Invitation for participation in the European Cooperation Day


Dear beneficiaries, friends and everyone who loves the mountain,

It would be our pleasure if you join our European Cooperation Day event on 21 September 2022 (Wednesday), which will be held in an outdoor classroom in “Vitosha” Nature Park (between the villages of Bosnek and Chuipetlovo) starting from 11.00 hours EET. More information about the created classroom in the mountain can be found HERE.

The Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria-Serbia Programme is announcing a photo competition


The Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria-Serbia Programme is announcing a Photo competition on Facebook for young people aged 15-29 years on the European Cooperation Day celebration, with an emphasis on the European Year of Youth.

The main goal of the photo competition is to provide an opportunity for young people from Bulgaria and Serbia to share their experiences in nature as an alternative place for recreation with their surroundings in mind.

Visualization of Cross-border cooperation data survey


Dear madams and sirs,

We are working to improve the visualization of the data on our Programme' website. To respond adequately to your needs, as users of the information on the site, we would like to find out how to present the information in the most effective way for you. In this regard, please fill in the following survey here

Invitation to take part in the public discussion and consultations on the draft of the INTERREG IPA Bulgaria-Serbia Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2021-2027


In connection with the preparation of the final version of the INTERREG IPA Bulgaria-Serbia Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2021-2027 for official transmission to the European Commission (EC), as well as pursuant to Art. 14, para. 2 of Decree № 142 of the Council of Ministers from 2019, we invite you to take part in a public discussion of the draft programme, which will be held on February 22, 2022, at 15:00 (local time).

Extension of the deadline for submission of project ideas


We would like to kindly inform you that the deadline for submission of project ideas under the campaign for collecting projects that will be implemented under the Territorial Strategy for Integrated Measures extends to February 14, 2022.

We expect you to submit your proposals through the online form which can be found HERE.

New PRAG version, 15 December 2021


Dear beneficiaries,

We inform you that as of 15.12.2021 the new version of the Practical Guide to contract procedures for EU external actions (PRAG) is valid and applicable to all tender procedures.

We recommend you to familiarize yourselves with the current PRAG version, which is available for download HERE, and to use the new templates for tender documents when announcing tender procedures after 15.12.2021

Launch of consultations on the Environmental Assessment Report under the INTERREG IPA CBC Programme between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Serbia 2021-2027


The Ministry of Regional Development and Public Works, in its capacity as the Managing Authority (MA) of the INTERREG IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Programme between the Republic of Bulgaria and the Republic of Serbia for the programming period 2021-2027 has launched consultations on the Environmental Assessment Report (ECA), according to Art. 20, (1), (2) and (3), and Art. 21, (1), p. 1 of the Ordinance on the terms and conditions for carrying out an environmental assessment of plans and programs (Title amended, SG No. 3/2006).

9-th meeting of the Joint Monitoring Committee


The ninth meeting of the Joint Monitoring Committee under the Interreg-IPA CBC Bulgaria - Serbia  Programme 2014-2020 was held online on 22 November 2021. The progress of Programme implementation for the period 2014-2020 and the preparation stage of the future Programme between the two countries for the next programming period 2021-2027 have been presented on the meeting.

The results achieved from the start until now are more than satisfactory:


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