During 2014-2020, the European Union will fund the Joint Operational Programme Romania-Ukraine, through the European Neighbourhood (ENI).
Joint Operational Programme Romania-Ukraine was developed by the Joint Task Force in consultation with stakeholders in the program area. The program was approved by the European Commission on 17 December 2015 by Decision no. C (2015) 9143.
Joint Operational Programme Romania-Ukraine 2014-2020 contributes to the overall objective of ENI “progress towards a common area of prosperity and good neighborliness between the member states and their neighbors.” For the 2014-2020 period, ENI will contribute to creating a climate of prosperity and good neighborliness at its external borders and established three strategic objectives for achieving this overall objective:
a) promote economic and social development in regions on both sides of common borders;
b) address common challenges in environment, public health, safety and security;
c) promotion of better conditions and modalities for ensuring the mobility of persons, goods and and capital.
The overall objective of the Joint Operational Programme Romania-Ukraine is to enhance economic development and improve the quality of life of people in the program area through common investment in education, economic development, culture, infrastructure and health, while ensuring the safety and security of citizens the two countries.
Thematic objectives and priorities
Thematic Objective 2: SUPPORT TO EDUCATION, RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT & INNOVATION
Priority 1.1 – Institutional cooperation in the educational field for increasing access to education and quality of education
Priority 1.2 – Promotion and support to research and innovation
Thematic Objective 3: PROMOTION OF LOCAL CULTURE AND PRESERVATION OF HISTORICAL HERITAGE
Priority 2.1 – Preservation and promotion of the cultural and historical heritage
Thematic Objective 7: IMPROVEMENT OF ACCESSIBILITY TO THE REGIONS, DEVELOPMENT OF TRANSPORT AND COMMON NETWORKS AND SYSTEMS
3.1 -Development of cross border transport infrastructure and ICT tools
Thematic Objective 8: COMMON CHALLENGES IN THE FIELD OF SAFETY AND SECURITY
Priority 4.1 – Support to the development of health services and access to health
Priority 4.2 – Support to joint activities for the prevention of natural and man-made disasters as well as joint actions during emergency situations
Priority 4.3 – Prevention and fight against organized crime and police cooperation
Program beneficiaries are local and regional public authorities, non-governmental organizations, associations, universities, research institutes, educational / training organizations etc.
More information about the Joint Operational Programme Romania-Ukraine 2014-2020 are available on the website of the program: http://www.ro-ua.ro-ua-md.net/en