Managing Authority


The Managing Authority of the European Territorial Cooperation Programmes – based in Thessaloniki – manages and monitors European Territorial Cooperation Programs (INTERREG). These Programs aim to address common cross-border and transnational challenges, support synergies through joint partnerships and establish strong partnerships with a view to balanced economic, social and spatial development at European level.

The Managing Authority is responsible for the managing and monitoring of six cross-border and transnational INTERREG Programs:

  • Cooperation Programme INTERREG V-A “Greece – Bulgaria 2014-2020”
  • Cooperation Programme INTERREG V-A “Greece – Italy 2014-2020”
  • Cooperation Programme INTERREG V-A “Greece – Cyprus 2014-2020”
  • Cross-border Cooperation Programme IPA INTERREG “Greece –Albania 2014-2020”
  • Cross-border Cooperation Programme IPA INTERREG “Greece –The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 2014-2020”
  • Cooperation Programme INTERREG V-B “Balkan – Mediterranean2014-2020”

The Managing Authority acts as the National Authority of the other INTERREG Programs, in which Greece participates:

  • Cooperation Programme INTERREG V-B “MED2014-2020”
  • Cooperation Programme INTERREG V-B “Adriatic – Ionian2014-2020”
  • ENI Cross –border Cooperation Programme “Mediterranean Sea Basin 2014-2020”
  • Cross –border Cooperation Programme ENI “Black Sea Basin 2014-2020”
  • Interregional Cooperation Programme “INTERREG Europe 2014-2020”

Territorial Cooperation Programmes also include collaborative networks URBACT & ESPON

Organization Chart
Programming Period 2007-2013

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