On 3rd March 2021, nearly a year after the 1st Task Force held on 11-12th February 2020, the Task Force members of the Interreg MED Programme reached a concensus on the geography of the next Programme, the Interreg Euro-MED Programme.
The Programme will welcome 2 new countries, Bulgaria and Republic of North Macedonia (IPA country) and 3 new Spanish regions: Castilla-la-Mancha, Comunidad de Madrid and Extremadura bringing the total of participating Spanish Autonomous regions to 9.
The number of partner countries in the next programming period will amount to 14 (10 UE and 4 IPA) for a total of 66 regions.
What are the next steps?
The next Task Force will be held on 8th April 2021 where the full draft Interreg Euro-MED Programme will be presented.