The European Commission created a platform inviting the cities and regions to share their stories and experiences, both positive and negative ones, regarding cross-border cooperation during the Covid-19 crisis.
NOTE FOR BENEFICIARIES – indicative measures possibly to be taken during project implementation in order to deal with health related risks caused by COVID-19
Acknowledging the current situation generated by COVID-19 and considering the necessity to address the negative consequences of the current crisis caused by the pandemic of coronavirus disease with implications on the implementation of projects, Managing Authority has issued a Note for beneficiaries listing indicative measures to deal with health related risks and to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus crisis.
All along 2020, the Interreg community celebrates 30 years of Interreg and cooperation in all its shapes. As the second pillar of the Cohesion policy, Interreg is at the heart of the European spirit because it encourages regions and countries to tackle challenges they can solve only by working together.
Although the period between April and June was considerable marked by pandemia Covid-19, the programme proceeded in step with the planned schedule. The crisis sought for proactive measures and solutions to overcome any delay that may affect the projects and programme implementation.
Every single action matters in the fight against the impact of COVID-19, and Interreg is an active player in the game.
The current unprecedented crisis has put to the test all aspects of our life, including cross-border cooperation which is facing its most challenging times in decades.
In order to support Programme beneficiaries to respond to the evolving situation regarding COVID-19, the Managing Authority issued recommendations on measures that may be taken by the beneficiaries to reduce the effects of the crisis on the projects implementation.
Youth4Regions is the European Commission programme helping journalism students and young journalists to discover what the EU is doing in their region.
We remind all programme beneficiaries that electronic signatures can and should be used for all project documents and requests, particularly during the current period.
To make the knowledge, experiences, and results generated by projects more accessible and to promote the project’s achievements and demonstrate the added-value of cross border cooperation, the programme website was developed to accommodate an e-Library.