Call for proposals - Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Albania - Montenegro, 2007-2013 EuropeAid/133455/M/ACT/Multi Closed!


The global objective of the Programme is to promote cooperation between people, communities and institutions from the bordering areas, aiming at sustainable development, stability and prosperity in the mutual interest of citizens of the two countries.

The specific objectives of the Programme are:

  • Promotion of economic development through the economic valorisation of its tourist and cultural potentials;
  • Improvement of the protection, promotion and management of sensitive ecosystems and their sustainable development;
  • Furtherance of citizens’ cooperation and partnership building across the border.


To be eligible, an action which may be financed under this Call must fulfil the following criteria:

  • deliver a clear cross-border benefit;
  • comply with national (Albanian and Montenegrin) legislation, especially related to 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. The procedures for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) as set down in the EIA-directive fully apply to all investment projects under IPA. If the EIA-directive has not yet been fully transposed, the procedures should be similar to the ones established in the above-mentioned directive. If a project is likely to affect sites of nature conservation importance, an appropriate nature conservation assessment shall be made, equivalent to that provided for in Article 6 of the Habitats Directive.

European community funding

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

  • 2,61 Million EUR (Orientation of the budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 03 December 2012 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call fiche EuropeAid/133455/M/ACT/Multi (Guidelines for applicants)

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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