North Macedonia - Albania

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

Programme overall objective:
Stimulate more balanced, inclusive and sustainable socio-economic development of the Border Area
Thematic priority 1 Encouraging tourism, culture and natural heritage
Thematic priority 2 Enhancing competitiveness, business, trade and investment 
Thematic priority 3 Protecting environment, promoting climate change adaptation and mitigation, risk prevention and management
Thematic priority 4 Technical Assistance

To learn more about priorities,  potential candidates and financial allocations see IPA 2014-2020 Cross-border programme between North Macedonia and Albania and check the programme website.

Management of the programme

IPA 2014-2020 programme is implemented in direct management and the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of North Macedonia 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 the Local Self-Government, the Republic of North Macedonia and the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Albania.

The JTS is located in Struga, the Republic of North Macedonia, and the Antenna in Elbasan, Albania.

JTS Struga
Address: Boro Duni bb, 6330 Struga
Contact person: Goce Toleski
Phone: +389 46 788 300


Antenna Elbasan

Lagja "Brigada 17 S', Rruga "11 Nëntori", Elbasan Prefecture, 3rd floor, Elbasan

Contact person: Marin Beluli
Phone: +355 54 244 431

Eligible area

North Macedonia: Pelagonia, Polog and Southwest regions

Albania: regions of Korce, Elbasan and Diber