EU approves EUR 57 mln for cross-border cooperation

The European Commission on Wednesday adopted a new EUR 67 million programme on cross border cooperation between Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, whereby 57 million will be secured from the European Regional Development Funds and the Instrument of Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA), the European Commission Representation in Croatia said in a statement on Thursday.

According to the statement, the objective is to improve the quality of joint public services in the region, promote sustainable development of tourist activities and increase competitiveness of local businesses.

The programme will also contribute to the realisation of objective of the Strategy for Southeast Europe 2020, the EU Macro-regional Strategy for the Danube River Region and the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian region.

Last update: Fri, 24/06/2016 - 08:49

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