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Call for Proposals in the Kolarctic CBC Programme


The Kolarctic CBC programme has opened a second call for proposals from 26 June to 29 September 2017. Kolarctic is one of the biggest funders of the Barents cooperation projects, and the programme area covers all the Barents regions - except Kainuu and North Karelia in Finland.

The call is open to thematic objectives Business and SME development; Improvement of accessibility to the regions, development of sustainable and climate-proof transport and communication networks and systems; and Promotion of border management and border security, mobility and migration management.

Please note, that the call is opened under a suspensive clause: the Financing Agreement between the EU and the Russian Federation needs to be ratified before grant contracts can be signed.

Read more about the programme and see the details of the call here.


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