The Government of Montenegro – European Integration Office and the Directorate for Finance and Contracting of EU Assistance in the Ministry of Finance and Social Welfare, in cooperation with the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Albania invite you to use EU funds and apply for joint projects under the Third Call for Proposals within the IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Montenegro-Albania 2014-2020.
The overall objective of this call is to promote/strengthen good neighbourly relations and socioeconomic development of the border regions, through valorising its touristic potentials, an environmentally sustainable and socially inclusive economic development, with respect for its common cultural and natural heritage.

Funds in the amount of 4.9 million EUR are available under this call and are committed to the following thematic priorities (TP):

  • TP1: Encouraging tourism and cultural and natural heritage;
  • TP2: Protecting the environment, promoting climate change adaptation and mitigation, risk prevention and management;
  • TP3: Promoting employment, labour mobility and social and cultural inclusion across the border.

The call is open to legal persons and non-profit organizations established in Montenegro and Albania and belonging to the following categories: Local governments and their institutions, Tourism and cultural organizations, Associations of municipalities, Development agencies, Local business support organizations, NGOs, Public and private bodies supporting the workforce, Vocational and technical training institutions, Bodies and organization for nature protection, Public bodies responsible for water management, Fire/emergency services, Schools, colleges, universities and research centres including vocations and technical training institutions.
In order to support development of capacities, policy implementation and governance on the local level, each project partnership must include at least one public entity operating on the local level (per each Country), as partner or associate to the action.

The deadline for submitting project proposals is September 13, 2021.

You can download more information here.

More information available under programme website.