Interreg IPA CBC Greece – Republic of North Macedonia


    Programme Thematic Objectives

    • Thematic objective Promoting employment, labour mobility and social and cultural inclusion across borders through, inter alia: integrating cross-border labour markets, including cross-border mobility; joint local employment initiatives; information and advisory services and joint training; gender equality; equal opportunities; integration of immigrants' communities and vulnerable groups; investment in public employment services; and supporting investment in public health and social services Specific objective
      • S.O. 1.1. Create employment opportunities for educated graduates by exploiting comparative advantages of the cross-border area, preferably with the use of innovative tools and practices
      • S.O. 1.2. Improvement of preventive health care and social services of children and elderly population
    • Thematic objective Encouraging tourism and cultural and natural heritage; Specific objective
      • S.O. 1.3. Improve the attractiveness and promote tourism in the cross-border area to enhance employment in tourism
    • Thematic objective Promoting sustainable transport and improving public infrastructures by, inter alia, reducing isolation through improved access to transport, information and communication networks and services and investing in cross-border water, waste and energy systems and facilities; Specific objective
      • S.O. 2.1. Upgrade public infrastructure to improve road travel time, safe border crossing and promote energy efficiency towards green transport
      • S.O. 2.2 Sustainable management and recycling of bio-wastes
    • Thematic objective Protecting the environment and promoting climate change adaptation and mitigation, risk prevention and management through, inter alia: joint actions for environmental protection; promoting sustainable use of natural resources, resource efficiency, renewable energy sources and the shift towards a safe and sustainable low-carbon economy; promoting investment to address specific risks, ensuring disaster resilience and developing disaster management systems and emergency preparedness; Specific objective
      • S.O. 2.3 Sustainable management of protected areas, ecosystems and biodiversity
      • S.O. 2.4 Prevention, mitigation and management of natural disasters, risks and hazards
  • See the list of all projects at
  • Currently there are neither job vacancies or calls for projects open for this programme

29th May 2020

Last open call closed on 29th May 2020

2nd Call for project proposals (Targeted & Restricted)
translate need translation with this page?
This dropdown can help you to translate automatically the website into other language. These translations are created automatically by Google so please note that they might not be accurate.


The Programme supports regional cooperation between Greece and the  Republic of North Macedonia. Its overall objective is to enhance territorial cohesion by improving living standards and employment opportunities holding respect to the environment and by using the natural resources for upgrading of the tourism product.

The Interreg IPA CBC Programme “Greece –  Republic of North Macedonia 2014 – 2020” (CCI: 2014TC16I5CB009) was approved by the European Commission on August 6, 2015 by decision C (2015) 5655.

Cooperation area

The total budget allocated to the Programme is 45.470.066,00€, out of which 38.649.552,00€ (85%) is Union Support and the 6.820.514,00€ (15%) is the National Counterpart.


Share this article


  • Ms. Hajrije Ahmed

  • +389 23 253 951
  • Ministry of Local Self-Government
    Sv. ''Kiril i Metodij'' 54, 1000 Skopje
    Fax: +389 23 253 901
  • Managing Authority of European Territorial Cooperation Programmes

  • +30 2310 469600
  • 65, Leoforos Georgikis Scholis
    57001, Thessaloniki
    • Mr. Alexandros Samaras

    • +30 2310 469650
    • Head of Unit B1: Management - Monitoring of the Programmes implemented in the Balkan Peninsula - Black Sea and the Interregional Programmes

      Social feed

      Website developed by COBIANZO COMMUNICATON LTD. M1 2JQ