Programme website CBC (cbc-kosovo-northmacedonia.eu)
Operating Structures KS: Ministry for Local Government Administration
MK: Ministry of Local Self-Government
Contracting Authority European Union Office to Kosovo
Joint Technical Secretariat JTS: Gjilan/Gnjilane, KS and Antenna: Kumanovo, MK
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Total budget (excluding technical assistance) EUR 8 894 118.00
EU funding(outstanding EU funding)

(excluding technical assistance)

EUR 7 560 000.00
Funding instrument(s) IPA II (2014-2020)
Eligible geographical area Kosovo (KS): East Economic Region and South Economic  Region

North Macedonia (MK): Polog Region, Northeast Region and Skopje Region

MAP of eligible area KS-MK (Kosovo – North Macedonia)

Specific objective

Thematic priority

  • Enhancing competitiveness, business and SME development, trade and investment

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • VET programmes introduced in the curricula based on CBC assessment for addressing market skills needs (number)
  • Share of unemployed women, youth and RAE population included in the targeted group employed (percentage)
  • Share of the new SMEs established in the cross border areas that are owned by young people and members of marginalised groups (percentage)
  • Share of participating business organisations introduced new e-business and e-marketing applications (percentage)
  • Share of export to regional markets for the companies participating in the programme supported activities (percentage)
  • Share of the new SMEs established in the cross border area are owned by women (percentage)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • Products produced in the CBC area under the CBC regional logo (number)

Specific objective

Thematic priority

  • Eencouraging tourism and cultural and natural heritage

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Target groups (disaggregated by gender and age) establishing new business initiatives in tourism and hospitality (percentage)
  • Tourists in the programme region (number)
  • Visitors (disaggregated by gender and age) visiting supported natural and cultural heritage sites (number)
  • Share of young people (disaggregated by gender) in the eligible areas participate in the cultural events (percentage)
  • Supported new products commercialised by the handicraft sector (number)
  • Young people and women participating in new creative industries (percentage)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • New joint tourism offers , products and/or services introduced in the programme area (number)
  • Students from the eligible areas participating in supported VET programmes related to tourism (number)

Specific objective

Thematic priority

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

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Dwellings/households served in the collection of solid waste in the CBC area as a result of programme intervention (number)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • Areas/ sites at risk of soil contamination covered by joint harmonised plans/studies (percentage)
  • New initiatives that introduce good practices/ new international practices in the area of solid waste and/or wastewater/sewage systems management (number)