Cooperation Program CP Interreg V-A “Greece – Cyprus 2014-2020”

The Interreg V-A Cooperation Program (CP) “Greece – Cyprus 2014-2020” was approved by the European Commission on 27.07.2015. It has a total budget of € 64,560,486, of which € 54,876,411.00 ERDF.

The Cooperation Program aims to:

  1. increase the competitiveness of the eligible area by supporting entrepreneurship, information, and communication technologies.
  2. covering areas such as energy, climate change, and transport by promoting an economy with low carbon emissions,
  3. disaster prevention, the promotion of natural and cultural heritage, and technologies for the protection of natural resources.
  4. Financial priorities

The program focuses on the following three priorities:

  1. Enhancing competitiveness and entrepreneurship in the cross-border area.
  2. Efficient use of energy and sustainable transport.
  3. Preservation and protection of the environment and risk prevention.

With Specific Objectives (SO) for each of them, which are the following:

Priority Axis 1: Enhancing competitiveness and entrepreneurship in the cross-border area

SO 1.1 – Increasing the use of ICT in areas of common interest (in the areas of e-government, e-business, e-culture, and tourism)

SO 1.2 – Enhancing the extroversion of Media

Priority Axis 2: Energy efficiency and sustainable transport

SO 2.1 – Increase energy savings in public buildings

SO 2.2 – Reducing the environmental footprint from public transport in urban areas with significant gaseous pollution.

SO 2.3 – Enhance interoperability and safety in maritime transport.

Priority Axis 3: Preservation and protection of the environment and risk prevention

SO 3.1 – Improving joint risk management of natural, technological, and humanitarian disasters

SO 3.2 – Improving the attractiveness of areas of natural and cultural interest

SO 3.3 – Improving Marine Spatial Planning and Coastal Zone Management

SO 3.4 – Improving the efficiency of the use of waste and water resources

Priority Axis 4: Program Technical Assistance