Close to 250 participants attended the information seminars that were organised with aim to provide information on the contents and the application procedures of the call for proposals. The seminars took place in Valmiera, Rezekne, St. Petersburg and Pskov.
All four seminars were opened by Līga Lāce, Deputy Director of Development Instruments Department at Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development of the Republic of Latvia. She encouraged the participants to actively participate in this call for proposals and submit the concept notes by 28 September 2017.
To begin the seminars, a view of the big picture was unfolded, namely, the added value and core principles of a cross-border cooperation project. This introduction was given by Iveta Puzo and Edmunds Snikeris, senior experts of Technical Support to the Implementation and Management of ENI CBC programmes (TESIM).
A deeper insight into each of the priorities opened for the call for proposals was given explaining the types of actions supported, result and output indicators to be reached, duration and financing of the project. Significant time was allocated for introducing the concept note and providing step-by-step guidance on how to fill-in and submit the project proposal. Likewise, the matters related to budget of the project was presented and discussed engagingly.
Among other topics, also general eligibility, partnership, project assessment procedure were addressed.
All institutions from the Programme area that intend to apply for funding within the call for proposals are encourage to submit project concept note by 28 September 2017. For further guidance, please refer to the Guidelines for the grant applicants – http://latruscbc.eu/guidelines-for-grant-applicants/