On Monday, June 14, 2021, the Programming Committee (PC) of the Interreg Programme between Romania and Hungary, for the period 2021-2027 approved the selection of the Policy Objectives (PO) and relevant Interreg Specific Objective (ISO) to be financed in the next programming period.
The decision has been taken based on the scenarios proposed by the programming experts. The Programme strategy and intervention logics and the Interreg Programme related sections were built upon the main conclusions resulting from the approved Territorial Analysis, enriched with the valuable qualitative inputs of the relevant stakeholders, following the Territorial Impact Analysis workshops in April, and revised after the PC preparatory meeting on June 8th.
Following fruitful and constructive discussions at the meeting, the PC members decided to finance:
PO 2 – A greener cross-border area, through the following specific objectives:
PO 4 – A more social cross-border area, through the following specific objectives:
ISO 1 – A better cooperation governance, through the following specific objectives:
The decision to approve the Programme strategy and intervention logics has been taken by consensus. The Interreg Programme document - sections 1.1 – Programme area, 1.2 – Joint Programme Strategy and 1.3 – Justification for selection of POs (including the related specific objectives) - has been also approved (see the Documents after the 2nd PC meeting -14.06.2021).
As next steps, for the further development of the Programme, Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) procedure will be launched, a survey among potential beneficiaries will be conducted to develop the Programme performance framework and other programming related documents will be elaborated/finalized.