Over €8 million available for local development projects under CBC Italy-Tunisia programme

 The EU-funded Italy-Tunisia cross-border cooperation programme has published a local call for proposals for projects promoting development and regional integration, sustainable development, scientific and cultural cooperation and support to local NGOs for a total budget of 8,221,143 and under the reference EuropeAid/132-784/M/ACT/Multi.

The call for proposals covers the following territories of Italy and Tunisia: Sicily(Provinces of Agrigente, Trapani, Caltanissetta, Raguse, Syracuse) and Tunisia(gouvernorats of Nabeul, Tunis, Ben Arous, Ariana, Manouba, Bizerte, Béja and Jendouba).
The deadline for submission of Concept Notes proposals is 14 May 2012.
Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC) reinforces cooperation between regions of EU Member States and Partner Countries on EU's external borders. EU financing for the Italy-Tunisia CBC programme is of €25.1 million for the period 2007-2013. (ENPI Info Centre)
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Call for proposals
Application pack
Italy-Tunisia CBC – website
Italy-Tunisia CBC – fact sheet
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