About the Programme

The Cross-Border Cooperation Programme 2014-2020 supports joint efforts addressing cross-border development challenges to make regions a better & sustainable place to live, travel and develop business ideas.

What’s co-funded?

Project partners work together in 21 LAT-RUS cross-border cooperation projects facing common key challenges and opportunities to foster the growth of the region in entrepreneurship, environmental protection and cross-border mobility to reach the following objectives:

  • Business and SME development
  • Environmental protection, climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Promotion of border management and border security, mobility and migration management

What’s expected?

The Programme aims to:

  • Increase the number of operating small business
  • Develop new cross-border products and services based on local resources
  • Develop local services and products to attract tourists to the region
  • Increase the number of visitors to improved or newly developed objects of natural resources
  • Ensure sustainability of natural resources for improved attractiveness of CBC territory
  • Improve capacity of relevant stakeholders and general public for sustainable use of natural resources and waste, and for waste water management systems
  • Improve competence level and skills of land border crossing points personnel

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