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IDMP CEE 2nd workshop: Follow up possibilities

  1. 1. Follow up 2nd IDMP CEE Workshop Ljubljana, 8 April 2014 Natalia Alexeeva, Network Officer Richard Muller, Regional Coordinator Sabina Bokal, Programme Manager
  2. 2. 1. European teriotorial cooperation 2. LIFE 3. Horizon 2020 4. Norwegian funding Possible options for continuation of the IDMP under EU funds
  3. 3. 1. European teriotorial cooperation European Territorial Cooperation is one objective of the Cohesion policy that provides a framework for implementing joint actions and for exchanging experience among different national, regional and local actors. Three programme types:  cross-border  transnational  interregional cooperation
  4. 4. TRANSNATIONAL COOPERATION • 13 transnational co-operation programmes (Baltic Sea, Central Europe, South East Europe) • financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) • public consultation on the draft programmes was running from 10 January until end of March 2014 • end of 2014 - approval of operational programmes • first half of 2015 - launch of the programmes and first call for proposals a) Danube transnational programme b) Central Europe transnational programme c) Baltic Sea The present area of the South East Europe Programme Transnational Cooperation Programme will be covered in the next programming period 2014-2020 by two transnational programmes: Danube and Adriatic-Ionian. These two new programmes will support the development and implementation of two Macro Regional Strategies: Danube and Adriatic-Ionian Regions.
  5. 5. a) Danube programme • Objective: The programme's global objective is to improve the territorial, economic and social integration process in South East Europe and contribute to cohesion, stability and competitiveness of the area through the development of transnational partnerships and joint action on matters of strategic importance. o Priority Axis 1 : Facilitation of innovation and entrepreneurship o Priority Axis 2: Protection and improvement of the environment o Priority Axis 3: Improvement of the accessibility o Priority Axis 4: Development of transnational synergies for sustainable growth areas
  6. 6. • Area: EU countries (Austria; Bulgaria; Croatia; Czech Republic; Germany (Baden- Württemberg and Bavaria) not whole territory; Hungary; Romania; Slovakia; Slovenia) and 5 non-EU countries (Bosnia and Herzegovina; the Republic of Moldova; Montenegro; Serbia; Ukraine (not whole territory), having the same geographical scope than the EU Strategy for the Danube Region • new Danube programme matches exactly the territory of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region adopted in 2011
  7. 7. Current status: • the preparation of the new programme is conducted by the Programming Committee (representatives from all the Danube partner states) • 1st kick-off meeting organized by the EC, the partner states of the future ETC Danube Programme met in Vienna last February 2013 to establish a Programming Committee for the preparation of the Operational Programme ETC Danube 2014-2020. • to develop the Danube Operational Programme, which will serve as a basic document for the implementation of the transnational programme (7 meetings already)
  8. 8. b) Central Europe Objective: encourages cooperation among the countries of central Europe to improve innovation, accessibility and the environment and to enhance the competitiveness and attractiveness of their cities and regions: •Priority 1: Facilitating innovation across Central Europe •Priority 2: Improving accessibility to, and within, Central Europe Priority 3: Using our environment responsibly •Priority 4: Enhancing competitiveness and attractiveness of cities and regions
  9. 9. Area: Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine Current status • Programme was developed and will be submitted to the European Commission in spring 2014 • Central European Annual Conference – 1-2 July 2014, Vienna (124 transnational projects implemented since 2007 will in addition be presented providing a bridge to the upcoming priorities of the CENTRAL EUROPE 2014-2020 Programme. Last but not least, the conference will function as the project ideas fair related to the first call for proposals, which is expected to open before end of this year. )
  10. 10. c) Baltic Sea • Objectives To strengthen the integrated territorial development and cooperation for a more innovative better accessible and sustainable Baltic Sea Region Priority 1: Capacity for innovation Priority 2: Efficient management of natural resources Priority 3: Sustainable transport Priority 4: Institutional capacity for macro-regional cooperation • Area EU member states: Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Sweden and northern parts of Germany, as well as the neighbouring countries of Norway, north-west regions of Russia and Belarus. • Current status Preparations for the new programme were launched in early 2012 with a first meeting of the Joint Programming Committee.
  11. 11. INTERREGIONAL COOPERATION INTERREG IV C – in new period INTERREG EUROPE (all EU member states) Objective: to help European regions to design and implement regional policies and programmes more effectively, in particular the EU Structural and Investment Funds programmes for Growth and Jobs, but also the programmes under the European Territorial Cooperation (ETC) goal. The programme aims to do so through enabling exchange of experience, knowledge and good practices among relevant stakeholders from different European regions. •The programme will address four thematic objectives: o Strengthening research, technological development and innovations o Enhancing the competitiveness of SMEs o Supporting the shift towards a low-carbon economy in all sectors o Protecting the environment and promoting resource efficiency •Area: EU members states •Current status: consultation process has finished
  12. 12. 2. LIFE • centrally managed (Co-financing:50% to 70%) • a catalyst for promoting implementation and integration of environmental and climate objectives in other policies and Member State practice • supporting environmental and nature conservation projects throughout the EU • two subprogrammes: one for Environment and one for Climate Action Current status: • LIFE multiannual work programme for 2014-2017 has been adopted by a Commission • work prgramme 2014-2017 has been apporved in March 2014 • first calles in May 2014 .
  13. 13. Subprogramme for Climate Action (€ 864 million): a) climate change mitigation & adaptation: o To contribute to the implementation and development of Union policy and legislation on mitigation/adaptation, including mainstreaming across policy areas, in particular by developing, testing and demonstrating policy or management approaches, best practices and solutions for climate change mitigation/adaptation; o To improve the knowledge base for the development, assessment, monitoring, evaluation and implementation of effective mitigation/adaptation actions and measures and to enhance the capacity to apply that knowledge in practice; o to facilitate the development and implementation of integrated approaches, such as for mitigation/adaptation strategies and action plans, at local, regional or national level; o To contribute to the development and demonstration of innovative mitigation/adaptation technologies, systems, methods and instruments that are suitable for being replicated, transferred or mainstreamed.
  14. 14. b) Climate Governance and Information: - And stakeholders support to Union policy-making in the field of climate, and to promote education for sustainable development; - To support communication, management, and dissemination of information in the field of climate and to facilitate knowledge sharing on successful climate solutions and practice, including by developing cooperation platforms between stakeholders and training; - To promote and contribute to a more effective compliance with and enforcement of Union climate legislation, in particular by promoting the development and dissemination of best practices and policy approaches; - To promote better climate governance by broadening stakeholder involvement, including NGOs, in policy consultation and implementation
  15. 15. 3. Horizon 2020 opportunities/h2020/master_calls.html#h2020-water-2014- 2015
  16. 16. 3. Norwegian funding
  17. 17. Regional Cooperation • DMCSEE • ICPDR River Basin Management Expert Group • WaterCoRe AG on regional governance of water scarcity and drought issues • regional-governance-water-scarcity-and-drought-issues • WFD Strategic Coordination Group • Climate KIC Land and Water • •