Estonian EU external border programme

Cooperation with the Russian Federation is suspended.   

Joint Operational Programme of  the Estonia-Russia Cross Border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020 approved by the EC on 18 12 2015, decision C(2015)9193 (changes approved on 21 September 2023)

    Unofficial translation of Joint Operational Programme of the Estonia-  Russia CBC Programme 2014-2020 into Russian (changes not updated)

Agreement on financing and implementation of Cross-Border Cooperation Programme “Estonia-Russia” 2014-2020 was signed in December 2016 between the European Commission, Government of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Estonia. Some technical corrections in Financing Agreement have been made during the year 2017 and the agreement has been re-signed by the parties in November 2017.
On 12 November 2018 the Federal law on ratifying the Financing Agreement was signed by the President of the Russian Federation.  
This Agreement shall enter into force on the first day of the second month following the date on which the Commission receives the last notification from the Russian Federation or the Member State confirming the completion of the internal procedures necessary for its entry into force.


European Union regulations:

Regulation (EU) 2022/2192 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 November 2022 laying down specific provisions for the 2014-2020 cooperation programmes supported by the European Neighbourhood Instrument and under the European territorial cooperation goal, following programme implementation disruption;

Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 966/2012 on the Financial Regulation that is applicable to the general budget for the European Communities;

Common Implementing regulation (CIR) (Reg 236/2014);

Regulation (EC) No 232/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2014 (ENI Regulation);

CBC Implementing Rules (Reg 897/2014);

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/879 of 23 June 2020 amending Implementation Regulation (EU) No 897/2014

ENI CBC Programming Document 2014-2020, with indicative programme 2014-2017 (Commission Implementing Decision C (2014)7172)