As part of the mid-term evaluation of cross-border cooperation programs among the beneficiary countries of the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA 2014-2020), a survey among applicants, beneficiaries and local authorities is underway.
As part of the cross-border cooperation project funded by the European Union, an online Conference on Energy and Water Efficiency of Water Supply Services in the Cross-Border Area of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro was held on October 22 and 23, 2020. It was the first of three planned conferences, aimed at promoting EU standards, policies, and practices to increase water and energy efficiency in the water supply sector in the cross-border area between BiH and Montenegro.
The Mayors of the Municipalities of Foča (BiH) and Plužine (Montenegro) signed a mutual agreement on cooperation in the field of protection and rescue within the project “Tourism, Adrenaline and Rafting Adventure (T.A.R.A.), financed by the European Union.” The agreement was signed between these municipalities, as well as between the National Park Sutjeska and the Nature Park Piva, all with the aim of improving the security of this cross-border area.
The modernization of the museums in Nikšić and Jablanica is being realized within the project of cross-border cooperation „Amusing Museums” financed by the European Union. With virtual reality technology, visitors will be able to travel into the past.
Within the project “Joint efforts for 5% Less Waste”, the Municipality of Šavnik received a specialized combined machine for waste reduction in the amount of 70,000 EUR.
On the occasion of the delivery of specialized combined machine, in the Municipality of Šavnik, Mayor, Vlatko Vuković pointed out that solid waste management for years one of the major problems not only in the municipality of Šavnik, but is one of the main problems of Montenegro, and that the realization of this project will greatly contribute to solving the problems in this municipality.
On Saturday, August 1, the Municipalities of Foča and Plužine organized the first international mountain race “PP PIVA – NP SUTJESKA TRAIL” with the support of the European Union which gathered runners from seven European countries. More than 100 participants from BiH, Montenegro, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, UK and France competed in the 42km Strike (Marathon) category and the 25km Proletarian (Challenger) category, as well as in the 12km and 4km categories.
All potential applicants of the 3rd Call for Proposals under the IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020 are invited to participate in the Capacity building training on Project development and concept note preparation.
Twenty-three people from Herzegovina and the border areas of Montenegro have successfully completed the training and passed the exam for certified guides according to the ‘Interpret Europe’ methodology within the cross-border cooperation project “Amusing Museums – aMUSeumING” funded by the European Union.
Yesterday, as a part of the “Tourism, Adrenaline and Rafting Adventure (T.A.R.A)” Project, the municipalities of Foca (BiH) and Pluzine (Montenegro) organized 30 June 2020 a coordination meeting for members of their rescue services (civil protection, police, health institutions, fire services and associations, protection and rescue services, Mountain Rescue Service), where measures, standards and modern safety trends at tourist sites, risk management and rescue on water and under water were discussed.
The cross-border cooperation project “Amusing Museums – aMUSeumING” organizes training for twelve accommodation service providers from Herzegovina and the border areas of Montenegro in order to raise the quality of their work and connect accommodation facilities and museums.
Within the cross-border project, financed by EU, the employees of the Public Utility Company “Vrela Seljani” in Rogatica, on 8th of June started 10-day-training on detection of defects on water supply network.
Eight schools in the West Herzegovina County have received 8 projectors and 8 tablets which will facilitate access to online teaching for students in the West Herzegovina County. The equipment worth 7.600 EUR is provided by the European Union under the project contributing to raising awareness among young people on the proper disposal of waste and environmental protection.
Twenty persons from Herzegovina and border areas of Montenegro will have the opportunity to attend the training and become certified guides to the Interpret Europe methodology as part of the cross-border cooperation project “Amusing Museums – aMUSeumING”.
Thanks to the support of the European Union, POWER is launching a campaign called “5 to 12” (five to twelve), will take place from 7 to 30 April 2020, which aime is raising public awareness of the right of persons with disabilities to work and employment.
Thanks to the cross-border cooperation of museums from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, with the financial support of the EU, the quality will be improved and the tourist offer will be enriched in accordance with new trends and technologies.
The joint booth of the municipalities of Pluzine and Foca attracted significant attention of high officials, representatives of the tourism industry, the media, as well as many interested adventure and active tourism lovers at this year’s International Tourism Fair in Belgrade.
With the aim of interconnecting, strengthening cross-border cooperation and exchange of waste management experience and practices, representatives of public utility companies and municipalities of Savnik, Zabljak and Pljevlja from Montenegro visited Bosnia and Herzegovina in the period 04-06 February 2020.
Grant contracts signed after the 2nd Call for Proposals in the frames of IPA Cross-border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020
A cross-border cooperation project “Tourism, Adrenaline and Rafting Adventure (T.A.R.A)” was officialy presented in Pluzine and Foča. The aim of the project is developing and promoting the cross-border area of the two municipalities as a unique tourist destination for active tourism.
The Directorate for European Integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as the Operating Structure for the Implementation of the IPA Cross-border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina-Montenegro 2014-2020, invites all interested candidates to apply for the position
On October 29 2019,in Jablanica was formally established regional public-private partnerships on the project “Joint Efforts for 5% Less Waste”. The main objective of the project is to establish an integrated waste management system in 6 municipalities through inter-municipal and regional cooperation between BiH and Montenegro.
Forty persons with disabilities in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro have received support for self-employment as beekeepers through an EU-funded project worth more than EUR 200,000. With a view to giving them the opportunity to start their own business and developing apiculture in the frontier areas between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, the persons with disabilities were given honey bee colonies and hives, which was the first prerequisite for starting the business.
Regional workshop for the Joint Technical Secretariats of 9 IPA II cross-border programmes took place on 25 and 26 September 2019 in Becici, Montenegro. This event was organized by Cross-border Institution Building Plus (CBIB+) under the auspices of the European Commission.
The European Integration Office of Montenegro in cooperation with the Directorate for European Integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina, invites all interested candidates to apply for a competition for the following position: Project Officer at the Antenna Office in Niksic, in the Joint Technical Secretariat of the Cross-Border Cooperation Program between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro […]
Ten traditional boats were presented today on the Zeta River, thus expanding the range of Nikšić tourist offer, and after the opening ceremony the firs ride was performed with traditional boats.
Ten traditional Trebinje boats were presented today on the Trebišnjica River, thus expanding the range of Trebinje tourist offer, which is already significant. The tradition of boat races between the two bridges, held until the middle of the last century has been symbolically brought back to life by the race where 5 of these boats took part.
Dissemination of information on the opportunities provided by the Program, relevance for the local community, presenting the results achieved so far and plans for the next period are just some of the goals of promotional activities.
he first job fair for persons with disabilities held in the premises of Arena Sport Center in Mostar today to promote the right for work and employment of persons with disabilities in accordance with the UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities. The fair was organized within the project POWER, funded by the European Union through the IPA II cross-border cooperation program Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro.
The first step of the evaluation of project concepts has been completed within the Second call – information
Campaign „Who are you and what is your right?“ implementing in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, aims to raise public awareness of the rights of persons with disabilities, with emphasis on the right to work and employment.
Eleven persons with disabilities, who are engaged as interns in 11 different companies in BiH, will get mentors soon, who will work with them next 12 months and monitor and advise them on their working place. Training for mentors was held in the period from 16 to 18 January in Potoci, near Mostar, within the POWER project financed by European Union. Mentors are employees of the companies where the people with disabilities got the opportunity for internship and they will be a link between employer, trainee and project itself.
Answers on questions sent by email to contracting authority regarding 2nd Call for proposal under Cross-border Programme Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020 under the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA II) are published. Answers can be found here.
The Info Day was held in Nikšić on 19 December 2018, on the occasion of the Second Call for Proposals in the IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro. Representatives of the institutions of Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina reminded that the total funds earmarked for the Second Call for project submission are amounted to almost 4.4 million EUR, while an invitation is open until 25 January 2019.
Info days for the Second Call for Proposals will be held on 18 December 2018 in Mostar and on 19 December 2018 in Niksic.
The Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina is seeking proposals for the “Cross-border Programme Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020, 2nd Call for Proposals” with financial assistance from the IPA allocations for this Programme.
The Antenna Office of the Joint Technical Secretariat of the Cross-Border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina-Montenegro 2014-2020 opened in Niksic
Caritas of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the needs of the POWER project: Creating new Opportunities for Work, Employability, professional Rehabilitation of persons with disabilities, calls on:
Public call for selection of trainers in realization of non-formal training for persons with disabilities
You can now download the presentation from the workshop on Project Development and Concept Note Preparation
PARTNER SEARCH FORUM: In order to facilitate establishment of partnerships between potential applicants, for the purpose of submitting project proposals to the forthcoming 2nd CfPs, the Partner Search Forum will be organised on 06/11/2018, in Pluzine, Montenegro. Register online!
All potential applicants of the 2nd Call for Proposals under the IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020 are invited to participate in the Capacity building programme on Project development and concept note preparatio
If you are looking for a partner organisation to develop a joint project for the purpose of applying to the 2nd Call for Proposals, from now on you can add your cooperation proposal to our database.
About 40 persons with disabilities from BiH and Montenegro will receive training in beekeeping, which will enable them in running their own business and mutual association, within the project “People with disabilities – leaders in beekeeping”.
The Second Call for proposals is forecasted at the beginning of the fourth quarter in 2018. The Call will be open to projects within the following Thematic Priorities and Specific Objectives:
The First Call for Proposals within the IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020 (EuropeAid / 153071 / DD / ACT / BA) resulted in contracting of three projects.
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P.O.W.E.R. project launched – Creating new opportunities for work, employment and professional rehabilitation of persons with disabilities.
Life on BiH/MNE Border: Ancient Traces of Ageless Heritage and Tradition project is being implemented in the City of Trebinje and Bileca municipality in BiH, and municipalities Niksic and Pluzine in Montenegro.
Direkcija za evropske integracije Vijeća ministara BiH i Ministarstvo evropskih poslova Crne Gore pozivaju kvalifikovane kandidate
The Ministry of European Affairs of Montenegro, as the Operational Structure for the Implementation of the IPA II Cross-Border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina-Montenegro for the period 2014-2020, in cooperation with the Directorate for European Integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina, invites all interested candidates to apply for a competition for the following position: Project Officer […]
During the seven-year implementation period, 7.9 mil. euro were allocated from the IPA funds.
At the end of October 2016 a series of promotional events and Info days was organised. See the materials.
Na Forumima za traženje partnera u Bijelom Polju i Sarajevu prisustvovalo je preko 150 učesnika.
Javni oglas za izbor ekperta za podizanje svijesti (u BiH); i trenera za jačanje kapaciteta.
Direkcija za europske integracije, kao Operativna struktura za implementiranje IPA programa prekogranične suradnje, poziva
Direkcija za evropske integracije, kao Operativna struktura za implementaciju IPA II programa prekogranične saradnje, poziva sve zainteresovane kandidate