
  • Increase awareness on IPA CBC funding opportunities;
  • Strengthen capacities of potential applicants to prepare and implement projects.

This call for proposals is particularly established under the Priority Axis 1 of the Cross-Border Programme Albania-Kosovo: Promotion of sustainable economic, social, cultural and environmental development. This Priority Axis will be implemented through two different measures.

  • Measure 1.1: Economic, Social and Environmental Sustainable Development
  • Measure 1.2: Social Cohesion and Cultural Exchange through people-to-people and institution-to-institution actions


An action which may be financed under this Call for Proposals is expected to meet the following requirements:

  • deliver a clear cross-border benefit;
  • comply with National [Albanian and Kosovo’s] legislation related to constructions and works, national environment and nature protection legislation and national strategies for sustainable economic, tourism and agricultural development;
  • include partners from both sides of the border;
  • establish contacts and links between local communities in the programming area;
  • support links between relevant institutions/organisations from both sides of the border;
  • encourage equal participation by women and marginalized groups;
  • be environmentally sustainable;
  • make sure that all investments (e.g. infrastructure works) be carried out in compliance with the relevant Community environmental legislation.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 2,16 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 25 September 2012 - 9 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • Candidate Countries
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Enlargement

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