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Multi-beneficiary Programmes

Multi-beneficiary Programmes

This assistance is available for:

Regional projects that support cooperation between beneficiaries in different countries, promoting reconciliation, reconstruction and political cooperation (for instance, the Regional School of Public Administration (ReSPA), the Central European Free Trade Agreement (CEFTA) and the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC))

Horizontal projects that address the shared needs of several beneficiaries and achieve more efficient implementation and economies of scale.

In the following fields:

  • political – democracy and the rule of law, human rights and the protection of minorities, regional issues and international obligations, interim civilian administration and civil society dialogue and development
  • economic – competitiveness, cooperation with international financial institutions, education and youth
  • ability to assume the obligations of membership – bringing legislation and standards into line with EU rules, in particular on the free movement of goods, intellectual and industrial property, veterinary issues, transport, energy, customs and taxation, statistics, environment, TAIEX, nuclear safety and radiation protection.

The assistance takes the form of

  • cooperation with international financial institutions (e.g. EBRD, EIB, ECB) to mobilise funding
  • civil society dialogueand development
  • education schemes (student mobility programmes, etc.)
  • action to help beneficiaries meet the requirements for EU membership and align their standards with the EU (on statistics, customs procedures etc.)

Selected Projects

Multi-beneficiary programmes complement individual national programmes by focusing on regional aspects and helping countries to learn from each other's experience.

Beneficiary countries

Since 2007, the Western Balkans and Turkey, under Component I - Transition assistance and institution building








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