The Interreg IPA CBC Programme “Greece – Albania 2014 – 2020” was approved by the European Commission on 30/07/2015 by decision C (2015) 5482. The second modification of the Programme was approved by the European Commission on 14/02/2018 be decision C (2018) 559.
The total budget allocated to the Programme (according to the 2nd Modification) is 54.076.734,00€, out of which 45.965.222,00€ (85%) is Union Support and the 8.111.512,00€ (15%) the National Counterpart.
The overall strategy of the Interreg IPA CBC Programme “Greece – Albania 2014 –2020” is to find the balance between sustainable regional development and enhancement of cross-border cooperation among local population and regional institutions, in accordance with EU and national policies, in order to address common challenges through joint interventions.
The eligible cross-border area spreads from the Ionia Sea to the Prespa Lakes.
GR: The Regional Units of Grevena, Kastoria, Florina, Arta, Thesprotia, Ioannina, Preveza, Zakynthos, Corfu, Kefallinia and Lefkada
AL: The Regions of Vlorë, Gjirokastër, Korçë and Berat