5 June 2019
Grants contributing to a harmonious territorial development by retaining brains in the border areas that would otherwise migrate to the economic and service-wise more attractive national centers.
Priorities and funded actions
The cross border operation aims to tackle common challenges identified jointly in the border regions, and to exploit the untapped growth potential in border areas.
- Enhance the institutional capacity of public authorities, in particular those mandated to manage a specific territory, and of stakeholders;
- Enhance efficient public administration by promoting legal and administrative cooperation and cooperation between citizens, civil society actors and institutions, in particular with a view to resolving legal and other obstacles in border regions;
- Build up mutual trust, in particular by encouraging people-to-people actions;
- Enhance institutional capacity of public authorities and stakeholders to implement macro-regional strategies and seabasin strategies, as well as other territorial strategies;
- Enhance sustainable democracy and support civil society actors and their role in reforming processes and democratic transitions;
- Support better cooperation governance.
Each Interreg programme shall consist of priorities. Each priority shall correspond to a single policy objective or, where applicable, to one or both Interreg-specific objectives, respectively, and shall consist of one or more specific objectives. More than one priority may correspond to the same policy or Interreg-specific objective.
- Health care;
- Labour mobility.
M. Johan MICHIELS
Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy