The first duathlon “Sutjeska – Piva”, which gathered 50 participants from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, was held on October 17, 2021 with the support of the European Union. The duathlon was organized within the project “Tourism, Adrenaline and Rafting Adventure (T.A.R.A.)” implemented by the Municipalities of Foča and Plužine with partners.
Four water companies in BiH and Montenegro have received equipment that will make easier to find leakages in the water supply network and enable the reduction of physical water losses, with the aim of improving water efficiency and providing quality water supply services. Equipment worth EUR 48,000 is provided by the European Union within the cross-border project BiH-Montenegro “Action to increase energy and water efficiency of water supply services”.
The Final Conference of the project “YOUth Drive – Program for raising awareness on proper waste management and empowering legislators for taking action” funded by the European Union was held in Široki Brijeg on Thursday, 30 October 2021.
The final conference of the project “FORT-NET – from medieval fortifications in Herzegovina to Austro-Hungarian fortifications in Montenegro”, funded by the European Union, was held on Tuesday, September 28. 2021 in Ljubuški.
Forum of active tourism called “Cycling and tourism: Win-Win combination” – the final event within the project “Cycling routes for the improvement of natural and cultural heritage of Herzegovina and Montenegro – Cycling Rural” was held the support of the European Union on Friday, September 24, 2021. in Ljubuški.
Within the project “Action to increase energy and water efficiency of water supply services”, funded by the European Union through the IPA cross-border cooperation program Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro, a training called “Academy on Improving Energy and Water Efficiency in the Water Supply Sector” was held in Herceg Novi from 07 to 10 September 2021.
On July 24 2021, within the project “Cycling routes to improve natural and cultural heritage of Herzegovina and Montenegro – Cycling Rural”, funded by the European Union, a bicycle race called “Ajduk Trail” was held as part of Blidinje BIKE Festival. This bicycle race, conceived as a recreational ride, was organized with the aim of promoting the cycling tourist offer of Herzegovina and its tourist capacities.
Would you like to travel through time? No problem! Visit the “Amusing Museums” of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro and your dream will come true!
The advantages of using the information obtained in the process of comparison, the so-called benchmarking, have been confirmed many times, especially in the context of increasing the efficiency of business entities. Water supply is one of the areas where benchmarking can be used as an effective tool to improve the performance of water companies. This […]
The brown bear’s precious habitat extends across Montenegro and BiH. By working in a cross-border project, scientists have gained new insights into these iconic creatures.
The European Union financed the allocation of 30 solar systems to households from Katun settlements through the project “Katun Roads of Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina”.
Within the programming of the IPA III cross-border cooperation program Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro, for the period 2021-2027, the Directorate for European Integration of BiH and the Office for European Integration of Montenegro invite all interested parties to participate in public consultations on the Second Draft Programming Document. Public consultations will be organized in […]
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Within the project “Cycling routes to improve natural and cultural heritage of Herzegovina and Montenegro – Cycling Rural”, funded by the European Union, Forum of Active Tourism called “Adriatic Outdoor Adventure” took place on March 12, 2021.
Within the project “Action to increase energy and water efficiency of water supply services” funded by the European Union, under the IPA cross-border cooperation program Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro, from 3rd to 5th March 2021, an online training entitled “Benchmarking for the improvement of water supply services in the cross-border area of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro” was held.
Within the project “Cycling routes to improve natural and cultural heritage of Herzegovina and Montenegro – Cycling Rural”, funded by the European Union, on Friday, March 12, 2021. (from 14:00 to 17:00) Forum of Active Tourism called “Adriatic Outdoor Adventure” will be held.
The project “Cross-border Environmental Initiative” implementing by FORS Montenegro was presented at press conference in Nikšić, on February 17, 2021.
Within the project “YOUth drive”, funded by the European Union, video education of primary and secondary school students from the West Herzegovina Canton was organized. This type of education covers all the most important topics about the importance and significance of environmental protection, and about proper waste management.
An entrepreneur from Bosnia and Herzegovina has turned the Tara Canyon into a source of income for the countries connected by the river.
The Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina is seeking proposals for the “Cross-border Programme Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020, 3rd Call for Proposals” with financial assistance from the IPA allocations for this Programme.
The opportunity to hear the voice of young eco-activists from Jablanica came through the participation of the Primary School “Suljo Čilić” in the project “Joint Efforts for 5% Less Waste – 5% LESS”, funded by the European Union. The students of the mentioned Primary School recorded a video through which they want to send a strong message about the world they want to live in.
The European Union supports capacity building on EU standards for water supply for employees of the public administration in Rogatica and Kolašin.
The online training was completed on 16the December 2020. The 4-day training increased capacities of 20 staff of municipalities and water supply companies, which will improve the operating standards in water supply in the two municipalities.
The preparation of IPA III Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro for the period 2021 – 2027 is in progress.
One of activities within the project “Joint Efforts for 5% Less Waste” funded by the European Union, is to encourage young people to get more involved in environment protection and change their perspective on how to treat it properly. Thus, students, eco-poets and five primary schools from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro wrote an ecological poet and recorded a video, in order to send a strong message about the need to return nature to their own backyards, schools and lives.
As part of the mid-term evaluation of cross-border cooperation programs among the beneficiary countries of the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA 2014-2020), a survey among applicants, beneficiaries and local authorities is underway.
As part of the cross-border cooperation project funded by the European Union, an online Conference on Energy and Water Efficiency of Water Supply Services in the Cross-Border Area of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro was held on October 22 and 23, 2020. It was the first of three planned conferences, aimed at promoting EU standards, policies, and practices to increase water and energy efficiency in the water supply sector in the cross-border area between BiH and Montenegro.
The Mayors of the Municipalities of Foča (BiH) and Plužine (Montenegro) signed a mutual agreement on cooperation in the field of protection and rescue within the project “Tourism, Adrenaline and Rafting Adventure (T.A.R.A.), financed by the European Union.” The agreement was signed between these municipalities, as well as between the National Park Sutjeska and the Nature Park Piva, all with the aim of improving the security of this cross-border area.
The modernization of the museums in Nikšić and Jablanica is being realized within the project of cross-border cooperation „Amusing Museums” financed by the European Union. With virtual reality technology, visitors will be able to travel into the past.
Within the project “Joint efforts for 5% Less Waste”, the Municipality of Šavnik received a specialized combined machine for waste reduction in the amount of 70,000 EUR.
On the occasion of the delivery of specialized combined machine, in the Municipality of Šavnik, Mayor, Vlatko Vuković pointed out that solid waste management for years one of the major problems not only in the municipality of Šavnik, but is one of the main problems of Montenegro, and that the realization of this project will greatly contribute to solving the problems in this municipality.
On Saturday, August 1, the Municipalities of Foča and Plužine organized the first international mountain race “PP PIVA – NP SUTJESKA TRAIL” with the support of the European Union which gathered runners from seven European countries. More than 100 participants from BiH, Montenegro, Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, UK and France competed in the 42km Strike (Marathon) category and the 25km Proletarian (Challenger) category, as well as in the 12km and 4km categories.
All potential applicants of the 3rd Call for Proposals under the IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020 are invited to participate in the Capacity building training on Project development and concept note preparation.
Twenty-three people from Herzegovina and the border areas of Montenegro have successfully completed the training and passed the exam for certified guides according to the ‘Interpret Europe’ methodology within the cross-border cooperation project “Amusing Museums – aMUSeumING” funded by the European Union.
Yesterday, as a part of the “Tourism, Adrenaline and Rafting Adventure (T.A.R.A)” Project, the municipalities of Foca (BiH) and Pluzine (Montenegro) organized 30 June 2020 a coordination meeting for members of their rescue services (civil protection, police, health institutions, fire services and associations, protection and rescue services, Mountain Rescue Service), where measures, standards and modern safety trends at tourist sites, risk management and rescue on water and under water were discussed.
The cross-border cooperation project “Amusing Museums – aMUSeumING” organizes training for twelve accommodation service providers from Herzegovina and the border areas of Montenegro in order to raise the quality of their work and connect accommodation facilities and museums.
Within the cross-border project, financed by EU, the employees of the Public Utility Company “Vrela Seljani” in Rogatica, on 8th of June started 10-day-training on detection of defects on water supply network.
Eight schools in the West Herzegovina County have received 8 projectors and 8 tablets which will facilitate access to online teaching for students in the West Herzegovina County. The equipment worth 7.600 EUR is provided by the European Union under the project contributing to raising awareness among young people on the proper disposal of waste and environmental protection.
Twenty persons from Herzegovina and border areas of Montenegro will have the opportunity to attend the training and become certified guides to the Interpret Europe methodology as part of the cross-border cooperation project “Amusing Museums – aMUSeumING”.
Thanks to the support of the European Union, POWER is launching a campaign called “5 to 12” (five to twelve), will take place from 7 to 30 April 2020, which aime is raising public awareness of the right of persons with disabilities to work and employment.
Thanks to the cross-border cooperation of museums from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, with the financial support of the EU, the quality will be improved and the tourist offer will be enriched in accordance with new trends and technologies.
The joint booth of the municipalities of Pluzine and Foca attracted significant attention of high officials, representatives of the tourism industry, the media, as well as many interested adventure and active tourism lovers at this year’s International Tourism Fair in Belgrade.
With the aim of interconnecting, strengthening cross-border cooperation and exchange of waste management experience and practices, representatives of public utility companies and municipalities of Savnik, Zabljak and Pljevlja from Montenegro visited Bosnia and Herzegovina in the period 04-06 February 2020.
Grant contracts signed after the 2nd Call for Proposals in the frames of IPA Cross-border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020
A cross-border cooperation project “Tourism, Adrenaline and Rafting Adventure (T.A.R.A)” was officialy presented in Pluzine and Foča. The aim of the project is developing and promoting the cross-border area of the two municipalities as a unique tourist destination for active tourism.
The Directorate for European Integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina, as the Operating Structure for the Implementation of the IPA Cross-border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina-Montenegro 2014-2020, invites all interested candidates to apply for the position
On October 29 2019,in Jablanica was formally established regional public-private partnerships on the project “Joint Efforts for 5% Less Waste”. The main objective of the project is to establish an integrated waste management system in 6 municipalities through inter-municipal and regional cooperation between BiH and Montenegro.
Forty persons with disabilities in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro have received support for self-employment as beekeepers through an EU-funded project worth more than EUR 200,000. With a view to giving them the opportunity to start their own business and developing apiculture in the frontier areas between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, the persons with disabilities were given honey bee colonies and hives, which was the first prerequisite for starting the business.
Regional workshop for the Joint Technical Secretariats of 9 IPA II cross-border programmes took place on 25 and 26 September 2019 in Becici, Montenegro. This event was organized by Cross-border Institution Building Plus (CBIB+) under the auspices of the European Commission.
The European Integration Office of Montenegro in cooperation with the Directorate for European Integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina, invites all interested candidates to apply for a competition for the following position: Project Officer at the Antenna Office in Niksic, in the Joint Technical Secretariat of the Cross-Border Cooperation Program between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro […]
Ten traditional boats were presented today on the Zeta River, thus expanding the range of Nikšić tourist offer, and after the opening ceremony the firs ride was performed with traditional boats.
Ten traditional Trebinje boats were presented today on the Trebišnjica River, thus expanding the range of Trebinje tourist offer, which is already significant. The tradition of boat races between the two bridges, held until the middle of the last century has been symbolically brought back to life by the race where 5 of these boats took part.
Dissemination of information on the opportunities provided by the Program, relevance for the local community, presenting the results achieved so far and plans for the next period are just some of the goals of promotional activities.
he first job fair for persons with disabilities held in the premises of Arena Sport Center in Mostar today to promote the right for work and employment of persons with disabilities in accordance with the UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities. The fair was organized within the project POWER, funded by the European Union through the IPA II cross-border cooperation program Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro.
The first step of the evaluation of project concepts has been completed within the Second call – information
Campaign „Who are you and what is your right?“ implementing in the territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro, aims to raise public awareness of the rights of persons with disabilities, with emphasis on the right to work and employment.
Eleven persons with disabilities, who are engaged as interns in 11 different companies in BiH, will get mentors soon, who will work with them next 12 months and monitor and advise them on their working place. Training for mentors was held in the period from 16 to 18 January in Potoci, near Mostar, within the POWER project financed by European Union. Mentors are employees of the companies where the people with disabilities got the opportunity for internship and they will be a link between employer, trainee and project itself.
Answers on questions sent by email to contracting authority regarding 2nd Call for proposal under Cross-border Programme Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020 under the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA II) are published. Answers can be found here.
The Info Day was held in Nikšić on 19 December 2018, on the occasion of the Second Call for Proposals in the IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro. Representatives of the institutions of Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina reminded that the total funds earmarked for the Second Call for project submission are amounted to almost 4.4 million EUR, while an invitation is open until 25 January 2019.
Info days for the Second Call for Proposals will be held on 18 December 2018 in Mostar and on 19 December 2018 in Niksic.
The Delegation of the European Union to Bosnia and Herzegovina is seeking proposals for the “Cross-border Programme Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020, 2nd Call for Proposals” with financial assistance from the IPA allocations for this Programme.
The Antenna Office of the Joint Technical Secretariat of the Cross-Border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina-Montenegro 2014-2020 opened in Niksic
Caritas of Bosnia and Herzegovina for the needs of the POWER project: Creating new Opportunities for Work, Employability, professional Rehabilitation of persons with disabilities, calls on:
Public call for selection of trainers in realization of non-formal training for persons with disabilities
You can now download the presentation from the workshop on Project Development and Concept Note Preparation
PARTNER SEARCH FORUM: In order to facilitate establishment of partnerships between potential applicants, for the purpose of submitting project proposals to the forthcoming 2nd CfPs, the Partner Search Forum will be organised on 06/11/2018, in Pluzine, Montenegro. Register online!
All potential applicants of the 2nd Call for Proposals under the IPA Cross-border Cooperation Programme Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020 are invited to participate in the Capacity building programme on Project development and concept note preparatio
If you are looking for a partner organisation to develop a joint project for the purpose of applying to the 2nd Call for Proposals, from now on you can add your cooperation proposal to our database.
About 40 persons with disabilities from BiH and Montenegro will receive training in beekeeping, which will enable them in running their own business and mutual association, within the project “People with disabilities – leaders in beekeeping”.
The Second Call for proposals is forecasted at the beginning of the fourth quarter in 2018. The Call will be open to projects within the following Thematic Priorities and Specific Objectives:
The First Call for Proposals within the IPA Cross-Border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina – Montenegro 2014-2020 (EuropeAid / 153071 / DD / ACT / BA) resulted in contracting of three projects.
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P.O.W.E.R. project launched – Creating new opportunities for work, employment and professional rehabilitation of persons with disabilities.
Life on BiH/MNE Border: Ancient Traces of Ageless Heritage and Tradition project is being implemented in the City of Trebinje and Bileca municipality in BiH, and municipalities Niksic and Pluzine in Montenegro.
Direkcija za evropske integracije Vijeća ministara BiH i Ministarstvo evropskih poslova Crne Gore pozivaju kvalifikovane kandidate
The Ministry of European Affairs of Montenegro, as the Operational Structure for the Implementation of the IPA II Cross-Border Cooperation Program Bosnia and Herzegovina-Montenegro for the period 2014-2020, in cooperation with the Directorate for European Integration of Bosnia and Herzegovina, invites all interested candidates to apply for a competition for the following position: Project Officer […]
During the seven-year implementation period, 7.9 mil. euro were allocated from the IPA funds.
At the end of October 2016 a series of promotional events and Info days was organised. See the materials.
Na Forumima za traženje partnera u Bijelom Polju i Sarajevu prisustvovalo je preko 150 učesnika.
Javni oglas za izbor ekperta za podizanje svijesti (u BiH); i trenera za jačanje kapaciteta.
Direkcija za europske integracije, kao Operativna struktura za implementiranje IPA programa prekogranične suradnje, poziva
Direkcija za evropske integracije, kao Operativna struktura za implementaciju IPA II programa prekogranične saradnje, poziva sve zainteresovane kandidate