Programme website https://cbc-mne-kos.org
Operating Structures ME: European Integration Office
KS: Ministry for Local Government Administration
Contracting Authority Ministry of Finance, Montenegro
Joint Technical Secretariat JTS: Podgorica, ME and Antenna: Prishtinë/Priština, KS
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Total budget (excluding technical assistance) EUR 8 894 117.65
EU funding(outstanding EU funding)

(excluding technical assistance)

EUR 7 560 000.00
Funding instrument(s) IPA II (2014-2020)
Eligible geographical area Montenegro (ME): Municipalities of Andrijevica, Bar, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Gusinje, Kolašin, Mojkovac, Petnjica, Plav, Podgorica, Rožaje and Ulcinj
Kosovo (KS): West Economic Region, which is composed of the municipalities of Pejë/Peć, Istog/Istok, Klinë/Klina, Junik, Deçan/Dečani, Gjakovë/Đakovica
MAP of eligible area ME-KS (Montenegro – Kosovo*)

Specific objective

Thematic priority

  • Promoting employment, labour mobility, social and cultural inclusion

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • At least 100 unemployed to benefit from the programme, including women, youth and long-term unemployed, managed to find employment by 2022 (Number)
  • At least 10% of the long-term unemployed having been final beneficiaries of the actions found a job (Percentage)
  • At least 20% of the students who had finished school being final beneficiaries of the actions found a job within a year after graduation (Percentage)
  • At least 20% of the students who went through an internship hired by the host enterprises (Percentage)
  • At least 15% of the potential entrepreneurs having been final beneficiaries of the actions set up a new business initiatives (Percentage)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • At least 20% of the people being final beneficiaries of the actions registered as active job seekers (Percentage)

Specific objective

Thematic priority

  • Promoting employment, labour mobility, social and cultural inclusion

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • At least 20% of vulnerable and marginalised groups’ population in the programme area benefited from programme activities by 2022 (percentage)
  • At least 100 people out of the final beneficiaries of the action (socially vulnerable groups) are enrolled as new pupils or students (Number)
  • The sickness incidence amongst the socially vulnerable groups being the beneficiaries of the action is reduced by 10% (Percentage)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • At least 10 new cultural and sports events included socially vulnerable groups as participants (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 10% of the population of the programme area have direct or indirect benefits as a result of the actions undertaken under this specific objective by 2022 (Percentage)
  • The amount of recycled solid waste increased by 10% (Percentage)
  • The percentage of houses not connected to the existing sewage system decreased by 10% (Percentage)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • At least 10 sites of illegally dumped litter have been permanently cleaned (Number)
  • The control on the levels of pollution of air, water and soil in urban, rural and industrial areas has become technically more accurate and regular (Percentage)
  • At least 2 platforms established in order to improve the management of river banks and national parks (Number)

Specific objective

Thematic priority

  • Encouraging tourism and cultural and natural heritage

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • The number of tourists visiting the eligible area by 2022 increased by at least 10% (Percentage)
  • The number of registered small business initiatives with a tourism related function (tourist guide, hotel, restaurant, bar, taxi driver) increased by at least 10% (Percentage)
  • The number of hotels and restaurants with internationally recognised certificates increased by 10% (Percentage)
  • The number of and length of hotel bookings by international tourists increased by 20% (Percentage)
  • The number of visitors to cultural and natural sites and buildings increased by at least 10% (Percentage)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • The number of upgraded cultural and natural sites increased by at least 10% (Percentage)
  • The number of mountain lodges, and kilometres of developed and upgraded biking and hiking trails increased by at least 10% (Percentage)