2021-2027 South-East Finland – Russia Programme preparation was launched on 16.4.2020

First meeting of the Programming Committee (PC) covered the organisation of the Committee’s work, adoption of the programming process and timetable as well the hearing of the organisations(*) taking part to the Committee work. The meeting took also note on state of play of the regulative processes for the 2021-2027 period and preparation of the Financing Agreement. The Regional Council of South Karelia, acting as the Managing Authority (MA) of the CBC 2014-2020 Programme, was given mandate to proceed with the coordination of the programming. The work of the Committee continues with the second meeting at the end of June 2020. Meantime, the MA shall publish more information of the process and consultations including calls for participation for the relevant Programme partners.

(*)The Programming Committee consist of six members from Finland and six members from Russia representing following institutions. European Commission has a permanent observer position in the Committee.

Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Employment
Ministry for Foreign Affairs
Regional Council of South Karelia
Regional Council of South Savo
Regional Council of Kymenlaakso
Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment of Southeast Finland

Ministry of Economic Development
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Committee for External Relations of Saint Petersburg
Committee for External Relations of Leningrad Region