Frequently Asked Questions


What is CBC?

CBC means “Cross-Border Cooperation”. Cross-border cooperation is part of the European Neighbourhood Instrument (ENI) supporting progress towards “an area of shared prosperity and good neigbourliness” between EU Member States and their neighbours.

What is Kolarctic CBC Programme?

The Kolarctic CBC Programme continues and strengthens cross-border cooperation between the countries in the North Calotte and Northwest Russia.

Funding will be granted to joint cross-border cooperation projects operating in line with the strategy and priorities jointly agreed by Finnish, Norwegian, Russian and Swedish partners.

Common focus of any action carried out with the support of the Kolarctic CBC Programme is on internationalization and cross-border cooperation.

When is it possible to apply for financing?

The Programme has organised three calls for proposals during 2017-2018. Future calls are not expected anymore.


How often do we have to report?

Project partners are requested to send a narrative and a financial report to the Managing Authority (MA) at least once a year. All project partners should contribute to the common report, but it is responsibility of the Lead Partner to compile the reports and submit them to the MA.

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