Albania - Kosovo

IPA 2014-2020 programme was prepared by participating countries during the second half of 2013 and first half of 2014 and adopted by the European Commission for funding at the end of 2014.

Programme overall objective:

To strengthen good neighbourly relations and foster environmentally friendly and socially inclusive economic development of the bordering regions, through the promotion of their touristic potential and respect of its common cultural and natural heritage

Thematic priority 1: 

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

Thematic priority 2: 

Encouraging tourism and promoting cultural and natural heritage

Thematic priority 3:

Investing in youth, education and skills

Thematic priority 4:  

Technical Assistance

To learn more about priorities, potential candidates and financial allocations see IPA 2014-2020 cross-border programme Albania-Kosovo and check the programme website.

Management of the programme

IPA 2014-2020 programme ise implemented in direct management and the Delegation of the European Union to Albania is the Contracting Authority for this programme.

The CBC bodies coordinating the programming and implementation process on the respective sides of the border are the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Albania and the Ministry for Local Government Administration, Department for Cooperation and Regional Development, Kosovo.

The JTS is located in Lezhë, Albania, and the Antenna in Prishtinë/Priština, Kosovo.

JTS Lezhë
Address: Blv. Gjergj Fishta, the Building in front of the Court, 3rd Floor, No. 13
Contact person: Manjola Hidri, Head of JTS


Antenna Prishtinë/Priština
Address: CBC House Kosovo, Complex Prime, Str "Tirana", Entrance D, 5th Floor, no. 53
Contact person: Edon Myftari

Eligible area

Albania: eligible regions are Lezha and Kukës

Kosovo: eligible are West and South Economic Regions