On May 05 2017 the Ministry of Regional Development Public Administration and European Funds, acting as Managing Authority for the Interreg V-A Romania – Hungary Programme, launches for public consultation, the Guide for Applicants for the third Open Call for normal project proposals, within Interreg V-A Romania – Hungary Programme.

In this context, stakeholders are invited to get involved in the consultation process and express their views and suggestions regarding the Guide, by sending them until the 6th of June 2017, to the following e-mail addresses: rohu@mdrap.ro and joint.secretariat@brecoradea.ro.

The documents (the Guide and Annexes) are available on the MRDPAEF’s website, under the section dedicated to Interreg V-A Romania – Hungary Programme and on the Programme’s website, here.

Within this third Open Call for proposals, projects under the following 3 Priority Axes may be financed: development of environmental-friendly cross- border transportation system, supporting employment-friendly growth through the development of endogenous potential and last but not least, investment in health and social  infrastructure which contributes to national, regional and local development.

The funding available for this third Open Call for proposals is allocated to the launched Investment priorities (Ip) as follows::

  • 7/c – developing and improving environmentally friendly and low-carbon transport systems5,776,763.53 EUR, of which 4,910,249.00 represents financing from the ERDF;
  • 8/bsupporting employment-friendly growth through the development of endogenous potential – 45,234,396.47 EUR, of which 38,449,237.00 represents financing from the ERDF;
  • 9/ainvestment in health and social infrastructure which contributes to national, regional and local development – 8,863,909.41 EUR, of which 7,534,323.00 represents financing from the ERDF.

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The eligible area of the Programme comprises, Arad, Bihor, Satu Mare and Timiş counties (in Romania) and, Békés, Csongrád, Hajdú-Bihar and Szabolcs-Szatmár-Bereg (in Hungary).

The total budget of the Programme is of 231,861,763.00 EUR, of which 189,138,672.00 EUR represents financing from the European Regional Development Fund.

Romania is acting as Managing Authority (through the Ministry of Regional Development, Public Administration and European Funds), the National Authority being established within the Prime Minister’s Office in Hungary, while the Joint Secretariat is functioning within BRECO, in Oradea. The designated Audit Authority of the Programme is the Romanian Court of Accounts. The Managing Authority performs the certification functions.