Programme website http://cbc.bih-mne.org/
Operating Structures BA: Directorate for European Integration
ME: European Integration Office
Contracting Authority Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina
Joint Technical Secretariat JTS: Sarajevo, BA and Antenna: Nikšić, ME
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Total budget (excluding technical assistance) EUR 8 894 117.64
EU funding(outstanding EU funding)

(excluding technical assistance)

EUR 7 560 000.00
Funding instrument(s) IPA II (2014-2020)
Eligible geographical area Bosnia and Herzegovina (BA):

Jablanica, Konjic, Trnovo, Trnovo RS, Pale, Pale Prača, Novo Goražde, Goražde, Čajniče, Foča Ustikolina, Kalinovik, Rudo, Višegrad, Rogatica, Foča, Gacko, Nevesinje, Mostar, Hadžici, Ist. Ilidža, Ilidža, Široki Brijeg, Ljubuški, Čapljina, Čitluk, Stolac, Berkovići, Bileća, Ljubinje, Neum, Ravno, Istočni Mostar, Trebinje, Prozor/Rama, Kupres, Kupres (RS), Tomislavgrad, Posušje, Grude, Livno, Sokolac, Istočno Novo Sarajevo, Sarajevo Novi Grad, Vogošća, Sarajevo Stari Grad, Sarajevo Istočni Stari Grad, Ilijaš, Vareš, Breza, Visoko, Kiseljak, Fojnica, Kreševo, Centar Sarajevo, Novo Sarajevo, Olovo.

Montenegro (ME):

Pljevlja, Plužine, Žabljak, Šavnik, Nikšić, Herceg Novi, Kotor, Tivat, Bijelo Polje, Mojkovac, Kolašin, Berane, Petnjica, Danilovgrad

MAP of eligible area BA-ME (Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro)

Specific objective

Thematic priority

  • Promoting employment, labour mobility, social and cultural inclusion across the border

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Percentage of unemployed individuals benefiting from programme activities have found employment or have established a business initiative (disaggregated by gender and age) (Percentage)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • Number of new business development and employment generation initiatives launched and supported (Number)
  • Number of trainings, internships and mentoring support services delivered (Number)
  • Number of participants in trainings, internship and mentoring services (Number)

Specific objective

Thematic priority

  • Promoting employment, labour mobility, social and cultural inclusion across the border

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Percentage of unemployed individuals, belonging to vulnerable groups, benefiting from programme activities have found employment or have established a business initiative (disaggregated by specific group, gender and age) (Percentage)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • Number of new business development and employment generation initiatives supported (Number)
  • Number of trainings, internships and mentoring support services delivered (Number)
  • Number of participants in trainings, internship and mentoring services (Number)

Specific objective

Thematic priority

  • Protecting the environment and promoting climate change adaptation and mitigation, risk prevention and management

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Percentage of the programme area benefiting from better enforcement of water supply, wastewater, solid waste disposal and environmental protection standards (Percentage)
  • Percentage of population covered and sensitized by the awareness raising campaign on the merits of complying with EU water supply, solid and wastewater management, and environment protection (Percentage)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • Number of prefeasibility, and feasibility studies and technical plans for development of new or upgrading the existing water supply, wastewater/solid waste treatment systems prepared (Number)
  • Number of facilities, equipment, procedures and operations of public utilities upgraded (Number)
  • Number of public utilities’ staff whose knowledge and skills have been enhanced (Number)
  • Number of public education/information campaigns, public/private partnerships, and pilot demonstration projects promoting higher environmental protection standards organized and implemented (Number)

Specific objective

Thematic priority

  • Protecting the environment and promoting climate change adaptation and mitigation, risk prevention and management

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • At least two cross-border teams has been established and empowered to deal with emergency situations (Number)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • Number of trainings organized (Number)
  • Number of departments within the public administration equipped for improved cross border management of disasters and dealing with climate change (Number)

Specific objective

Thematic priority

  • Encouraging tourism and cultural and natural heritage

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Number of and proceeds from visitors/users of joint rural and natural protected areas (Number)
  • Number of thematic clusters and other long-term cross-border business linkages created (Number)
  • Number of cultural events organized (Number)
  • Percentage of cultural events and heritage sites which have improved their visibility (Percentage)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • Number of new joint tourist products (Number)
  • Number of cultural monuments rehabilitated and made accessible to visitors (Number)