Meeting of the BSR INTERREG III
B Steering Committee
fourth meeting with the BSR INTERREG III B Steering Committee was held in Tallinn, Estonia 16-17 December 2002.
meeting of the BSR INTERREG III B Steering Committee took place in Tallinn,
Estonia on December 16-17, 2002
Fourth Meeting of the BSR Interreg III B Steering Committee was held in
Tallinn, 16-17 December 2002 and it was chaired by Peder Baltzer Nielsen,
Danish Ministry of the Environment, Spatial Planning Department. The
following issues were
at the meeting
The outcome from the INTERREG IIC programme quality evaluation;
The results and the report from the second seed money applications
call and plans for the third call;
of the first and second application and assessment procedure;
proposal on including indicators in the application from as a test in
order to further stress the need for clear outcome;
proposal to simplify the definition of the final beneficiaries;
aims and focus for the third Partner Search Forum in Gdansk, Poland,
15-17 June 2003. A specific focus will be discussed at the extra SC
meeting in February;
statistics of the submitted projects for the second round and the
assessment procedure. Out of 37 projects submitted one project did not
pass the formal eligibility check. One project withdrew its
application. The Joint Secretariat proposed 12 projects that passed
the quality assessment. The Russian project partners are indicated in 9
of the BSR INTERREG Steering Committee made at the Fourth Meeting:
open the 4th call for project application on 17 February 2003 and
close 14 March 2003;
application round for seed money facility will open 3 February and
close 3 March 2003;
extra SC meeting will take place in Helsinki on 14 February 2003, next
SC meeting on decision on projects will take place on Åland, 2-3
Money - Second
application round closed
second call for Seed Money applications was closed 1 September 2002. On
the 16 October 2002, on behalf of the BSR INTERREG III B Steering
Committee, the Joint Secretariat made the decisions on applications of
the second call for seed money projects. After eligibility check and
assessment, 9 out of 12 applications were approved.
approved projects there is the one with Russian partnership Ц COASTMAN.
information on approved seed money projects can be found in the Seed
Money section at www.bsrinterreg.net/projects.html.
next call for seed money applications is expected to be open 3 February
and closed 3 March 2003.
third call of the BSR INTERREG III B programme was closed on 1 October
2002 with 37 applications submitted requesting over EUR 33 M (incl. EUR
3.5 M by the Norwegian partners) from BSR INTERREG III B funds.
applications that passed the eligibility check will now go through the
quality assessment. In carrying out this task, the secretariat will
receive assistance from a group of six independent experts that had been
exclusively contracted for this purpose.
table shows this roundТs partner participation per country:
on projects will be made at the Steering Committee Meeting on 16-17 December
2002 in Tallinn, Estonia. The next call for applications is expected in April
internet address for BSR INTERREG III B & JS
INTERREG III B programme has new internet domain name: bsrinterreg.net.
Therefore new address of homepage is www.bsrinterreg.net.
E-mail addresses for employees of Joint Secretariat are following:
Attention! Old internet address www.spatial.baltic.net
and old e-mail addresses (email@example.com)
will still be working.
If you have any question concerning the change of addresses please do not
hesitate to contact Mr Darijus Valiucko (+49 381 45484 5277), firstname.lastname@example.org.
Third call for project applications within BSR Interreg III B closed
The third call of the BSR INTERREG III B programme was closed 1 October 2002. By this date 37 applications were received that now will go through the eligibility check and quality assessment.
Seed Money Ц
deadlines for the 3rd call
Deadlines for the third call for Seed Money project applications are September 1st 2002 and March 2003.
Fall of 2002
The third meeting of the Russian National Sub-Committee of BSR Interreg IIIB Programme will be held in fall of 2002
CEEC/NIS New version
PHARE CBC бюджет 2001 Ц The application and the Guidelines for Small Project Fund and Grant Scheme of Phare CBC are in the process of final approval by the national delegations of European Commission (four countries). Each country is supposed to receive 3 000 000 EURO. Deadline for the PHARE CBC application call in Latvia (budget
2000) will be on June 3rd, 2002.
Decisions on PHARE CBC projects (budget 2000), submitted in February and March of 2002, are not available yet.
Decision on TACIS CBC projects, submitted in March of 2002 is expected in fall of 2002.
Press release on
Interreg Programme in Northern Europe (Brussels, 19 February 2002 )