Interreg V-A - Latvia-Lithuania

Territorial co-operation

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Programme description

Main objectives

The Cooperation programme addresses some of the important cross-border challenges which are linked to the implementation of Europe 2020 in the border regions of Southern Latvia and Northern Lithuania.

A strong focus of the programme is on environmental measures. The programme will support natural and cultural heritage in order to further develop sustainable tourism in the region, will promote the more sustainable use of resources, and will tackle environmental problems in particular in urban environments.

The cooperation programme will support entrepreneurship and cross-border labour mobility, and will improve the accessibility and efficiency of social services. It also aims at improving the quality of living in the border region through efficient public services and administration.

The programme will contribute to the implementation of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.

Funding priorities

The Programme will focus on four main priorities:

  • sustainable and clean environment through cooperation

  • Support to labour mobility and employment

  • Social inclusion as a precondition of territorial development

  • Improved quality of living through efficient public services and administration

Regions

  • Latvia
  • Lithuania

Funds

  • Regional Development Fund (ERDF): 54,966,201.00 €

Thematic priorities

  • TA - Technical Assistance
  • TO11 - Better public administration
  • TO6 - Environment and resource efficiency
  • TO8 - Employment and labour market
  • TO9 - Social inclusion

Financial information

Total OP budget: 65,014,321.00 €

Total EU contribution: 54,966,201.00 €

CCI number: 2014TC16RFCB027