Latvia-Russia CBC Programme shares its experience at the Coordination Council Session

On 20 July, St. Petersburg, the Latvia-Russia CBC Programme 2014-2020 shared best practices and challenges during the first in 2017 meeting of the Coordination Council on Cross-Border and Interregional Cooperation in the North-West of Russia chaired by Anastasia Kuznetsova, the Deputy Presidential Envoy in the North-West Federal District of the Russian Federation. 

The meeting focal points:

  • Preparation and implementation of the EU-Russia CBC Programmes 2014-2020 operating in the North-West of Russia, including the Latvia-Russia CBC Programme 2014-2020.
  • Implementation of the INTERREG Programme “Baltic Sea Region” in the North-West Federal District of Russia.
  • Federal Law “On legal grounds of the cross-border cooperation” adoption by the State Duma on 14 July 2017.

Anna Kuznetsova, Deputy Presidential Envoy in the North-West Federal District, highlighted the relevance of cross-border cooperation development between the regions of Russia and EU Member States, and, in this respect, the significance of recently adopted Federal Law “On legal grounds of the cross-border cooperation” aimed to give a boost to international cooperation in the North-West of Russia.

Igor Kapyrin, representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, underlined that CBC Programmes is an effective instrument for achieving common goals outlined the Strategy of Socio-Economic Development of the North-West Federal District.

Anna Popova, representative of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia, presented the state of play in the CBC Programmes indicating that the draft agreement for the “Poland-Russia” CBC Programme is now harmonized, for the “Lithuania-Russia” CBC Programme – is underway; the rest of EU-Russia Programmes are fully operational and carrying out calls for proposals.

The representatives of the EU-Russia CBC Programmes reported their current status and shared experience in attracting new potential partners for the calls for proposals.

For more information on the Coordination Council meeting, follow the link http://www.n-west.ru/zasedanie-koordinatsionnogo-soveta-po-prigranichnomu-sotrudnichestvu-szfo-proshlo-v-rezidentsii-polnomochnogo-predstavitelya-prezidenta-rf/

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