1st call: Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine European Neighbourhood Instrument Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020

Financial Instrument

Title in original language: Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine European Neighbourhood Instrument Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020
Category: With contents for the support of tourism
Source of funding: Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine ENI Crossborder Cooperation Programme approved by EC Decision No. C(2015) 9180 of 17 December 2015
Implementation’s period of time: first call: 15.02.2017-15.11.2017
Objectives and purpose:

The first Call for Proposals is opened specifically for Large Infrastructure Projects where the budget share of at least 2.5 million EUR shall be allocated to acquisition of infrastructure with the conditions set by the Programme.
Priorities:
Priority 6.1: Sustainable use of the environment in the cross border area - preservation of natural resources, actions to reduce GHG emission and pollution of rivers
Priority 7.1: Development of transport infrastructure to improve the mobility of persons and goods
Priority 7.2: Development of ICT infrastructure and information sharing
Priority 8.1: Support to joint activities for the prevention of natural and man-made disasters as well as joint action during emergency situations

Eligible applicants: Local or regional authorities, NGOs, Academics, Other
Type of financial support: Grant
Percentage of co-financing: 90
Form of financing: pre-financing
Requirements:

Eligible partnerships: at least one Partner from one of the Member States participating in the Programme and at least one Partner from Ukraine.
Organisations located in adjoining areas with limited participation are able to cooperate within the Programme with the restriction that they have to involve Applicants from Hungary or the Slovak Republic, are restricted to Thematic Objective 6 and 7, and cannot implement Large Infrastructure Projects (LIPs) neither as Lead Applicant nor as Applicant

Details of application:

Deadline of the call: 15.11.2017
Minimum amount: 2,5 mln EURO, maximum not stated, but Priority vise it can be from 4 to7 mln EURO

Frame of the support:

In case of grant Lead Beneficiaries/Beneficiaries registered in participating Member States maximum 5% of the total eligible costs of the Project (50% of the co-financing) will be funded from the national budget. The remaining minimum 5% of the total eligible costs of the Project (50% of the co-financing) has to be covered from the Lead Beneficiary’s/Beneficiary’s own contribution or from sources other than the European Community budget or the European Development Fund.

Special remarks:

Cross-cutting issues of the Programme are:
a) Environmental sustainability
b) Democracy and human rights
c) Gender equality
d) HIV/AIDS

Short assessment: Call is for limited Applicants, since is announced for large projects. Priority "Sustainable use of the environment in the cross border area - preservation of natural resources, actions to reduce GHG emission and pollution of rivers" can be used for sustainable tourism support projects development.
Info on funding institution:

Joint Technical Secretariat: +36 1 224 3291, info@huskroua-cbc.net , http://www.huskroua-cbc.net/

Managing Authority: Prime Minister’s Office in Hungary

Contact institution: Branch Offices Slovakia Košice Self-Governing Region Address: Košický samosprávny kraj, Námestie Maratónu mieru 1, 042 66 Košice Phone: +421 55 7268 229 Prešov Self-Governing Region Address: Prešovský samosprávny kraj, Námestie mieru 2, 080 01 Prešov Phone: +421 51 7081 528 Romania Satu Mare County Council Address: Judeţul Satu Mare, Satu Mare, Piata 25 octombrie nr. 1, 440026 Phone: +40 261 716519 / +40 746 178 403 Email: cjsm@cjsm.ro Sighetu Marmației City Hall Address: Judeţul Maramureș, Sighetu Marmației 435500, Str. Bogdan Vodă, nr. 14 Phone: +40 262 311 001 Email: primaria@primariasighet.ro Ukraine Іvano-Frankivs’k Regional State Administration Address: 21 Hrushevskoho str., Ivano-Frankivs’k 76004 Phone: +380 312 61 34 19 E-mail: admin@carpathia.gov.ua Zakarpattya Regional State Administration Address: 4 Narodna str., Uzhgorod 88008 Phone: +380 342 55 20 07 E-mail: oda@if.gov.ua
Financial source: Budget lines numbers: General budget Articles of the European Union 21 03 03 01 and 21 03 03 02