Programme website http://ipacbc-mk-al.net
Operating Structures MK: Ministry of Local Self-Government
AL: Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs
Contracting Authority Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of North Macedonia
Joint Technical Secretariat JTS: Struga, MK and Antenna: Elbasan, AL
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Total budget (excluding technical assistance) EUR 12 600 000.00
EU funding(outstanding EU funding)

(excluding technical assistance)

EUR 10 710 000.00
Funding instrument(s) IPA II (2016-2020)
Eligible geographical area North Macedonia (MK): Pelagonia Region, Polog Region and Southwest Region
Albania (AL): Debra Region, Elbasan Region and Korca Region
MAP of eligible area MK-AL (North Macedonia – Albania)

Specific objective

Thematic priority

  • Encouraging tourism and cultural and natural heritage

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Average length of tourist stay (overnights) (number)
  • Number of tourists using new/improved services (number)
  • Number of visitors in cultural heritage establishments (number)
  • Percentage of stakeholders involved in activities (percentage)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • Number of new/improved services/products (number)
  • Number of trainees (number)
  • Number of cultural heritage sites improved (number)
  • Number of events organized (number)
  • Number of new digitized collections/libraries (number)

Specific objective

Thematic priority

  • Enhancing competitiveness, business, trade and investment

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Share of export value of goods and services (%) (percentage)
  • Turnover of businesses GVA (percentage)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • Number of new foreign trade activities (number)
  • Number of businesses participating in new foreign trade activities (number)
  • Number of SMEs with new conformity certificates awarded (ISO, HACCP, etc.) (number)
  • Number of new markets and trade facilities developed through agreements (number)

Specific objective

Thematic priority

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

Result indicator (measurement unit)

  • Use of water by households and businesses (percentage)
  • Percentage of waste collected for recycling (percentage)
  • Length of roads protected (percentage)
  • Size of agricultural area protected (percentage)
  • Size of forestry area protected (percentage)
  • Percentage of population in CBC area made aware of sustainable use of natural resources and environment in key sectors (percentage)
  • Percentage of all businesses and organisations participating in joint actions in water and waste management (percentage)
  • Size of CBC area covered by activities (percentage)

Output indicator (measurement unit)

  • Number of awareness campaigns on sustainable use of resources and environment (number)
  • Number of improved waste management systems and value chains within (number)
  • Number of site cleaning actions (number)
  • Number of projects supported (number)
  • Number of flood and wildfire protection facilities newly equipped (number)
  • Number of new awareness raising campaigns (number)
  • Number of households/farms and other organisations benefitting from new activities (number)