In the course of the programming process, partner countries, the Republic of Serbia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, have nominated the members of the Task Force working group for development of the new IPA CBC programme between the two countries. The Task Force is being supported by CBIB+ 2 programming experts.
In June and July 2016, the Task Force supported by programming experts has been working on the programme area situation and SWOT analysis.
On 14 July 2016, the second Joint Task Force meeting was organised in Skopje. During this meeting the CBIB+ 2 programming expert delivered the presentation on the overview of the programming process conducted so far and the results of the situation and SWOT analysis. After the presentation, the Joint Task Force members discussed the thematic priorities and defined two priorities of the new programme.