Interreg Estonia - Latvia
The Estonia-Latvia programme is one of the 60 cross-border cooperation programmes operating along EU internal borders. The programme is funded under the goal of the European Territorial Cooperation, better known as Interreg, and aims at strenghtening cooperation among regions across the borders of Estonia and Latvia. 35 million euros are made available by the European Regional Development Fund for funding cooperation projects among Estonian and Latvian partner organizations. The Estonia-Latvia programme is a continuation of the 2007-2013 cross-border cooperation programme.
Estonia and Latvia are places with excellent opportunities for people to lead successful and fulfilling lives, amongst happiest in Europe.
We support ideas that help Estonia and Latvia to grow through neighbourly cooperation.
The programme supports joint projects under four priorities:
- active and attractive business environment;
- clean and valued living environment;
- better network of harbours;
- integrated labour market.
The key authority for implementation of the Estonia-Latvia programme is the Estonian Ministry of Finance, which governs the Managing Authority and the Audit Authority of the programme. The Ministry of Finance also represents National Responsible Authority in Estonia, where in Latvia it is the Ministry of Environmental Protection and Regional Development. Programme management.
The Joint Secretariat (JS) provides information to potential applicants about funding opportunities and assist project implementers. The JS is located in Tartu, Estonia and hosted by Enterprice Estonia. The JS is supported by the Information and consultation point (ICP) in Riga, Latvia that is hosted by the State Regional Development Agency. Contacts.