First Call for Proposals IPA CBC Programme Albania-Kosovo II 2014-2020

Announcement of the First Call for Proposals IPA CBC Programme Albania-Kosovo II 2014-2020

In the frame of the IPA II CBC Programme Albania-Kosovo 2014-2020, on 11th of January 2017, it was launched the 1st Call for project proposals. Deadline for submission of applications is 16th of March 2017. The total budget of the Call (including co-financing) is 2.040.000 Euro.

The call is opened for 2 out of 3 Priority Axes of the Programme, as per 2 respective specific objectives, as following:

Priority Axis B: Encouraging Tourism and Cultural and Natural Heritage

Specific Objective 1: Tourism, cultural and natural heritage are valorized as a way to promote the economic development of the area.

Priority Axis C: Investing in youth, education and skills

Specific Objective 2: The socio-economic integration of the youth is fostered.

In order to draft their proposals, it is imperative for applicants to study carefully all Programme documents, including the Cooperation Programme and the Programme & Project Manual, as well as the specific documents related to the Call (in particular ToR).

For more information on the criteria and the Application Package, please click to the following link:

Applicants should send their questions by e-mail or by fax no later than 21 days before the deadline for the submission of concept notes to the address below, indicating clearly the reference of the call for proposals: e-mail:, Fax: +355 4 2270678.

All questions and answers as well as other important notices to applicants during the course of the evaluation procedure will be published on the EuropeAid website and the website of the Contracting Authority

In this frame, the Ministry of European Integration and the EU Delegation to Albania will organize 4 Info Days. During these activities will be introduced the application modalities, priorities and objectives of the Call, application form, application phases, eligible applicants, financial allocations, etc. In the end of the sessions there will be a dedicated session for questions and answers.

The Info Days will be held according to the following Calendar:

  • Lezha – 1stof February 2017, at 11.00 hrs, in the premises of the City Library of Lezha
  • Kukes – 2ndof February 2017, at 11.00 hrs, in the premises of “American Corner Kukes”, 2nd floor of the Palace of Culture, Kukes
  • Prizren – 7thof February 2017, at 14.00, in the premises of Prizren Commune, Assembly Hall
  • Gjakove – 8thof February, at 11.00, in the premises of Gjakova Commune, Assembly Hall

Contacts in the Ministry of European Integration (MEI) which can assist you with information related to this call for proposal are the followings:

Gentian Xhaxhiu –

Blerina Visha –

Enxhi Mero –

Iva Coku –