On 4 June 2020 Second meeting of the Joint Programming Committee was held online to specify strategic points and development plan of the Estonia-Russia Cross Border Cooperation (CBC) Programme 2021-2027.
Joint Programming Committee meeting was chaired by Mr Priidu Ristkok, the Head of Regional Development Department of the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Estonia.
In the beginning of the meeting the State of play of EU regulations and Financing Agreement preparations of the Estonia-Russia Cross Border Cooperation Programme 2021-2027 were presented by Ms Simona Pohlová and Ms Tanya Dimitrova, DG Regio.
The major part of the event was dedicated to the
exchange of the national priorities on Policy objectives and Specific
objectives presented by national delegations to specify mutually beneficial
areas of cross-border cooperation in the new period.
National views on programme strategic activities and types of projects were discussed as well.
Detailed plan describing stages of the Programming process was presented and approved at the meeting, being supported by two Task Force establishment for specific areas.
Next meeting of the Joint Programming Committee is scheduled for October 2020.