Priorities & Objectives

The programme has the following Priorities and Objectives:

Priority 1: 
A resilient and green border region


33,74 million EUR

  • Climate change adaptation, risk prevention
  • Biodiversity and reduced pollution
Priority 2:
A healthy and attractive border region

36,74 million EUR

  • Equal access to health care
  • Culture and tourism

Priority 3:
A cooperating border region

12,70 million EUR

  • Harmonious neighbourly relations through cooperation
  • A safer and more secure Europe 

IMPORTANT: Some of the priorities, objectives or types of action might not be available in each of the published Call for Proposals. Check for more details in the published Calls for Proposals


   Priority 1: A resilient and green border region

Objective 1.1: Climate change adaptation, risk prevention

Type of Actions 1.
Joint actions aimed to reduce the impact of climate change and human threats on nature: technical preparation of common infrastructure development projects and implementation of common interest infrastructure development projects

Type of Actions 2.
Joint education, awareness raising and knowledge sharing activities in the field of climate change adaptation and risk prevention for better understanding, increasing preparedness and prevention

Objective 1.2: Biodiversity and reduced pollution

Type of Actions 1.
Joint initiatives for ensuring the sustainable development of natural areas: technical preparation of common infrastructure development projects and implementation of common interest infrastructure development projects

Type of Actions 2.
Joint education activities, and awareness raising and knowledge sharing in the field of nature protection and biodiversity


   Priority 2: A healthy and attractive border region

Objective 2.1: Equal access to health care

Type of Actions 1.
Creation of the legislative, administrative and technical framework for common epidemiological measures and the cross-border rescue services

Type of Actions 2.
Investments for improving cooperation in epidemiology and in cross-border rescue services

Type of Actions 3.
Enhancing the use of digital technologies in healthcare and health development

Type of Actions 4.
Implementation of health screening and health promotion programmes

Objective 2.2: Culture and tourism

Type of Actions 1.
Development of common or joint cultural assets and heritage including development of cross-border networks and routes

Type of Actions 2.
Promotion of local and regional cooperation in culture and arts

Type of Actions 3.
Pilot actions to boost social innovation and the inclusion of vulnerable groups of the society in cultural activities


    Priority 3: A cooperating border region

Objective 3.1: Harmonious neighbourly relations through cooperation

Type of Actions 1.
Institutional cooperation between public and civil society organisations

Objective 3.2: A safer and more secure Europe 

Type of Actions 1.
Cooperation on border control and management