Interreg IPA CBC "Greece-Republic of North Macedonia" Programme 

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Financial information

Total OP budget:         45,470,066 
Total EU contribution: 38,649,552 €


ERDF: 38,649,552 €


  • Regional Unit of Florina
  • Regional Unit of Pella
  • Regional Unit of Kilkis
  • Regional Unit of Serres
  • Regional Unit of Thessaloniki
  • Region of Pelagonia
  • Region of Vardar
  • Region of Southeast
  • Region of Southwest

Main objectives

The cross-border cooperation programme "Greece - Republic of North Macedonia 2014-2020" supports regional cooperation between Greece and the Republic of North Macedonia. The Programme's 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.

Funding priorities

The Programme will focus on the following priorities:

  • "Development and Support of Local Economy" which promotes employment and mobility of human resources as well as aims to improve health and social investments and services. It supports the protection of natural and cultural heritage in order to improve the attractiveness and encourage tourism in the cross-border area.

  • "Protection of Environment - Transportation" that focuses on the improvement of public infrastructure and reduction of isolation by improved access to transport, information and communication networks and services. It promotes sustainable management, treatment and recycling of waste as well as supports sustainable management of protected areas, ecosystems and biodiversity and addresses prevention, mitigation and management of natural disasters, risks and hazards.

Expected impacts

  • Improved health and social services for the population living in the cross-border region
  • Further jobs created in the tourism sector
  • Improved access to local transport infrastructures, faster connections to main corridors, efficient border crossing services, transport services using innovative technologies
  • Improved waste management or recycling systems
  • Improved measures addressing natural risks (floods, forest fires) and environment protection


Managing Authority of Interreg IPA CBC "Greece-Republic of North Macedonia" Programme

URL: www.interreg.gr/en/

Tel.: (+30) 2310 469600

e-mail: interreg@mou.gr


Last modification date: 11/12/2019